Nebraska Starting Guard Jerald Foster Tears MCL, Out For Year

Nebraska starting guard Jerald Foster will be out a month with a knee injury.

According to a report by the Omaha World Herald, Nebraska redshirt sophomore Jerald Foster will miss a month with a knee injury. Foster has been pegged as the prime candidate to start at left guard. 

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A month could put Foster back for the Oregon game on Sept. 17. In his place redshirt freshman Jalin Barnett and senior Corey Whitaker could be called upon. Barnett was a high school All-American out of the state of Oklahoma. 

UPDATED:

Nebraska head coach Mike Riley announced on Friday he jumped the gun and Foster will now actually miss the entire season with a torn MCL. Whitaker, a projected backup, will have a knee scope and be out for a few weeks. 


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