Notre Dame quarterback Jack Coan limped off the field after a sack and entered the medical tent in the third quarter of Saturday’s Top 25 game against Wisconsin.
Coan attempted to throw himself on the sidelines after exiting the tent, but couldn’t complete his normal follow-up without showing considerable pain.
Coan, who threw for 158 yards on 15 of 29 passes and a touchdown, left the field for the locker room. He returned to the field with his helmet on but did not resume play.
The hopes of the Fighting Irish (3-0) to remain undefeated this season rest in the hands of redshirt freshman quarterback Drew Pyne, who replaced Coan in the field.
Pyne is a former four-star rookie who appeared in four games last season, completing two passes for 12 yards.
After Coan’s injury, the Badgers took a 13-10 lead after being stuffed into the red zone before Notre Dame immediately responded with a 97-yard kickoff return for a score.
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