University of Louisville placekicker Blanton Creque will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the Cardinals’ 28-21 win over Virginia last Saturday.
The native of Shelbyville, Ky., suffered an injury to his left knee after attempting to make a tackle late in game versus the Cavaliers, and will have surgery in the next couple of weeks.
He finished the 2019 season with a team-high 57 points after hitting on 8-of-11 field goal attempts and was a perfect 33-for-33 on extra-point attempts.
A four-year starter, Creque finishes his career as the most accurate kicker in school history, connecting on 51-of-62 attempts (82.3). His 51 field goals made are the third-most in school history.
The 2017 campaign was one of Creque’s finest after booting 17-of-20 field goals, and was just as accurate in 2016 by hitting 16-of-19 attempts.
The former Collins High product ends his career with 310 points, which ranks third in school history.
Creque owns two game-winning field goals in his career, including a 41-yarder with 1:02 remaining to defeat Boston College 41-39 on Oct. 5.
The Cardinals return to action at Miami on Nov. 9 at 3:30 p.m.
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