The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Sports

April 7, 2014

Saban: CB Jackson's knee injury requires surgery

— TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama cornerback Eddie Jackson sustained a knee injury in practice that required surgery.

Coach Nick Saban said Monday that an MRI showed ligament damage on Jackson's knee. Saban says he's "confident Eddie will make a full recovery and be ready to go this fall."

Saban says the sophomore was hurt in Saturday's scrimmage after going up for the ball and landing awkwardly.

The coach says at this time that Jackson is "probably our best corner." He started four games and played in seven as a freshman, recording 19 tackles with an interception and two fumble recoveries.

Saban didn't specify the nature of the injury.

1
Text Only
Sports
Photos


Poll

Which foreign crisis is the biggest threat to the security of the United States?

Russia-Ukraine
Israel-Palestine
Iraq
None of the above
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee