‘Disappointed’ Gadsden out for rest of Cuse’s year
Andrea Adelson, ESPN
- Elder WriterSep 16, 2023, 06:12 PM ET Close ACC reporter.
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- Graduate of the University of Florida.Syracuse tight end
Oronde Gadsden II will miss out on the remainder of the season since of a Lisfranc injury, the school revealed Saturday.Gadsden, an All-ACC choice, was injured in the first quarter versus Western Michigan last week. In a declaration, Gadsden said it was prematurely to think of his future and a possible departure for the NFL.
“I’m extremely disappointed that I need to miss the rest of the season due to injury, however will now turn my focus to supporting my colleagues for the rest of the year and rehabbing so that I can return better than ever,” Gadsden said. “With concerns to my future and the possibility of declaring for the NFL Draft, I have not even started to consider that. Today, I’m only concerned about helping the group in any way I can from the sidelines.”
Last season, Gadsden had 61 receptions for 969 backyards and six goals. He led all tight ends nationally in getting yardage.Gadsden’s father
played six seasons in the NFL, ending up with 3,252 getting backyards and 22 touchdowns for the Miami Dolphins.