Tua Tagovailoa's Alabama career almost certainly came to an end this past weekend, but his joy, toughness and otherworldly play will leave a lasting impact on the Tide.
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- Tua resting after successful surgery on hip
- Tagovailoa set to have hip surgery on Monday
- Georgia edges past Alabama to No. 4 in AP poll
- Tagovailoa's season done with dislocated hip
Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer
Tua Tagovailoa will be on a partial weight bearing recovery plan for six weeks and will be rehabbing daily in Tuscaloosa, per Laura Rutledge. Then, in three months, he will be able to begin athletic activity again, and by the spring, he is expected to be able to resume throwing.
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Kevin Negandhi and Kirk Herbstreit kick off the podcast by discussing Herbie's reaction to Tua Tagovailoa going down, Nick Saban's mindset in starting Tua and not holding him out until Auburn and how the College Football Playoff committee should treat Alabama. Later, the guys talk about Ohio State-Penn State and why the Buckeyes look so complete (20:27), Minnesota falling victim to Iowa on the road, Oklahoma's huge comeback over Baylor (29:13), Clemson and Georgia humming along (35:01), and listener questions (40:22).
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is scheduled to have hip surgery Monday after being evaluated in Houston, orthopedic surgeon Lyle Cain said in a statement released Sunday night.
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the rest of the season with a dislocated right hip but is expected to make a full recovery.