Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray (11) leaves the field injured against the Kentucky Wildcats during the second quarter at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray has torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee and will have season-ending surgery.
Georgia announced Sunday that tests confirmed Murray tore the ligament in the second quarter of the Bulldogs' 59-17 rout of Kentucky on Saturday night.
Murray has little swelling and is expected to have the surgery this week.
Murray started all 52 games of his four years and became the Southeastern Conference's career leader in yards passing, touchdown passes, completions and total offense. The senior is the first quarterback in SEC history to pass for at least 3,000 yards in four seasons.
Murray posted a tweet early Sunday thanking Bulldog fans for their support.
Murray completed 18 of 23 passes for 183 yards with four touchdowns against Kentucky.
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