LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -Nebraska defensive end Barry Turner has a broken bone in his left leg and probably is out for the season.
Turner was hurt early in Nebraska's 35-12 win against San Jose State on Saturday. Pierre Allen replaced Turner and finished with a team-high 10 tackles and a pass breakup.
``It's a painful thing, losing Barry,'' defensive coordinator Carl Pelini said Sunday. ``He's a senior and one of our leaders. But Pierre is a special player. I'd rather have the two of them.''
Turner is eligible to apply for a medical redshirt, which would allow him to play for the Cornhuskers in 2009. He had a sack and two other tackles in the opener against Western Michigan. He was injured on San Jose State's third play from scrimmage.
The 6-foot-3, 265-pounder from Antioch, Tenn., was the most experienced of the Huskers' starters on the defensive line. He has 11 1/2 career sacks. Last season he started 11 games and had a team-leading three sacks.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

4th Quarter Covers - Week 8 on Tue, Oct 2016 by Blade
Carolina Wise Guy NFL Picks 10/23 on Tue, Oct 2016 by TtomBoBadly
Football Newsletters Week 9 on Tue, Oct 2016 by Blade
CFL Betting News and Notes Week 19 on Tue, Oct 2016 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Navy vs. South Florida Pick Will No. 22 Navy have another high-scoring contest when it hits the road to face South Florida on Friday at 7PM...
Thumbnail California vs. USC Pick Will the USC Trojans and Cal Golden Bears have another Pac-12 shootout when the two meet up this Thursday night at...
Thumbnail College Football Playoff Odds Following a surprising loss this past weekend, has Ohio State had their chances to win the College Football Playoffs take a...
Thumbnail College Football Week 9 Odds The College Football Season is approaching Week 9 and oddsmakers have released the opening odds. Here’s a closer look.
Thumbnail Sun Devils aim to protect house vs. Cougs Arizona State has won six in a row at Sun Devil Stadium over Washington State. But will that streak come to an end this evening?
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages