Former Iowa State standout running back Breece Hall has been one of the most impressive young running backs in the NFL for the New York Jets this season.
Through Week 7, Hall had 80 rushing attempts for 463 yards (8th) and four touchdowns (T-7th) on the ground, averaging 5.8 yards per carry (10th). He also added 170 yards on 12 receptions, and was becoming a dynamic playmaker for the 5-2 Jets.
Unfortunately, Hall suffered a lower-leg injury in a 16-9 win over Denver yesterday, and after further testing, it has been confirmed that Hall suffered a torn ACL and a minor meniscus injury,
In the final game of his rookie campaign, Hall dazzled with an early 62-yard touchdown early on in yesterday’s game. Here’s a quick look at the play, which shows of Hall’s impressive speed.
Once the announcement was made, Hall reached out to his fans and thanked everyone for their support though the setback.
Hall will require surgery to repair the torn ligament, with recovery taking anywhere from eight to 12 months. There is a difficult road to recovery ahead of Hall, but if there is an athlete out there that can do it, its Breece Hall.