It appears as if the NDSU player’s knee collided with Trier’s as he was planting. Trier was taken back to the locker room with a noticeable limp, and returned to the bench with an ice pack on his knee.
“Worst case scenario or fear,” Miller said after the game. “I don’t want to say there’s no chance, but it looks like it’s something he’s going to be fine with over time. We’ll know more tomorrow. It scares you as a player when you feel that in your knee.”