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We now know the Severity of Landon Young’s Injury

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Almost a week after Landon Young suffered a season-ending injury, we now know exactly what required surgical repair.

First reported by Jen Smith of the Herald-Leader and confirmed by a UK spokesman, Young tore his left lateral meniscus in a non-contact injury.  The UK left tackle underwent successful surgery earlier this week and is expected to make a full recovery.  He’s not expected to return at all this year, but his road to recovery should be much quicker than a torn ACL.

In Young’s place, E.J. Price and Naasir Watkins will fill the role by committee.  As they compete for the starting position, their coaches and teammates had quite a few good things to say about their play.

Kentucky has Multiple Options to Replace Landon Young

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Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

5 Comments for We now know the Severity of Landon Young’s Injury



  1. Wade
    7:53 pm August 30, 2018 Permalink

    Hard to replace a ky boy but we do have depth and he will be back…let’s go… get better Landon sec east champs????? Maybe



  2. JoeMoney333
    8:25 pm August 30, 2018 Permalink

    Recovery is 3 months max for a meniscus. ACL is 9. He’s lucky. Potential to play this year honestly, though they probably won’t.



    • shelby
      8:34 pm August 30, 2018 Permalink

      I’d rather redshirt him; praying he has a speedy and full recovery.



  3. SuperTroy18
    10:25 pm August 30, 2018 Permalink

    Get well, LY. Come back even stronger. Hopefully, we will beat down some teams in your honor!



  4. ClutchCargo
    12:45 am August 31, 2018 Permalink

    I’d rather have two more full years of Landon Young. No need to rush back with the depth we seem to have.