Injuries are an unfortunate reality of training camp. Every year, players get hurt even before the season begins.
It is even scarier when the injury is bad enough to require a player being hospitalized. That is what happened to Kansas freshman offensive lineman Jacobi Lott on Wednesday.
Lott left Wednesday practice in an ambulance after suffering what KUSports.com called “an unspecified form of trauma that was deemed a code red due to its critical nature by paramedics who arrived on the scene.”
Lott is reportedly in stable condition at the hospital, where he is being further evaluated.
— Benton Smith (@BentonASmith) August 8, 2018
There haven’t been any specific updates on what happened to Lott, but it definitely sounds serious. Thankfully, it looks like he is doing much better right now.
Here’s hoping he can make a full recovery for health’s sake. Football is a secondary concern.
A three-star prospect out of Amarillo (Tex.), Lott was the No. 48 offensive guard in the 2018 class, per 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. He chose Kansas over Texas, UMass, Bowling Green and New Mexico State.
Lott is the nephew of NFL Hall of Fame defensive back Ronnie Lott.