Mississippi State quarterback KJ Costello injured against Alabama

Tyler Horka
Mississippi Clarion Ledger

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — K.J. Costello had a rough start against Alabama on Saturday. It got much worse for Mississippi State's senior quarterback in the second quarter. 

All five of the possessions Costello led resulted in three-and-outs. The 15th play of that sequence ended up being Costello's last of the game. 

Costello escaped the pocket on third down and tried to run for a first down, but Alabama senior linebacker Dylan Moses met him before he got there. Moses' knee struck Costello in the head on the 4-yard scramble. 

Costello stayed down on the field for a moment. He sat up when trainers arrived but stayed in a seated position for a while longer. The trainers helped him off the field and brought him straight to the locker room. 

Alabama led 20-0 at the time of Costello's injury. Freshman quarterback Will Rogers replaced him. Costello was 4-of-11 for 16 yards. 

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