It was reported this morning that Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley has suffered a torn ACL which would, in effect, end the senior’s UF playing career. While Will Muschamp has said that Easley “tweaked” his knee during practice yesterday, he would not confirm reports of an ACL tear. “We will see how it goes,” the coach said.
But a tweet from Easley suggests that he did indeed suffer a serious injury:
“Gatornation thank you for all 4 yrs of sticking with me but god has something else planned and have no worries.”
The Gators lost starting quarterback Jeff Driskel to a broken leg during Saturday’s win over Tennessee. To then also lose their brightest defensive star just four days later would be particularly cruel twist of fate.
Update: Florida confirms Easley is out for the season - tore the anterior cruciate ligament and medial meniscus in his right knee.