BamaOnLine is known to be running again in Alabama Trey Sanders was involved in a car accident on Friday, but the red-shirt freshman had not suffered any significant injuries. Sanders went home to Port Saint Joe, Fla., Because Crimson Tide had a weekend holiday goodbye.
Head coach Nick Saban released the following statement on Friday afternoon:
“Trey Sanders was involved in a car accident this morning and is now in stable condition after suffering non-life injuries. We are in direct contact with his family and the doctors who are treating him as we continue to gather more information.
Sanders are performing at their best in his youth career, rushing 80 yards after 12 attempts (6.7 ypc) against Mississippi State. Four of those arrived in the second quarter, while another eight shipments occurred in the fourth quarter. The sophomore performed a pair of run 20 yards (25, 21 yards), and five of his 12 rush attempts resulted in the first shot.
“We have great confidence in Trey,” Saban said after the 41-0 win. “We think he is a real, very good player. I think it’s good for him to get out there and have some really positive runs, do some really good cuts and have a really positive night, in my opinion.
“I think it will give him more confidence, and I think that’s what I’m talking about when I say we need more people to be able to advance and have a role in the team. B-Rob was a little tough tonight, so we just played him in third place, trying to get him through the game and just play right away. Trey has done a great job of filling up and has a very positive performance. “
Over six matches, Sanders has dashed 134 yards on 30 carry (4.47 yards per carry) in four appearances. This was his first game in his Alabama career after missing all of the 2019-20 season with a foot injury he suffered in Tide’s preseason camp.
Hired with 5 stars in 2019, Sanders is the nation’s No. 1 back and has the nation’s sixth best overall outlook during that cycle, according to the industry-generated 247Sports Composite.
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