C.J. Brown, Brandon Ross out for Maryland vs. Clemson

C.J. Brown, Brandon Ross out for Maryland vs. Clemson
October 24, 2013, 6:00 pm
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Terps prepare for Clemson

Already beginning to deal with the reality of losing star wide receivers Stefon Diggs and Deon Long for the season due to leg injuries suffered in last week's loss to Wake Forest, more bad injury news came Thursday for Maryland.

Quarterback C.J. Brown, tight end Dave Stinebaugh, and running back Brandon Ross have all been ruled out of Saturday's game against Clemson, meaning that five players of the 11 players who started last week's game on the offensive side of the ball will not play this week.

Brown was listed as a co-starter along with sophomore Caleb Rowe at the quarterback position this week when the preliminary two-deep depth chart was released Monday.

As of Thursday, it was determined that an injury to his midsection/trunk area would keep him out of Saturday's game.

Head coach Randy Edsall said on Thursday that the injury was sustained against Wake Forest and Brown has passed all of the tests related to the concussion he suffered in the team's Week 6 loss to Florida State.

Brown was pulled after halftime against Wake Forest and was replaced by Rowe after throwing two interceptions and being sacked three times.

Ross carried the ball eight times for 39 yards last week, but exited the game with an injury and will not play against Clemson because of a shoulder issue.

The exact timetable for his return has not yet been determined.

Stinebaugh, who caught what proved to be the game-winning touchdown in Week 6's win over Virginia, will not play against Clemson due to a knee injury.

On the year, he has caught 11 passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns.

FULL INJURY REPORT

DB Milan Collins | Ankle | Out for the season

LB Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil | Upper Body | Out for the season

WR Stefon Diggs | Leg | Out for the season

OL JaJuan Dulaney | Knee | Out for the season

WR Deon Long | Leg | Out for the season

DB Dexter McDougle | Shoulder | Out for the season

DL Mike Minter | Knee | Out for the season

DL Kingsley Opara | Shoulder | Out for the season

DL Ty Tucker | Knee | Out for the season

OL Silvano Altamirano | Back | Out 

QB C.J. Brown | Trunk | Out

LS Christian Carpenter | Knee | Out

WR Tyrek Cheeseboro | Head | Out

LB L.A. Goree |Back | Out

K Adam Greene |Quad | Out

DB Jeremiah Johnson | Toe | Out

OL Nick Klemm | Foot | Out

WR DeAndre Lane | Head |Out

DB Anthony Nixon | Toe |Out

RB Brandon Ross | Shoulder | Out

TE Dave Stinebaugh | Knee | Out

DL Zeke Riser | Ankle | Probable

LB Matt Robinson | Shoulder | Probable

LB Alex Twine | Shoulder | Probable

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