Nick Saban says WR Jaylen Waddle a ‘game-day decision’

Nick Saban says WR Jaylen Waddle a ‘game-day decision’
Jaylen Waddle in the Iron Bowl (Source: WTVM)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle returned to the practice field Tuesday after fracturing his ankle in October. Coach Nick Saban said Thursday his status for Monday is a “game-day decision.”

“First of all, the issue with injuries is when a guy does practice, how does he respond to the workload. Sometimes if a guy practices one day and gets sore the next, you can’t practice him the next day. So you just keep sort of trying to build up his workload to where he might be able to play. So that’s a work in progress right now, so you really can’t predict where he might be. And then other guys seem to get stronger as they -- every day they practice they get a little bit better. This is something that we’re trying to evaluate but not anything that we can make any kind of prediction on at this point,” said Saban.

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