Michigan State's Hartbarger likely done for the season
Posted: 8:13 PM, Oct 10, 2018
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<p>COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 11: Head Coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans watches his team play against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first quarter at Ohio Stadium on November 11, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Michigan State 48-3. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)</p>
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says punter Jake Hartbarger's leg injury from last month is likely to end his season.
Hartbarger hurt his lower leg Sept. 8 at Arizona State. Shortly after that, Dantonio said the fifth-year senior would be out six to eight weeks, but on Tuesday, he said Hartbarger was unlikely to return in 2018.
The plan for now is for Hartbarger to get a medical redshirt and play again next year.
The Spartans are also expected to be without guard David Beedle for a month. He was hurt early in last weekend's loss to Northwestern.
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