Updated: Sep 15
Grambling's recent game against LSU turned into a distressing chapter when Jaquavis Richmond, a key player for the team, suffered a significant head and neck injury during the third quarter. Richmond sustained the injury while bravely attempting a tackle on a punt return.
Following this unfortunate incident, Richmond was swiftly transported to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, where he underwent a crucial surgery to address the injury. The Grambling community, as well as college football fans, held their breath in anticipation of updates on his condition.
In a reassuring tweet from Grambling's Athletic Director, Dr. Tray Scott, he expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support, thoughts, well-wishes, and prayers for Jaquavis Richmond's recovery. This sentiment underscores the close-knit nature of the Grambling State University community and their unwavering support for their injured player.
Jaquavis Richmond, a Shreveport native who honed his skills at Woodlawn, is listed as a redshirt sophomore by GSU, and his contributions to the team are highly valued. As he embarks on the path to recovery, the thoughts and prayers of many are with him, wishing for his swift return to health and the football field.