Haynes King Injury Update: Texas A&M QB vs. Colorado After Suffering Leg Injury
Texas A&M first-year starting quarterback Haynes King was ruled out for the remainder of the Aggies’ fifth-place game against Colorado on Saturday, the team announced.
King sustained an undisclosed lower leg injury early in the first quarter, during the second practice of the Texas A&M game. He ran right on a zone play and was knocked down by Colorado linebacker Guy Thomas; he seemed to land awkwardly on his feet. King left the field for evaluation shortly after the injury. He returned in street clothes and on crutches, his right foot in a boot.
He ended the day by completing 1 of 2 passes for 8 yards. He also ran once for 2 yards.
Sophomore Zach Calzada succeeded King. He completed 10 of 24 passes for 64 yards until the end of the third quarter and added four carries for 14 yards. He led a scoring campaign, capped by a 41-yard field goal by Seth Small to take the game to 7-3, Colorado.
King, the No. 131 player in the 2020 promotion, was also 247Sports Composite’s fifth-ranked double-threat quarterback. He completed 21 of 33 passes for 292 yards, with two touchdowns and three interceptions, in his season debut against Kent State.