Arguably the best Cornerback at this time on the Nebraska Defense, Senior CB Chris Jones’s season may be in jeopardy.
Mike Riley confirmed in a release today that Jones will miss up to six months with a meniscus tear. The nature of how Jones injured his knee is unknown.
Due to this injury, Jones will mot be heading to Chicago to Big Ten Media Days. Senior Safety Aaron Williams will replace him on the trip.
Here is the statement from the Nebraska AD:
Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley confirmed Saturday that senior cornerback Chris Jones recently underwent a meniscus repair on his left knee. The normal recovery time for this type of procedure is four to six months. Because of his injury, Jones will not attend the Big Ten Media Day and Kickoff Luncheon in Chicago on July 24-25. Junior safety Aaron Williams will replace Jones in representing Nebraska in Chicago, joining junior quarterback Tanner Lee and senior linebacker Chris Weber.
All Ima say is watch me come back, I serve an on time God ain no 4 to 6 months ✌— Chris Jones (@C_Jon8) July 15, 2017