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Report: Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa out for the season with dislocated hip

4 years 2 weeks 7 hours ago Saturday, November 16 2019 Nov 16, 2019 November 16, 2019 1:38 PM November 16, 2019 in Sports
Source: Associated Press
Photo: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis

Update: ESPN is reporting Tagovailoa will be out for the rest of the season with a dislocated hip.

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carted off the field after being dragged down by two Mississippi State defenders, a tackle that left him favoring his right leg and hip.

Tagovailoa had surgery on a sprained right ankle almost five weeks after injuring it against Tennessee on Oct. 19. That kept him out of the second half against Tennessee and the entire Arkansas game the next week. After Alabama had a week off, Tagovailoa played last week against LSU.

This appeared to be a different injury. Tagovailoa scrambled toward the sideline and was grabbed by two Mississippi State players, who landed on top of him and knocked off his helmet. He was helped off the ground by medical staff, avoiding putting weight on his right leg. He also had a bloody nose.

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