Florida suspends WR Antonio Callaway, 6 others for season opener vs. MI

Lynette Rowe
August 14, 2017

Florida has suspended troubled receiver Antonio Callaway and six others for the team's season opener against MI.

While Davis was expected to make an impact along the defensive line, Callaway is easily the biggest name on the list. In July, he pleaded no contest to misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after police found marijuana in his pocket during a traffic stop.

"We have a small group of players that have made some choices that are extremely disappointing", coach Jim McElwain said in a release. They have missed some practice and will miss the MI game. They were later dropped, and Callaway reinstated, following a school-sponsored Title IX investigation in which he told committee members he was "so stoned I had no interest in having sex with anyone".

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Davis had 27 tackles and 1.5 sacks in 2016 and he and the other suspended players are projected backups for the Gators. Without Callaway, Florida's top receiver heading into the Sep.

The two powerhouse programs are set to battle September 2 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

During his freshman campaign, the 5-foot-11, 197-pounder registered 35 receptions for 678 yards and four touchdowns while also tacking on two punt return scores and even a passing touchdown. He had 45 catches for 387 yards a year ago.

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