Florida coach Jim McElwain updates Tyrie Cleveland’s playing status

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida coach Jim McElwain on Wednesday said sophomore wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland is doubtful for the Gators’ home game against Texas A&M on Saturday with his high-ankle sprain.

“It was good to see Tyrie trying,” McElwain said. “I would say doubtful but he was out there and adamant about giving it a shot.”

Cleveland did not play in the Gators’ 17-16 loss to LSU and his presence was missed. Without him against the Tigers, no Gators receiver totaled more than 29 yards and Florida passed for just 108 yards total in the loss. That marked their lowest passing today since 2014.

McElwain said “we’ll see” on Monday in regard to Cleveland’s status for the game against the Aggies when providing his injury update before adding “that’s going to be a tough one.”

Cleveland leads the Gators with 15 catches for 326 yards and 2 touchdowns. The next leading receiver on the team is sophomore Josh Hammond with 122 yards.

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