Terrapins WR Demus Jr. suffers gruesome injury vs. 2021 Iowa

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Maryland Terrapins wide receiver Dontay Demus Jr. was carted off the field on Friday night against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Maryland Stadium in Collegd Park, Maryland. He suffered the injury early in the second quarter.

It is not clear how long Demus Jr. will miss. He could potentially miss the rest of the season depending on the severity of the injury.

Dontay Demus Jr. celebrates after a play against Howard (Photo by Dontay Demus Jr./Instagram)

Demus Jr. will have tests to determine how long he’ll miss.

He was injured on a kickoff return when he got hit low by a Hawkeye player. Then multiple players assisted on the tackle.

He fumbled on the play.

The playmaker, who was in his senior season, was in tremendous pain following his injury. Replay showed that his leg got twisted.

Demus Jr. could be seen telling his teammates before leaving the field that “I’m coming back.”

Before his injury, he had four receptions in the contest. He had 61 yards.

He came into the contest with 24 receptions for 446 yards and three touchdowns on the season.

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