South Florida Loses Matt Grothe For The Season

Posted by Tom Edrington on September-20-2009 Add Comments

The 2009 hopes for the University of South Florida football team now rest firmly on the arm and legs of quarterback B.J. Daniels.

The Bulls received devastating news on Sunday when they learned that the injury to senior Matt Grothe was a torn anterior cruciate ligament, the dreaded ACL.

Grothe, the all-time leader in Big East offensive yardage, is done for the season.

Daniels, who played the final three minutes of the first half and the entire second half of his team's 59-0 rout of Charleston Southern, is now "the guy."

After Saturday's win, USF coach Jim Leavitt said he would have gladly given up the victory to have not lost Grothe.

"He's incredible, he's special," Leavitt said, paying tribute to the s...

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