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Southern WR Devon Gales suffers spinal injury; has movement in hands

Southern WR Devon Gales suffers spinal injury; has movement in hands
Published On: Sun, Sep 27
Nov 16, 2013; Hattiesburg, MS, USA; Florida Atlantic Owls quarterback Jaquez Johnson (12) dives for yards while tackled by Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles defensive lineman Octavius Thomas (99) during the first half at M.M. Roberts Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Southern wide receiver Devon Gales was taken off the field on a stretcher after suffering a spinal injury late in the third quarter of Saturday's game against Georgia at Sanford Stadium.

Gales was taken to Athens Regional hospital, where he underwent a CT scan and will remain until further notice, according to a statement released by the school. Results of the CT scan were not immediately known.

Assistant athletic director Trayvean Scott told ESPN's Laura Rutledge that Gales was moving his hands and in good spirits.

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