Monday Jan. 12, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida quarterback Tim Tebow has had surgery on his right shoulder and is expected to be ready for spring practice in April.
The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner had surgery Monday at Shands Florida Surgical Center to remove a bone spur and hopefully reduce chronic inflammation.
Tebow announced Sunday that he will return for his senior season. He injured his non-throwing shoulder against Kentucky in October 2007 and re-aggravated it earlier this season. He had painkilling injections before each of the final six games last season. It was unclear whether he received shots this season.
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