Tua Tagovailoa is doing all he can to work his way back from a horrific season-ending injury last year while playing for Alabama. With the NFL Draft just two months away, the elite QB prospect has received positive news regarding his injury progress.
Tagovailoa, who suffered a dislocated hip late in the 2019 season, recently underwent a CT scan. The results couldn’t be better, according to NFL reporter Ian Rapoport.
Tagovailoa’s fracture has healed and the “hip and its range of motion is good.” The former Alabama QB still has another month until he can be cleared for football activities, though.
The three-month CT scan for #Bama QB and coveted draft prospect Tua Tagovailoa was as positive as possible, sources say. The fracture has healed. The hip and its range of motion is good. It’ll likely be another month before he’s cleared for football activities, tho, as expected.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 10, 2020
This is about as good an update as Tagovailoa could’ve hoped for. Not to mention, it’s exactly what NFL teams were hoping to hear.
Despite a collegiate career riddled with injuries, Tagovailoa is still expected to be taken in the top-five picks of the upcoming NFL Draft. The former Alabama QB’s skill-set is that good.
The Miami Dolphins and Los Angeles Chargers are the two teams primarily in contention for Tagovailoa. But seeing as Miami has the higher draft pick, Tagovailoa may be heading to the Dolphins.
But don’t count out teams like Carolina, who could end up trading up in the draft. There’s no doubt the upcoming draft is going to be wild.