Late in WMU's season-opener vs. Purdue on Saturday, Broncos senior cornerback Donald Celiscar laid a big hit on a Purdue ballcarrier that left Celiscar laying on the ground for some time. Video review clearly showed Celiscar leaving his feet and colliding head first into the ballcarrier with a collision that created an audible crack as he made contact. After spending some time on the ground, Celiscar was helped off the field. he did not return.
It appeared he was suffering concussion like symptoms, and though after the game nothing was confirmed. Head coach P.J. Fleck said Celiscar was "OK" at the time, but wouldn't give any further information.
according to MLive's David Drew head coach P.J. Fleck told MLive Sunday night that Celiscar suffered "...a pretty significant head injury, but he's doing a lot better."
Celiscar, as Drew notes, wasn't at practice Sunday evening. Fleck told Drew that Celiscar is doing much better, but that "he'll need some time off and we'll take it day by day."
The Broncos' senior is one of their top defensive players, and was a Second Team All-MAC corner in 2013. WMU is off this week, but returns to action on Saturday, Sep. 13 at Idaho.