ESPN Has New Injury Update For Notre Dame QB Ian Book
CHAPEL HILL, NC – OCTOBER 07: Ian Book #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish rolls out against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the game at Kenan Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)Ian Book will not be playing on Saturday against Florida State. Multiple outlets are reporting that Notre Dame’s starting quarterback will miss the contest against the Seminoles while dealing with an injury.The school has yet to confirm the news, though Notre Dame has confirmed that Book is dealing with some injuries to his midsection.Book became Notre Dame’s starting quarterback earlier in the season and has led the Fighting Irish to an undefeated year. Brian Kelly’s team should be able to get past Florida State without him, but it’s still a big loss.ESPN is reporting that Book isn’t expected to be out for long.College football insider Adam Rittenberg is reporting that Book will be back for the following weekend’s game against Syracuse.“SOURCE: Notre Dame QB Ian Book is out this week against Florida State. The Athletic first reported the news, noting that Book sustained a rib injury this past week against Northwestern. A source tells me Book is expected back next week against Syracuse at Yankee Stadium. Senior Brandon Wimbush, who began the season as the starter before Book replaced him at Wake Forest, is expected to start Saturday,” he reports.SOURCE: Notre Dame QB Ian Book is out this week against Florida State. The Athletic first reported the news, noting that Book sustained a rib injury this past week against Northwestern. A source tells me Book is expected back next week against Syracuse… https://t.co/Mr7JI4M7an— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) November 8, 2018Video shows what play Book appeared to get injured on during last weekend’s game against Northwestern:This is the hit Ian Book took in the first quarter at Northwestern. Played through it, but appears the impact to the ribs/back lingered beyond last Saturday night. pic.twitter.com/sLpy2omLmw— Pete Sampson (@PeteSampson_) November 8, 2018Notre Dame and Florida State are set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. E.T. on Saturday. The game will be on NBC.