Nevada's Macauley Avoids Major Injury Scare

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RENO - Wolf Pack offensive lineman Jeremy Macauley avoided a major injury on Saturday night, after X-Ray results came back negative on both his knee and his ankle.

"It looked bad and he was in a lot of pain," said Nevada head coach Brian Polian.

Macauley, a redshirt freshman from Reed high school in Sparks, was carted off the field during the Pack's 38-16 win over San Jose State.

"The knee brace that we require our offensive lineman to wear saved the knee," added Polian. "Had he not been wearing the brace, we'd be talking about a pretty significant knee injury."

There's a chance Macauley could be cleared to go for next weekend's season-finale. He's been diagnosed with both a sprained knee and ankle. He will be re-evaluated this weekend to determine his availability.

Nevada (4-7, 3-5 MWC) hosts BYU (7-3) on November 30th at 12pm. That game will also air live on the CBS Sports Network.