Florida suspends two players for Saturday's game vs MI

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Florida's suspension total is now up to 10 after coach Jim McElwain announced Wednesday afternoon that two more players, including a hugely important starter, are suspended from all team activities.

The first round came on August 13, when seven players-James Houston, Kadeem Telfort, Keivonnis Davis, Antonio Callaway, Jordan Smith, Richerd Desir-Jones, and Ventrell Miller-were suspended for reportedly misusing school-issued debit cards, a decision head coach Jim McElwain called "extremely disappointing".

Freshman wide receiver James Robinsonwas also suspended after he was cited for marijuana possession earlier this month.


None of those nine will travel to Texas for the game.

The football players in Gainesville can't seem to stay out of trouble.

According to the Associated Press' Mark Long, Scarlett and Wells are suspended for the same reasons as the prior seven suspensions, misuse of school-appropriated scholarship funds. They will not play when the Gators and Wolverines play in Arlington Saturday. ESPN further reported that the players bought items with their university student IDs at the school bookstore and then sold them for cash.


Scarlett was UF's leading rusher last season, with 889 yards and six TDs.

Wells was decimated by a hamstring injury last summer, a setback that prompted the Gators to redshirt the former 3-star recruit.

Desir-Jones saw playing time in two games last season on the offensive line, but switched to defensive line this season. Miller was also charged with marijuana possession, but he was already suspended. Miller, Houston, and Smith are freshmen, but Davis earned five starts last season.


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