QB commit gets confirmation of torn ACL 

October, 11, 2012
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The second opinion for J.T. Barrett (Wichita Falls, Texas/Rider) came back almost the same as the first and the ESPN 300 dual-threat quarterback will have surgery on Oct. 23 to repair a torn ACL and meniscus in his right knee.

The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Barrett planted his right leg but was hit from behind, causing the injury during a 44-17 win over Brewer on Friday.

In Rider’s opening drive, Barrett rushed for 49 yards and a score and was 2-of-4 for 41 yards, but then the injury to his right knee happened.

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