Missouri DT Terry Beckner has torn ACL and MCL (Dr. Saturday)


Missouri defensive tackle Terry Beckner Jr. will miss the rest of the 2015 season after suffering a torn ACL and MCL among other things in his right knee against BYU. Mizzou revealed the news about Beckner on Friday. The Tigers play Tennessee and Arkansas to finish the regular season. Missouri updates Terry Beckner Jr's kinee injury: torn ACL & MCL along with meniscus damage and bone bruise — Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) November 20, 2015 Beckner Jr. will undergo surgery in 2-3 weeks. MU confident he'll be 100 percent no later than start of 2016 preseason camp — Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) November 20, 2015 Beckner was injured on the first play of the game against the Cougars. He was hit on a cut block and didn't return to the game. The freshman was one of the top recruits in the country and emerged quickly as a key member of Missouri's defensive line. The Tigers defense has been one of the best in the SEC while the offense has been one of the worst offenses in the country. Beckner was a four-star recruit in the class of 2015 and the No. 5 defensive tackle in the country according to Rivals. He has 27 tackles, eight tackles for loss and three sacks this season. - - - - - - - Nick Bromberg is the assistant editor of Dr. Saturday on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at nickbromberg@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter! Follow @NickBromberg


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