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Trevor Knight Injury: Updates on Oklahoma QB's Shoulder and Return

Dec 7, 2013; Stillwater, OK, USA;  Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Trevor Knight (9) runs for yardage during the first quarter against Oklahoma State Cowboys linebacker Shaun Lewis (11) at Boone Pickens Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Rowe-USA TODAY Sports
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Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistDecember 7, 2013

Oklahoma redshirt freshman quarterback Trevor Knight didn't return for the second half of the team's Bedlam Series clash with Oklahoma State on Saturday due to an undisclosed injury.

Jake Trotter of ESPN reported Knight headed to the locker room early before halftime:

Trevor Knight going to the locker room early. #OUvsOKST

— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) December 7, 2013

Guerin Emig of Tulsa World noted that Kendal Thompson and Blake Bell were the only quarterbacks to emerge after the break to start throwing:

Bell and Thompson both throwing as #Sooners return to field after half. No sign of Knight yet.

— Guerin Emig (@GuerinEmig) December 7, 2013

The Sooners later confirmed it was Knight's non-throwing shoulder:

Stoops confirms QB Trevor Knight injured his non-throwing shoulder - no further info on extent

— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) December 7, 2013

Trotter provided details of the injury:

Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight suffered a separated shoulder on his non-throwing arm. X-rays negative.

— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) December 7, 2013

Finally, Oklahoma announced Knight wouldn't return in the second half:

. @SSpakeESPN spoke to @OU_CoachStoops at halftime. Trevor Knight out for 2nd half. QB Kendal Thompson in.

— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) December 7, 2013

At this point, the exact injury and how severe it is remains unknown. More details should emerge after the rivalry game concludes.

Knight was coming off a solid showing against Kansas State which saw him complete 14 of 20 passes for 171 yards and a touchdown two weeks ago. He also rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown.

Most of his success against Oklahoma State in the first half came on the ground as he had 47 yards on 11 carries before being forced out of the game. He only attempted seven throws.

We'll have more information about the injury as it becomes available.

 

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