University of Miami WR Phillip Dorsett out 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury

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Saturday October 19th, 2013

A partial MCL tear will keep Miami WR Phillip Dorsett off the field for 4-6 weeks. Miami WR Phillip Dorsett will miss 4-6 weeks with a partial MCL tear. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Miami wide receiver Phillip Dorsett suffered a partial MCL tear and will miss the next 4-6 weeks, according to the Miami Herald.

Dorsett, who leads the team with a 20.9 yards-per-catch average, went down in the first half of the undefeated Hurricanes 27-23 win over the North Carolina Tarheels. Miami coach Al Golden said he was worried the injury would be more severe:

"Last night it did not look good," Golden said of Dorsett's injury. "We're all relieved and I know he is. We're all disappointed, but he'll go through the adversity and be back. Certainly it could have been far worse."

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