Ethan White out for Gators opener, Ethan Pouncey out for season

The Florida Gators’ injury report ahead of the season opener against Ole Miss had good news and bad news.

Florida will be without starting center Ethan White on Saturday in Oxford, after the sophomore injured his knee during Florida’s second scrimmage of fall camp. The injury required surgery but Dan Mullen expects White to be able to return “shortly.”

White is taking the injury in stride and with a good sense of humor.

The injury news wasn’t as good for freshman cornerback Ethan Pouncey, who will miss the entire season after hip surgery. Pouncey posted a picture to his Instagram over the weekend on crutches following the surgery.

Florida will also be without Fenley Graham (broken arm) and Lamar Goods (foot strain).

Nick de la Torre
A South Florida native, Nick developed a passion for all things sports at a very young age. His love for baseball was solidified when he saw Al Leiter’s no-hitter for the Marlins live in May of 1996. He was able to play baseball in college but quickly realized there isn’t much of a market for short, slow outfielders that hit around the Mendoza line. Wanting to continue with sports in some capacity he studied journalism at the University of Central Florida. Nick got his first start in the business as an intern for a website covering all things related to the NFL draft before spending two seasons covering the Florida football team at Bleacher Report. That job led him to GatorCountry. When he isn’t covering Gator sports, Nick enjoys hitting way too many shots on the golf course, attempting to keep up with his favorite t.v. shows and watching the Heat, Dolphins and Marlins. Follow him on twitter @NickdelatorreGC