James Madison's Lee to miss rest of season with injury

Published Oct. 27, 2015 7:07 p.m. ET

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) James Madison quarterback Vad Lee will miss the rest of the season after surgery on his left foot.

Dukes coach Everett Withers made the announcement Tuesday on twitter.

The posting came three days after the Dukes (7-1, 4-1 CAA) lost 59-49 to Richmond.

Lee tied JMU's all-time passing touchdown record with 51 and leads the nation in total offense per game (375.5) while also ranking third in passing yards (2,190), fourth in passing TDs (21) and rush yards per carry (75), fifth in completion percentage (683) and eighth in rushing yards (814).

His season was highlighted by his performance in a 48-45 victory at SMU as he passed for 276 yards and three touchdowns, including the winning TD with 27 seconds left, and ran for 289 yards and two scores.