Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley confirmed over the weekend 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
The native of Jacksinville, Florida, intercepted three passes last season as a junior in beinning named honorable mention All-Big Ten. He played as a true freshman and still has a redshirt year available.
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.