Redshirt freshman running back Joe Schlager will likely miss the upcoming season.
Schlager suffered a knee injury at the team’s spring practice Tuesday morning, Bryan Boettcher, USD’s sports information director, confirmed in an email.
Schlager suffered a dislocated knee, fractured patella and a torn ACL, MCL and PCL.
Schlager will have surgery in three to six weeks.
The Coyotes now have seven running backs remaining on the active roster.