It looks like we won’t get to see Derrick Williams again until the Blue-White game in the spring. There is little likelihood that he’ll be playing in the Orange Bowl. JoePa will go with the doctors’ advice. Apparently, the injury was severe enough that it is possible that Williams could suffer nerve damage if brought back prematurely.
“So, I don’t think it’s worth the kid’s future; he has a great future, so I doubt he will play,” Paterno said.