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John Metchie injury update: Alabama loses WR to ‘leg injury’ in first half of 2021 SEC title game

Last week in the Iron Bowl, Alabama misplaced star receiver Jameson Williams to a concentrating on ejection. This week in the SEC title game, with a College Football Playoff berth on the road, the Crimson Tide misplaced star receiver John Metchie.

Metchie, who was second on the workforce in receiving yards and first in receptions coming into the game, suffered what coach Nick Saban known as “a leg injury” with 56 seconds remaining in the first half towards Georgia whereas working a route. It was introduced after halftime that Metchie would not return.

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Metchie was down on the sector after working his route. Trainers attended to him earlier than he walked off the sector gingerly underneath his personal energy.

As he Metchie made his manner to the locker room, the Alabama followers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta confirmed their assist for him.

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Metchie completed the game with six catches for 97 yards and a landing, giving him 96 catches for 1,141 yards and eight touchdowns on the season.

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No. 3 Alabama led No. 1 Georgia 24-17 when Metchie was harm. It is wanting to repeat because the College Football Playoff nationwide champion.

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