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Damarea Crockett suffered a shoulder injury last week and will be out for the foreseeable future.

Missouri’s Barry Odom: Star RB Damarea Crockett ‘going to be out a while’

Joe Clarkin

Missouri didn’t miss star running back Damarea Crockett on Saturday, as the Tigers took it to Idaho, beating the Vandals 68-21. But they might miss him in the future.

According to Mizzou coach Barry Odom, as reported by The Kansas City Star’s Aaron Reiss, Crockett is “going to be out a while” with a shoulder injury sustained last week during the Tigers’ 53-28 loss to Georgia.

In meeting with reporters after the game Saturday, freshman running back Larry Rountree revealed that Crockett had surgery on Friday:

For much of the last two seasons, Crockett has been the program’s featured back, even setting the program record for most rushing yards by a freshman in 2016.

In his place, Missouri likely will rely on a pretty even combination of senior Ish Witter and Rountree. The Tigers travel to UConn next week before heading into a second half of the SEC schedule that features several winnable games.