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IU football: WR Cam Camper out for season with torn ACL, Cam Jones still week-to-week

Indiana’s leading wide receiver Cam Camper has suffered a season-ending injury coach Tom Allen announced on Monday.

“Unfortunately Cam Camper has torn his ACL, and he’ll be out for the rest of the season,” Allen said.

“He’ll have surgery in the near future.  He did that in the first half against Rutgers.  Obviously we feel terrible for him.  He’s a huge part of our team.  He’ll be beginning that long road to recovery and our staff will do a great job of getting him ready for the fall.”

Camper leads IU with 46 receptions for 569 yards.  He ranks 32nd in the country and fifth in the Big Ten with 81.3 yards per game. He’s also tied for 18th in the nation and fourth in the conference with 6.6 receptions per game. He had 11 grabs for 156 yards in the season opening win against Illinois.

Allen said linebacker Cam Jones was playing at an All-American level before his injury, but with four games left he’s running out of season.  He’s still week-to-week coming out of the bye Allen said on Monday.

Jones is dealing with a foot injury and hasn’t played since the Nebraska game.  Jones revealed on Monday the injury actually occurred during the second quarter of that game but he kept playing.

“I’ve just got to stay patient, and keep attacking it day-by-day,” Jones said.

Jones has 54 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in fives games this season.

Seth Tow contributed to this story.  The story will be updated.

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