August 11, 2006

Notebook: Taylor suffers injury Friday

Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville described it as a scary moment.

He can say that again.

Senior wide receiver Courtney Taylor - a key player and team leader - went down on the first play of an 11-on-11 team drill Friday with a knee injury.

Taylor was apparently hit in the side of his knee before going down. He managed to make it to the sidelines, mostly under his own power, where he was attended to by Auburn's training staff.

Taylor was later driven off the practice field and taken for precautionary X-rays. But according to Tuberville, the early prognosis was favorable.

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