MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – West Virginia University
freshman running back Dustin Garrison was injured at today’s practice and will miss the Discover Orange Bowl, to be played on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, against Clemson.
Garrison sprained the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee; he
also has a slight medial collateral ligament sprain in the same knee. He will undergo surgery, and his recovery will require six months of
WVU’s leading rusher, Garrison, a Pearland, Texas, native, scored six
touchdowns and earned 742 yards on 136 carries this season. Named to the ESPN.com all-BIG EAST freshman team, he ranks sixth in the BIG EAST in rushing (61.8).