Missouri defensive end Smith injured
Monday, September 20, 2010 | 11:24 a.m. CDT;
updated 11:39 a.m. CDT, Monday, September 20, 2010
COLUMBIA — Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said star defensive end Aldon Smith will miss the Tigers' game Saturday against Miami of Ohio because of a broken bone in his leg.
Pinkel said on the Big 12 coaches' conference call Monday that Smith broke a non-weight bearing bone in his leg in Saturday's win over San Diego State. He should be able to return this season, perhaps within a couple weeks. Pinkel says he's had players play through the injury before.
Smith set a school record with 11½ sacks last season as a freshman, enough to finish tied for ninth in the country. He leads the team with three sacks so far this season.
Like what you see here? Become a member.
Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.
You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.
Leave a comment
Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines
outlined below and register with our site.
You must be logged in to comment. (Our
full comment policy is here.)
- Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
- Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or
discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
- Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will
be published with every comment.
(Read why we ask for that here.)
- Don’t solicit or promote businesses.
We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see
something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.
You must be logged in to comment.