Deondre Francois proved to be one of the toughest players in college football last year, so when he goes down, you know it’s serious.
In the fourth quarter of Florida State game against Alabama on Saturday, Francois went down with an apparent injury to his left knee after taking a hit from behind while scrambling. Francois hand to be helped off the field and he was unable to put any weight on the affected leg.
Francois was eventually put in an aircast in the sideline medical tent before being carted off the field entirely.
A loss to Alabama wouldn’t be the end of Florida State’s season, but a significant injury to Francois could prove to be.
This story will be updated as more is learned on Francois’s status going forward.