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Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
LSU coach Brian Kelly spoke with reporters on Thursday after practice and said that Maason Smith torn ACL injury will keep him sidelined for 6-9 months which means he will likely miss spring football.

Smith suffered the non-contact injury during the season opener vs. Florida State.



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jafari rastaman17 months
If you weigh 225 lbs or less, you can jump celebrate. If you are heavier than that, just pump your arms in the air or something.
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LSU_Legz17 months
Ok...this sux
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cajunmud17 months
That sux. That was one of the smallest celebrations that I've ever seen tho, minor to most of the "look at me, look at me" celebrations that are the norm now.

But for all of these other over-the-top celebrations...what's that old coach's saying, "Act like you've been there!"
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HoustonGumbeauxGuy17 months
Didn’t an NFL kicker year his ACL from celebrating a long while back?
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trakmak77717 months
Bill Grammitica with the Arizona Cardinals.
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Cajun7517 months
I believe these types of injuries are a large contributing factor as to why Kelly is contributing big bucks to give LSU better recuperation equipment such as hyperbaric oxygen chamber, etc. that would help to shorten recuperation times.
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lsudocts17 months
Its at least 8 months best case scenario to be full go post ACL. This is no surprise.
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LSUAlum200117 months
And for a 6-5 315+ lb guy, too. Not being there for the spring was expected. Get him ready for the summer/fall via extensive rehab.
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Strannix17 months
Celebrating a routine play
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HarveyTunnel17 months
Heal and come back stronger (and wiser).
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drexyl17 months
Was he unwise before?
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ChicageauxDave17 months
@drexyl He blew out his ACL celebrating. That's not very wise.
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drexyl17 months
It was a freak accident - blaming him for it is dumb.
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Geaux Guy17 months
Jumped up - man. What a bummer.
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GeauxTigers8017 months
All players need to see this. Make a tackle go back to the huddle. Everyone saw you make the tackle.

All this celebration for needs to be curtailed.

When a man’s career is put on hold because of a jump celebration.

Everyone I watch football with is confused why these guys get excited for a tackle. When high fives and butt slaps do more for teammates that more than likely created the matchup for your play. You should be chest bumping and thanking teammates for youre opportunity to make a play
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jgoodw31817 months
Dude…. It was a freak injury. The chances of something like that happening are extremely slim. It’s ok if players celebrate a good play they make, that’s part of what makes the game fun. Getting pumped up with your boys. Hate it for Smith but come on man. Relax
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TigerGM17 months
This happens all of the time doesn’t it. We should definitely avoid celebrations and jumping.
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TeTiger17 months
You do know he was celebrating a good play by his teammate, right?
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