In the aftermath of people suggesting South Carolina All American defensive end Jadeveon Clowney sit out this season to prevent injury, and Kentucky center Nerlens Noel tearing his ACL a few days ago, some good news has come out just in case it was worse.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari confirmed that Noel had already taken out a $10 million dollar injury insurance policy before he ever played a game in Lexington.
The good news is he is insured, so he would have been fine even if the injury would have been worse.
— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) February 13, 2013
ESPN business analyst Darren Rovell confirmed that it was for $10 million.
Nerlens Noel's $10M permanent total disability insurance policy cost him in between $40K & $60K to take out
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 14, 2013
Luckily it wasn’t a catastrophic injury, and Noel should be able to heal up and the make the real money he was scheduled to make before his injury.