UGA, Ohio State lose starting TEs in CFP semis
Injuries sent out beginning tight ends for Georgia and Ohio State to their respective locker rooms during the very first half of the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.Georgia’s Darnell
Washington suffered an ankle injury and Ohio State’s Cade Stover appeared to suffer a lower-back injury.Washington went back to the sideline in the second half using crutches and wearing a walking boot.Stover was taken to a healthcare facility for precautionary factors to look into back convulsions. His mom and father were with him. 1 Associated Georgia leans greatly on both Washington and All-American Brock Bowers at the position.
The Bulldogs use two-tight end sets 59%of the time, third-most in the FBS.Washington, who is 6-foot-7 and 270 pounds, figures prominently in the Georgia offense as both a pass-catcher and an obstructing tight end.
After his injury Saturday, he was replaced on the next series by real freshman Oscar Delp.Washington has 26 catches for 417 yards and 2 goals this season.Stover has 35 catches for 399 yards and 5 touchdowns.