In the fall of 2019, Alabama Crimson Tide QB, Tua Tagovailoa, suffered a severe ankle. As University of Alabama team physicians, Drs. Norman Waldrop and Dr. Lyle Cain, helped manage Tua's injury.
The doctors recommended the "tight-rope" surgical procedure, which was performed. In December, 2019 ESPN's Tom Rinaldi visited Birmingham to interview Drs. Cain and Waldrop and provide an in-depth look into Tua's high ankle sprain, the surgery and his status for the College Football Playoff Semifinal.