Cornerback Trevon Diggs has emerged as a star on Alabama’s defense. Unfortunately for the Crimson Tide, he will be out for the rest of the national title run.
Diggs suffered a broken foot during Saturday’s 65-31 win over Arkansas.
On Monday, head coach Nick Saban said that the standout corner was out indefinitely. Today, he was officially deemed out for the season.
Trevon Diggs, who suffered a broken foot against Arkansas on Saturday, is expected to be out 4-6 months and won’t be back this season, sources told AL.com.
Diggs is set to undergo surgery on Friday, per sources.
Alabama football has looked nearly invincible this year, but the loss of Trevon Diggs is a big blow to the defense.
It has been a bit overshadowed because Tua Tagovailoa and the Alabama offense has been so incredible, but the Crimson Tide have given up some points this fall.
A struggling Arkansas club dropped 31 on the Tide on Saturday. Texas A&M had 23 a few weeks ago.
The Tide are ranked 38th nationally in passing defense, which is solid, but would be the worst mark since 2014. Diggs was probably the team’s top corner through six weeks.
Alabama will face one of the more talented quarterbacks in the SEC in Missouri’s Drew Lock this Saturday.