Denzel Perryman injury: Miami LB will return to face Notre Dame

Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Denzel Perryman was out for two weeks with a leg injury, but will return to face Notre Dame.

Just in time for Miami's game against Notre Dame on Saturday, the Hurricanes will be getting back middle linebacker Denzel Perryman. The sophomore was out for two weeks with a leg injury.

Perryman won't be the only linebacker back on Saturday, according to the Sun Sentinel. Freshman Raphael Kirby will make his college debut.

The defense is coming off one of the worst performances in school history. Miami's 44-37 victory Saturday over North Carolina State was marred by the 664 yards the Hurricanes gave up. It was the second-highest total the defense has allowed in school history.

In his first three games of 2012, Perryman had 16 tackles and an interception. As a freshman he had 69 tackles and a sack.

Kirby is a four-star recruit, according to Rivals, and has been compared to Lance Briggs. However, he missed the first five games with a lower-leg injury.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago.

This story originally appeared on SB Nation.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Tampa Bay

You must be a member of SB Nation Tampa Bay to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Tampa Bay. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Tampa Bay

You must be a member of SB Nation Tampa Bay to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Tampa Bay. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.