Jeff Demps starts with bruised foot

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Florida running back Jeff Demps started for the seventh-ranked Gators against No. 1 Alabama after being hobbled by a bruised left foot this week.

Demps bruised his left foot Sept. 18 at Tennessee and re-injured it during Saturday's 48-14 win against Kentucky.

He carried the ball for 4 yards on Florida's first play against Alabama.

The junior came into the game leading the seventh-ranked Gators with 367 yards rushing and has scored twice. He also has 11 receptions for 61 yards.