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Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis ‘excellent’ after his surgery

Nov. 18, 2019 5:30 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa and Alabama coach Nick Saban got some news Monday about the quarterback’s devastating season-ending hip injury that has cast an uncertain cloud over his football future. Team surgeon Dr. Lyle Cain said Tagovailoa underwent successful surgery in Houston and the...

Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa set for hip surgery in Houston

Nov. 17, 2019 7:05 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is scheduled to have hip surgery in Houston. Team surgeon Dr. Lyle Cain said in a statement Sunday that Tagovailoa will have surgery on his dislocated right hip Monday. An Alabama spokesman declined to disclose where he was having the surgery...

AP Top 25: Georgia edges past Alabama to No. 4; OU up to 8

Nov. 17, 2019 2:06 PM EST

Georgia edged past Alabama to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll after the Bulldogs had a quality road victory and the Crimson Tide lost star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for the season. LSU remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, receiving 54 first-places votes. No. 2 Ohio State...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Don’t play blame game with Tua’s injury

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 AM EST

The only foolproof way to avoid being injured playing football is to not play at all. Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa started Saturday at Mississippi State, a week after he looked gimpy on a surgically repaired ankle but played great against LSU. The junior quarterback seemed done for the day with the Crimson Tide up...

Tagovailoa out for season after hip injury vs Mississippi St

Nov. 17, 2019 12:54 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — What was planned to be the last series of the day for Tua Tagovailoa ended in the final play of his season — and maybe his Alabama career. The Crimson Tide’s star quarterback will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his right hip in the first half of No. 4...

The Latest: Tagovailoa to miss rest of season with injury

Nov. 16, 2019 8:17 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Tua Tagovailoa’s injury (all times local): 7:13 p.m. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the rest of the season with a hip injury he suffered late in the first half of the Crimson Tide’s victory over Mississippi State on Saturday. Tagovailoa was...

Alabama QB Tagovailoa carted off field vs Mississippi State

Nov. 16, 2019 2:33 PM EST

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. Fourth-ranked Alabama was leading 35-7 with 3:01 left in the first half when Tagovailoa, who had surgery...

No. 4 Alabama aims to rebound against Mississippi State

Nov. 15, 2019 8:01 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State is catching Alabama on the rebound, for better or worse. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide visits the Bulldogs Saturday seeking to bounce back from a loss that dealt a blow to the team’s Southeastern Conference and national title hopes. Quarterback Tua...

Moss envisions more highlight-reel plays for No. 1 LSU

Nov. 14, 2019 7:34 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss would like everyone who saw his clutch, acrobatic, toe-touching catch at Alabama to know one thing going forward. There’s more where that came from. “Everybody’s surprised or wowed by that catch. Yeah, it’s a good catch. I make...

No. 4 Alabama aims to rebound strongly at Mississippi State

Nov. 14, 2019 2:47 PM EST

No. 4 Alabama (8-1, 4-1 SEC, No. 5 CFP) at Mississippi St. (4-5, 2-4), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Alabama by 17 1/2. Series record: Alabama leads 81-18-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Alabama is trying to rebound from its first loss, 46-41 to No. 1 LSU, and keep its playoff hopes alive. Mississippi State is still...