USC star WR Drake London ran off the field with a right leg injury in the first half against Arizona


USC star Drake London, one of the best wide receivers in college football, sustained an injury to his right leg in the second quarter of Saturday’s 41-34 victory over Arizona. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound junior was visibly emotional as he was cared for by coaches and driven off the field.

The injury occurred with 4:15 left in the first half when Trojan quarterback Jaxson Dart found London over the middle on a draw route. Although the catch went to a touchdowns, London was tackled awkwardly and he immediately reached out for his right leg. An air throw was used as several Trojan players gathered around their star widow.

He was driven back on the track in streetwear in the third quarter, but USC has not provided an update on his specific injury or potential time frame for his absence.

London came into Week 9 with 79 catches for 1,003 yards and five touchdowns in seven games. He had nine catches on 81 yards and two touchdowns against the Wildcats at the time of his injury.

The second-team All-Pac-12 receiver from 2020 caught 33 passes for 502 yards and three touchdowns last season, and he was named CBS Sports’ 2021 MIdseason All-America team. With his size, speed and ability to take controversial catches, London was expected to become No. 20 to the New Orleans Saints in the latest mock draft from CBS Sports draft analyst Josh Edwards.

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