Former QB target suffers knee injury

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Will Gardner - Quarterback
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Height: 6-5   Weight: 190   Hometown: Douglas, GA (Coffee County HS)   Class: 2012


From the AJC:

One of Georgia’s top quarterbacks will miss the rest of his senior year after suffering a knee injury in the season-opener.

Will Gardner Will Gardner
6-5, 190
Douglas, GA

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, who has committed to Louisville, torn the ACL in his right knee in Coffee High School’s win over Brunswick last Friday. An MRI confirmed the injury on Monday.

“It was heartbreaking because Will really worked his tail off; he was phenomenal,” Coffee coach Ken Eldridge said. “He’s such a great kid, like a son to me. He was devastated by the news, as was our team. We’re really hurting for him.”

The 6-foot-5, 214-pound Gardner committed to Louisville over Alabama and Mississippi State last month. Eldridge talked to Louisville’s coaches on Monday and was told that they are sticking by the college scholarship offer. “He’s still their guy,” Eldridge said.

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Attended Clemson's junior day on March 5th, 2011. He has also attended a camp at Clemson as well as Florida and Georgia. Louisville was the first to offer him.

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