Muhammad, Doss out, Banks returns

A day after Bill Lynch announced that Chris Adkins would miss some time with an ankle injury, a similar mishap may have cost Indiana a player on the other side of the ball.

Junior wide receiver Dre Muhammad went down with an ankle injury in Tuesday’s practice and was wearing a protective boot on his foot on Wednesday. The 5-foot-10, 185-pounder from Fort Wayne doesn’t have a collegiate reception yet, but he had a promising spring and fall, and seemed likely to see time in a reserve role. No timetable for his return has been released.

Junior wide receiver Tandon Doss also missed practice with a groin injury, as did running back Zach Davis-Walker. True freshman Antonio Banks returned to practice on Tuesday, however. He had missed the bulk of the preseason with a hamstring injury.

In addition, freshman tight end Paul Phillips also returned to practice. Phillips had been away from the team since Aug. 9 when his father Bill was killed in a plane crash in Alaska.

5 comments

  1. I don’t follow college football closely, but do most teams have as many pre-season injuries as IU seems to have (this year & last.)

  2. Dave,

    I came here to ask the same question.

    It seems like we always go through injuries to key players, every offseason. BUT, this could totally be on par with other programs.

    Any input, anyone?

  3. Casey, if the idea was to practice without any pads on the legs to lessen contact and stay off the ground where injuries happpen…I would say it has backfired to a certain extent.

  4. We really don’t have that many guys out right now. Michigan has already lost a DB for the season.

  5. I apologize, I let my bias factor into the last post. I loved watching other Big 10 teams on the network in full pads for many reaasons.

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