Ohio State RB to miss 2022 season with injury, per report
An Ohio State RB is expected to miss 2022 with an injury sustained in fall training camp.
According to reporter Austin Ward, second-year running back Evan Pryor sustained an injury that is expected to keep him sidelined for 2022. That setback is reported to be a knee injury for Pryor, a 4-star prospect in the class of 2021.
Though Ohio State should still have a deep backfield, Pryor was expected to play a role with the Buckeye offense this season.
Explosive, versatile Ohio State running back Evan Pryor is expected to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. https://t.co/cpk4WIQJhJ
— Austin Ward (@AWardSports) August 16, 2022
According to the 247 Sports Composite Rankings, Pryor was a 4-star recruit and the No. 6 RB nationally for the class of 2022. He was also a top-100 prospect nationally out of Cornelius, North Carolina.
As a freshman, Pryor had just 21 carries but was effective with 98 yards and a touchdown on those touches. With the departure of Master Teague to the NFL, Pryor was expected to play a larger role in 2022.
TreVeyon Henderson is anchored into the No. 1 spot for the Buckeyes with Miyan Williams expected to serve as a third-down back this year. Pryor recently said in fall camp that he “proved I’m a weapon” and was planning on a versatile role with the offense. Unfortunately, it looks like those plans will have to wait.
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