Cassanova McKinzy Injury: Updates on Auburn LB's Status, Likely Return Date

Tyler ConwayFeatured ColumnistOctober 5, 2013

AUBURN, AL - SEPTEMBER 22:  Daren Bates
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Auburn linebacker Cassanova McKinzy has movement in his arms and legs after suffering a scary injury to his head/neck area in the first quarter of Saturday night's game against Ole Miss.

Bryan Matthews of 247 Sports first reported the injury, from which McKinzy needed a stretcher to take him off the field:

Casanova McKinzy has head/neck injury. Being carted off. Has movement in arms/legs via @247Sports

— Bryan Matthews (@BMatt247) October 5, 2013

 As of Wed, Oct. 9 he was back to the top of the depth chart at linebacker.