QB Doty might miss opener with sprained foot


COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina coach Shane Beamer mentioned anticipated beginning quarterback Luke Doty sprained his foot and will miss the crew’s season opener.

Beamer mentioned Saturday that Doty, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound second-year passer, bought his foot accidently stepped on at apply Friday. Exams confirmed that the harm was not as unhealthy as initially feared and that Doty was hopeful he might play within the crew’s first recreation in opposition to Jap Illinois on Sept. 4.

Doty began the ultimate two video games final season because the Gamecocks went 2-8. He accomplished 43 of 71 passes for 405 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions.

Beamer mentioned there was no motive to panic in regards to the quarterback place as Doty will probably be daily with the harm going ahead.

“Luke’s in nice spirits and is optimistic he’ll have the ability to play within the first recreation,” Beamer mentioned. “But when he’s not, it’ll be shortly after that.”

If Doty can’t go, the Gamecocks will depend on St. Francis (Pennsylvania) switch Jason Brown or freshman Colten Gauthier, neither who has taken a snap in a recreation for South Carolina.

Beamer: QB Doty might miss opener with sprained foot initially appeared on NBCSports.com



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