Clemson linebacker Anthony to miss rest of spring

Florida quarterback Jacoby Brissett pitches the ball during the Gators spring game on Saturday. He completed 9 of 16 passes for 233 yards and two scores.

Clemson linebacker Stephone Anthony tore a ligament in his finger and will miss the rest of spring practice.


Anthony will need surgery to fix the ligament in his finger, which he injured during practice this week. He will miss the Tigers final four workouts.

Anthony is expected to be ready to play next season. He will be a sophomore next fall. Anthony started three games and made 32 tackles.

Anthony had two of his six tackles for loss on the season in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game, a 38-10 victory over Virginia Tech.


FLORIDA: The Gators’ quarterback competition will continue in the fall after Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel failed to separate themselves during four weeks of practice and Saturday’s spring game.

Brissett completed 9 of 16 passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns. Driskel hit 12 of 14 passes for 147 yards, and ran for a score.


ARKANSAS: Athletic director Jeff Long made it perfectly clear what he expects from his staff as he put coach Bobby Petrino on leave for keeping him in the dark about a sordid-looking relationship with a female employee.

“It’s difficult any time that we have a coach, an employee that makes a misstep, it’s disappointing to me,” Long said. “We have high expectations. I think every coach and every administrator and every staff person knows we have high expectations. Certainly, I’m disappointed.”

Long, who told The Associated Press on Saturday that he continues to work on the review of Petrino’s conduct throughout the weekend and likely into today.



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