Javon McKinley out for season with broken fibula
Observer Sports Staff | Friday, October 28, 2016
Notre Dame freshman receiver Javon McKinley broke his left fibula in practice Wednesday and will miss the rest of the season, a University spokesperson confirmed Thursday.
McKinley’s surgery is scheduled for Tuesday.
McKinley was touted by Rivals.com as a four-star recruit coming out of Centennial High School in Corona, California. McKinley has yet to catch a pass this year, playing behind senior Torii Hunter Jr., sophomores Equanimeous St. Brown and C.J. Sanders and freshman Chase Claypool.
McKinley did see a few offensive snaps this year in the Nevada game and has played primarily on special teams this fall. In high school, the 6-foot-2, 210-pound wideout tallied 3,596 receiving yards and 44 touchdowns on 174 receptions. McKinley committed to Notre Dame on Jan. 9 of this year following the U.S. Army All-American Game.