Purdue LB Jalen Graham injured in Tuesday practice, per reports
Purdue linebacker Jalen Graham left Tuesday’s Boilermakers practice with an injury.
According to reports from those in West Lafayette, it’s a minor hamstring injury for Graham. He was unable to continue practicing, but did return to the field and walked around. Graham’s status is day-to-day, so hopefully, he’ll be back in action soon.
#Purdue LB Jalen Graham sustained what’s being called a “slight strain” to a hamstring in practice today. Not major. Will be monitored day-by-day.
— Tom Dienhart (@TomDienhart1) August 9, 2022
Note from #Purdue practice: Jalen Graham limped off the field reaching for his hamstring. Didn’t need a cart and went into the facility. Did return in t-shirt and shorts and walked around. Next practice is Thursday
— mike carmin (@carmin_jc) August 9, 2022
Graham started all 13 games for Jeff Brohm’s squad in 2021. Last season, Graham was fifth on the team with 64 tackles, including 45 solo, 4 tackles-for-loss and 1 sack, and notched a pair of quarterback hurries. Graham also logged 2 interceptions, returning 1 for a touchdown and broke up 7 passes. He earned All-Big Ten honorable mentions from the conference coaches and media.
Graham and the Boilermakers open the 2022 campaign against Penn State on Sept. 1.