Injury update: Hayes, Fagg, Edwards and more

Florida State coach Bobby Bowden said Monday night that linebacker Geno Hayes and wide receiver De'Cody Fagg returned to practice and "worked some."

Bowden then mentioned that safety Darius McClure (separated shoulder) and linebacker Rodney Gallon (neck) were not at practice. He did not know the extent or degree of their injures or how long before they can return to practice.

Fagg suffered a high ankle sprain against Boston College and has not played in the last games. He expects to be ready for the Wake Forest game.

"It's still a little sore but the way it is now I think that I am going to be able to play Saturday," Fagg said. "I am just taking it one day at a time but I think it's going to be OK."

As for Hayes, he sustained a more severe injury in the game against Duke and his sprained knee has progressed slowly. He too, however, said that he expects to able to play against the Demon Deacons.

"I am doing everything at practice," said Hayes, who is wearing a protective knee brace. Tailback Jamaal Edwards, who has not played in a single game this season and has been battling with a knee injury, said that he is going to inquire about the possibility of getting a medical redshirt.

He suited up for the game against Virginia last Saturday and was asked if he wanted to go in to the ballgame but he declined because of discomfort in his knee.

"Coach came up to me and asked me if I was ready to go in," Edwards told RenegadeReport.com. "But I just didn't feel comfortable with it and didn't want to go out there and play scared and maybe let my team down."

Of note: Bowden said that tailback Marcus Sims would be allowed to play this Saturday after being disciplined and therefore not allowed to dress out against the Cavaliers last weekend.


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