With less than four weeks to go until the start of P.J. Fleck's first season in Kalamazoo, Mich., the head coach received some bad news Sunday. His senior starting center will miss the entire season with non-football related medical issues, as reported by MLive.com.
Davisson was a two-year starter at center for the Broncos, and was the one sure-thing on an offensive line full of question marks. Though no details were released as to what the medical issues that Davisson is experiencing are, Fleck spoke on Davisson's situation after practice.
"Terry has a medical issue that is non-football related that we're really looking into. The No. 1 thing for us is his health. It's very unfortunate. It just is what it is. We're still looking into the medical side of it and making sure we have all the right information," Fleck said, according to the article on MLive.com.
Losing Davisson for the entire season is a huge blow to Western Michigan as it will now turn to junior Jon Hoffing (one career start) and look at other options. The Broncos ranked 76th in the nation last season in rushing, and with a very inexperienced line could see those numbers slip in 2013. The Broncos lost four starters from 2012, and with Davisson now gone, will have a brand new offensive line this season.