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Florida LB suspended following second arrest

Published: Monday, July 22, 2013 12:14 p.m. CST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison has been suspended for at least the first two games of the regular season after being arrested for the second time in five weeks.

Morrison was arrested early Sunday for barking at a police dog and resisting arrest. Both charges are misdemeanors. Later Sunday, Gators coach Will Muschamp announced that Morrison would be held out of the opener against Toledo (Aug. 31) and the road game the next week against Miami.

Morrison played in 13 games as a freshman and is expected to have a bigger role this season The sophomore also was arrested June 16 for allegedly punching a bouncer.