GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida offensive coordinator Steve
Addazio says quarterback John Brantley is "doing great" after
leaving the team's loss at Alabama with a rib injury.
Brantley returned on the next series. He said Monday he expected
to play Saturday when the 14th-ranked Gators host No. 12 LSU.
Brantley says, "I'm a little sore like any other game, but
nothing major, nothing that's going to stop me from doing
Oddsmakers aren't so sure. Several removed the betting line on
the game, calling the Florida quarterback questionable.
Left tackle Marcus Gilbert fueled speculation about Brantley's
health Tuesday by saying he missed practice Sunday night. "We kept
him out a little bit," Gilbert said. "He was limited, but I think
he'll be good to go this week."
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