Missouri freshman DT Beckner out for year with knee injury
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri freshman defensive tackle Terry Beckner Jr. will miss the rest of the season with torn ACL and MCL ligaments to his right knee.
A school spokesman said an MRI exam also showed meniscus damage and a bone bruise. He will undergo surgery in two or three weeks and trainer Rex Sharp is confident the 6-foot-4, 300-pound Beckner, from East St. Louis, Illinois, will be ready by the start of fall camp.
Beckner made five starts, including the last two games. He had three sacks plus eight tackles for loss.