Longshore has surgery, sidelined three months

BERKELEY, Calif. -- California quarterback Nate Longshore
had surgery Sunday to repair a broken bone in his left leg.
The surgery confirmed the original diagnosis of a fractured
fibula, and no further damage was found, the school said. He is
expected to miss three months.
Longshore, the redshirt freshman who won the starting job over
Joe Ayoob, broke his leg near his ankle late in the first half of
the 19th-ranked Golden Bears' 41-3 win over Sacramento State on
He was 8-of-11 for 131 yards with a touchdown and an
interception before getting hurt while completing a 44-yard pass to
Sam DeSa late in the first half.
Longshore attempted to hobble off the field before falling to
the turf. Team trainers helped him to the sideline and put him on a