News No. 1 Florida wins but lose Tebow to injury

Associated Press:  With one scary hit on Tim Tebow, another Florida laugher turned into the Gators’ worst fear.

Tebow was knocked out of Florida’s 41-7 victory against Kentucky after taking a hard shot to the head in the third quarter.

The Gators were leading 31-7 and driving deep in Kentucky territory when Tebow was sacked by Kentucky defensive end Taylor Wyndham. As he fell back with Wyndham on top of him,

Tebow’s head struck teammate Marcus Gilbert’s leg, violently bending his neck forward.

Tebow lay motionless for several minutes while Commonwealth Stadium fell silent. He sat up with some help then slowly made his way off the field to a loud ovation. He was eventually carted off the field with concussion-like symptoms, vomiting several times as he was taken to an ambulance to a local hospital for tests.  Read full story here

“I don’t know, I think it’s a concussion,” Florida coach Urban Meyer said. “I think he’ll be all right.

“He took a pretty good shot.”

Florida is off next week, then plays at LSU on Oct. 10.

Kentucky coach Rich Brooks lamented the hit on the superstar.

“It was a clean hit,” Brooks said. “It looked like it knocked him out.”  Read full story here

Posted by:  Kane Reed (Sports Writer)

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