Some big news came out of the Pac-12 South today as Utah Utes coach Kyle Whittingham announced quarterback Jordan Wynn's playing career is over. Wynn suffered a shoulder injury, the third of his career, in Saturday's 27-20 overtime loss at Utah State.
Wynn was tackled onto his left shoulder at the end of the first half of the game. After a weekend to digest, Whittingham told Salt Lake radio host David James that Wynn and his father had decided the time was right for Jordan to give up football and move on to the next stage of his life.
Jordan Wynn was seen as the quarterback of the future when arriving on Utah's campus. After taking over the starting job midway through his freshman season, Wynn threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns in the 2009 Poinsettia Bowl. But injuries to both shoulders would plague him from there on. Wynn finishes his college career having thrown for 4,637 yards and 33 touchdowns.
In his absence, Utah has placed both Jon Hays and Travis Wilson at the top of its depth chart as the Utes prepare to host rival BYU this Saturday.
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