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Nick Saban Has New Injury Update For QB Tua Tagovailoa

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa against Ole Miss.

TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA - SEPTEMBER 28: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks to pass against the Mississippi Rebels at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 28, 2019 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Over the weekend, the Alabama Crimson Tide kept their undefeated season alive with a win over Tennessee.

The victory, however, came at a cost. Star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a high-ankle sprain in the win over the Vols.

He underwent a minor procedure on Sunday morning - the same procedure he had on his other ankle before the College Football Playoff last season.

Earlier this week, head coach Nick Saban revealed a potential timetable for Tua's return.

"We're hopeful that in a 10 day period he'll be back being able to do pretty active type rehab and we'll see how it goes from there. Those things are pretty unpredictable at this point," Saban announced.

On Wednesday, Saban revealed Tua won't be able to put weight on the ankle for four days.

Tagovailoa won't be on the field for this weekend's game against Arkansas. The Crimson Tide have a bye the following weekend before a huge match-up against LSU that will likely decide the SEC West.

The junior quarterback has reportedly told his teammates he'll be back for the game against the Tigers.

Mac Jones will get the start under center for the Tide this weekend. Can Jones keep the Tide's undefeated season alive?