But he began to create a buzz again in December while emulating West Virginia dual-threat quarterback Pat White during practices leading up to the Fiesta Bowl.
And Broyles carried that momentum as a playmaker into the spring.
When he recovers, the 5-foot-10, 175-pound Broyles should factor into the receiver rotation, especially in the slot.
"He's not the tallest in stature, but he makes up for it with his explosiveness,” Norvell said. "He was making a lot of big plays. He's going to be a good player.”