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Sport Nick Saban confirms Alabama junior LB suffers torn ACL, return timetable unknown

21:46  10 july  2018
21:46  10 july  2018 Source:   cbssports.com

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All coach Nick Saban said after the game is that Hamilton has a knee injury and is probably out for the rest of the year. An MRI confirmed that the junior suffered a torn ACL . Hamilton had a breakthrough year for the Tide, a key player on Alabama 's top-ranked defense.

In a moment of candor, Nick Saban on a midseason radio show appearance admitted he'd never seen anything like Alabama 's Of course, Hamilton was then lost for the rest of the season with a torn ACL in the SEC title game win over Florida. They were able to rehab and recover to return for the Nov.

One of Alabama's rising stars has suffered yet another setback. The Crimson Tide announced on Tuesday that linebacker Terrell Lewis sustained a torn ACL and underwent surgery on Monday.

"Terrell Lewis suffered a torn right ACL last week while training," coach Nick Saban said in a statement emailed by the school. "He underwent successful surgery today, and a timeframe for his return is unknown at this time."

The injury is the latest blow for a player who has showed tremendous potential in a short time. Lewis was projected to be a starter for the 2018 season at one of the outside linebacker spots, and was primed for a breakout year.

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"Probably going to require some time for him to get back," Alabama head coach Nick Saban said of Tagovailoa. "I'm not going to speculate on what the injury might be." NFL Suspends 49ers LB Reuben Foster 2 Games.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban works the defensive backs through drills during Alabama 's fourth spring football practice, Friday, March 27, 2015, at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields in Tuscaloosa, Ala. 6:12: Saban confirmed that Cam Sims suffered a torn ACL Saturday.

Lewis was a four-star recruit in Alabama's 2016 class, per 247Sports, and one of the top defensive end prospects in the nation. He played in 11 games his freshman season, recording 11 tackles. However, an elbow injury in last year's season opener against Florida State forced Lewis to miss 10 games.

He was back at full strength by Alabama's College Football Playoff run, and made an immediate impact with two tackles and a pass break-up vs. Clemson. He then made his first career start in the College Football Playoff Championship Game against Georgia and notched a career-high seven tackles and a sack.

Nick Saban says Jalen Hurts told him he is not transferring .
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