The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Print Edition
Letter to the editor submissions
Have a strong opinion about something happening on campus or in Fort Collins? Want to respond to an article written on The Collegian? Write a Letter to the Editor by following the guidelines here.
Follow Us on Twitter
How Can Colorado Quarterback Shedeur Sanders Improve For the 2025 NFL Draft?
How Can Colorado Quarterback Shedeur Sanders Improve For the 2025 NFL Draft?
June 6, 2024

Colorado quarterback Shedeur Sanders stands out as a prime prospect for the 2025 NFL Draft, and it’s no surprise he's the current favorite...

MRI reveals another ACL tear in Collin Hill’s left knee

The MRI results are in, and they aren’t good for Collin Hill and the Colorado State football team. Speculations about the severity of Hill’s latest injury to his two-time surgically repaired knee have been at a high the past two days, and Tuesday night it seemed the inevitable arrived.

“He has a torn ACL in the same knee that he tore his ACL on two previous occasions,” Head Coach Mike Bobo announced Tuesday in a press conference. “Obviously he’ll be out, it’ll be a while before we do surgery we have to let the swelling go down and talk about the process of how we’re going to fix his knee.”

Ad

This is the third ACL for Hill since his arrival to Fort Collins back in 2016. It’s heartbreaking for every player in that locker room and anyone that knows how genuine of a person Hill is.

 

Hill was hit illegally at his left knee near the start of the third quarter by Arkansas defensive back Joe Foucha. Hill’s left knee looked to have caved in, and Hill appeared to be in immediate agony. Foucha was flagged for roughing-the-passer for the hit, and Hill played another play before heading to the sidelines.

Hill will miss the remainder of the season and will be out indefinitely.

Quarterbacks Justice McCoy and Patrick O’Brien, who have been competing for the number two spot since fall camp began, will now battle for the starting role.

O’Brien figures to be the favorite to start Saturday as of right now, considering he replaced Hill on Saturday in the Rams’ 34-55 loss on the road to the University of Arkansas. O’Brien completed seven of 10 passes for 106 yards and a touchdown. 

O’Brien and McCoy are expected to split reps with the first team as the race for the starting spot is wide open for the rest of the season with Hill sidelined. 

The Rams host the University of Toledo Rockets this Saturday at Canvas Stadium.

Ryan Loberger can be reached at sports@collegian.com or on twitter @Lobergerryan.

Ad

Leave a Comment
More to Discover

Comments (0)

When commenting on The Collegian’s website, please be respectful of others and their viewpoints. The Collegian reviews all comments and reserves the right to reject comments from the website. Comments including any of the following will not be accepted. 1. No language attacking a protected group, including slurs or other profane language directed at a person’s race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social class, age, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or nationality. 2. No factually inaccurate information, including misleading statements or incorrect data. 3. No abusive language or harassment of Collegian writers, editors or other commenters. 4. No threatening language that includes but is not limited to language inciting violence against an individual or group of people. 5. No links.
All The Rocky Mountain Collegian Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *