JMU football’s Birdsong undergoes emergency appendectomy
The James Madison football program has announced that sophomore quarterback Michael Birdsong has undergone an emergency appendectomy. Birdsong will be out indefinitely with the recovery timeline to be determined in the near future.
“This definitely is disappointing for Michael and the entire program,” Head Coach Mickey Matthews said. “He had a very solid spring to prepare for the season, so I know he is disappointed personally. We will adapt, starting with today’s practice, and hope that Michael will have a speedy recovery and can be back on the field soon.”