Michigan State QB Brian Lewerke Reveals He Played Through Shoulder Injury

first_imgBrian Lewerke throws a pass for Michigan State.TEMPE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 08: Quarterback Brian Lewerke #14 of the Michigan State Spartans drops back to pass during the first half of the college football game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)On Saturday afternoon, the Michigan Wolverines went into East Lansing and dominated the Michigan State Spartans. The Wolverines stifled Michigan State’s offense allowing the Spartans just 94 total yards of offense.Quarterback Brian Lewerke put together a truly awful performance, completing 5-of-25 passes for just 66 yards through the air. At one point late in the game, Lewerke was benched in favor of backup QB Rocky Lombardi.After the game, some wondered if Lewerke was hurt. As is turns out, Lewerke entered the game with a right shoulder injury and didn’t practice the week leading up to the game.MSU QB Brian Lewerke confirmed after the game that he has a right shoulder injury.— Chris Solari (@chrissolari) October 20, 2018The Spartans quarterback revealed head coach Mark Dantonio left the decision of whether or not to play up to him. It’s an interesting tactic from the head coach – especially given Lewerke’s struggles on Saturday.The junior quarterback revealed he injured the shoulder in Michigan State’s win over Penn State last weekend.Next up for the Spartans is a home game against Purdue.last_img

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