Nebraska senior cornerback Chris Jones recently underwent a meniscus repair on his left knee & could miss four to six months. Head Coach Mike Riley confirmed the news on Saturday.
The Florida native was just named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list on Friday. Jones does a have a redshirt year available.
On Saturday afternoon, Jones tweeted his thoughts on the setback.
All Ima say is watch me come back, I serve an on time God ain no 4 to 6 months ??????
— Chris Jones (@C_Jon8) July 15, 2017
Jones will not attend Big Ten Media Days now in Chicago. Junior safety Aaron Williams will now go along with junior quarterback Tanner Lee and senior linebacker Chris Weber.