The Florida Gators are less than a week away from officially beginning the 2014 season with the start of spring practice. While they hope it will be the start of a turnaround season, there’s still one thing from a year ago that continues to haunt them.
Florida will be without nine key players this spring due to lingering injuries from last season. There were many reasons why the Gators finished with a 4-8 record, but injuries certainly didn’t help matters. Every other play, it seemed a Florida player was hobbling off the field.
Let’s look at the bright side. First and foremost, we’re still months away from the regular season kicking off. What's more, these spring injuries give younger guys a chance to prove themselves.
Here are a few players who can make the most of their teammates' misfortune.