We haven't heard much from Connor Halliday since he broke his leg against USC a couple weeks ago. There were a few tweets and an injury update from Mike Leach, but not much else. That changed on Thursday when Halliday joined the Patchin Lukens and Osso radio show on 700 ESPN.
Halliday covered a lot of topics during the 20-minute interview. He updated his status on the injury and said doctors have told him he will be able to run in three months and should be fully healed by five months. Halliday said he's working hard in his rehab and hopes to be ready by WSU's pro day. He said he's been told he was lucky that it wasn't a ligament injury and there aren't long-term concerns with a bone healing.
"All I know is that I've been told that I'm still probably going to get drafted and I'm going to get a chance," Halliday said. "That's all I can ask for. Get a foot in the door and work my butt off once I get there."
He also looked back on his career a bit. Halliday said he was most bummed that he won't get to play in the Apple Cup. He also mentioned disappointment in not being able to throw the ball to Vince Mayle and help him try to win the Biletnikoff Award. Halliday said he was happy for Luke Falk and that Falk had earned it by putting in the work to be where he is.
You can listen to the full interview below.
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