told reporters after the game on Saturday.” data-reactid=”22 “type=” text “>Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss 1-2 weeks with a high ankle sprain sustained against Tennessee, coach Nick Sabantold reporters after the game on Saturday.
Mac Jonesentered the game, and the Heisman contender soon walked to the locker room without assistance. ” data-reactid=”23 “type=” text “>Tagovailoa exited the game after having his ankle rolled while being pulled to the ground by a defender. A limping Tagovailoa was seen heading into the sideline medical tent in the second quarter as Alabama backup quarterbackMac Jonesentered the game, and the Heisman contender soon walked to the locker room without assistance .
Tagovailoa was later ruled out for the rest of the game and reportedly taken from Bryant-Denny Stadium to a hospital, then returned to the locker room, per the ESPN broadcast .
The Heisman Trophy favorite entering this year, Tagovailoa has followed up his record-setting 2018 season with another incredible campaign. In six games before Saturday, the junior had thrown for 2, 011 passing yards with a 73 .6 completion rate and a 27 – to-1 touchdown-interception ratio in the Tide’s elite offense.
The 1-2 week timeframe for Tagovailoa’s recovery fits into a convenient stretch for the Tide, at least. Up next for the team is 2-5 Arkansas, then a bye week. The team can afford little complications though, as a date against No. 2 LSU that could determine not just the winner of the SEC West, but a College Football Playoff spot is only three weeks away.
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