Notre Dame announces key WR to miss 2022 with season-ending injury
Redshirt senior wide receiver Avery Davis was set to make an impactful 2022 season for Notre Dame after recovering from a torn ACL in the previous season. On Friday, Davis suffered another setback in his comeback as he suffered an ACL injury on his other knee in practice, forcing him to miss the entire 2022 season.
Notre Dame confirmed the injury to Davis in a Saturday morning announcement.
Graduate student wide receiver Avery Davis suffered an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury to his right knee in practice on Friday. He previously injured the ACL on his left knee during the 2021 football season. The injury will force him to miss 2022 season.
— Notre Dame Football PR Team (@NDFootballPR) August 13, 2022
In eight games last season for Notre Dame, Davis caught 27 receptions for 386 yards and 4 touchdowns before suffering a torn ACL in his left knee. He was third on the team in receiving yards and touchdowns last season. Davis has accumulated 66 receptions for 862 yards and 8 touchdowns in his 4 seasons at Notre Dame.
Davis was one of the top two returning pass-catchers along with tight end Michael Mayer. He was set to return to play in Notre Dame’s Week 1 matchup versus Ohio State until his ACL injury.
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