RB Jamar Taylor will miss the entire spring while he recovers from shoulder surgery. Taylor who played in 11 games last season and started twice battled injuries throughout the season, and finished with 62 carries for 300 yards, (4.8 avg.) 3 TDs. Taylor had the arthroscopic shoulder surgery this winter, to care of lingering problems, but is expected to be fully ready to go by this by this summer.
TE Trent Pupello will miss spring practice because of a lingering neck injury suffered last season in a car crash the week of the Louisville game last October. Pupello played in 10 games, starting twice, and will miss spring practice and likely the season and it's possible the injury could sideline him for the rest of his career.
WR A.J. Love will miss spring practice due to an ACL injury he suffered during the St. Petersburg MagicJack Bowl last September. Love started every game for the Bulls, finishing third on the team in catches (31) and yards (370)and scored 2 touchdowns. He had surgery to repair the torn ligament on December 30th on his knee, and should be able to return for the 2009 season.
OL Jeremiah Warren will not participate this spring so he can concentrate on school. This was mentioned months ago as a possibility, and now its a reality. Wareren was working to secure a top roster spot, and missing spring is never a good thing, but Warren is still on roster and if his grades improve then he can return to practice this summer.
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