Alabama soccer had no troubles in opposition to Vanderbilt on the scoreboard, however the Crimson Tide could not escape with out an damage to a starter.
Byron Younger, a beginning defensive lineman, needed to depart the sport with an damage that Nick Saban mentioned postgame was a sprained ankle.
“That is the one replace I’ve obtained,” Saban mentioned.
No. 2 Alabama soccer (4-0, 1-0 SEC) defeated Vanderbilt (3-2, 0-1 SEC) 55-3 on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Younger needed to depart the sport on a cart within the second half to go to the locker room. He didn’t return to the sphere till late within the recreation, however he was not in uniform anymore. Younger was utilizing crutches to maneuver across the discipline on the sideline and postgame.
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It stays to be seen if he’ll miss time and in that case, how a lot he’ll miss. Younger had began all 4 video games at one defensive finish spot for the Crimson Tide this season, registering three hurries and 5 whole pressures forward of the sport in opposition to Vanderbilt, in response to Professional Soccer Focus’ charting. Previous to Saturday, Younger had 9 whole tackles and 0.5 sacks.
If Younger has to sit down out a recreation, Alabama will possible flip to Justin Eboigbe and Tim Smith because the starters. These are the first three defensive ends the Crimson Tide has used, together with Jamil Burroughs.
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