QB Munchie Legaux hospitalized
Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville and athletic director Whit Babcock visited Legaux at a hospital in Champaign, and reported that the senior was in "good spirits."
Babcock said on Twitter that Legaux was being examined by doctors from both Cincinnati and Illinois.
Coach T & I just visited w Munchie @ Hospital. VERY tough young man. Lots of tests being run. He's in good hands w UC & UI docs. God Bless— Whit Babcock (@WhitBabcock) September 7, 2013
Babcock also tweeted that Legaux's family is on its way from Louisiana to visit the senior at the hospital.
Munchie was in good spirits. Family on way fr Louisiana. Lots of tests being run. That's all updates for now. Prayers up— Whit Babcock (@WhitBabcock) September 7, 2013
Legaux was hit by a pair of Illini players as he dropped back to pass midway through the fourth quarter of the Bearcats' 45-17 loss.
Legaux stayed on the turf for several minutes before being driven off on a cart. His teammates gathered around him on the field before he was carted away.
A New Orleans native, Legaux passed for 237 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 52 yards prior to the injury.
Senior Brendon Kay replaced Legaux under center, completing 6-of-11 passes for 71 yards.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.