Michigan extensive receiver Ronnie Bell will miss the rest of the 2021 season after struggling a knee damage in the course of the Wolverines’ first recreation of the season on Saturday, coach Jim Harbaugh stated.
Harbaugh made the announcement Monday, two days after Bell went down in opposition to Western Michigan. The senior extensive receiver was set to be an enormous a part of the 2021 season, and dropping him is unquestionably a blow to the Michigan offense going ahead.
“Speaking to Ronnie, he’s going to proceed to guide from the sideline and be an enormous a part of our crew. Thankfully, all the things is surgically repairable,” Harbaugh stated, through The Athletic.
Bell was carted off the sphere within the second quarter of Michigan’s 47-14 victory over Western Michigan.
The senior from Missouri completed with one catch for a 76-yard landing within the win. He additionally made a ridiculous one-hand seize that was known as again resulting from a penalty.
In 2020, Bell performed the entire crew’s six video games in the course of the coronavirus-impacted season. He led the crew with 26 catches for 401 yards and a landing. He was additionally an All-Huge Ten Honorable Point out choice after the 2019 season.
Michigan will now must be with out him for the rest of the season. The crew will welcome Washington on Saturday in Week 2.