Devon Allen out for the season after ACL injury

Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen, left, grabs his knee after trying to tackle a kickoff return by Nebraska wide receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El (15), who is tackled by Oregon running back Tony Brooks-James, right, during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Nebraska won 35-32. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
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Oregon receiver and Olympic hurdler Devon Allen will miss the rest of the season because of a left knee injury, the team confirmed Monday night.

Allen injured the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during the fourth quarter of Saturday's 35-32 loss at Nebraska. The nature of the injury was first reported by the Duck Territory website.

Allen, who also runs track at Oregon, finished fifth in the 110-meter hurdles last month at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. He became the fourth active collegiate track and field athlete to compete in the Olympics.

Allen, a junior, didn't play last season while recovering from surgery on his right knee.

The team also confirmed that left tackle Tyrell Crosby will miss the rest of the season because of a broken foot.