Notre Dame Football News: RB Tarean Folston Out For The Year

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish offense has been dealt a blow today with the news that running back Tarean Folston will miss the rest of the season with a major knee injury suffered in Saturday's blowout win over the Texas Longhorns in South Bend.

Via Matt Fortuna of ESPN:

Folston was hurt in the game's first quarter after being tackled on what appeared to be a routine play. He gingerly walked to the sideline and had his knee wrapped in ice by trainers before heading to the locker room. He was seen on crutches after the game.

The junior standout rushed three times for 19 yards before leaving the game. He amassed 1,359 yards rushing and nine touchdowns in his first two seasons in South Bend.

Senior CJ Prosise took over the team's lead back duties following Folston's departure, rushing 20 times for 98 yards. In addition, freshman Josh Adams was impressive in spot duty, carrying the ball five times for 49 yards and two scores.

You can view the play on which Folston was injured below:

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