Notebook: Powell suffers sprained knee 

April, 7, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Defensive end/linebacker Ronald Powell was having the best spring of his career until he was forced to leave Saturday’s spring game with a left knee injury.

Florida coach Will Muschamp said Powell suffered a sprain and seemed to indicate that the injury was not particularly serious. However, Powell was on crutches during the second half of the Blue’s 21-20 victory over the Orange at Florida Field.

Powell (6-foot-4, 250 pounds) had been UF’s best defensive player throughout the spring. He was named the defensive player of the day during both of UF’s scrimmages and appeared to be on the verge of becoming the elite pass-rusher many predicted he would become when UF signed him as the nation’s top recruit in 2010.

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