The University of Tennessee announced Sunday that its star QB and Heisman candidate Hendon Hooker was lost for the season after tearing his ACL.
The injury was suffered late in the fourth quarter of Tennessee’s loss to South Carolina in SEC play on Saturday.
— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) November 20, 2022
Hooker is expected to be one of the top quarterbacks taken in the 2023 NFL draft.
Hooker suffered a non-contact injury as he tried to execute an option play.
A brutal night for Tennessee got worse as Hendon Hooker goes down on a non-contact play. Awful. pic.twitter.com/ekmoMVyGNc
— Kevin Negandhi (@KevinNegandhi) November 20, 2022
He had thrown for 3,135 yards with 27 TDs against 2 interceptions.