Multiple sources have confirmed that TCU All-American junior defensive back Jason Verrett recently had surgery to repair a torn meniscus but that is not the reason he decided to return for his senior season.
On his Twitter account, @Jfeeva_2, he recently Tweeted "Everything went well, be back like I never left ....thankn the man n all support #Blessed B.A.M I'm Gucci"
Verrett apparently suffered the injury during TCU's win at Texas on Thanksgiving in 2012; he still played the final two games of the season - against Oklahoma and in the bowl game versus Michigan State.
Players who have had the injury before said it's possible to play on a torn meniscus but that it's not especially fun. The surgery to repair a torn meniscus is considered minor, meaning Verrett should be OK to participate in spring drills.
If Verrett wanted to leave school to enter the NFL draft, he could have had the surgery and potentially been able to participate in the NFL combine later this month.
Verrett apparently returned to TCU because that's what he wanted to do, which is a major coup for head coach Gary Patterson and a defense that returns nearly all of its major players from 2012.
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