Hetland, who also garnered the honor following UF's season-opener versus Wyoming, became the first Gator to be named the league's Special Teams Player of the Week since Matt Leach was honored twice in the 2003 season.
FLORIDA DE RAY MCDONALD UNDERGOES SURGERY
The surgery performed by team physician Dr. Pete Indelicato, repaired meniscus tears in his right knee and a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. McDonald will begin rehabilitation and is expected to return to practice in four to six weeks.
McDonald, a 6-3, 285-pound junior Belle Glade, led the Gators last season with 10 tackles for a loss and had already posted three tackles for a loss this year before his injury vs. Tennessee.
FLORIDA-ALABAMA FOOTBALL GAME TIME SET
BIRMINGHAM, ALA. * Kickoff for the University of Florida football game at Alabama on Saturday, Oct. 1 has been set for 3:30 p.m. as the contest will be televised on CBS, the Southeastern Conference office announced Monday.
The game will be UF's third-straight on CBS, where the Gators are 37-19 all-time on the network in their 56 prior appearances. UF takes on Kentucky this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on CBS.