Tech's Correy Earls Released From Virginia Hospital
Yellow Jacket wide receiver headed back to Atlanta after scary injury on Saturday
Sept. 23, 2007
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech redshirt freshman wide receiver Correy Earls, who suffered a head injury in Saturday's football game at Virginia, is returning home today after staying overnight at a Charlottesville (Va.) hospital.
Earls, a Macon (
"We took precaution yesterday because our worst fear was that there could be damage to the cervical spine," Georgia Tech team physician Dr. John Xerogeanes said today. "In any situation such as that, we are going to error on the side of caution."
Earls' tests at the
"Correy will be evaluated on a weekly basis," Xerogeanes said.
Earls saw significant action in Saturday's game at