Arkansas State QB Logan Bonner out for the rest of the 2019 season
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Red Wolves offense received a big blow.
Arkansas State starting quarterback Logan Bonner will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in the thumb of his throwing hand. #12 revealed the news on social media Wednesday evening.
Bonner led the Sun Belt with 1052 passing yards through the first 4 games of 2019. The Texas native had 10 touchdowns with only 1 interception. He completed 91 of 153 passes. Expect A-State to apply for a medical redshirt, Bonner could have 2 seasons of eligibility left starting in 2020.
Layne Hatcher is in line to receive his first college start on Saturday against Troy (5pm ESPN+). The Pulaski Academy alum and Alabama transfer took the bulk of QB1 snaps in Tuesday’s practice. Hatcher made his A-State debut September 14th vs. Georgia. He was 3 of 5 passing for 51 yards & a interception in the 4th quarter. Before arriving in Jonesboro, Hatcher had a decorated career at Pulaski Academy. He’s the Arkansas high school All-Time leader with 15,483 passing yards and 185 touchdowns. Hatcher led PA to 41 wins and 3 state titles. Layne earned Gatorade Arkansas Player of the Year in 2017 among many accolades.
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