J.W. Walsh, the starting quarterback for Oklahoma State, had surgery on his foot Thursday and could be out for the season, according to multiple media reports in Oklahoma.
The Cowboys won’t comment on Walsh’s situation. The quarterback injured his ankle in the first quarter last Saturday and was replaced by Daxx Garman. Coach Mike Gundy said Monday that Walsh would wear a protective boot until mid week and then be reevaluated.
Walsh would be the third quarterback in the Big 12 to miss a start. And the season is going into its third week. Texas’ David Walsh is out indefinitely with concussion symptoms and Baylor’s Bryce Petty missed last Saturday’s game because of a back injury. Petty, a leading Heisman candidate, will start Friday when the Bears play on the road against Buffalo.
Garman transferred to Oklahoma State from Arizona. But until last Saturday, he hadn’t played a competitive game since he was a junior in high school in 2009.
Texas plays Oklahoma State at Stillwater, Nov. 15.
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