Ohio University QB Kurtis Rourke (ACL) out for season

Ohio University standout quarterback Kurtis Rourke said Tuesday night that he tore the ACL and meniscus in his knee and underwent season-ending surgery.Rourke injured the right knee in the Bobcats’ 32-18 road win over Ball State on Nov. 15.”Over the weekend we got the news that I tore my ACL and meniscus and that I need surgery,” Rourke said during ESPN’s broadcast of Tuesday night’s game between Ohio and Bowling Green. “I got that pretty fast. There wasn’t a lot of swelling and I was able to get surgery right away.”Rourke was enjoying a strong season with 3,256 yards, 25 touchdown and four interceptions. He is expected to be named the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Year after the season.The timing is rough for the Bobcats (8-3, 6-1 MAC) as they are still in the hunt to win the conference title. Ohio last won one in 1968.CJ Harris made his first career start on Tuesday against Bowling Green.