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UM linebacker Marques Gayot released from hospital

Miami Hurricanes sophomore linebacker Marques Gayot.
Miami Hurricanes sophomore linebacker Marques Gayot. mhalper@miamiherald.com

University of Miami linebacker Marques Gayot is out of the hospital after being airlifted to Jackson Memorial’s Ryder Trauma Center on Wednesday during practice.

“Sophomore linebacker Marques Gayot was released from Ryder Trauma Center [Thursday] morning and is expected to make a full recovery,’’ UM wrote in a release Thursday evening.

On Wednesday, UM said Gayot would be placed in a neck collar.

Two sources said Gayot had been examined for a possible concussion. Gayot played Saturday after fellow linebacker Jermaine Grace first hurt his right shoulder and then got into his own collision after returning to the game.

UM coach Al Golden said previously that Grace was going through concussion protocol.

The next player availability for the media is Sunday.

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