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Duke CB Bryon Fields tears ACL, will miss season

DURHAM, N.C. Duke junior cornerback Bryon Fields will miss the 2015 season after tearing his right anterior cruciate ligament during practice Tuesday. "The cruelest element of college football and for all of college athletics is injury, and we certainly feel heartbreak at this time for Bryon and his family," Duke coach David Cutcliffe said in a statement. "We know Bryon is in great hands with our medical staff, and I have all the confidence in the world in Bryon's dedication and perseverance to overcome this obstacle. The challenge for a football team to lose a player with Bryon's ability and experience is significant, but it's one we'll embrace." ...