Stanford's Montgomery likely out vs. Irish with lower body injury
Wide receiver Ty Montgomery is unlikely to play for Stanford against Notre Dame
Montgomery was injured during the Cardinal's win over Arizona last weekend
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- No. 17 Stanford will likely be without its top wide receiver Saturday when the Cardinal travels to undefeated No. 7 Notre Dame.
Stanford coach David Shaw said it was unlikely that sophomore Ty Montgomery will play against the Irish because of a lower body injury.
Montgomery, who has caught 18 passes for 168 yards, was injured during Stanford's wild 54-48 overtime victory over Arizona last weekend.
Montgomery had a breakout game in Stanford's 56-48 triple overtime won over Southern California last season. He played in all 13 games and started the last four. He's also Stanford's top kickoff returner and recorded a 96-yard kickoff return against Washington last year.
Senior receiver Jamal-Rashad Patterson is expected to make his first college start in Montgomery's place.
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