Several UF players including senior quarterback Tim Tebow and safety Major Wright flew to Kentucky on a plane separate from the team after coming down with flu-like symptoms, a source close to the team said.
Wright missed practice on Thursday along with cornerback Joe Haden, and several other players including starting outside linebacker A.J. Jones missed practice earlier in the week.
UF coach Urban Meyer said that he estimates 35 or so players have developed flu-like symptoms over the last three to four weeks.Team spokesmen could not be reached for comment.
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Tebow and several Gators travel separately
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