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Clemson QB Deshaun Watson breaks hand
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Clemson QB Deshaun Watson breaks hand
Saturday October 11th, 2014

Clemson freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson will have surgery on his throwing hand and will likely miss five weeks, according to Scott Keepfer of The Greenville News.

Watson injured his right hand in the first quarter of Saturday's game against Louisville and did not return.

Head coach Dabo Swinney told ESPN during his halftime interview that Watson broke his hand.

Watson was replaced by senior Cole Stoudt.

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Stoudt began the season as the starter after beating out Watson in a position battle but lost the job after a strong showing from Watson in a Sept. 20 loss at Florida State.

Entering Saturday, Watson had completed 73 of his 106 pass attempts for 1,181 yards and 12 touchdowns with one interception this season while adding 137 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.

Clemson defeated Louisville to improve to 4-2.

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