Louisville DE Stanley to miss Gator Bowl with injury

Updated: December 12, 2005, 4:24 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville defensive end Montavious Stanley tore a muscle in his chest and will miss the Gator Bowl against No. 12 Virginia Tech on Jan. 2.

Stanley, a senior, will undergo surgery on his torn left pectoral on Friday.

He started all 11 games for the 15th-ranked Cardinals (9-2), registering 48 tackles and 5½ sacks. Freshman Adrian Grady will replace Stanley. Grady has 24 tackles and two forced fumbles in 11 games,

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