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Rebel offensive lineman undergoes back surgery

Alex Givens is hopeful to be ready for the season opener.

Posted: Jul 29, 2019 7:20 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Ole Miss senior offensive lineman Alex Givens recently underwent lower back surgery, the school announced on Monday.

The school says the procedure was on July 18, two days after Givens appeared with the Rebels at SEC Media Days in Hoover.

Ole Miss says the surgery was successful, but Givens will be limited throughout preseason camp, which begins Friday.

Givens is hopeful to return in time for the season opener, Aug. 31 at Memphis on ABC-WTVA.

Givens started every game of his junior season and appeared in ten games as a sophomore.

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