Orakpo Out; Shipley 'Questionable'
Orakpo is out for this weekend's game
Orakpo is out for this weekend's game

Posted Sep 6, 2007


DE Brain Orakpo (knee) will not play Saturday against No. 19 TCU, Longhorn trainer Kenny Boyd said Thursday.

RS-freshman Eddie Jones, who filled in for Brian Orakpo against Arkansas State, is expected to make his first start of the season. The consensus prep All-American from Kilgore responded with four tackles, a crtical end zone INT, one TFL and was given an assist on a sack. Orakpo's injury is not expected to be season-ending.

WR Jordan Shipley (hamstring) has been upgraded from 'doubtful' to 'questionable'. Shipley will continue to handle the holding duties on PAT/field goals as he did in the opener.

RS-freshman Sherrod Harris (knee) is also 'out' for Saturday's ballgame.


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