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Friday night was a painful loss for Utah in more ways than one apparently, as starting QB Jordan Wynn announced his retirement from football today. This comes on the heels of the 27-20 OT loss to rival Utah State and yet another injury to one of his shoulders.
Wynn, a junior, who was named the 2009 Poinsettia Bowl MVP could never stay healthy following that freshman campaign and has already suffered three shoulder surgeries, two on his right shoulder and another on his non-throwing left shoulder.
The Utes QB was hit hard just after letting go of a pass during Friday night's game and was in immediate pain in his non-throwing shoulder after hitting the ground with just 1:03 left in the first half.
According to head coach Kyle Whittingham the injury was pretty severe and it would most likely require another surgery, making that the fourth in his time as a Ute.
As a result you've got to think the decision to walk away from football is the right one for Wynn's lon...
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