Reports: Florida players suspended for misusing school funds

Seven Florida football players were suspended for the team’s 2017 season opener against Michigan, the school announced Sunday.

Two reports are shedding light on why the group, which includes Gators star wide receiver Antonio Callaway, will be sidelined.

According to 247Sports and ESPN, the players misused school funds to turn a profit. From the ESPN report:

[The players were suspended] for making improper charges on their university student IDs at the school bookstore and then selling those items for cash, university officials confirmed to ESPN Sunday.

One source said that the cards did not have the proper amount of funds on them to purchase the items.

Linebackers James Houston and Ventrell Miller; defensive linemen Keivonnis Davis, Richerd Desir-Jones and Jordan Smith and offensive lineman Kadeem Telfort were the other six players suspended. The school did not announce a reason for their suspensions.

Florida and Michigan are set to meet on Sept. 2 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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