TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -Florida State defensive tackle Emmanuel Dunbar was taken by ambulance to a hospital after suffering a back injury Wednesday in practice.
The redshirt junior has a history of back problems, including a 2006 surgery to repair two herniated disks.
Team officials had to cut Dunbar's jersey and shoulder pads off Wednesday to load him into the ambulance.
``You hate to see that happen to anybody,'' Florida State coach Bobby Bowden said. ``And you don't know the extent of it, so it scares you when the ambulance comes. We know he's in good hands.''
A Florida State spokesman said doctors were examining Dunbar on Wednesday night and his status for Seminoles' season opener against Western Carolina on Sept. 6 was uncertain.
Dunbar played in three games last season, and was expected to start the first three games this year while two other Seminoles defensive tackles serve academic misconduct suspensions.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

2016 NFL Draft Props on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
NFL Draft Preview on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
Test on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
CG releases Divisional Odds on Wed, Mar 2016 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Cal lands Davis Webb The Cal Bears may have lost the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft at quarterback, but the Golden Bears seem to have found a good replacement...
Thumbnail FSU dismisses running back The Florida State Seminoles have parted ways with running back Mario Pender after a recent arrest.
Thumbnail Hokies suspend two defenders The Justin Fuente era of Virginia Tech football isn’t off to a great start, as two defensive players have been indefinitely...
Thumbnail Buckeyes get 100K for Spring Game Ohio State may not have made the...
Thumbnail Petrino gets new contract Louisville is happy with the direction that Bobby Petrino is taking the football program and the Cardinals have given the head...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages