Originally Posted by iahawkeyejet
I tore my ACL in high school football. I walked off the field. Limped, but walked. I was actually able to participate in baskeball for a week or so before going to the Doctor for an MRI. ACL's can affect everyone differently, but ACL's matter more in lateral movement then straightforward movement. If he blew out his patellar tendon on the other hand, probably wouldn't have walked off.
If I had to guess I'd say it's an ACL, but MCL is also possible.
i tore my patella tendon.. if he tore that he'd be carted off.. the replay looks like a ligament tear