Florida coach Will Muschamp announced Monday that junior receiver and third-leading rusher Solomon Patton is probably done for the year after breaking his arm against Georgia. He suffered the injury on a very questionable tackle by Shawn Williams near the sideline, which involved Williams performing a diving clothesline that was very near to the horse collar variety. No flag was thrown on the play, which made it feel rare among all Georgia-Florida plays.
Patton has primarily been used as a running threat by Brent Pease, posting 14 carries for 140 yards this year –including his lone carry on Saturday – and only one catch. The 5'9, 169-pound speedster had primarily been used as a return man in previous seasons.
After the hit, Patton's entire midsection was wrapped tightly, with his arm pressed against his body.
Florida next plays Missouri.
This story originally appeared at SB Nation.