2:00 p.m. Tuesday update:
The Milton family has released a statement:
11:00 a.m. Monday update:
Joe Kepner of WFTV-TV in Orlando reports Milton is listed in “Good condition” at Tampa General. No word on whether or when he will be able to come back to Orlando.
UPDATE: Checked with the hospital this morning. @UCF_Football QB Mckenzie Milton's condition is still listed as "Good".— Joe Kepner (@JKepnerWFTV) November 26, 2018
For clarification here are the American Hospital Association definitions for conditions. Essentially, "Good" is the best you can be and still be a patient. pic.twitter.com/ovLeI1NfWa
9:30 p.m. Saturday update:
Milton wrote on Instagram tonight: “More than a game...God is great in all circumstances 100 love my brothers.”
9 p.m. Saturday update:
Milton’s mother, Teresa, has reached out to UCF fans via Twitter:
Well Knight Nation we are still processing all this . But one thing I know is this ! One truth Our Lord and Savior is in Charge and he has a plan for KZ and all the Knight Nation! Thank you for the prayers great thoughts and well wishes !— TeresaMilton (@milton6teresa) November 25, 2018
We will keep you posted ! Charge On
4 p.m. Saturday update:
McKenzie Milton’s family has released a statement saying that his surgery was successful and that he is recovering well.
Statement from McKenzie Milton's family: pic.twitter.com/mzr3LhARWb— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) November 24, 2018
The specifics of Milton’s surgery are currently unknown. However, his father did tell ESPN on Saturday that Milton had his right knee and other “internal issues” repaired.
McKenzie Milton’s dad tells ESPN that UCF qb had surgery to repair right knee, other “internal issues.”— Pat Clarke (@PatClarke39) November 24, 2018
UCF Knights QB McKenzie Milton was carted off the field at Raymond James Stadium with an apparently serious injury to his right leg in the second quarter of the Knights’ game with the South Florida Bulls.
The play happened on a 3rd down with 11:17 left in the second quarter.
ESPN is reporting he is being taken to the hospital.
Great respect for a great player. Our sincerest wishes for all the best for McKenzie Milton.— USF Football (@USFFootball) November 23, 2018
With his right leg in a cast after suffering a gruesome leg injury, No. 9 UCF's star QB McKenzie Milton gives a thumbs as he's carted off the field in Florida pic.twitter.com/dCj6DuKKjr— ESPN (@espn) November 23, 2018
The hell with the Playoff.— Jeff Sharon (@Jeff_Sharon) November 23, 2018
Let’s just get through this afternoon.#UCF
Milton’s mother, Teresa, was pictured on UCF’s Twitter account after halftime:
His fellow native of Hawai’i, Alabama Crimson Tide QB Tua Tagovailoa:
Prayers out to my brother shake back 10 ♂️ https://t.co/aFHFRqvf06— Tua. T (@Tuaamann) November 23, 2018
Darriel Mack Jr. entered into the game at quarterback for UCF, and helped the Knights to a 38-10 victory.
Following the game, Ryan Bass of WTSP-TV in Tampa reported Milton was in surgery:
McKenzie Milton is currently in surgery, per a source. That’s all I’m willing to report at this time.— Ryan Bass (@Ry_Bass) November 24, 2018
Former NFL team doctor David Chao did not have encouraging analysis.