Advertisement

 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -North Carolina quarterback T.J. Yates has a broken left ankle and is expected to miss at least six weeks of playing time.
The sophomore was hurt on a sack in the third quarter of Saturday's 20-17 loss to Virginia Tech. He stayed on the field for one more play, but then limped off and didn't return.
Yates had thrown for 181 yards and a touchdown before the injury. Initial X-rays didn't show a fracture, and Yates watched the remainder of the game while sitting on a sideline training table. The school said Monday the injury was found during an MRI Sunday evening.
Yates had surgery on his right, throwing shoulder at the end of last season and missed the Tar Heels' spring workouts.

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Tennessee vs. Georgia Pick Will Tennessee and Georgia fall under the total on Saturday when the SEC rivals clash at 3:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Connecticut vs. Houston Pick Will No. 6 Houston have any trouble when it plays host to Connecticut tonight at 8PM ET on ESPN?
Thumbnail Kansas vs. Texas Tech Prediction Will Kansas and Texas Tech score enough points to push the total over tonight when the Big-12 teams clash at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Pick With the total sitting at 47.5, will Texas A&M and South Carolina play over or under that number at 4:00PM ET on Saturday?
Thumbnail UNC vs. Florida State Pick Will No. 12 Florida State have any issues holding off North Carolina when the two meet up on Saturday at 3:30PM ET?
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages