Tulsaworld.com has reported Oklahoma State quarterback J.W. Walsh could miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair soft tissue in his right foot.
KFOR channel 4 in in Oklahoma City was the first outlet to report that Walsh had the surgery but only expects be sidelined for 6-8 weeks.
Walsh went down with the injury in the first quarter of the Cowboys 40-23 win over Missouri State last Saturday. He was later seen in a walking boot and head coach Mike Gundy did not believe the injury was serious.
After a solid performance against the defending national champion Florida State Seminoles, where the Cowboys almost pulled off the upset, coaches and fans were excited about Walsh’s potential breakout year.
Junior Daxx Garman filled in for Walsh and completed 16-of-26 passes for 244 yards and two touchdowns in the win against Missouri State and will get his first career start against UTSA this upcoming Saturday.
*Section Photo credit to Tyler Evert, Associated Press; Featured Photo (above) credit to Christopher Brown, Daily O’Collegian