Florida Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison out for season with torn meniscus
Injury issues continue to hit Florida hard this season. Gators coach Will Muschamp announced Monday that starting linebacker Antonio Morrison is out for the remainder of the season with a torn meniscus, per Chris Harry of GatorZone.com.
Morrison is the 10th Florida player to suffer a season-ending injury this season. Among others, the Gators have lost running back Matt Jones (knee), quarterback Jeff Driskel (leg), defensive tackle Dominique Easley (knee), offensive lineman Chaz Green (shoulder), receiver/return specialist Andre Debose (knee), linebacker Matt Rolin (knee) and defensive back Nick Washington (shoulder) to season-ending injuries.
The depleted Florida offense has become one of the worst units in the country, ranking 111th in total offense (335.7 yards per game) and 105th in points per game (20.6). The 4-5 Gators have lost four straight games and are coming off their first home loss to Vanderbilt since 1945.