William and Mary's Graham Sidelined with Broken Finger

Williamsburg, VA (WWBT)- William and Mary's Michael Graham returned Saturday after missing two games with an undisclosed illness.  Now it appears the red-shirt sophomore will miss even more time.

Graham underwent surgery for a broken finger and will be out for several weeks, according to Tribe head coach Jimmye Laycock.  The quarterback from Charlottesville injured the finger in Saturday's 38-27 loss to Towson, but did play the whole game, completing 19 of his 26 pass attempts for two touchdowns and two interceptions.  He took over as the starter following William and Mary's win over New Haven, in which he played the second half.  Graham started the season as the number three quarterback on the Tribe's depth chart, but moved into the starting role after struggles by Mike Paulus and Brent Caprio.  He has five TD passes and three interceptions on the year.

William and Mary has its open date this Saturday, before heading to Rhode Island on November 5.  Old Dominion and Richmond will visit Zable Stadium to close out the Tribe's regular season schedule.

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