Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts sustained an ankle damage within the Crimson Tide’s newest victory.
Head trainer Nick Saban instructed newshounds Monday that Hurts, a junior, had “a bit of a high ankle sprain” in Knoxville against Tennessee.
“They did a minor procedure to try to help the healing,” he mentioned, by way of AL.com. “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.”
Hurts’ damage passed off on a 21-yard landing run past due within the 3rd quarter of the eventual 58-21 win. He remained within the game before he was once in the end changed by means of freshman play caller Mac Jones within the fourth quarter.
Hurts has shared taking part in time with Heisman hopeful Tua Tagovailoa. Through 8 games, Hurts has finished 73.6 p.c of his passes (39 of 53) for 589 yards and 5 touchdowns. He’s additionally thrown two interceptions.
After Alabama’s bye week, the No. 1 Tide will face the No. four LSU Tigers.