Jordon Byas out indefinitely

Projected starting strong safety Jordon Byas has knee surgery on Friday

DURHAM, N.C. - Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe announced on Friday that redshirt senior safety Jordon Byas underwent successful surgery to debride a torn meniscus in his left knee. He will be out of action indefinitely.

The procedure was performed on Wednesday afternoon by Dr. Claude T. Moorman III, Duke's head team physician and the director of Duke Sports Medicine.

Byas, a 6-1, 220-pound native of Lynn Haven, Fla., has played in 35 games with eight starting assignments. He logged a career-high 40 tackles as a junior in 2011 and has 88 tackles and 5.0 tackles for loss during his career.

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