Tennessee defensive tackle Danny O’Brien left the game on Saturday against Texas A&M in the third quarter, following a scary situation that led to him being carted off and sent to the hospital for further evaluation.
According to Allie LaForce of CBS, O’Brien, who appeared to suffer a head injury after helmet-to-helmet contact, is fine.
— Allie LaForce (@ALaForce) October 9, 2016
SEC Country’s Mike Griffith confirmed that O’Brien is rejoining the team.
Good news for #Vols: DT Danny O'Brien flying back with the team
— Mike Griffith (@MikeGriffith32) October 9, 2016
O’Brien was seen moving extremities before he was sent to the hospital.
Fans at the game and Twitter alike sent out their best wishes to the Vols’ defensive tackle.
Heartwarming to hear the crowd chant Danny O'Brien's name. #TENNvsTAMU
— AllforTennessee.com (@allfortennessee) October 8, 2016
— Texas A&M Football (@AggieFootball) October 8, 2016
All love to Danny O'Brien.
That is a Tennessee Volunteer for life who has given all he has to our program.
— Vol Herald (@VolHerald) October 8, 2016