Gators' RB could return to face Tide

Florida running back Jeff Demps will miss some practice this week with a bruised foot, but he could be back for Saturday's game at top-ranked Alabama.


Coach Urban Meyer said Monday that Demps was still wearing a protective boot on his left foot. Demps bruised his foot Sept. 18 at Tennessee and re-injured it during Saturday's 48-14 win against Kentucky. Meyer said tests showed no ligament damage or broken bones.

Demps leads the seventh-ranked Gators with 367 yards rushing and has scored twice. He also has 11 receptions for 61 yards.

- Receiver Chris Rainey , kicked off the team after being charged with aggravated stalking two weeks ago, agreed to a plea deal on a misdemeanor charge Monday. The state attorney's office and Rainey's attorney said the player agreed to perform 10 hours of community service or pay $100 to a domestic violence shelter.

MICHIGAN: Coach Rich Rodriguez expects quarterback Denard Robinson 's bruised left knee to be healthy enough for him to play at Indiana. Robinson left Saturday's game against Bowling Green in the first quarter.

ALABAMA: Defensive end Marcell Dareus is nursing an ankle injury, but coach Nick Saban expects him back in practice by Wednesday. The injury isn't expected to keep him out of Saturday night's game against Florida.

TENNESSEE: Former wide receiver Emmon Love died suddenly Monday. He was 58.

Love played for the Volunteers from 1971 to 1973 and caught 46 passes for 667 yards and three touchdowns in his 31-game career. He started during the 1972 and 1973 seasons and was the team's leading receiver in 1972 with 20 catches for 280 yards and a touchdown.

KICKOFF TIMES: Georgia's game against Tennessee on Oct. 9 will kick off at 12:21 p.m. and will be broadcast locally on Fox-Ch. 54. Kickoff for South Carolina's home game against Alabama will be announced after this weekend's games. It will be either 3:30 or 7:30 p.m.