Notre Dame QB Dayne Crist Out for Season, Patella Tendon Rupture

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The injury bug has certainly been biting Notre Dame this season. And today it bit starting quarterback Dayne Crist again. Last week, in a loss to Navy, ND was without their top three weapons on offense: Theo Riddick, Kyle Rudolph and Michael Floyd.

This week they lost Crist, their starting QB, early in their home game versus Tulsa. He’s out for the season with a ruptured patellar tendon.

It’s really unfortunate, and even a bit eerie, when you consider that the injury occurs almost one exact year to the day after Crist injured his ACL. Last Halloween versus Washington State. Crist was 0/2 passing before giving way to sophomore Tommy Rees.

Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net , a Midwest webzine. He’s also a regular contributor to the Tribune’s Chicago Now network, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker Network, and Fox Sports.com

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