Junior defensive back Cody Riggs is still not ready to return from a broken foot he suffered against Texas A&M in the second week of the season, defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said Wednesday.
Riggs was originally expected to be out 4 to 6 weeks with the injury, but the Missouri game will mark 8 sinces since the injury occurred. Before Florida's game against South Carolina, Riggs was seen walking on the sideline without the protective boot he had worn in previous weeks, but Quinn said Wednesday there was no update on his status.
"Each one (injury) is different, and it's hard to put a timetable on it," Quinn said.
A medical redshirt is certainly in the cards for Riggs, which is something Quinn attested to Wednesday, saying it's "something we'd certainly consider moving forward."
"At this time, we're just kind of trying to push to try and get everybody back available as we needed," Quinn said. "With him just not being back yet, at [defensive back], if you can't go and run and do the things you need to do then you're not ready yet. Certainly, at that position, when you get outside there on the freeway at corner or safety, you better be able to run."
To receive a medical redshirt, a player must not have played in more than four of a team's games and not past the sixth game of the season. The school must also prove an injury, which would not be an issue in this case. But Quinn said the coaching staff has not yet discussed a redshirt.