BYU loses QB to shoulder injury
BYU says quarterback Riley Nelson is done for the season because
of an injury to his right shoulder.
Coach Bronco Mendenhall said in a release Tuesday that Nelson
will need surgery on his non-throwing shoulder and be out four to
five months. Nelson injured his shoulder in BYU’s 34-10 loss at
Nelson started the first three games this season and shared time
with freshman Jake Heaps, who is now the Cougars’ most experienced
Nelson says he’s getting the injury taken care of as soon as
possible and getting moving on his recovery.
BYU (1-2) is at home Saturday against Nevada.