Backup QB Hurd to miss season after knee surgery
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Chris Hurd, the No. 2 quarterback going into fall camp, will not be a part of the Washington State team this fall, coach Bill Doba said.
The sophomore is scheduled to have knee surgery in his home state of California soon, Doba said Tuesday.
A quarter-size hole at the end of the femur, caused by a congenital knee problem, must be fixed, Doba said.
Freshman Alex Brink also is a backup.
Hurd, a 6-foot-2, 220-pounder from Antioch, Calif., played in four games last season, completing 7 of 10 passes for 61 yards. He was the holder on field goals and extra points.
Walk-on Brett Johnson has taken over the holding duties.
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