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Old 07-11-2019, 03:01 PM   #23
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Default Re: Merritt is here

Originally Posted by usedtobe1 View Post
Yes, although he could theoretically recover from his stress fracture and play next season. Otherwise it's a wasted year.

I don't know if they still do it, but some athletes have been given a 6th year when they have lost 2 full seasons due to injuries. Jason White, former Sooner QB, played 6 years.... but missed 2 seasons due to knee injuries.
It still happens. Rare, but does happen, if both injuries are serious enough. Obviously way too early to know if that is the case here.
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