LSU's Banks hurt on opening kickoff, carted off

by Ricardo Gutierrez - LSU defensive back Sevyn Banks was carted off the field after suffering an injury on the opening kickoff against Auburn on Saturday night.

LSU Tigers' Sevyn Banks carted off after injury on opening kickoff vs. Auburn play LSU's Sevyn Banks carted off field after opening kickoff (0:57) Sevyn Banks is injured while making a tackle during the LSU vs. Auburn opening kickoff. (0:57) 7:50 PM ET Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. -- LSU defensive back Sevyn Banks was injured on the opening kickoff against Auburn on Saturday night. Banks was strapped onto a stretcher and carted off the field after the entire team came onto the field in support. Auburn's Wesley Steiner immediately signaled to the LSU sideline after the play with Banks lying on the ground. ESPN reported that Banks was talking to medical personnel and would be taken to East Alabama Medical Center. No details were immediately available on the nature of his injury. Banks was called for targeting on the play. Banks is a graduate transfer who played in 36 games for Ohio State, starting 14 of them. Banks had only played in one game for LSU, making four tackles against New Mexico.