Virginia cornerback Ras-I Dowling, who has been injured for a majority of the season, injured his ankle against Maryland this past weekend and will miss the rest of the season.
"It's unfortunate because he's such a great young man, a great captain and a great leader," coach Mike London said. "He still has a bright football future ahead of him. He was trying so hard to get in these games after battling injuries with his hamstring, and then there was the knee issue, and now the ankle. But just saw him a few minutes ago, and Ras-I was upbeat. I mean, Ras-I is prayerful and his faith is very meaningful to him. And he's looking at this as just a tiny setback as he is moving forward. We wish him the best in his recovery and I know he'll be ready to for Pro Day in April."
London said it's too early to determine the recovery time, and that Dowling will get an MRI to determine if it's a break or a fracture.