Kelvin Morris, Clemson, senior, S
Starter underwent surgery last month to repair damaged cartilage in left knee, sustained while making interception during March drills. Tigers expect to know in a month if he'll be available for 2003.
Perry Patterson, Syracuse, freshman, QB
Supposed to challenge shaky incumbent R.J. Anderson but had to undergo reconstructive surgery on right knee after injuring it during warmups in April. Blew out same knee in high school.
Jamal Pittman, Ole Miss, freshman, RB
Bruising 6'2", 230-pounder was expected to compete for starting job but tore right ACL during noncontact drills in March.