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Penn Staters, Celebrity Athletes React To Saquon Barkley’s ACL Injury

The New York Giants confirmed Monday former Penn State football star Saquon Barkley will be out for the remainder of the NFL season due to a torn ACL.

Barkley, drafted No. 2 overall by the Giants in 2018, tore his ACL on Sunday in a game against the Chicago Bears. The team said he will go through surgery “in the near future.”

Penn Staters and celebrity athletes alike took to Twitter to share their reactions and send well-wishes Barkley’s way.

Penn State women’s soccer alum Ali Krieger sent out a heartfelt message to Barkley.

Legendary running back Barry Sanders sent his prayers to Barkey and his family.

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young also shared his disbelief.

Meanwhile, Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell sent his prayers.

Heck, even Barkley’s former team wished him a speedy recovery.

Former Giants player Michael Strahan sent “prayers up” to Barkley.

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