November 5, 2007

Munnerlyn, Cook Battle Foot Injuries

The South Carolina secondary could be without two key players when they face Florida, No. 15 in the BCS standings, Saturday at Williams-Brice at 7:45 p.m. in a key SEC clash.

Cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and strong safety Emanuel Cook both suffered foot injuries in USC's 48-36 loss to Arkansas Saturday night and may be forced to sit out this week's game.

Neither player practiced Monday night during USC's 90-minute session on the Bluff Road practice fields.

"Hopefully they'll be ready to play (Saturday)," Spurrier said. "We just need to play ball and be competitive. We weren't very competitive the last game. We're looking forward to seeing if we can represent our team and our university a lot better than last week."

Munnerlyn (sprained foot) wore a boot on his left foot and required crutches to walk as he left the field. Preliminary X-rays taken shortly after the game were negative. He underwent a MRI Sunday and the sophomore from Mobile, Ala. is still awaiting the results.

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