Florida's Andre Debose, one of the top kick returners in the nation, will miss the 2013 season after suffering a torn ACL during Tuesday's practice, the school announced.
Injuries have long kept Lerentee McCray from reaching his potential. McCray is needed now more than ever as a pass rusher and he has stepped up.
Tennessee's defense will play the rest of the season without its leading tackler.
Florida sophomore defensive tackle Dominique Easley will miss the Gators' bowl game because of a torn ACL in his left knee, UF coach Will Muschamp said Sunday.
Florida tight end Cornelius Ingram tore his ACL and is lost for the season.
The Gators will be without starting defensive tackle Javier Estopinan for the rest of the year and will be without backup Terron Sanders for at least a few games.