Nigel Snipes http://wkyufm.org en Several WKU Athletes Can Relate to NFL Superstar's Knee Injury http://wkyufm.org/post/several-wku-athletes-can-relate-nfl-superstars-knee-injury <p></p><p>Robert Griffin III, the star rookie quarterback with the Washington Redskins, had his torn lateral collateral ligament repaired and a "re-do" of his previous&nbsp;anterior cruciate ligament&nbsp;reconstruction. <a href="http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8829057/robert-griffin-iii-washington-redskins-acl-lcl-surgery" target="_blank">ESPN is reporting</a> a full recovery is expected.</p><p>Griffin III is just one of the latest athletes to suffer a knee injury involving the ACL.</p><p>WKU Public Radio <a href="http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-wide-receiver-makes-long-journey-back-football-field-after-acl-injury" target="_blank">recently reported on the surgical and recovery process </a>involved in ACL injuries. We profiled WKU senior wide receiver Marcus Vasquez, a wide receiver on the football team who came back this past season from a torn ACL.</p><p>Two other WKU athletes recovering from torn ACL's are sophomore basketball player <a href="http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-sophomore-snipes-out-year-torn-acl" target="_blank">Nigel Snipes</a>, and women's freshman basketball player <a href="http://wkyufm.org/post/wkus-kendall-noble-out-year-acl-tear" target="_blank">Kendall Noble. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:44:33 +0000 Kevin Willis 24650 at http://wkyufm.org Several WKU Athletes Can Relate to NFL Superstar's Knee Injury WKU Sophomore Snipes Out for Year with Torn ACL http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-sophomore-snipes-out-year-torn-acl <p><span class="userContent">The WKU men's basketball team will be without one of their top reserves this season. Sophomore Nigel Snipes suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Monday, and will miss the entire 2012-13 season. </span><span class="userContent">A statement issued by WKU Athletics says a full recovery is expected in time for the 2013-14 season.</span> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:20:15 +0000 Kevin Willis 19055 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Sophomore Snipes Out for Year with Torn ACL