Cal freshman Jaivian Thomas carted off the field after injury at Autzen Stadium
Sat, Nov 4, 2023
NCAAF News (AP)
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - California freshman running back Jaivian Thomas was carted off the filed in the third quarter of the Golden Bears' game against No. 6 Oregon on Saturday. The nature and extent of his injury was not immediately known.
The Bears were threatening on the Oregon 5 with 4:05 to go in the quarter. Quarterback Fernando Mendoza handed off to Thomas, who fumbled and was hit on the play.
Thomas, a freshman who ran for a touchdown this season against Oregon State, lay motionless on the field for several minutes.
Both teams gathered around as trainers attended to the Oakland, California, native, who was put on a stretcher before being loaded onto a cart. He appeared to be speaking as he was taken off the field.
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