Virginia Tech announced today that Kyle Fuller, the team’s senior corner back, will miss somewhere between four to six weeks after getting surgery to repair a “core muscle injury.”
According to ESPN,
Fuller, who had the procedure Tuesday, is expected to make a full recovery, but this could end his college career.
The Hokies have a bye week before ending the regular season at Virginia, and it’s possible Fuller could also miss the Hokies’ bowl game.
Fuller was having a strong season, finishing with 24 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions, 10 pass breakups, a forced fumble and a blocked kick.
Fuller, who has been hampered by a groin injury since the Hokies’ first bye week in mid-October, was sidelined for Senior Day and the loss to Maryland this past Saturday.
Fear not, Hokies fans. There will still be a Fuller on the field despite Kyle on the sidelines. Virginia Tech will use Kyle’s younger brother, Kendall Fuller, to help out in the secondary.
Va Tech is currently 7-4 on the season, and sits in third place in the ACC- Coastal division.