Wisconsin LB Chris Orr out for season with knee injury

Monday September 5th, 2016

Wisconsin linebacker Chris Orr will miss the remainder of the season with the knee injury he sustained against LSU on Saturday, the university announced.

Ryan Connelly and Jack Cichy will split time at linebacker in his absence. The team is also expected to get T.J. Edwards back from a foot injury soon.

Orr may be eligible for an extra year of NCAA eligibility if he is granted a medical hardship waiver as he was in the game for only one play.

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Last year, Orr recorded 46 tackles in 10 games for the Badgers.

Wisconsin will play Akron on Saturday.

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