SU cornerback Julian Whigham taken off field on stretcher

Syracuse cornerback Julian Whigham was taken off the field on a stretcher after a hard hit on a Florida State touchdown play.

Initial reports said that Whigham was taken to an area hospital with an upper body injury.

After the game, SU Athletics released this statement: "Julian was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital with an injury to his abdomen. Julian is doing much better and is in good condition. As a precaution, he will remain at the hospital overnight for observation."

SU football coach Scott Shafer said in his post game press conference that that early indications say Whigham be fine.

Weâ??ll update as we get more information.