Florida’s offense has lost so many offensive playmakers, whether it be due to injury or suspension, and the unit took another hit with QB Malik Zaire going down with an apparent knee injury against South Carolina.
Zaire, starting at quarterback for the second straight week, originally came off the field after a 31-yard run in the second quarter. He gave way to redshirt freshman Feleipe Franks for one play before coming back on.
On his first play back, Zaire collapsed while holding his knee without anyone touching him.
Jordan McPherson of SEC Country gave an update on his injury shortly after.
Malik Zaire has a brace on his left knee and is jogging behind the #Gators' sideline
— Jordan McPherson (@J_McPherson1126) November 11, 2017
Here’s a look at Zaire going down the second time once he was re-inserted.
Really feeling for Malik Zaire
Hurt his leg on a long run, tried to tough through it … pic.twitter.com/OcbpIHR4pT
— Jac Collinsworth (@JacCollinsworth) November 11, 2017
Franks has since replaced Zaire under center for the Gators, who currently trail the Gamecocks 21-6 with halftime approaching.
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