Nick Saban Provides Update On Tua Tagovailoa’s Injury

first_imgA closeup of Nick Saban during a press conference.TAMPA, FL – JANUARY 09: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide speaks during a press conference after the Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)Alabama took down Missouri on Saturday by a final score of 39-10 to move to 7-0 on the season. Despite the win, Crimson Tide fans everywhere were left with one question after the game: is Tua Tagovailoa okay?The star quarterback left Saturday night’s game against the Tigers after re-aggravating a knee injury he suffered earlier in the season. Tua entered the game tonight with a brace on the knee to help deal with the injury.After the win, Nick Saban gave an update to Tua’s injury. Saban didn’t seem to be too alarmed after he revealed Tua “got the same injury he had before.”Here’s the full comment from Saban.Saban to ESPN on Tua’s injury: “Tua’s OK. He’s got the same injury he had before. We just didn’t put him back in. Jalen did a nice job.”— Creg Stephenson (@CregStephenson) October 14, 2018It’s good news for the Crimson Tide as Tua has been one of the best quarterbacks in the country through the first seven weeks of the season.Up next for the Tide is a game against former Alabama defensive coordinator and current Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt.last_img

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