It looks like Alabama will be without junior running back Jalston Fowler for the rest of the season. The backup tailback/fullback/H-back will have surgery on his left knee following an injury Saturday against Western Kentucky (which is about all these types of meaningless games are good for — injuries).
According to Nick Saban:
“Jalston’s been a great player in the program — a really good special teams guy. A great backup player for us. A really good attitude guy. Lots of character. Really good competitor. I know he feels badly. We feel badly, too, for him that he can’t be a part and be able to contribute to our team this year.”
According to The Birmingham News, Fowler was “used extensively” as the Tide’s fullback in the I-formation. On the season he had 11 carries for 85 yards.