Washington loses Cooper to 3rd torn ACL
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington has lost running back Deontae Cooper to yet another torn anterior cruciate ligament, the third time he has had the injury since becoming a member of the Huskies.
Washington coach Steve Sarkisian announced the injury to Cooper's right knee Wednesday night, saying it occurred during a non-contact drill in practice. Sarkisian was "saddened and dismayed" by the news of yet another knee injury for the promising prospect.
Cooper missed his first two seasons at Washington after twice tearing the ACL in his left knee. Cooper was expected to be slowly worked back into the mix at running back with the Huskies looking to replace Chris Polk. Cooper has yet to play a game in college due to his knee injuries.
Sports Photo Galleriesview all
- 87104Oklahoma tornadoes: The 'Big Dog,' the little boy and the hug that triumphs over tragedy
- 16817OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant tours Moore, meets with residents
- 12528Oklahoma tornadoes: ‘All I could do was sit there and hold her'
- 12075Clippers' Donald Sterling hints coach let go to keep Chris Paul
- 9682Oklahoma tornado: Names of dead released; missing individuals located
- 8951Oklahoma tornadoes: Red Cross text donations not designated for Oklahoma
- 8846Oklahoma tornadoes: Love for Oklahoma generates big donation