Brutal news was announced Saturday morning as Notre Dame graduate student and veteran wide receiver Avery Davis will miss the entire 2022 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee on Friday. Avery previously injured the ACL in his left knee late in the 2021 regular season.
Davis has been a captain and was projected to start in the slot this coming fall. He had the third most receiving yards on Notre Dame last year as he went for 386 yards on 27 receptions.
The news is especially brutal when you look at how thin Notre Dame’s depth already is at wide receiver as his injury now means the Irish can’t even fill out a two-deep at the three wide receiver positions.
Davis was to be participating in his sixth season at Notre Dame after being a traditional redshirt his freshman year and taking advantage of the universal free year that everyone was given during the 2020 pandemic season.
More to come on what it means for Notre Dame’s offense in 2022 but for now this is just brutal news for a young man that has already been through so much during his time in South Bend.
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