SEARCH
Join OwlAccess.com today! Members log in now!
WR William Dukes may miss Alabama game

Florida Atlantic receiver William Dukes had a breakout game vs. Georgia, but he may not be available for this week's contest at No. 1 Alabama.

Against the Bulldogs, Dukes had 98 yards receiving on five catches including a 48-yard reception that put the Owls at the 1-yard line and set up their second touchdown of the game.

However, Dukes was carted off the field after receiving a leg injury late in the game.

Owls coach Carl Pelini said Dukes' injury, and a leg injury to backup quarterback Stephen Curtis, were not serious, but could keep them from playing Saturday when FAU faces Alabama.

“Both of them are short term,” Pelini said. “I don't know about this week, but neither of them have any kind of fracture.”

Dukes Tweeted on Monday that he had a “calf contusion” and was receiving treatment on Sunday and Monday.

If Curtis doesn't play vs. Alabama, redshirt sophomore Nick Bracewell could see action. Bracewell saw the playing field for the first time late in the Owls' 55-20 loss to Georgia on Saturday.

 

 

September 17, 2012

More Most Recent Message Board Posts

Partridge isn't planning on making major schematic changes prior to facing Alabama: "I am in no way, shape or form in any kind of panic...

FAU coach Charlie Partridge's thoughts on Nebraska throwing the ball on the final play of the game: "Before I even asked (Bo Pelini) about it he...

Nebraska blows out FAU. Defense looks lost. Can't tackle. http://fauowlaccess.com/articles/242/nebraska-runs-over-fau-55-7.aspx

QB Brandon Doughty, a one-time FAU commit, threw for 569 yards in that game.

Congratulations to former FAU assistant coach Jeff Brohm, who won his 1st game as a head coach as Western Kentucky defeated Bowling Green.59-31 on...

More Latest Videos

ADVERTISEMENT