Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/6/13
Arizona Wildcats junior wide receiver Trevor Ermisch is out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Ermisch played primarily on special teams and injured his left knee during the opening kickoff off of last week’s game against Cal. Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez reports that Ermisch will require corrective surgery. The former walk-on earned a scholarship during the 2013 fall practice with his outstanding special teams play. Coach Rodriguez told TucsonCitizen.com,  “Trevor is probably our most productive special teams player.  It was just a non-contact injury. He was literally just running down the field, making a cut across a guy’s face, and he just planted wrong or something on the turf.” According to coach Rodriguez, Arizona tries to give their starters a rest by playing walk-ons and younger players on special teams. His performance on all special teams makes the loss of Ermisch significant to the Wildcats. Ermisch recently recognized a fake punt by Colorado with a fou...
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