Notre Dame fears beginning lineman Alex Bars lost for the season with knee damage
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The warm gleam of Saturday’s 38-17 prevail upon Stanford was tempered Sunday with the news that stalwart left protect Alex Bars had endured left knee damage that will probably end his Notre Dame profession.
Mentor Brian Kelly, talking on Sunday’s media phone call, said he was all the while anticipating last affirmation by means of an MRI exam. Group specialists, be that as it may, trust “the most exceedingly bad is conceivable,” which means tears to the ACL and MCL for the graduate senior from Nashville, Tenn.
“It’s staggering for us,” Kelly said. “We’re losing a skipper and we’re losing someone that is regarded and loved by such a large number of in the program. I simply feel so awful for the child.”
Bars, who had made 30 sequential begins at three unique spots in all-out attack mode line, left Saturday’s amusement halfway through the second from last quarter in the wake of running back Dexter Williams and a Stanford handle fell over the back of his lower left leg.
Adaptable senior Trevor Ruhland, who substituted Bars for whatever remains of Saturday’s amusement, turns into his prompt substitution yet Kelly noted sophomore Aaron Banks likewise will see expanded playing time at both protect and handle.
Senior linebacker Drue Tranquill will have a cast set on his hand Tuesday in the wake of agony a metacarpal break on Saturday. Medical procedure won’t be required now, Kelly stated, and Tranquill isn’t hoping to miss whenever… Saturday’s amusement at No. 23 Virginia Tech will commence at 8 p.m. on ABC... Notre Dame climbed a spot to No. 7 in the most recent USA TODAY Coaches Poll. The Hokies climbed a spot in the wake of winning 31-14 at Duke.