MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Injured West Virginia kicker Evan Staley said he will miss the rest of the season.
Staley said Sunday on Twitter that he will have surgery soon. He didn’t specify what the injury was or when it occurred.READ MORE: Pa. Game Commission Issues Executive Order To Protect Wild Rabbits, Hares From Disease
Staley made six of nine field-goal attempts and all 19 extra point tries this season. He missed a 51-yard field goal on West Virginia’s first offensive series of Saturday’s 37-10 win over Kansas State, then made a 19 yarder later in the first quarter and was on the field for the ensuing kickoff.
Casey Legg later made field goals of 25 and 45 yards.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Front Passes, Sunshine And Warmer Temperatures Return
Staley said he is ready to start the recovery process and looks forward to returning to the field.
“Wishing my teammates and coaches the best of luck for the rest of the season and I will be their biggest fan until I am able to join them again!” Staley said.
West Virginia (4-2, 3-2 Big 12) plays at Texas (4-2, 3-2) next Saturday.MORE NEWS: 4 Teens Accused Of Plotting Attack At A Pennsylvania High School On Columbine Anniversary
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