Sophomore Fighting Irish defensive back Drue Tranquill left today’s game against Georgia Tech in the first half after suffering what appears (and, from NBC’s microphones, sounds like) a terrible knee injury amidst celebrating breaking up a pass in the Notre Dame end zone.
Tranquill’s knee buckled upon landing after jumping up to celebrate with a teammate. He suffered a torn ACL last season, so it’s possible (likely?) he re-injured it in the celebration. Notre Dame’s already lost several players to injury this season, including their starting quarterback just last week.