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Oregon star cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (Nigerian-American) suffered a severe knee injury during the Ducks’ practice Tuesday and will miss the rest of the season, coach Mark Helfrich confirmed Thursday.

The senior is the cornerstone of Oregon’s secondary and has already received numerous All-American team spots as well as being a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the country’s top defensive back. He had 63 tackles, two interceptions and six pass breakups this season.

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