Sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson’s status for Texas’ upcoming game against Kansas is uncertain.
The American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls reported on Sunday that Jefferson is being evaluated for concussion symptoms. Jefferson left the first quarter of Saturday’s 24-20 loss to West Virginia with a head injury, and he did not return.
Texas LB Malik Jefferson being evaluated today for concussion symptoms.Advertisement
— Kirk Bohls (@kbohls) November 13, 2016
The preseason pick for the Big 12’s defensive player of the year award, Jefferson ranks second among the Longhorns with his 60 tackles and 4.5 sacks. Jefferson was pulled from Texas’ starting line-up two weeks ago, but he responded with solid showings in back-to-back wins over Baylor and Texas Tech.
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