Bronco kicker dismissed, Atkinson suffers torn ACL

Bronco kicker dismissed, Atkinson suffers torn ACL

Bronco kicker dismissed, Atkinson suffers torn ACL

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by Ryan Larrando

KTVB.COM

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 5 at 5:42 PM

BOISE--  Boise State redshirt freshman kicker Jake Van Ginkel has been dismissed from the team, Boise State said on Monday.  When asked to clarify the reason for his dismissal, no specific reason was stated. 

Van Ginkel, a redshirt freshman from Upland, California, was suspended from last week’s game against San Diego State.  He has played in a game for the Broncos. 

The Broncos have also lost senior nose tackle Michael Atkinson for the rest of the season.  Atkinson suffered a torn ACL in the second half of the San Diego State game. 

His 37 tackles rank sixth on the team this season.  He also had an interception returned for a touchdown, and two forced fumbles.

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