Alabama QB Jalen Hurts Underwent Minor Surgery Following Tennessee Game

first_imgJalen Hurts points to the sky.TUSCALOOSA, AL – SEPTEMBER 29: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks to the sidelines for the play call against the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Alabama backup quarterback Jalen Hurts suffered a minor injury that required a minor surgery following the Crimson Tide’s win over Tennessee.Nick Saban revealed today that Hurts suffered an ankle injury in the win over the Volunteers. He will probably be out this week – an off week for Alabama – but could return in time for the LSU game.Hurts has played well in backup duty for Alabama, often getting several snaps a game behind Tua Tagovailoa, who’s also dealt with an injury this season.AL.com had more details:Nick Saban, speaking in Birmingham on Monday, revealed Jalen Hurts had “a bit of a high ankle sprain” in Knoxville.“They did a minor procedure to try to help the healing,” Saban said. “”I think he will be out for one week, probably this bye week and he will probably be ready to start working again next week.”The injury occurred on Hurts 21-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter. He stayed in the game before eventually being replaced by Mac Jones in the fourth quarter.Alabama is set to play at LSU on Nov. 3.The Crimson Tide and the Tigers are set to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on CBS.last_img read more