TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa looked as if it would worsen a knee sprain and was once compelled to depart the sector within the third quarter of Saturday’s sport in opposition to Missouri.
Tagovailoa wore a protecting brace on his knee in opposition to the Tigers, throwing for 265 yards, 3 touchdowns and no interceptions sooner than showing to worsen the harm whilst sliding throughout a run.
Running shoes tended to Tagovailoa at the box and he was once in a position to jog to the sideline below his personal energy. However he right away went right into a sideline tent to obtain scientific consideration. He overlooked Alabama’s subsequent offensive collection.
Tagovailoa spent just about 10 mins within the tent, together with his folks coming from the stands to test on him.
Tagovailoa, a Heisman Trophy frontrunner, injured his knee per week previous throughout a win over Arkansas.
Saban classified the harm a sprain on Thursday and famous that Tagovailoa hadn’t overlooked any reps in observe.
Jalen Hurts, who began 28 directly video games with a document of 26-2 previous to changing into a backup this season, got here on for the injured Tagovailoa. The junior and previous SEC Offensive Participant of the 12 months has seemed in each and every sport this season, finishing 30 of 42 passes for 453 yards, 5 touchdowns and one interception.
Tagovailoa has began each and every sport this season. The sophomore from Hawaii entered the weekend having thrown for 1,495 yards, 18 touchdowns and no interceptions.