COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -Ohio State defensive end Lawrence Wilson will undergo surgery for torn ligaments in his left knee and will miss the rest of this year.
Coach Jim Tressel announced Wilson's injury during his news conference on Tuesday.
Wilson missed all of last season with a broken right leg. The 6-foot-4, 274-pound junior from Akron, was injured in the Buckeyes' 16-3 victory over Purdue on Saturday.
He was the sixth-leading tackler for the Buckeyes (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) with 18, including 2 1/2 tackles for a loss with one sack.
Ohio State has been rotating players on the defensive line. Wilson's spot will most likely be filled by junior Rob Rose.
The 12th-ranked Buckeyes play at No. 20 Michigan State (6-1, 3-0) on Saturday.

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Boise State vs. Wyoming Pick Will Boise State and Wyoming score enough points to push the score over the betting total or will the teams fall short on Saturday night?
Thumbnail Cal vs. USC Prediction Will the USC Trojans be able to tame the Cal Golden Bears offense when the two meet in a key Pac-12 contest tonight...
Thumbnail Texas Tech vs. TCU Pick Will Texas Tech and TCU light up the scoreboard Saturday afternoon at 3:30PM ET so bettors can cash the over?
Thumbnail Washington vs. Utah Pick Will Washington and Utah rack up enough points to push the score over the total on Saturday at 3:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Ohio vs. Toledo Prediction Will Toledo stay unbeaten in MAC play when the Rockets play host to Ohio tonight at 7:30PM ET?
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages