Florida Football News: Gators Lose LBs Neiron Ball, Jarrad Davis For The Season

The Florida Gators will be without senior linebacker Neiron Ball and sophomore linebacker Jarrad Davis for the rest of the season due to injuries.

Per Kevin McGuire of NBC's College Football Talk, "Ball will undergo microfracture surgery after being injured on the opening kickoff Saturday against South Carolina. Davis tore a meniscus in the same game, adding salt on the wounds that came with letting one slip away against the Gamecocks."

The Gators host Eastern Kentucky this week before traveling to Tallahassee to face the Florida State Seminoles the Saturday after. While losing Ball and Davis shouldn't have too much of an effect on this coming game, their absence will likely be felt a lot more acutely against FSU and (provided they defeat Eastern Kentucky) in whichever bowl they happen to land.

Rotation replacements have yet to be announced for both players as of this writing.

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