He was the Nittany Lions’ best big-play down lineman last year. He had 37 tackles, including eight for losses, and 3 1/2 sacks while starting the final 11 games.
Massaro also missed the 2009 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee in the Blue-White spring game.
There was a fair amount of speculation before today that Massaro’s injury could cost him the whole season, so this news doesn't come as a huge surprise, at this point. Jeff Junstrom wrote this weekend about the potential implications of losing Massaro for the year. This isn’t good news for the Nittany Lions.