LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Bryce Ramirez is again in Texas 5 days after breaking his left leg in a ugly damage sustained throughout a sport at North Carolina State.
Ramirez returned to Lubbock on Thursday, greeted at the airport by coach Joey McGuire and others as he was wheeled into the terminal two days earlier than the Crimson Raiders face rival Texas of their Huge 12 opener at residence.
The fourth-year junior’s week in Raleigh, North Carolina, included a hospital go to from N.C. State coach Dave Doeren and members of his workers. Ramirez acquired an enormous get-well card. He tweeted a photo while thanking Doeren and his program.
Doeren stated Thursday it was “simply the suitable factor to do.” Ramirez underwent two surgical procedures on the damaged leg whereas in North Carolina.
“If my son was in the identical scenario in one other metropolis, I might hope somebody would try this for my son,” Doeren stated.
McGuire met with reporters Monday simply after getting off the cellphone with Ramirez.
“You would see the smile in his voice simply because he’s bought an amazing smile,” McGuire stated. “It’s humorous. He stated, ‘What’s subsequent? It’s Texas week. Let’s go. Inform everyone 24 hours is up.’”
Ramirez fractured his decrease left leg within the first half of Saturday night’s 27-14 loss when he tackled Wolfpack operating again Jordan Houston. The pile rolled over Ramirez’s leg, which was planted within the turf. It bent beneath the knee and was twisted abnormally as he laid on the grass.
Trainers coated the leg with a towel after they started treating him, and ESPN selected to not present a replay of the damage. The sport was stopped for roughly 10 minutes earlier than Ramirez was placed on a motorized cart and transported to a hospital.
Ramirez was certainly one of 4 Texas Tech gamers awarded scholarships earlier than the season after showing totally on particular groups in his first motion as a redshirt sophomore final 12 months. He performed highschool soccer within the Houston space.
McGuire stated no relations had been on the sport, however Ramirez’s mother and pop traveled to see him within the hospital. A Texas Tech athletic coach stayed again with Ramirez. The college stated it was paying the household’s bills in accordance with NCAA guidelines.