Dominique Easley Injury: Updates on Florida DT's Knee and Recovery

Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistSeptember 25, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 02:  Dominique Easley #2 of the Florida Gators celebrates after sacking Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Louisville Cardinals in the first quarter of the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Florida defense tackle Dominique Easley suffered a knee injury during practice on Tuesday, Sep. 24. 

Gators head coach Will Muschamp said he simply tweaked the knee and was probably going to miss practice on Wednesday, according to Scott Carter of GatorZone.com:

Muschamp says DT Dominique Easley tweaked his knee, probably out of practice today. Leon Orr, Marcus Roberson, Tyler Moore practicing.

— Scott Carter (@GatorZoneScott) September 25, 2013

Zach Abolverdi of the Gainesville Sun originally reported it was believed the senior tore his ACL:

#UF senior DT Dominique Easley injured his knee at practice yesterday according to sources. It is believed to be a torn ACL. #Gators

— Zach Abolverdi (@ZachAbolverdi) September 25, 2013

He is out for the remainder of the season.