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Antonya English

Jeff Driskel's shoulder bruise won't keep him out of practice

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August

Florida sophomore QB Jeff Driskel has been diagnosed with a contusion of the scapula (bruised shoulder blade), but it will not keep him out of practice, Florida coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday afternoon.

Muschamp addressed the media on what was supposed to be an off-media day for him after reports surfaced on Tuesday that Driskel had suffered a severe injury to his left shoulder.

Muschamp said Driskel received a hit to the shoulder in Sunday night's practice that was "no big deal", and at the time the staff believed it was a bruise. Later on Monday, following two icing sessions, Muschamp said Driskel continued to complain about pain, and the coach was told by the trainers that they wanted to take a more extensive look at the injury.

He was expected to practice today, and will be in a non-contact jersey the remainder of the week.

"I don't know how some of these things get caught like wildfire, and it traveled, but that's it,'' Muschamp said.

Listen to Muschamp give more details, including how he discovered the injury was making national news:

[Last modified: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 2:23pm]

    

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