menu-toggle Created with Sketch.
Live

Nick Chubb Injury Update: Georgia RB Out For Tennessee Game

Embed
<iframe src="https://campusinsiders.com/videos/k1NGg2NjE6kPNaUJoAK6T5bzRWxDtVZM/?video-embed=1" width="640" height="360" style="border:0"></iframe>

Nick Chubb’s injury status is official. The Georgia running back won’t play Saturday when the Bulldogs face Tennessee in an important SEC East clash.


Georgia coach Kirby Smart said all week he hoped Nick Chubb would be healthy enough to face No. 11 Tennessee on Saturday. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, that won’t be the case.

Chubb is still dealing with the effects of a high left ankle sprain and won’t be able to play for No. 25 Georgia when it hosts the Volunteers for an important SEC East battle. Chubb’s father, Henry, provided the latest update Friday afternoon.

“He twisted it trying to make a cut against Ole Miss,” the elder Chubb said. “He’s in good spirits and all. He understands it. The doctor said he’d need a couple weeks, so he’ll probably play next week.”

Chubb rushed 12 times for 57 yards in the first half of last week’s 45-14 loss at Ole Miss that dropped the Bulldogs to 3-1. He was sidelined late in the second quarter, though, and didn’t return.

Smart said Chubb was receiving treatment throughout the week and seemed to be getting better, but Chubb never fully recovered. Chubb’s father said his son is extremely upset at the fact that he won’t be able to play in such an important game.

Junior back Sony Michel will start in Chubb’s place, with freshmen Brian Herrien and Elijah Holyfield also getting some carries. Smart said he’s confident in the depth he has at the running back position even without Chubb.

“I feel better now than I did because we’ve got two kids who have played a little bit in Brian and Elijah,” Smart said.

MORE: Best College Football Uniforms – Week 5

Related Posts

Featured

Live Events

All times are Eastern Time Zone.

Live Schedule

All times are Eastern Time Zone.
Clear Filters
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
TimeET Title Category Network
3:00 pm Baseball Patriot League Network
9:00 pm Baseball TheW.TV
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
TimeET Title Category Network
3:00 pm Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
3:00 pm Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
5:00 pm Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm
Navy at Lehigh
Lacrosse (W)
Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
9:00 pm Baseball TheW.TV
9:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
10:00 pm Baseball Mountain West Network
Thursday, March 30, 2017
TimeET Title Category Network
10:00 pm Volleyball (M) TheW.TV
Friday, March 31, 2017
TimeET Title Category Network
6:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
6:00 pm Baseball TheW.TV
7:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
8:30 pm Baseball Mountain West Network
9:00 pm Baseball TheW.TV
9:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
9:00 pm Baseball Mountain West Network
Saturday, April 1, 2017
TimeET Title Category Network
11:00 am Softball Patriot League Network
11:00 am Lacrosse (M) Patriot League Network
12:00 pm Baseball Patriot League Network
12:00 pm Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
12:00 pm Softball Patriot League Network
1:00 pm Softball Patriot League Network
1:00 pm Lacrosse (M) Patriot League Network
1:00 pm Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
2:00 pm Lacrosse (M) Mountain West Network
2:00 pm Lacrosse (W) Patriot League Network
2:30 pm Lacrosse (M) Patriot League Network
3:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
3:00 pm Baseball Patriot League Network
3:00 pm Lacrosse (M) Patriot League Network
3:00 pm Softball Patriot League Network
4:00 pm Baseball TheW.TV
4:00 pm Baseball Mountain West Network
6:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
7:00 pm Water Polo (W) Patriot League Network
9:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
9:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
Sunday, April 2, 2017
TimeET Title Category Network
9:00 am Water Polo (W) Patriot League Network
11:00 am Softball Patriot League Network
12:00 pm Softball Patriot League Network
1:00 pm Baseball Patriot League Network
2:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
2:00 pm Softball Mountain West Network
2:00 pm Baseball Mountain West Network
3:00 pm Water Polo (W) Patriot League Network
4:00 pm Baseball Mountain West Network
4:00 pm Baseball TheW.TV
4:00 pm Baseball Patriot League Network
4:00 pm Baseball TheW.TV

Popular Posts