Ole Miss loses quarterback Matt Corral to ankle injury

The Rebels quarterback left the Sugar Bowl after suffering a tackle late in the first quarter.

The quarterback of the Ole miss rebels, Matt corral, left the Sugar bowl against the Baylor bears this Saturday night after sustaining an injury late in the first quarter.

The team reported that his return was in doubt, however it was later ruled out when returned to the bench on crutches.

On a play of third and 20 with 2:13 left in the first quarter, Corral was caught by the defensive tackle of Baylor, Cole maxwell, for a loss of 6 yards and immediately fell to the ground complaining of pain while holding the lower part of his leg.

Corral was helped to leave the field by the medical corps of Ole miss and was eventually taken to the locker room in the care cart.

Corral was replaced by Luke altmyer, a freshman with just nine pass attempts this season.

Before the Sugar bowl, Corral he had completed 68.3 percent of his passes for 3,333 yards, 20 touchdowns and just four interceptions. He was also a major contributor to the rushing attack with 597 yards and 11 touchdowns. Brought to Ole miss to a 10-2 regular-season record for his first 10-win regular season in show history.

In November, Corral announced that the last game of the Rebels at home this season would be his last, practically declaring that he would enter the NFL draft.

Corral He is currently the 23rd overall prospect in the most recent ranking of Mel Kiper Jr.’s draft. ESPN and was located at No. 16 by Todd McShay.