Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa carted off field 'screaming in pain'

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa carted off field 'screaming in pain'

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Earlier Saturday afternoon, Alabama star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa left the game against Mississippi State with an apparent injury.

Tagovailoa was unable to put any weight on the right side of his body after injuring his right hip.

"It's a hip injury and probably something that could be pretty serious", coach Nick Saban said after the game. Tagovailoa was "screaming in pain", according to ESPN sideline reporter Molly McGrath.

Alabama returned to the same stage with Tagovailoa under center last season, but lost 44-16 to Clemson.

Fourth-ranked Alabama was leading 35-7 with 3:01 left in the first half when Tagovailoa, who had surgery on a sprained right ankle almost a month ago, was injured. Alabama (8-1, 5-1 SEC, No. 4 CFP) had a week off, Tagovailoa played last week in a loss to LSU. That was going to be his last series, we were going to do two minute [drill] before the half with him just for practice. "First we have to block it better so he doesn't get sacked, but too bad". Backup quarterback Mac Jones took over in the second half and completed 7 of 11 passes for 94 yards in the win.

Late in the second quarter, Tagovailoa was taken down by two defenders as he threw the ball away.

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