Aggie safety out for remainder of football season

Colorado State running back Izzy Matthews, right, looks for room to run as Utah State safety Jontrell Rocquemore closes in for a tackle in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Fort Collins, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

LOGAN – The Utah State football team suffered another injury during its loss to San Diego State Friday night. Sophomore safety Jontrell Rocquemore suffered a broken tibia in his right leg, according to head football coach Matt Wells.

“He’s out for the year,” Wells said.

A tweet from junior safety Dallin Leavitt shows Rocquemore in the hospital eating and smiling post-surgery.

“Right out of surgery and the boy does nothing but smile,” Leavitt wrote.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” xml:lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Right out of surgery and the boy does nothing but smile ? major comeback for my dawg! I promise you that! Aggie nation show love to our boy! <a href=”https://t.co/D9nUaI5MiJ”>pic.twitter.com/D9nUaI5MiJ</a>

— Dallin Leavitt (@D_Lowe2) <a href=”https://twitter.com/D_Lowe2/status/792473223568855040″>October 29, 2016</a></blockquote>

Rocquemore has averaged 4.9 tackles per game and has two interceptions on the year.

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