Prior to Saturday night, the injury status of Cal receiver Demetris Robertson has remained uncertain. All that was known was that Robertson missed the previous two games with what was being labeled a “soft-tissue” injury.
On Saturday night, however, Robertson posted on his Instagram account that “Surgery was a success! This injury took it’s toll on me as I battled through it majority of my freshman year up until now. I feel I owe it to my teammates, coaches and most importantly the university to get back to full strength.”
Surgery, of course, does not portend the quickest of recoveries, and most expect Robertson to be out for the remainder of the year.
— GoldenBlogs (@GoldenBlogs) October 1, 2017
This is difficult news for Cal, which was, not surprisingly, markedly better with Robertson on the field than off. In his first two games, Robertson hauled in seven catches for 70 yards and carried twice for 40 yards and a touchdown. Without him, the Bears’ completion percentage plummeted from 66.7 percent to
In the two games with Robertson, the Bears completed 66.7 percent of their passes for 563 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions. Without Robertson, Cal completed 50 percent of its passes for 236 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.
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