Cincinnati Football: Scott Satterfield updates cornerback Sammy Anderson’s injury status

Cincinnati Bearcats defensive players against Eastern Kentucky at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats defensive players against Eastern Kentucky at Nippert Stadium. /
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After suffering an injury in the season opener last week, Cincinnati Bearcats cornerback Sammy Anderson is expected to return to the field soon!

Cincinnati head coach Scott Satterfield discussed Anderson’s injury in a recent press conference and said that he was in good spirits at halftime.

Even though Satterfield didn’t provide specifics on his status, it appears Anderson suffered a minor head injury and could play this weekend.

The Bearcats leaned on several other cornerbacks against Eastern Kentucky including Todd Bumphis, Justin Harris, Taj Ward and Jordan Young.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats cornerback Sammy Anderson should return from injury soon

Anderson played well throughout fall training camp and has high expectations for his junior campaign after appearing in all 13 games last year.

Check out the most notable statistics from the Bearcats blowout victory as Bryan Brown’s defense compiled three sacks and three turnovers.

Even though it was a successful start to the regular season, Cincinnati will face much tougher competition against Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

The Dayton native totaled 15 tackles and one forced fumble in his sophomore season, highlighted by a career-high four tackles in the Fenway Bowl.

Cincinnati Football: Scott Satterfield updates cornerback Sammy Anderson’s injury status

A handful of defensive players made a significant impact in the season opener including defensive back Deshawn Pace and safety Bryon Threats.

During the postgame press conference, Satterfield reacted to the resounding win and touched on Anderson’s injury status via Cincinnati Athletics.

"“I think he had a head contusion or something upper body and was not able to get back into the game. We talked to him at halftime and he seemed fine. He was smiling and feeling good but anytime you have an injury like that, you have to be more cautious than anything. We’ll have more of an update in the first part of the week but I would anticipate him being fine.”"

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