BLACKSBURG (hokiesports.com) - Virginia Tech head athletic trainer Mike Goforth released the following injury update Thursday evening in regards to the Hokies football team:
Offensive lineman Mark Shuman: “Mark Shuman has a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. We are looking to do surgery on him early next week. We’ll be talking to his parents tonight and getting a plan together. It’s the same knee he’s had scoped before. He’s actually torn the meniscus before in a different location. It’s a four to six week recovery period and we expect him back full.”
Outside linebacker Ronny Vandyke: “Ronny needs surgery on his right shoulder. We are waiting to talk to his mom to get a surgical plan, but it will keep him out six to eight months, so he will miss the remainder of the season and will be probable for spring ball.”
Running back Tony Gregory: “Tony Gregory has re-torn his left ACL. He will evaluate his options over the next couple of days, but his career at Virginia Tech is effectively over.”
Running back J.C. Coleman: “J.C. has a left high ankle sprain and a right regular ankle sprain. We’re hoping to get him back in less than two weeks, but that’s very optimistic. We think he’ll be ready and back in time for the Alabama game. He’s working hard to get back as soon as he can.”
Offensive lineman Augie Conte: “Augie has an ankle sprain in his left ankle. It shouldn’t take long at all. I don’t know if he’ll scrimmage Saturday, but if he doesn’t scrimmage Saturday, there’s no reason he can’t be back full on Monday.”
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