It has already been confirmed that one of Miami’s top players in its defensive secondary would not play at all this season. Now we know when the player’s expected to resume football activities as well.
Miami announced Monday that Rayshawn Jenkins underwent successful surgery on his lower back Monday. Because of the surgery, Jenkins’ 2014 season is already over before it began.
Jenkins is expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday, with rehab expected to take up to six months. Such a timeline, though, would put the defensive back on track to return for the start of spring practice.
As a true sophomore last season, Jenkins started 12 of the 13 games he played at safety. His three interceptions were tied for second on the team, while he was a solo second with five passes broken up.
Jenkins, a three-star member of The U’s 2012 recruiting class, played in 10 games (two starts) as a true freshman that year.