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No. 19 Florida rules out QB Luke Del Rio vs 14th-ranked Vols

No. 19 Florida will be without quarterback Luke Del Rio as it begins a stretch of seven consecutive Southeastern Conference games.

Coach Jim McElwain officially ruled Del Rio out Monday because of a knee injury, saying he won't play at No. 14 Tennessee (3-0) on Saturday and could miss more time. McElwain declined to provide specifics about Del Rio's injury.

"Yeah, he's got a bum leg and he should be back sometime," McElwain said. "I don't know when it's going to be. I mean, I'm not going to rush him back. You know me: I'll never put anybody out there that's not ready to go. So we'll see. And yet, you know what, we've got other guys that will jump in there...