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Irby won't play in 2009

Not a surprise, but tight end Blaine Irby will miss the 2009 season.

"With a knee dislocation like Blaine sustained, damage can occur to ligaments, nerves and arteries," Texas’ team orthopedic surgeon Carey Windler said. "Blaine sustained significant ligament damage as well as a major nerve injury. The trauma to his knee was dramatic, and he was very fortunate that no arterial injury occurred.