Dec. 17, 2011; Albuquerque, NM, USA; Detailed view of a Nike football on the field prior to the game between the Temple Owls against the Wyoming Cowboys in the 2011 New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

New Mexico State's Miles Washington in ICU after suffering spinal cord injury

There was a scary injury that occurred during a New Mexico State football team scrimmage this past weekend. The player who injured the injury was redshirt freshman cornerback Miles Washington suffered a spinal cord injury.

According to the school, Washington needed to undergo emergency surgery to be stabilized.

The university issued a release:

Miles is resting in the intensive care unit and will remain there for the near future. The next 48 hours will be critical but at this time no further information on his condition is available.

New Mexico State head coach Doug Martin has also spoke on the incident shortly after Washington’s injury.

This is a tough situation. We just hope and pray the best for Miles. The entire team will be praying for him and we are just going to believe that good things will come.” Martin said.

Our thoughts go out to Washington and we would like to wish him a full and speedy recovery.

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