UPDATE: Francois is back on the field as of 5:04 remaining in the second quarter.
Electric freshman quarterback Deondre Francois was knocked out of the Miami game Saturday night early in the second quarter, trailing 3-0.
As Francois scrambled backwards, he was taken down and had him helmet popped off as he landed on his shoulder.
Senior Sean Maguire has taken over at quarterback. We’ll continue to update his status.
Maguire hadn’t appeared in a game this season after throwing for over 1,500 yards, 11 touchdowns and six interceptions last season.
Francois has thrown for over 1,300 yards for seven touchdowns and just two interceptions in five games.