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Top recruit Jacobson dislocates knee cap, season in jeopardy

Updated: August 20, 2007, 9:41 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Pitt freshman offensive lineman Chris Jacobson will have surgery to repair a dislocated knee cap, an injury that could force him to miss the entire season.

The 6-foot-3, 285-pound Jacobson, a left guard from Pittsburgh's Keystone Oaks High School, was considered one of Pitt's top recruits. He was challenging for a starting job, a rarity for a freshman lineman.

"It's just an unfortunate thing," Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt said Monday. "We'll see what happens. We'll ...

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