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Antwine remains hospitalized



GAINESVILLE - Sophomore defensive tackle Brandon Antwine remained hospitalized Wednesday morning while being treated for a muscle problem in his lower back.

Florida coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday night he thought Antwine would be released later in the evening, but hospital officials said Wednesday morning he remained a patient at Shands Hospital in Gainesville.

Meyer said Antwine has been in the hospital about a week with the problem. His mother is in town from the Dallas area to be with him.

“It’s a low muscle, lower back, muscular problem,'' Meyer said. "It’s been a painful week for him. It’s a muscle issue that’s very painful, but it’s not a structural problem.''

Antwine, from Garland, Texas, has played in four games this season, registering seven tackles.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:20pm]


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