USC's Garcia On Sideline For A Week

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tuesday August 12, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Freshman quarterback Stephen Garcia is
expected to miss about a week of practice -- and this time it's
because of injury.

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says Garcia has a sprained
ankle that could sideline him for about a week. Garcia is likely to
miss Wednesday night's scrimmage, which Spurrier said would be open
to the public. Spurrier is unsure how Garcia hurt himself. The coach was told by the quarterback that he'd gotten injured in Saturday's
scrimmage.

Garcia returned from a more than four-month university
suspension Aug. 1 to join the team for fall practice. The redshirt
freshman had had three run-ins with authorities since arriving on
campus in January 2007. Garcia is listed as the team's third-string quarterback.

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