Florida Gators tight end Colin Thompson will be sidelined eight weeks while he recovers from surgery, according to head coach Will Muschamp. Thompson, who was one of the highly-rated tight end prospects in the class of 2012, has beenbothered by a foot injury.
Fortunately for the Gators, their depth at tight end is good even in the absence of Thompson. Alligator Army wasimpressed with what they saw during a recent open scrimmage:
and were not practicing with the tight ends, but Florida suddenly has an embarrassment of riches at the position. and are loads, and Westbrook looks to have better hands than one would expect from a converted DE, and runs very well and could function as a bigger wide receiver in passing situations.
Reed was the Gators' most productive tight end in 2011.