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Posted: Tuesday October 6, 2009 4:41PM; Updated: Tuesday October 6, 2009 4:41PM

Florida QB Tebow seen practicing in full pads with team

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NEW YORK (SI.com) -- A day after Florida coach Urban Meyer said quarterback Tim Tebow had not been cleared for practice, SI.com's Andy Staples spotted the Heisman winner practicing in full pads with the Gators on Tuesday.

On Monday, Meyer acknowledged Tebow was free of post-concussion symptoms, such as headaches and dizziness, but that doctors had still not given him the green light to hit the field again.

"From what I understand, there's no symptoms and I think he's cleared to act like Tim Tebow," Meyer told The AP on Monday. "Everything but practice right now. I know he's allowed to watch TV. Earlier in the week he wasn't allowed to do anything focused. I guess that's normal protocol, then after a week, they acclimate."

Tebow was hospitalized overnight nine days ago after his helmet struck teammate Marcus Gilbert's leg during a sack at Kentucky.

The top-ranked Gators (4-0, 2-0 SEC) face No. 6 LSU on Saturday.

AP: Tebow not cleared to practice, play LSU

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