Louisiana-Monroe QB Rhett Rodriguez, son of longtime coach Rich Rodriguez, in intensive care with lung injury

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Louisiana-Monroe quarterback Rhett Rodriguez, son of longtime mentor Loaded Rodriguez, has been hospitalized and is in intensive care with a lung harm he experienced in the course of Saturday’s sport versus Troy, in accordance to his father.

“Our loved ones would like to thank all people who has achieved out with their feelings and prayers for Rhett, as he is now in the ICU at the healthcare facility because of a lung injury from very last night’s recreation from Troy,” Loaded Rodriguez wrote in a tweet on Sunday.

Rodriguez instructed ESPN that his son was however on a ventilator in the ICU as of Sunday evening.

Warhawks head mentor Terry Bowden claimed in a statement Sunday that Rodriguez was taken to Francis Healthcare Middle with “serious trauma personal injury to the upper chest.” He claimed the extent of Rodriguez’s damage and his length of continue to be in the hospital are at present mysterious.

Abundant Rodriguez, the previous head mentor at West Virginia (2001-07), Michigan (2008-10) and Arizona (2012-17), is in his 1st year as the Warhawks’ affiliate head mentor and offensive coordinator beneath Bowden. He also coaches the quarterbacks.

His son, a graduate transfer from Arizona, was named the starting off quarterback this summer season immediately after enrolling in January and joining the program in the spring. He commenced his occupation at Arizona playing for his father and former mentor Kevin Sumlin. He has two decades of eligibility remaining.

Rodriguez done 10 of 16 passes for 131 yards and a touchdown in the Warhawks’ 29-16 gain versus Troy on Saturday evening.