Nebraska cornerback to miss time after undergoing surgery

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- Nebraska senior cornerback Chris Jones recently underwent surgery and could miss several months.

Jones had recently been named to the Jim Thorpe Watch List.

The full release from Nebraska Athletics is below:

Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley confirmed Saturday that senior cornerback Chris Jones recently underwent a meniscus repair on his left knee. The normal recovery time for this type of procedure is four to six months. Because of his injury, Jones will not attend the Big Ten Media Day and Kickoff Luncheon in Chicago on July 24-25. Junior safety Aaron Williams will replace Jones in representing Nebraska in Chicago, joining junior quarterback Tanner Lee and senior linebacker Chris Weber.

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