Senior cornerback Chris Jones will be out four-to-six months, undergoing a meniscus repair on his left knee, according to Nebraska’s athletic department,.
Mike Riley confirms reports #Huskers senior cornerback Chris Jones recently underwent a meniscus repair on his left knee.
— Christopher Heady (@heady_chris) July 15, 2017
If Jones were to be back as soon as reportedly possible, four months from now would mean the senior defensive back would return for the game against Penn State on Nov. 18.
Jones, however, isn’t worried about his alleged timetable.
All Ima say is watch me come back, I serve an on time God ain no 4 to 6 months ✌🏾💪🏾💪🏾
— Chris Jones (@C_Jon8) July 15, 2017
On Friday, Jones was one of five Big Ten players named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list, an award that goes out to the nation’s top defensive back. He was also scheduled to attend Big Ten Media Days in Chicago next week, but junior safety Aaron Williams will take his place.
The full release regarding Jones’ injury is as follows:
— Sean Callahan (@Sean_Callahan) July 15, 2017