Nick Marshall injury: Auburn QB 'should be OK'

Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Good news for the Tigers, as the injury to their quarterback does not appear to be serious.

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall's shoulder injury appears to not be a big deal, as offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee said he "should be OK' to play this week against Arkansas.

Marshall suffered what appeared to be a right shoulder injury during the Tigers' 45-10 win over Florida Atlantic, and was taken to the locker room. He did not return to the game, but the school clarified at the time that it was for precautionary reasons.

Auburn is currently ranked No. 11 in the latest BCS standings, and is expected to have no trouble at all against lowly Arkansas, with or without Marshall. The junior has passed for six touchdowns and run for five more, while putting together 1,609 yards of total offense so far this season.

Marshall's backup is highly touted true freshman Jeremy Johnson, who has also thrown for six touchdowns this year.

More from SB Nation college football:

Oregon jumps Florida State for No. 2 in new BCS standings

SEC thriller in World Series country: Steven Godfrey at South Carolina-Mizzou

New bowl projections: Alabama-Oregon, and A&M to BCS?

You have to see what Ohio State’s band did

FSU, Georgia, Michigan State favored in Week 10’s big games

• Long reads: Chip Kelly’s New Hampshire laboratory | Why we love college football

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.