존 메치 3세는 토요일 조지아와의 경기에서 무릎 부상으로 SEC 챔피언십에서 탈락했습니다.. ESPN reported Sunday, Crimson Tide가 공식적으로 No를 받기 전에. 1 플레이오프 진출, that the team fears the wide receiver tore his ACL.
“John Metchie is probably going to be out now, and we have a couple other guys that may be injured,” Alabama head coach Nick Saban said after Saturday’s win. “It creates a lot of opportunity for a lot of other players. 바라건대, we’ll be able to get them to step up.”
Saban said Sunday that Metchie appeared to have a “significant knee injury.”
The junior wide receiver was having a terrific game against 그루지야 before going down in the second quarter. He had six catches for 97 yards and a touchdown as Alabama went onto win the game 41-24. The injury occurred with 56 seconds left in the first half.
Metchie had been one of the top targets for Bryce Young behind Jameson Williams. 그는 가졌다 96 잡다 1,142 yards and eight touchdowns.
Losing him will be a blow for the offense that seemed to be firing on all cylinders against Georgia. 윌리엄스, Slade Bolden and Jahleel Billingsley will be sure to see more targets in the final weeks of the season.
Alabama will play Cincinnati in the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 31.