This weekend there has been an overabundance of football injuries starting with Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa who suffered a high ankle sprain.
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss Saturday’s game against Arkansas Razorbacks after undergoing surgery to help repair a high-ankle sprain. Read on…
Tua Tagovailoa to the medical tent after this nasty looking ankle injury. pic.twitter.com/AM9cuV11Dx
— Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) October 20, 2019
CelebNSports247.com reports that Tua Tagovailoa suffered the injury during Alabama win over the Tennessee Volunteers.
Tua Tagovailoa suffered the injury during Saturday night’s game and the following morning he had surgery that morning.
#Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa rolled his ankle late in the 2nd quarter and was taken to the locker room. Per ESPN game broadcast, Tua will not return to the game. @WBRCnews Backup Mac Jones started the 2nd half. pic.twitter.com/IxD24XwRLR
— ChristinaWBRC (@ChristinaWBRC) October 20, 2019
Following the game Tua Tagovailoa left the game in an ambulence:
Tua Tagovailoa has left the stadium in an ambulance.
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) October 20, 2019
Alabama coach Nick Saban said in a statement:
Our physicians performed a successful tight-rope procedure on his right ankle this morning. This is the same injury, but the opposite ankle that Tua injured last season. Tua will miss next week’s game against Arkansas, but we expect a full and speedy recovery.
Tua Tagovailoa, who currently leads the FBS in QBR (95.6), has thrown 27 touchdowns and just two interceptions.