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Demps Fighting Through Pain

Jeff Demps

It's been a rough few weeks for Florida junior running back Jeff Demps. Demps has been running through the toughest part of the Gators' schedule with pain that has kept him out of a lot of practice and one of the losses. Saturday night in the 34-31 win over Georgia, Demps toughed it out and rushed for 38 yards on nine carries and had a huge 40-yard reception on a scoring drive.

Demps played injured through losses from Alabama and Mississippi State and missed the LSU loss entirely. His absence and not being full speed has been a major issue for the Florida offense that desperately needs big play ability from its skill positions. Jeff Demps was responsible for a 62- and a 72-yard touchdown run earlier in the season before being injured and has always been a big part of... Recommended Stories