Georgia State coach Shawn Elliott says he tore his bicep fist bumping

Georgia State coach Shawn Elliott apparently got a little too excited last weekend.

The Panthers scored on the opening drive of their game at NC State. Elliott, in his second year running the program, told ESPN’s Olivia Harlan Dekker that he tore his right bicep muscle after the touchdown.

How? An “aggressive fist bump.”

In the TV broadcast of the game, there’s a sideline shot of a very excited Elliott after Destin Coates’ eight-yard touchdown run. Elliott fist-pumps a few times and high-fives his players as they come off the field, but he doesn’t seem to be in any noticeable discomfort.

Nonetheless, Elliott told Harlan Dekker that he needs surgery. That won’t happen until next week after the Panthers play Memphis on ESPN on Friday night.

As for the NC State game, Coates’ touchdown was a lone bright spot. After taking the 7-0 lead, NC State scored the next 41 in a decisive 41-7 victory. The loss dropped GSU to 1-1 on the year.

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49. Mack Wilson, LB, Alabama

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48. Shaq Quarterman, LB, Miami

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47. Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina

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46. Chase Winovich, DL, Michigan

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45. Montez Sweat, DE, Mississippi State

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44. Rodney Anderson, RB, Oklahoma

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43. T.J. Edwards, LB, Wisconsin

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42. David Edwards, OL, Wisconsin

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41. Derrick Brown, DL, Auburn

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40. Tee Higgins, WR, Clemson

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39. Greg Little, OL, Ole Miss

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38. Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

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37. Greedy Williams, CB, LSU

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36. A.J. Dillon, RB, Boston College

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35. Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

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34. Levonta Taylor, CB, Florida State

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33. D'Andre Swift, RB, Georgia

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32. Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

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31. Jonah Williams, OL, Alabama

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30. Jake Fromm, QB, Georgia

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29. Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State

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28. Myles Gaskin, RB, Washington

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27. Devin White, LB, LSU

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26. A.J. Brown, WR, Ole Miss

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25. Shea Patterson, QB, Michigan

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24. Austin Bryant, DE, Clemson

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23. J.K. Dobbins, RB, Ohio State

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22. Devin Bush, LB, Michigan

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21. Cam Akers, RB, Florida State

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20. McKenzie Milton, QB, Central Florida

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19. Khalil Tate, QB, Arizona

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18. David Sills V, WR, West Virginia

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17. Raekwon Davis, DL, Alabama

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16. Nick Fitzgerald, QB, Mississippi State

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13. Damien Harris, RB, Alabama

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12. Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson

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11. Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama

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10. Jarrett Stidham, QB, Auburn

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9. Trace McSorley, QB, Penn State

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7. Jonathan Taylor, RB, Wisconsin

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