San Jose State wide receiver Noel Grigsby didn't travel with the team to Minnesota on Thursday and is out indefinitely with a knee injury, according to a team spokesman.
Grigsby, the school's all-time leading receiver and the Football Bowl Subdivision's active leader in receptions, hobbled off the practice field Wednesday. The extent of the injury was unclear at the time. The team had a closed practice Thursday before flying to Minneapolis for Saturday's game against the Golden Gophers.
Grigsby tweeted Thursday about injuring his knee and several teammates tweeted well wishes toward him amid speculation that he could be lost for the year.
If the injury sidelines him for the season, the fifth-year senior could be eligible to receive a medical redshirt because he's only played in two games so far this year. Players can apply to the NCAA for a medical hardship if they play in fewer than 30 percent of their team's games.
Grigsby has 237 career receptions for 3,121 yards and 17 touchdowns. He's also been a clutch receiver for the Spartans, with 62 percent of his catches going for first downs or touchdowns. That includes last season's remarkable 74.4 percent rate.
SJSU also will be without freshman safety Brandon Monroe for Saturday's game against Minnesota. He was on crutches with his right ankle wrapped at practice Wednesday and coach Ron Caragher said he would be re-evaluated after this weekend's game. If his injury lingers, the team could decide to redshirt Monroe.
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