TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State commitment Trey Marshall was severely injured during Thursday night's match-up between Lake City (Fla.) Columbia and Tallahassee (Fla.) Lincoln at Gene Cox Stadium in Tallahassee, Fla.
While on punt coverage early in the first quarter, Marshall attempted to tackle Lincoln returner John Burt and was involved in a nasty collision that resulted in a helmet hitting him in the stomach. The collision sent Marshall to the ground and left him unable to get to his feet.
Marshall was lifted from the ground and placed on a stretcher. He was then taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery for internal bleeding resulting from the unspecified injury.
Marshall is now out of surgery and recovering. He is in stable condition as he recovers.
The four-star safety is considered the No. 92 prospect in the nation. 247Sports.com ranks him as the No. 8 safety in the nation and No. 8 prospect from Florida.
Stay tuned for more updates on Marshall's condition and long-term prognosis.
Update: Per Columbia head coach Brian Allen, Marshall suffered a ruptured stomach. He will be moved out of ICU this morning and remain hospitalized through the weekend. Standard recovery time for such an injury ranges from four-to-six weeks.
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