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Source: Oregon’s Allen out for season

EUGENE — Devon Allen is going to have to get over a cruel injury hurdle once again.

The Olympian suffered a season-ending torn ACL during Oregon's 35-32 loss at Nebraska, according to a 247Sports report.

Allen sustained the injury to his left knee while covering a punt in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game in Lincoln. The junior wide receiver tore his right ACL on Jan. 1, 2015, during the Ducks' victory over Florida State in the Rose Bowl en route to the national championship game.

In addition, Oregon said Monday that starting left tackle Tyrell Crosby will miss the rest of the season with an injured left foot.

After rehabbing the first injury, Allen played football for Oregon in 2015 and qualified for the Olympics in the 110-meter hurdles this summer, finishing fifth in the final in Rio de Janeiro.

During the Ducks' victory over Virginia on Sept. 10, Allen showed off his world-class track speed with four receptions for 141 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown.

Oregon coach Mark Helfrich was asked about injury updates on Sunday night.

"Don't have any confirmations, that's obviously not a good thing," Helfrich said.

Offensive coordinator Matt Lubick's voice cracked with raw emotion when asked about injured running back Royce Freeman and Allen after the loss to the Cornhuskers.

"I'm very proud of those guys," Lubick said. "But I haven't heard the final (diagnosis)."

Freeman did not wear a boot or a brace on his injured leg while walking out of Monday's practice. Running backs coach Gary Campbell described his star pupil's status as day to day.

Defensive coordinator Brady Hoke's unit welcomed defensive end Jalen Jelks, who missed the Nebraska trip with a knee injury, and starting safety Brenden Schooler, who was injured during the game, back to practice on Monday.