Savage Set for Surgery

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn safety Aairon Savage is set to have
leg surgery.
Coach Gene Chizik says the sixth-year senior will have surgery
on Monday and "be out for a while" for the fifth-ranked Tigers.
He didn't specify the nature of Savage's injury or the time frame.
Savage had missed the past two seasons with a torn knee ligament
and an Achilles' tendon tear. The NCAA granted him a sixth year of
eligibility.
Chizik says Savage's injury was a tough blow given what the
player has been through. Savage graduated in December 2008.
Savage was hurt on a key fourth-quarter play when fellow safety
Zac Etheridge recovered a fumble Saturday against Arkansas.
Cornerback T'Sharvan Bell is day to day after a first-half leg
injury.


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