BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU quarterback Myles Brennan, a fifth-year senior competing to regain the starting job he lost to injury a season ago, now needs surgery to repair what coach Ed Orgeron called a severe left arm injury.
Brennan’s “timeline is yet to be determined,” Orgeron said Monday. “Myles has done everything we have asked of him this summer and was in the fight to be the starting quarterback at LSU.”
Brennan’s injury to his non-throwing arm means sophomore Max Johnson, who went 2-0 as a starter late last season, will enter the start of fall camp Friday with the inside track to start LSU’s season opener Sept. 4 at UCLA.
Orgeron had said he wouldn’t announce a starter until the week of the UCLA game, but left little doubt it would be either Brennan or Johnson.