Friday, December 13, 2002
Crouch to undergo surgery
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska junior quarterback Eric Crouch was
expected to undergo surgery Thursday on his sore throwing shoulder.
Crouch and Dr. Robert Dugas, one of Nebraska's team physicians,
met with surgeon Dr. Jim Andrews of the Alabama Sports Medicine and
Orthopedic Center in Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday for an
Doctors determined that Crouch would have arthoscopic surgery,
the university said.
Andrews will perform the surgery and Dugas will assist.
Crouch's status for spring ball will not be determined until
after the surgery, the university said.
Crouch also had surgery on his throwing shoulder after the
Crouch, who was pounded repeatedly this season, admitted before
the Alamo Bowl that his shoulder was still store.