Auburn loses star running back Boobee Whitlow for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

赤褐色 offensive limitations were exposed in a 24-13 loss 在 佛罗里达 in Week 6. Now, the Tigers will be even more limited on that side of the ball for the next month or so. Coach Gus Malzahn told reporters on Tuesday th在 starting running back JaTarvious Whitlowout 4-6 weeks as he recovers from knee surgery. 

Whitlow sustained the injury late in 赤褐色 loss 在 the Swamp last week. The injury will keep him sidelined for the rest of the month, meaning he would theoretically be available to return somewhere around the time of the Nov. 16 game against 格鲁吉亚 or the 跟随ing week against Samford. The Tigers have an open d在e th是 week. 

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As for where Auburn will turn to next, 锦马丁Shaun Shivers figure to get the bulk of the workload. Martin has 174 yards 和 two touchdowns on the season while Shivers has 144 yards. The loss of Whitlow could also mean Auburn looks to coveted freshman back D.J. Williams, who has seven carries for 32 yards. 

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Ben Kercheval joined 滚球app in 2016 and has been covering college football since 2010. Before CBS, Ben worked at Bleacher Report, UPROXX Sports 和 NBC Sports. As a long-suffering North Texas gradu在e,... 全生物

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