McKenzie Milton undergoes emergency surgery after losing blood flow
The situation surrounding injured UCF star quarterback McKenzie Milton was frightening.
Milton suffered a gruesome leg injury during the second quarter of the Knights’ game against South Florida on Friday and had to be carted off the field. 1040 AM Tampa radio host Rock Riley reported that Milton needed to undergo emergency surgery after losing some blood flow.
#UCFvsUSF McKenzie Milton having emergency surgery at Tampa General. He had lost some blood flow. Had to get him in right away.
— rock riley (@realrockriley) November 24, 2018
Riley reported that the preliminary diagnosis was a dislocated knee for McKenzie.
Preliminary report on McKenzie Milton, dislocated knee. Roughly 9 months to 1 year recovery. #UCFvsUSF
— rock riley (@realrockriley) November 23, 2018
Milton was 5/10 for 86 yards, a touchdown and interception in the game before his injury. The junior entered with 2,577 passing yards, 24 touchdowns and five interceptions. He had also rushed for nine scores for the 10-0 Knights.