There are probably no good reasons to put your arm through a window, but a woman is one of the many things on the list. Alas, LSU's Trey Lealaimatafao does not appear to feel the same way, and that might cost him the 2014 season. Based on initial reports, Lealaimatafao is lucky it didn't cost him much more.
Sources who were present said Lealaimatafao, a four-star recruit from San Antonio, Texas, was upset about a disagreement with his girlfriend, and punched the window between the weight room and indoor practice facility. The sources said the glass "tore through" Lealaimatafao's bicep and they could see the bone underneath.
The good news, to some extent, is that early reports saying that Lealaimatafao might need to have his arm amputated appear to have been wildly overblown.
#LSU had to call 911 bc of loss of blood to Lealaimatafao. Injury tore muscle in his arm. Source: "He's not going to lose his arm."— Ross Dellenger (@DellengerAdv) July 22, 2014
Source says that the injury to Lealaimatafao is not career or life-threatening, but playing this season could be in doubt. #LSU— Ross Dellenger (@DellengerAdv) July 22, 2014
If all that is true, and I can see no conceivable reason why LSU would lie about it, then it looks as if the greatest tragedy from this is that we will not get to hear Verne Lundquist try to pronounce "Lealaimatafao" this year. Which is a pretty small price to pay when you consider what could have been on the table.
Thoughts and prayers to Lealaimatafao on his recovery.