4* DE prospect and Auburn target Prince Tega Wanogho, Jr has suffered a severe leg injury while playing basketball tonight. The news was first reported on Twitter by Ethan Bernal (@EthanGBernal) and first brought to my attention by Sam Butler.
Edgewood star DE Prince Tega just snapped his leg. It's bad.— Ethan Bernal (@EthanGBernal) January 21, 2015
For those who don't know, Tega transferred from Nigeria. First year playing football and now has offers from across the country.— Ethan Bernal (@EthanGBernal) January 21, 2015
He caught a long pass and was rolled on trying to score. He immediately started screaming, and his leg was dangling— Ethan Bernal (@EthanGBernal) January 21, 2015
Right leg. To me, looks like it's snapped at the shin.— Ethan Bernal (@EthanGBernal) January 21, 2015
Tega just left in an ambulance. It's his left leg— Ethan Bernal (@EthanGBernal) January 21, 2015
Tega was recently reclassified to the Class of 2015 and earned a 4* grade of 96 according to the 247Sports Composite. He was garnering strong interest from a number of programs around the country.
We can only hope this injury is not as serious as the tweets make it seem. For a young man who just transferred in from Nigeria and seemed to have a very bright future ahead of him in football, this is tragic news if the injury is major. We will update the story as more info comes out.
This is definitely good news:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tega is in surgery now. Docs say he should be good to go in may and running down QB's next fall somewhere in the SEC! <a href="http://t.co/B2tqcV8D4j">pic.twitter.com/B2tqcV8D4j</a></p>— Bobby carr (@bobbycarr11) <a href="https://twitter.com/bobbycarr11/status/557915117233635328">January 21, 2015</a></blockquote>
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