Conway, AR (SportsNetwork.com) - A broken ankle suffered in a game Saturday has
ended the college career of Central Arkansas quarterback Wynrick Smothers.
Smothers, a fifth-year senior, suffered the injury during the Bears' 31-0 win
The Walter Payton Award nominee was the Southland Conference's 2012 offensive
player of the year as a redshirt junior.
This season, Smothers had thrown for 1,816 yards and eight touchdowns with nine
interceptions for the 20th-ranked Bears (3-3). He also rushed for 133 yards and
Head coach Clint Conque has yet to name a new starting quarterback. Ryan
Howard, Taylor Reed and Jacoby Walker all received snaps during Saturday's
game, and Howard and Reed both attempted multiple passes.
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