Auburn's Jaylon Denson hopes to be healthy for summer workouts - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

Auburn's Jaylon Denson hopes to be healthy for summer workouts

Posted: Updated:

Wide receiver Jaylon Denson plans to take the safe route in coming back from his leg injury.

The former Hoover star says he plans to sit out the Tigers spring practice and will target the summer to be at full strength.

"It's going good, it's starting to get a lot better now," Denson told AL.com. "The dark days are pretty much over."

Denson tore his patellar tendon in the first quarter of Auburn's loss at LSU. The junior receiver had three catches for 45 yards to that point and hopes to get a medical redshirt from the NCAA.

A player can't participate in more than 30 percent of his team's contests to be eligible for a medical redshirt. Denson played in 28.6 percent of Auburn games last season.

Auburn plans to have all of it's wide receivers back and signed D'haquille Williams and Stanton Truitt last month. The Tigers also have a commitment from Myron Burton in it's 2014 signing class.

  • UAB SportsMore>>

  • UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball program

    UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball program

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:12:02 GMT
    The leading scorer on the UAB basketball team is leaving the program. Guard Chad Frazier was granted his release and will not return."Chad Frazier has been granted his release from our program," head coach Jerod Haase said in a statement. "We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him the best." Frazier, a first team All-Conference USA selection, was arrested last month and charged with third degree domestic violence. The case was later dismissed.Frazier played one season at UAB...More >>
    The leading scorer on the UAB basketball team is leaving the program. Guard Chad Frazier was granted his release and will not return."Chad Frazier has been granted his release from our program," head coach Jerod Haase said in a statement. "We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him the best." Frazier, a first team All-Conference USA selection, was arrested last month and charged with third degree domestic violence. The case was later dismissed.Frazier played one season at UAB...More >>
  • UAB grants Chad Frazier release from scholarship

    UAB grants Chad Frazier release from scholarship

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:58:33 GMT
    UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.More >>
    UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.More >>
  • Roddy White gets three-year extension from Atlanta Falcons

    Roddy White gets three-year extension from Atlanta Falcons

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:58:02 GMT
    Roddy White is set to sign a contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta for four more seasons.More >>
    Roddy White is set to sign a contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta for four more seasons.More >>