TAMPA, Fla. — A University of Florida football player is recovering after being shot in the shoulder while at a Tampa area-park.

Florida coach Urban Meyer says Gator defensive lineman Matt Patchan is expected to fully recover.

Patchan was shot Friday night. Details of the shooting are not yet known.

The 6-foot-7, 265-pound Patchan enrolled early at Florida in January after graduating from high school.