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Innocuous and boring headline about Percy Harvin, Urban Meyer and drug use

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GAINESVILLE -- Florida coach Urban Meyer said he would be "shocked" if former UF receiver Percy Harvin tested positive for marijuana at the NFL Draft Combine.

A report on NFLDraftBible.com recently claimed that Harvin tested positive for marijuana during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The NFL has since tried to debunk the claim. When asked on Monday by a reporter if Harvin had ever failed a drug test while at Florida, Meyer didn't rule it out.

"I'm not going to talk about guys -- stuff like that," Meyer said.

BANGED UP GATORS
Several Florida Gators were hobbling around the practice field on Monday. Receiver David Nelson was on crutches with his right ankle wrapped. Meyer said that Nelson sprained his ankle, which would contradict a report on this blog that Nelson damaged ligaments in his ankle.

Offensive lineman James Wilson was also on crutches. Wilson, who wore a protective boot over his injured foot on Monday, was scheduled to have an MRI on Monday night. Meyer said that even if Wilson's MRI revealed a stress fracture, then the redshirt sophomore guard would be ready by the fall. 

Defensive tackle Justin Trattou injured his right shoulder near the end of practice. His arm was in a sling as he walked off the practice field.

Freshman tight end Desmond Parks appeared to seriously injure his knee on Monday. He was carted off the field. Meyer spoke with Parks after practice. UF's coach said that he would speak with Parks again on Monday night.

Offensive lineman Matt Patchan didn't practice one day after dressing out for the first time this spring. Linebackers Dustin Doe and A.J. Jones were in shorts. Defensive tackles Terron Sanders and Lawrence Marsh did not practice. Offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey are both still nursing shoulder injuries.

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