advertisement

Pinkel says Josey won't play for Missouri football in 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012 | 10:27 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel announced Monday that running back Henry Josey will not play this season after injuring his knee in last November.

Josey, who led the Tigers in rushing last season with 1,168 yards in 10 games, suffered tears in his patellar tendon, ACL and MCL in his left knee in a game against Texas last season. The injury required surgeries after he was hurt and again in the spring.

He is expected to make a full recovery, but the junior will sit out this year. Josey is currently able to run sprints and will continue with his rehabilitation to his knee.

Senior Kendial Lawrence will start for the Tigers at running back. 

Missouri opens the season Saturday against Southeastern Louisiana.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

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.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements