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Utah QB Cam Rising Provides Update After Leaving Rose Bowl Game With Injury

Jan 3, 2022, 3:41 PM
Cam Rising - Utah Utes - Rose Bowl Game...
Cameron Rising #7 of the Utah Utes walks off the field after an injury during the fourth quarter against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl Game at Rose Bowl Stadium on January 01, 2022 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Utes quarterback Cam Rising shared an update on his health after he left the Rose Bowl Game on New Year’s Day with an injury.

The No. 11 Utes played the No. 6 Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California on Saturday, January 1.

Rising exited the game after suffering an injury with 9:56 left in the fourth quarter.

Ohio State went on to beat Utah, 48-45.

Cam Rising provides an update on his health

On Monday, January 3, Rising posted an update on Twitter.

“Ute fans, I want to say thank you all for your concern, and let you know I am doing well and am at home with family. I am so proud of this team and I can’t wait for what the future holds. Shout out Oblock! Go Utes!” Rising tweeted.

Cam Rising in Rose Bowl Game

Prior to leaving the game, Rising was sacked by Ohio State’s Kourt Williams II. Rising’s helmet bounced on the turf as he was tackled.

The Ventura, California native remained on the ground for a few minutes as medical personnel attended to the quarterback.

Rising was able to walk to the sideline under his own power. He went into the medical tent for more evaluation.

Bryson Barnes replaced Rising on the following play.

Before exiting the contest, Rising was 17/22 passing for 214 yards and two touchdowns. He added 11 carries for 85 yards and a touchdown on the ground.

Cam Rising in 2021

Rising finished the season having thrown for 2,493 yards, 20 touchdowns, and five interceptions. The sophomore added 74 rushes for 499 yards and six touchdowns on the ground.

Utah ended the year with a 10-4 record and its first-ever Pac-12 Conference Championship.

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