Zach Darlington of Apopka (FL) High School was injured in the fourth quarter of a nationally televised game against Byrnes (GA).
#Huskers QB commit Z. Darlington carted off the field in Apopka-Byrnes game. They removed his jersey and pads, and put him in a neck brace.— Brandon Vogel (@brandonlvogel) August 24, 2013
Update: Darlington did not open his eyes or move when he was on the sideline, per ESPN.— Jeff Mason (@RedSideline) August 24, 2013
ESPN: "[Darlington] was knocked unconscious, he is now moving on his own."— Jeff Mason (@RedSideline) August 24, 2013
Helicopter just landed on the Byrnes baseball field. Their airlifting Darlington out of here.— Brandon Vogel (@brandonlvogel) August 24, 2013
Earlier in the game, he successfully executed a Statue of Liberty play, which probably would have been the highlight of the game prior to his injury.
Darlington committed to the Huskers in June.
Report from hospital Nebraska QB commit Zach Darlington moving his limbs freely. #Huskers— Gregg Peterson (@GreggPeterson2) August 24, 2013