Taylor Broke Two Bones In Right Leg Against MSU

September 24, 2012 · By · Filed Under Football, News 

South Alabama’s Anthony Taylor, a 6’3″ 225-pound senior defensive end/outside linebacker, will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a broken leg early in the first quarter against Mississippi State on Saturday.

Initially it was reported that he had fractured his fibula. However during surgery, doctors found that he had also fractured his tibia. Director of sports medicine Jinni Frisbey reported that Sunday’s surgery to repair the break went well.

Taylor has been a member of the Jaguars since the programs first season in 2009. He came into this season with 49 total tackles, 11 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks with an interception and four pass deflections. This season Taylor had recorded eight tackles, two sacks and three tackles-for-loss.

With Romelle Jones’ injury that will keep him out for a couple weeks, Taylor’s loss will affect the depth the Jaguars had at defensive line. But worst of all is that Taylor will miss the remainder of his senior season.

Jaguar Nation will be pulling for Taylor to make a full and speedy recovery.

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2 Responses to “Taylor Broke Two Bones In Right Leg Against MSU”

  1. Batjag on September 24th, 2012 9:39 am

    I’m really sorry to hear that, but thanks for the update. Here’s hoping Anthony makes a speedy recovery.

  2. Brian on September 24th, 2012 9:45 am

    Yes, very sad and not the type of story I like reporting on. Especially when I have talked to him and know how good of a person he is.

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