Matt Corral injury sparks anger at Kirk Herbstreit, bowl game exclusions discussed

Matt Corral’s Sugar Bowl injury has sparked a discussion on social media about whether college football players should be criticized for withdrawing from bowl games.

The fact that Corral’s injury occurred on the same day, Kirk Herbstreit, ESPN “College GameDay” analyst, claimed that “this era of the player just doesn’t like college football” – a reference to players who are withdrawing from bowl games – only made the discussion livelier.

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The severity of Corral’s injury is uncertain, although it seems unlikely that he will return to play in the Sugar Bowl. He was unable to place any weight on his right foot as he was helped off the pitch, was hauled to Ole Miss’s locker room and eventually sidelined out of his uniform and with crutches.

Corral, a junior, is considered a first-round pick by consensus, with Sporting News ‘Vinnie Iyer screening him as the Carolina Panthers’ seventh overall selection in the 2022 NFL Draft. he has taken out an insurance policy against loss of value, although the NCAA allows players to invest up to $ 10 million, depending on the projected draft position.

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Here are some of the reactions to Corral’s injury:

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