Florida Injuries: Jelani Jenkins, Cody Riggs Out, Mike Gillislee Fine

The Gators lost a couple of defensive players for a month, but RB Mike Gillislee should be okay.

The Florida Gators will be without linebacker Jelani Jenkins and defensive back Cody Riggs for about a month because of injuries, the team announced on Monday. Jenkins has a fractured thumb, while Riggs fractured his foot. In more positive news, running back Mike Gillislee should be fine for this week's game despite straining a groin.

Related: Florida Vs. Texas A&M, Theater of Operations: Reviewing The Gators' Running Game Against The Aggies

Jenkins recorded two tackles against Texas A&M, and Riggs had three. Gillislee was the team's leading rusher with 83 yards on 14 carries. He also scored a pair of touchdowns, helping the Gators spoil the Aggies' SEC debut.

Florida travels to Knoxville this Saturday to face the Tennessee Volunteers in a battle between undefeated teams.

For more coverage, visit Florida Gators blog Alligator Army as well as SB Nation Tampa Bay. For all your NCAA football needs, stay tuned to SB Nation's college football hub.

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