Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral had to be carted off the sideline at the Sugar Bowl after suffering a lower-body injury in the first quarter against Baylor.
The Ole Miss Rebels suffered a major blow in the first quarter of the Sugar Bowl as star quarterback Matt Corral was knocked out of the game.
Corral was taken down for a sack by Baylor and his leg appeared to get caught under a defender.
While the quarterback tried to limp his way off the field, he made his way to the medical tent with trainers and was ultimately taken for x-rays on a cart.
Matt Corral injury update: Ole Miss QB carted away for x-rays
Here’s how the play happened.
The disappointment from the college football world was palpable as one of the nation’s most exciting playmakers went down.
Corral is expected to be a high draft pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. The extent of his injury, and it’s potential impact on his draft stock, is unknown.
Luke Atlmyer replaced Corral for the Rebels.
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