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Torii Hunter Jr. breaks femur at U.S. Army All-American Bowl practice

Notre Dame commit could miss six to eight months


2:43 PM, Jan. 02, 2013 EST

Torii Hunter Jr. (right), pictured after a game in 2010, suffered a broken femur during practice for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl earlier this week. / Dallas Morning News

Notre Dame wide receiver commit Torii Hunter Jr. suffered a broken femur Tuesday during a workout at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio.

Hunter Jr.'s dad, Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, confirmed the injury to ESPN, and said the injury could sideline Hunter for six to eight months.

"It's a fracture, and it will require surgery," Hunter said. "He's a tough boy. He's distraught right now, he's never had an injury before. I told him he'll bounce back. I know he will."

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Hunter, a 6-foot, 172-pound four-star recruit from Prosper (Texas), tweeted that he was scheduled to undergo surgery today.

 
According to ESPN, the injury ocurred during 1-on-1 drills.
 

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