Michigan State defensive back Jalen Watts-Jackson has had hip surgery a day after scoring the winning touchdown on the final play against Michigan.
Watts-Jackson was in the right place to catch a floating football that Wolverines punter Blake O'Neill fumbled Saturday. He returned it 38 yards to lift the Spartans to a startling 27-23 victory.
He didn't have much chance to celebrate. The redshirt freshman appeared to land hard on his left hip after he was tackled into the end zone by Michigan tight end Jake Butt.
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Joyous teammates then jumped on Watts-Jackson as he lay on a maize "M" in the end zone. He was carted off the field and hospitalized.