Alabama football: Nick Saban details why Bo Scarbrough missed last two practices

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama football fans can breathe a sigh of relief.

Crimson Tide running back Bo Scarbrough has missed the last two days of practice, but Alabama coach Nick Saban said its nothing to worry about.

“Bo has been ill for two days,” Saban said Saturday. “Very, pretty sick. I’m talking about ill enough to be in bed. We don’t think this is a serious illness or anything like that, but it is something that we didn’t think it would be good for him not to be in a position where he could be resting.”

Running back Josh Jacobs was held out for the second straight scrimmage. Jacobs was not able to practice at all this week due to a hamstring injury.

“He’s still day-to-day as to when he’ll be able to come back and start working again,” Saban said.

Walk-on wide receiver Donnie Lee Jr. was injured during the scrimmage on Saturday.

“Donnie Lee, who has been a very productive, good team player for us, got a knee injury today,” Saban said. “We’ll have to confirm the seriousness of that for us with an MRI. That’s about it for us from an injury standpoint today.”

Prior to his injury, Scarbrough was in the midst of a breakout campaign on the national stage.

He rushed for 180 yards and 2 touchdowns in Alabama’s semifinal win over Washington. Scarbrough ran for 93 yards and 2 touchdowns against Clemson before leg injury.

Jacobs rushed for 564 yards and 4 touchdowns on 86 carries as a freshman last season. He also had 166 receiving yards.

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