PITTSBURGH – Pitt linebacker Dan Mason has been taken off the field on a stretcher after dislocating his right knee with 8:51 remaining in the third quarter against No. 19 Miami.
Mason lay on the field, in obvious pain, for more than 5 minutes as more than a dozen teammates and medical personnel gathered around him.
Before being taken off the field, he raised his right arm and flashed a No. 1 sign as fans cheered. Mason, a sophomore, was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Mason was hurt on an 8-yard completion from Miami's Jacory Harris to LaRon Byrd.
Mason did not start the game for disciplinary reasons, but entered late in the first quarter.