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Michigan State Football's Steve Moore To Miss 2012 Season

Michigan State long snapper Steve Moore fractured his neck over the weekend diving off a boat and will miss the entire 2012 season.

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After an unfortunate injury suffered while boating over the weekend, Michigan State junior long snapper Steve Moore has been ruled out for the entire 2012 campaign with a fractured C4 vertebra in his neck. Thankfully, though, Moore has been deemed to have full use of his extremities and was not paralyzed by the incident according to the team:

Chris Vannini over at The Only Colors points out that Moore was expected to start at the position this fall after taking long snapping duties in Michigan State's thrilling Outback Bowl win over Georgia, but now it appears the team is scrambling to find a replacement. True freshman Taybor Pepper is expected to get a shot for playing time while Moore is recovering at the very least, but it's clear that Moore's absence will be a meaningful loss for the Spartans this season.

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