"NEW ORLEANS -- Chad Jones, a two-sport star at LSU who was drafted by the New York Giants, underwent surgery Friday following a dawn single-car accident in which his SUV hit a pole.
Jones was admitted to the LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans in guarded condition. His agent, Rocky Arceneaux, said the extent of the injuries was not immediately known. He added that the 21-year-old player was alert when taken to the hospital and was still in surgery in the early afternoon.
According to New Orleans' CBS affiliate WWL-TV, Jones suffered "a fractured left leg and had arteries and nerves exposed." "