Southern receiver Devon Gales hospitalized with spinal injury

Saturday September 26th, 2015

Southern University receiver Devon Gales was taken off the field on a stretcher in Saturday’s game against Georgia and will remain hospitalized with a spinal injury, the school announced

“Gales will remain under the care of the doctors at Athens Regional until further notice,” Southern said in a statement. “Southern University and the Jaguar Nation asks for your continued prayers for Devon and the entire Gales family during this difficult time.”

Gales was injured on a kick return and reportedly was able to move his hands as he was carted off the field. 

Gales is a redshirt sophomore from Baton Rouge. He has one catch for 24 yards in three games this season and also made two tackles. 

- Dan Gartland

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