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Potts discharged from hospital, returned to MN

Potts left the field in the fourth quarter. He was transported to a nearby hospital after observation and treatment by the team's medical staff.
Credit: AP
Minnesota running back Trey Potts scores a touchdown on a four yard run against Miami Ohio during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota running back Trey Potts was discharged from an Indiana hospital Friday and has returned to Minnesota after an undisclosed ailment that arose late in the team’s win at Purdue.

"Potts is doing well and we continue to receive follow-up care in Minnesota," read a statement from the Gopher Athletics Department. We want to that thank everyone for your thoughts and concerns."

Potts left the field in the fourth quarter. He was transported to a nearby hospital after observation and treatment by the team's medical staff. 

Potts is second in the Big Ten in rushing yards. 

The Gophers don't play this weekend. Their next game is Oct. 16 against Nebraska.