Quinn Ewers damage: Texas’ star quarterback out vs. No. 1 Alabama with higher physique damage

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Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers left Saturday’s 20-19 loss to No. 1 Alabama after struggling an higher physique damage within the first quarter and didn’t return. Ewers, a star redshirt freshman switch and the No. 1 prospect within the Class of 2021, was hit whereas within the air by Crimson Tide linebacker Dallas Turner as Ewers tried to throw the ball away close to the aim line. 

Turner, who landed on Ewers along with his full physique weight, was referred to as for a roughing the passer penalty on the play. Ewers stayed on the bottom and required medical consideration earlier than strolling off the sector and into the locker room underneath his personal energy whereas favoring his left shoulder. He didn’t return to the sideline till a couple of minutes into the second half; Ewers was not carrying his uniform after being dominated out for the rest of the sport.

Backup Hudson Card entered the sport in Ewers’ place because the Longhorns scored on the primary play of the second quarter to tie the sport at 10-10. Operating again Bijan Robinson discovered the tip zone for a landing capping the second of two stellar offensive drives led to start out the competition.

Ewers excelled within the first quarter, finishing 9 of 12 passes for 134 yards. He dropped in a sensational 46-yard cross to Xavier Worthy and had one other good throw dropped ultimately zone by Worthy on the opening drive of the sport, which resulted in a subject aim. 

Card was the opening day starter for Texas in 2021 however misplaced the job to Ewers this offseason after the latter transferred from Ohio State. The Austin, Texas, native accomplished 61.4% of passes for 590 yards, 5 touchdowns and an interception in his second season on campus. Nonetheless, the Longhorns went 5-7 as Card and Casey Thompson mixed for quarterback duties. 

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