KU’s Tony Pierson being evaluated for injury near neck

Kansas University senior Tony Pierson, who missed all but two plays of last Saturday’s 34-21 loss at Texas Tech, is being evaluated by doctors this morning for an injury in his neck area and the full scope of the injury is not yet known.

Interim coach Clint Bowen shed a little light on the subject during the weekly Big 12 coaches teleconference and added that Pierson was able to practice on Sunday.

“He’s getting to the doctor today to get a neck type injury checked out,” Bowen said. “He’s at the doctor this morning, doing the whole run-down done on him to find out exactly what we’ve got going on. We haven’t got the final word yet on exactly what it is.”

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