GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -Florida receiver Percy Harvin was limited in practice Tuesday because of Achilles' tendinitis.
Coach Urban Meyer said it was unclear how long the injury would affect Harvin, who emerged last season as one of the team's big-play threats.
``It's just a pain in the butt,'' Meyer said. ``It's frustrating for him.''
Harvin, a sophomore, had 428 yards rushing, 427 yards receiving and scored five touchdowns last season for the national champion Gators.
He earned Most Valuable Player honors in the Southeastern Conference championship game, totaling 167 yards of offense and scoring two touchdowns. He was also a standout in the national title game against Ohio State, catching nine passes for 60 yards and adding 22 yards rushing and a score.
Meyer said Harvin ``should be able to heal that thing up'' and be ready for the Sept. 1 season opener against Western Kentucky.
The 5-foot-11, 181-pound Harvin missed part of fall practice last year with a hip flexor and then sat out one game and was slowed in several more because of an ankle sprain.
``He just goes as hard as he can,'' Meyer said. ``It just frustrates him about as bad as I've ever seen it frustrate anybody because he wants to compete and works so hard to get himself ready to play.''
Advertisement

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Baylor vs. Iowa State Pick Will Saturday's Big 12 matchup between Baylor and Iowa State at 12:00PM ET turn into a shootout?
Thumbnail Northwestern vs. Iowa Pick When Big Ten foes Iowa and Northwestern meet up on Saturday at Noon ET, will it be a defensive battle?
Thumbnail Texas vs. Oklahoma State Pick Is the over a safe bet when Texas visits Oklahoma State at 12:00PM ET on Saturday?
Thumbnail Florida vs. Vanderbilt Pick What's the better play for bettors on Saturday when Florida visits Vanderbilt at 12:00PM ET, the over or the under?
Thumbnail Rutgers vs. Ohio State Pick Will Rutgers be able to put up any fight when it takes on No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday at Noon ET, or will the...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages

Advertisement