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Tebow gets medical clearance to play against LSU



Florida has cleared quarterback Tim Tebow to play in tonight's game at LSU on CBS. Doctors did final testing of the senior on Saturday to make sure he had recovered from a concussion suffered Sept. 26 at Kentucky. UF officials would not conifrm or deny if he would start. Kickoff is at 8 p.m.

Tonight's game is the first matchup of teams ranked in the top five in the AP poll for the first time in 50 years at Tiger Stadium. Two years ago, UF lost a fourth quarter lead and LSU went on to win 28-24. The Tigers have not lost a Saturday night game at the stadium known as Death Valley in 32 straight outings..

The winner of this game has won the last three natonal titles.

Florida coach Urban Meyer said Satuday morning that Tebow wouild definitely play if he was given medical clearance by a team of doctors that have been monitoring his progress since the injury. It was Tebiow's first concussion in his college career.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:21pm]


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