Clemson receiver Justyn Ross will miss the upcoming school soccer season after it was found that he has been affected by a spinal situation since start.
Head coach Dabo Swinney stated that Ross, anticipated to be a prime choose in subsequent yr’s NFL Draft, will endure surgical procedure on Friday for a congenital fusion of vertebrae, a situation that was solely realized after he injured his shoulder throughout apply in March.
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“I was shocked,” Swinney stated
The 6-foot-4, 205-pound sophomore led the Tigers with 66 catches final yr. He first gained nationwide consideration as a freshman in Clemson’s 44-16 nationwide championship win over Alabama in January 2019 when he had six catches for 153 yards together with a 74-yard TD.
As for his future, Swinney stated Ross can have to wait till January to determine if he’s prepared to declare for the draft.
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“We all hurt for Justyn,” Swinney stated. “Justyn’s been great and I expect him to be one of the best coaches we have on the sidelines because he loves those guys.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.