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Some big-name prospects have had to ...
Some big-name prospects have had to give up the game because of injuries, including defensive lineman James McKinney, offensive lineman Aleksey Lanis and athlete Antonio Bass.
44. Aleksey Lanis, OT, UCLA
recently gave up football because of ongoing knee problems.
UCLA offensive tackle Aleksey ...
UCLA offensive tackle Aleksey Lanis, who has been plagued by knee injuries much of his career, is retiring and taking a medical scholarship.Lanis was considered to have NFL potential, but has been besieged by injuries throughout his career.
...Injuries are not helping either in that right tackle Aleksey Lanis (knee) and right guard Nick Ekbatani (ankle) are dealing with injuries, and the second team offensive line is not doing well.
SGVTribune.com - Lanis returns to practice
LOS ANGELES - UCLA strong-side tackle Aleksey Lanis, with his left forearm looking as if it was wrapped a gigantic marshmallow, returned to practice Tuesday in preparation for the Dec. 27 Emerald Bowl against Florida State.
And, yes, Lanis
was in quite a bit of pain. He
sustained a broken ulnar bone in his
left forearm on UCLA
's last offensive play of the USC game, but plans to start against the Seminoles.
"I'm hoping it gets a little better and I get used to this cast," Lanis
said."I'm trying to keep my hand from being pushed back.My wrist is still a little tight, but it's been in a cast for the last two weeks." Lanis
, a red-shirt freshman who started every game and was a second team CollegeFootballNews.com All-American, said the pain is something he
must work through.But it is not the type of injury that should keep him out of the lineup.
"It hurts, but I know the difference between when I shouldn't be playing and when I should be playing," Lanis
Here is the football notebook from ...
Here is the football notebook from today's paper, which details Aleksey Lanis leaving the program.
are losing Aleksey Lanis
, one of the better athletes from their OL due to injury related issues.
...UCLA's non-existent offensive line depth was dealt a significant and unexpected blow when starting right tackle Aleksey Lanis retired from football because of chronic knee problems.
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Football More on Lanis (31 clicks)I spoke with UCLA right tackle Aleksey Lanis a little while ago and he said several factors played into his decision to retire from football.
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Football Post practice tidbits (26 clicks)UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel confirmed what was reported earlier today, that starting right tackle Aleksey Lanis decided to retire and take a medical scholarship.
LA Daily News - Lanis injures right ankle
Lanis injures right ankle
was helped off Spaulding Field near the end of practice on Wednesday, a scary sight for the Bruins
. Lanis, the Bruins' strongside tackle, suffered a right ankle injury, the extent of which is unknown.Lanis was scheduled to get treatment and consult a doctor after practice.
can't play, junior Brian Abraham will start.
Abraham started nine games last season but lost his starting position to Lanis
, a redshirt freshman.
Abraham played the second half against Oregon because Lanis
tweaked his ankle.
has started all seven games this season.