Brian Kelly offers latest update on Sevyn Banks after DB was carted off the field
Brian Kelly praised the LSU and Auburn medical staffs for their work to offer care to Sevyn Banks, who was injured on a kickoff return on Saturday during LSU’s 21-17 victory, and carted off the field.
Kelly said Monday that Banks has a bruised spinal cord, which all things considered is great news given how the incident unfolded and he was taken to a local hospital from the field. There were no structural issues. Banks will be out 5-6 weeks, but everything else looked clear, Kelly said.
Kelly described Banks’ injury incident as a “very scary situation.”
Kelly said the injury is similar to Major Burns’ injury where there was a bruise.
At the time of the play, Auburn’s Wesley Steiner immediately signaled to the LSU sideline that Banks needed assistance. The LSU veteran was also called for targeting on the play.
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