Louisiana Tech quarterback Luke Anthony suffered a gruesome injury Saturday in a game in opposition to TCU and was compelled to go to the hospital to have surgical procedure, coach Skip Holtz mentioned.
Anthony appeared to harm his proper ankle in the fourth quarter of the Bulldogs’ loss. The game stopped for 10 minutes whereas medical personnel attended to the quarterback.
“He stored saying he loves his teammates and appreciates them,” Holtz mentioned on his postgame radio present, through The News Star. “It was exhausting as a coach to have a participant undergo that.”
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The Twitter accounts of Louisiana Tech and TCU each tweeted their properly needs to Anthony.
TCU quarterback Max Duggan, who led the Horned Frogs to a 52-10 win, mentioned he felt dangerous for Anthony.
“I really feel for him,” he mentioned. “I went via an injury my junior yr (in highschool), an ankle. He’s an important participant. Simply praying for him.”
Anthony, a graduate switch from Abilene Christian, has compiled 1,479 passing yards, 16 landing passes and solely 5 interceptions in 9 video games for Louisiana Tech this season.
The Bulldogs are 5-4 this season and might need an opportunity to get right into a bowl game due to the coronavirus-riddled season that has seen 5 of its video games get postponed or canceled.
The Related Press contributed to this report.