EVANSTON, IL- OCTOBER 04: Tony Jones #6 of the Northwestern Wildcats is defended by Derrick Tindal #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the first half on October 4, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

CB Derrick Tindal suffers scary injury during Badgers spring practice

Perhaps the best bit of news to date in the Wisconsin Badgers’ spring camp has been a lack of news about major injuries happening. That streak could have ended on Sunday, as sophomore cornerback Derrick Tindal appeared to suffer a severe upper body injury.

Severe enough to have to be transported via ambulance to the hospital according to reports from Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Ben Worgull of BadgerNation.

However, the scariest of thoughts — a paralyzing injury — appear to have been averted. Potrykus went on to report that Tindal had feeling in his arms and legs while being carted off the field.

The sophomore was having an excellent spring according to multiple reports and is likely to be the No. 3 cornerback for the Badgers this fall, barring anything serious from this incident. He finished last season with 10 tackles and appeared in all 13 games for Wisconsin.

He wasn’t the lone injury though, as junior center Dan Voltz suffered an ankle injury and according to a report from Badger247’s Evan Flood, he was seen on crutches after evaluation from the team’s medical staff.

Andrew Coppens

About Andrew Coppens

Andy is a member of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). He is the Managing Editor of MadTownBadger and associate editor of Bloguin's World Cup site, 32flags.com as well as Publisher of Big Ten site talking10.com

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