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MSU quarterback undergoes surgery after Egg Bowl injury

Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald underwent surgery Friday morning just hours after suffering a gruesome ankle injury in the first quarter of the 2017 Egg Bowl against Ole Miss.

Posted: Nov. 24, 2017 7:01 PM
Updated: Nov. 24, 2017 10:40 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald underwent surgery Friday morning just hours after suffering a gruesome ankle injury in the first quarter of the 2017 Egg Bowl against Ole Miss.

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Head coach Dan Mullen described the injury on his quarterback's right leg as a dislocated ankle.

University football officials say Fitzgerald is doing fine and is expected to make a full recovery.

On Twitter, Fitzgerald wrote what had happened to him was a "minor setback for a major comeback."

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