Because Ole Miss' day just couldn't get any worse, All-SEC left tackle Laremy Tunsil suffered a fractured fibula during the Rebels' embarrassing blowout loss to TCU, according to Chuck Rounsaville.
Just before halftime, Tunsil got rolled up on by Bo Wallace and a defender, twisting his ankle awkwardly underneath. He stayed down for several minutes before being carted off the field with an air cast on the leg.
It's an uncomfortably familiar sight for Rebel fans, who watched Denzel Nkemdiche and Laquon Treadwell go down with the same injury earlier this season.
It was a devastating blow for an offensive line that had already given up four sacks, but let's be honest: it probably didn't matter at that point. The Rebs were already down 28-0 and well on their way to an eventual 42-3 loss.
There's been no official word on a recovery timetable, but the injury will certainly affect Tunsil's readiness for spring ball. If you're one for silver linings, that means that some of the younger players on an O-line clearly in need of improvement will get more practice reps, but that's about as good of a spin as can be put on this.
Credit the TCU players, who, despite their Landshark mocking and other antics, showed real concern as Tunsil was down.