Matt Jones to return this week for the Gators
Florida sophomore RB Matt Jones has been cleared to play in Saturday's game against Miami, Florida coach Will Muschamp said.
Jones has been recovering from a viral infection since early August, and returned to practice this past week.
Muschamp said Jones will play on Saturday, but he's unsure how many snaps or how effective Jones will be, particularly in the South Florida heat.
"Matt will play this week," Muschamp said. "I feel pretty good about his progress. I think, you know, as we work through the week, we'll be able to know how much he will be able to contribute, but he certainly will play.”
Jones, an Armwood alum, was the projected starter prior to the season before he became ill.