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Former Louisville RB Bush has leg surgery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Former Louisville running back Michael Bush underwent surgery Tuesday on the leg he broke during the first
game of last season.

Bush, who entered the upcoming NFL draft and passed up his senior year of eligibility, had a new
rod inserted and was expected to be released from a Louisville
hospital on Wednesday, spokesman Rocco Gasparro said.

Gasparro said Bush sought another medical opinion when his bone
didn't heal quickly enough. He's expected to be out another couple
of months and won't be able to work out Monday during Louisville's
pro day, Gasparro said.

Bush decided to skip his senior eligibility season, despite playing in only
one game as a junior. In his sophomore year, Bush ran for 1,183
yards and an NCAA-leading 23 touchdowns.

He scored three touchdowns in the first half of the
season-opener against Kentucky last year before breaking his leg
early in the second half.

The Cardinals went on to finish 12-1, beating Wake Forest in the
Orange Bowl.