Both quarterback Jake Medlock and running back Kedrick Rhodes had far more hop than hobble Wednesday as compared to Tuesday. Mario Cristobal said "they've got a chance to be ready for Saturday," a better chance than they had Tuesday.
If I had to wager the next paycheck, I'd say both play. Then again, I thought Rhodes would be in better shape for Louisiana than he was, so...
Between injuries such as Mike Jean-Louis' hamstring and more minor ouches hampering guys who are playing (plus most of those guys just aren't getting it done), expect to see more freshmen among the wideouts this week. That includes De'Andre Jasper and Raymond Jackson, but also Krop graduate Johnnie Durante and maybe even Adrian Jenkins.
SWIMMING & DIVING
FIU's first home meet of the season, Friday against Houston, has been moved up an hour to 5 p.m. at the Biscayne Bay campus.