COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland star wide receiver Dontay Demus Jr. is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the team announced on Tuesday.

The senior had his leg twisted while returning a kickoff in the second quarter of Maryland’s game against Iowa last Friday and had to be carted off the field.

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Maryland went on to lose 51-14.

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A NFL prospect, Demus currently leads the Big Ten with 507 receiving yards and is one of only two wideouts in the conference to average more than 100 yards per game.

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The 6-foot-4 Washington, D.C. native was on the 2021 Biletnikoff Award Watch List for the prize recognizing college football’s top receiver.

CBS Baltimore Staff