LSU commitment Charles Scott left Jonesboro-Hodge's game this past
with a knee injury and early speculation from some media outlets
was that he
suffered a major injury.
Early Saturday morning, the four-star running
back went to get a
professional opinion and the prognosis is in.
did a quick scope and all I did was tear some cartilage or it
might have been
my meniscus," Scott told Tiger Rag. "I really don't
know but I do know it's
Before Scott went down with the minor injury he ripped through
Sterlington defense to the tune of 281 yards and five touchdowns on
only 14 carries. He said that brought his rushing total on the year
somewhere in the neighborhood of 1,500 to 1,600 yards.
is Scout.com's 13th ranked running back in the country, said
occurred when he ran a flare route and the quarterback threw
the pass a
little high. He jumped up to make the grab and when he
landed on his right
knee it locked up.
Scott said he heard the knee pop and the sound alone
sent chills up his
"That sound scared me to death," said Scott.
"I got up and tried to
walk and my coach was asking if I had a cramp or
something. I told him no
coach it's not a cramp. I told him there was
something wrong. The
trainer came over and put a brace on it and said to see
if I can go
back in and I couldn't really put any pressure on it. Then they
said to sit
down and we would check it out tomorrow."
As a precaution
only, Scott is going to sit out this week to give the
knee a break and then
he will be ready to go the following week for
round one of the state
He said he does not expect to have any problems once he gets
the field and that LSU fans can rest easy.
around and it doesn't even hurt or anything," he said. "It's going to be fine."
Charles Scott update
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