James Starks, UB Bulls RB Injured; Will Miss Season

Posted by Brandon K. on August-24-2009 Add Comments

According to a source close to the team, UB Bulls tailback, James Starks, will miss the opening of the 2009-10 season due to an undisclosed shoulder injury.

If surgery is needed, he may need to sit out his entire senior season.

The source said Starks had an MRI Friday, which revealed the injury.

Starks' backup Brandon Thermilus was named starter at today's practice. Thermilus, a junior, saw an expanded role last season, carrying the ball 100 times for 454 yards and seven scores. It is expected him and senior tailback, Mario Henry, will anchor the team's rushing attack during Starks' absence.

Starks has been an intricate part of the Bulls offense since joining the squad as a freshman in 2006. He was a standout ...

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