According to a report by CSN (h/t Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports), Oregon left tackle Tyrell Crosby will be lost for the rest of the 2016 season with a foot injury.
SOURCE: #Oregon star LT Tyrell Crosby is "likely done" for the rest of the season w a foot injury. He still has a RS year. 1st report by CSN
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) September 19, 2016
If that is indeed true, look for Crosby and Oregon to apply for a medical redshirt. As Feldman states on Twitter, Crosby has a redshirt season to use.
Crosby re-injured his foot in the second quarter in the Ducks’ loss to Nebraska on Saturday.
Crosby re-injured his foot in the first half against Nebraska. Fentress said details Crosby’s injury remain unclear. DuckTerrority.com reported that Crosby will undergo surgery this week for a broken foot.
Offensive line coach Steve Greatwood did not provide a status update on Crosby following Monday’s practice, saying: “We just have to wait and see. He is day to day.”
The Ducks do not discuss injuries, but generally tend to announce season-ending injuries.
This is the third major injury Oregon coach Mark Helfrich had to concern himself with since the loss to Nebraska on Saturday. We already learned wide receiver Devon Allen is likely out for the 2016 season.
Running back Royce Freeman is also dealing with a knee injury that could sideline him for a few games, although details are still murky.
Crosby, a 6’5”, 310-pound junior offensive tackle from Henderson, Nevada has been dealing with a left foot injury for quite some time. He missed the Ducks’ season opener against UC Davis and only played the first half against Virginia.
Oregon is set to open Pac-12 action Saturday when it hosts Colorado.