PJ Fleck shares positive update about QB Tanner Morgan after suffering head injury against Illinois
P.J. Fleck had some good new about his quarterback. Tanner Morgan left the Illinois game with a head injury on Saturday.
Minnesota football released a statement saying that Fleck announced Morgan is in good shape and is being cared for by the university’s medical staff. Morgan also wanted to thank everyone for their kind words and thinking of him.
Morgan got carted off the field after suffering the injury. He completed four passes for 21 yards before leaving the game. The Golden Gophers lost to Illinois 26-14.
Coach Fleck announced that QB Tanner Morgan is feeling better and remains in the care of the University of Minnesota medical staff.
Tanner thanks everyone for their support and prayers. pic.twitter.com/RERWVjzD6x
— Minnesota Football (@GopherFootball) October 17, 2022
Despite the loss, Morgan has been a reliable quarterback this season. He has 1,164 yards passing with 11 total touchdowns, making plays with both his arms and his legs.
Minnesota will be hoping to have him back in the lineup for Week 8 as No. 16 Penn State awaits. We’ll see if any more updates about Morgan’s status come out before game time on Oct. 22.
That game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET on ABC.