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Oregon State Quarterback Jake Luton Left Ohio State Game With Injury

Luton recently won the starting job in the final days of fall camp.

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Jake Luton threw just one pass (which was a 25 yard completion) against the Ohio State Buckeyes before getting hit hard and getting up wobbly. Luton exited the game and spent several minutes in a medical tent being evaluated by staff members. Luton did not reenter the game in the first half. After the start of the second half was delayed due to bad weather in Columbus, Luton did not warm up, indicating that he would not be entering the game in the second half either.

As we post this and the second half begins, Ohio State leads the Beavs by several scores. There’s really no point in putting him back in and risking further injury, especially considering Luton’s time at Oregon State has been marked by a major back injury.

Conor Blount took over in the first half, but Jack Coletto has entered in the second half.

Updates will be made when we know the full extent of Luton’s injury.


While initial reports suggested a shoulder injury, Smith said in his postgame presser that Luton was going through concussion protocol.

Obviously a head injury is much more serious, so it’s good to see that the proper steps are being taken.