Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker out for season with torn ACL

Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker out for season with torn ACL

Volunteers star quarterback Hendon Hooker will miss the remainder of the faculty soccer season with a torn ACL, Tennessee introduced in a press release.

Hooker went down with the damage through the fourth quarter of a 63-38 loss in opposition to South Carolina at Williams-Brice Stadium. The potential NFL draft choose limped again to the locker room after needing help getting off the sector.

The redshirt senior helped revive a failing Volunteers soccer crew and remodeled Tennessee (9-2) into the No. 9 crew within the nation and a School Soccer Playoff contender.

“Hendon’s unimaginable journey has been outlined by religion, perseverance and power,” Tennessee mentioned within the assertion. “Obstacles have by no means stood in the way in which on his path to greatness.”

Hooker cemented himself as one the most effective Tennesee QBs of all time by placing up Heisman Trophy-worthy numbers in 2022. The senior notched 3,135 yards with 27 touchdowns. He additionally averaged an 89.6 quarterback ranking — the second-best in school soccer.

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker (5) is assisted off the sector after struggling an damage.USA TODAY Sports activities

Backup quarterback Joe Milton changed Hooker on Saturday. The Tennessee senior will seemingly begin in opposition to Vanderbilt subsequent weekend.

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