Earlier this year, it was reported that the Ohio State Buckeyes’ offensive line had taken a hit when Malcolm Pridgeon went down with a knee injury. Now, it looks like they have taken another hit as Demetrius Knox will miss the rest of the year with a broken foot.
Eleven Warriors reported that Knox injured his foot and will have surgery next week, which will keep him out for a number of months. This is not, however, the first time he has trouble with a foot injury.
Knox broke his foot in January last year and missed all of the team’s spring practices. This was the main reason for him serving as a reserve during his redshirt freshman last year.
Demetrius Knox was a four-star member of the team’s 2014 recruiting class and was also the second-highest rated offensive lineman of that class as well. However, since his arrival, he has played mostly a special teams role.
This is just another injury for an Ohio State team that has been plagued by injury all year long. They better hope they get healthy soon or their chances of winning the Big Ten and getting to the College Football Playoff may go flying out the window soon.
The Buckeyes open their Big Ten schedule this weekend when they face off against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday at 12 noon EDT on Big Ten Network.
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