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WSU's Gary Rogers out of hospital, out for remainder of season

WSU Senior QB Gary Rogers suffered a "stable cervical spine fracture" Saturday against PSU. WSU Senior QB Gary Rogers suffered a "stable cervical spine fracture" Saturday against PSU.
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SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State quarterback Gary Rogers was released from the hospital Sunday after suffering a spine fracture in Saturday's win against Portland State.

Doctors said Rogers suffered from what is called a stable cervical spine fracture.  Both teams gathered around the redshirt senior as he was taken off the field in an ambulance.  Rogers will be out for the rest of the season, but will not need surgery.  Team doctors said recovery time for the neck injury will likely be 3 to 4 months.

Rogers, who began the season as the starter, was playing for Kevin Lopina who was knocked out of the game in the second quarter.  He suffered a deep shoulder bruise after being hit from his blind side.  His status is uncertain.

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