Texas A&M quarterback Jake Hubenak announced on Twitter that he had surgery on a torn labrum Wednesday.
This is the last pass of my career that I was able to throw.. I had surgery yesterday to repair my torn labrum that I had battled with all season. Thank you to the 12th Man for making my time as an Aggie a memorable one! Let’s #BTHOwakeforest Gig’em pic.twitter.com/fHuVcIJQPO— Jake Hubenak (@hubenak_j) December 14, 2017
Hubenak was 12 of 15 for 93 yards against Nicholls State on Sept. 9, but then didn’t play again for eight weeks until late in the New Mexico game. He completed 1 of his 2 passes. In his career, Hubenak completed 114 of his 196 pass attempts for 1,381 yards and nine touchdowns.
When healthy, freshman Nick Starkel has been the starter for the Aggies. Starkel was 81 of 142 (57 percent) with 1,294 yards and 10 touchdowns and only five interceptions in six games this season.
The Aggies went 7-5 during the regular season then fired head coach Kevin Sumlin. He was replaced by Jimbo Fisher, who left Florida State to become the Aggies next coach.
A&M finishes its 2017 campaign Dec. 29 when it plays Wake Forest of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the Belk Bowl.