Notre Dame quarterback and potential Heisman candidate Malik Zaire left today’s game against Virginia after suffering a horrific-looking ankle injury late in the third quarter.

Zaire had just given the Fighting Irish a lead with a 59-yard touchdown pass to Will Fuller. We’ll update this post as information about Zaire’s condition becomes available.

Update (7:34 p.m.):

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