Oregon State will not have the best player for the remainder of the first game of the season against Fresno State University.
Defensive end Kevon Thibodeau was spotted on the sidelines Wearing casual clothes, walking boots on the left leg, Marking the end of his afternoon against the Bulldogs. DucksWire report Thibodeau missed the game after being sprained by his teammate at the end of the first quarter.
According to Oregon reporter James Crepea, after the game, Oregon State coach Mario Cristobal said that the team was optimistic that the injury was not serious and pointed out that the X-ray results were negative.
Cristobal: Kayvon Thibodeaux was “rolled up” and sprained. Optimism is not too serious. X-rays were negative.
— James Crepea (@JamesCrepea) September 4, 2022
Thibodeaux is widely regarded as One of the best prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft In the country.
As early as the game against Fresno State University, Thibodeau had made him feel his presence early, because he recorded two tackles, a sack and a forced turnover.
DucksWire reported that Thibodeaux was able to play after an injury after his ankle was tied, but he was eventually eliminated.
The Ducks immediately felt Thibodeau’s loss: Fresno State University converted the score with 2 points early in the third quarter to tie the score 21-21. It is not clear how long Thibodeaux can be out. Oregon will head to Columbus next week to face the fourth-ranked Ohio State University. This is the biggest conflict of the season.
This story will be updated with more information about Thibodeau’s injury.