Tag Archive | Triage Time

Triage Time: Down the Stretch

QB Ben Chappell, Indiana – Hip Chappell took a beating against a very tough Wisconsin defense and had to leave the game early. Reports from Bloomington indicate that the injury is not structural, but rather some significant bruising. Chappell has spent a lot of time the past few days in the IU athletic training room […]

Triage Time: Playoff Time Injury Updates

QB Zach Collaros, Cincinnati – Knee Collaros missed the Syracuse game to allow his knee some more healing time. He was able to return to practice on Sunday and has been taking reps with the first team offense, so chances are very good that he will be in the line-up this week against West Virginia. […]

Triage Time: The Knee has the Most Votes

RB Bilal Powell, Louisville – Knee Powell injured his knee last week against Pitt and has already been ruled out for this week’s contest against the surprising Orangemen of Syracuse. Latest reports indicate that the knee has a significant amount of swelling which would be indicative of ligamentous damage. Chances are that the Louisville medical staff will wait until some of […]

Triage Time: Iliacus, Psoas major and Rectus femoris Oh My

QB Taylor Potts, Texas Tech – Jaw Potts’ jaw made contact with an opponent’s helmet last week and the helmet got the best of the collision. He had x-rays after the game which were negative (no fracture noted), so he has a highly contused and sore jaw. This injury will not keep him off the […]

Triage Time: Troubled Ground Games

RB Alexander Robinson, Iowa St – Foot Robinson, potentially one of the best running backs in the Big 12, has been hampered for most of the season by injuries including an ankle sprain and now an injury to the foot. This is probably plantar fascitis, an inflammation of the tendon sheath that runs from the […]

Triage Time: Self-Limiting Injuries

Terrelle Pryor, QB, The Ohio State U – Quad Pryor suffered a quadriceps muscle strain in the Illinois game which probably caused shockwaves in the Buckeye Nation when he had to leave the game. He returned and has been practicing this week, so there is no doubt that he will be in the starting line-up […]

Triage Time: This Boot Was Made for Walking

RB Jeffrey Demps, Florida – Foot Demps, Florida’s leading rusher and most consistent contributor to its offense suffered an ankle sprain in the Kentucky game. As of Monday, he was still wearing an orthopedic boot to relieve weight bearing on the injured ankle.  However, Coach Meyer insists that he will be ready for the Alabama […]