Baylor sophomore linebacker Clay Johnston had surgery for a broken hand

Baylor sophomore linebacker Clay Johnston had surgery for a broken hand he received against Kansas State, per Baylor head coach Matt Rhule.

Johnston could potentially be back as early as next week, when the Bears take on Oklahoma State.

The news of Johnston’s surgery comes wrapped in the midst of a larger story — Baylor dismissing offensive lineman Ishmael Wilson and defensive back Jourdan Blake.

It was widely rumored that Baylor’s star running back, Terence Wiliams, who has been hampered by injuries this season, was either kicked off or left the team as well. Rhule said that he met with Williams and that he will remain on the team.

Johnston’s injury is a drop in a well for a Baylor team that’s been absolutely devastated by injuries. They’ve lost Chris Platt, one of their top wide receivers, Williams, and Xavier Jones, a key defensive end, to name just a few.

Matt Rhule has Baylor on the right track. They’ve yet to win a game, but they’re competitive in conference play despite everything surrounding their program, which is a good sign for the future. Matt Rhule and Baylor might not win a game this year. That doesn’t mean that Rhule hasn’t set a good framework for future success.

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