UCLA RB Nate Starks has season-ending knee surgery

The Bruins continue to get hammered by injuries, as another offensive skill player was lost for the season.

Senior running back Nate Starks had surgery on his knee to repair his MCL, head coach Jim Mora announced on Monday. He is out for the rest of the season.

“It’s unfortunate,” Mora said, according to Bruin Report Online. “It’s his senior year. I don’t know if at what point you’re able to get a medical redshirt, if he’s eligible for that or not. But uh, you know, it’s a big loss for us. He was doing a nice job.”

Starks played in three games in 2017, rushing 10 times for 46 yards. In his Bruin career, Starks collected 786 yards on 177 carries, as well as 204 yards receiving on 26 catches. He scored nine touchdowns in 35 games in his career.

The news comes a few days after tight end Caleb Wilson announced he had successful surgery on his foot, something Mora followed up on Monday by calling it “very successful.”

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