Darren Evans Injury Devastating To Virginia Tech

Posted by Isaac Scheidt on August-11-2009 Add Comments

Hokie nation collectively held their breath on Friday when Darren Evans heard a pop in his knee after stepping wrong on a lineman's knee in practice. Evans reported that he was only 70% healthy, but continued to practice through the weekend with a non-contact jersey.

Today, Evans returned to the practice field in full pads ready to hit. 

During practice, the Virginia Tech back went down with a season ending ACL tear on a simple cut while running a route.

Evans was the ACC's second leading rusher last year with 1,265 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns as a freshman. The young runner will be missed by the Hokies who need a consistent back to compliment Tyrod Taylor at quarterback.

Virginia Tech will ...

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