LSU CB Derek Stingley released from hospital after getting ‘acutely ill’

LSU CB Derek Stingley released from hospital after getting ‘acutely ill’
LSU Cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (No. 24) (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - All-American cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. was discharged from a Baton Rouge hospital Saturday night, according to a message 9Sports received from his dad, Derek Stingley Sr.

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said Saturday night he expects Stingley to return after missing the season opener against Mississippi State.

School officials said Stingley was hospitalized overnight Friday and was not able to play against the Bulldogs. They added his condition was not COVID-19 related.

LSU released the following statement Saturday morning:

“Derek Stingley Jr. became acutely ill last night and was evaluated overnight in the hospital. His condition is not COVID-19 related and he is expected to be discharged soon. He will return to activity after full evaluation by the medical team.”

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