South Dakota lineman suffered spinal cord injury
USD's athletics department said in a news release that the sophomore has regained limited mobility and has been able to walk with assistance.
McLeran experienced numbness and lack of mobility on his right side as a result of the injury.
The Western Illinois athletics website says the injury happened in the second quarter of Saturday's 40-21 loss.
The school says McLeran, of North Liberty, Iowa, will be transferred to a rehabilitation center in Cedar Rapids later this week.