Clemson kicker Greg Huegel is out for the season after tearing his ACL on the final play of the Tigers’ practice, the team announced.

This is about as sad as it gets when it comes to injuries, particularly given that Huegel is a kicker and that he was injured on a freakish play. No. 2–ranked Clemson will have to find a replacement as it defends its national championship.

"It was a freak accident on the last play of practice," head coach Dabo Swinney told reporters. "We were in the two-minute drill, which we do at the end of every Wednesday practice.