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Bulldogs lose receiver... Gators get linebacker back

UNDATED (AP) - As his team gets ready for a big SEC  game this Saturday with South Carolina, Georgia coach Mark Richt has had to announce that leading wide receiver Michael Bennett will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his right knee. Richt says that Bennett tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee on the last play of practice Tuesday.

 

     Bennett leads the fifth-ranked Bulldogs with 24 catches for 345 yards and four touchdowns. The Gamecocks enter the game ranked No. 6.

 

     In other Top-25 football news:

 

     - Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins is expected to play Saturday against No. 4 LSU after missing the last two games. Jenkins broke his right thumb Sept. 8 at Texas A&M and missed games against Tennessee and Kentucky.

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