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Southern wide receiver Devon Gales (33) lies on the turf after being injured in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Athens , Ga. Gales was placed on backboard and taken off the field on a cart. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Southern athletics and the Southern University System Foundation created a fund to help injured Jaguars football player Devon Gales and his family with their medical expenses.

The groups launched the Devon Gales Fund on Monday. Donations can be made by visiting the Devon Gales Fund webpage at

Contributions can also be mailed to the following address:

Southern University System Foundation c/o Devon Gales Fund

PO Box 9562

Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Gales, a redshirt sophomore wide receiver who played at Central High School, suffered a severe spinal injury while blocking on a third-quarter kickoff return during a 48-6 loss at Georgia on Saturday.

He underwent successful surgery Sunday at Athens Regional Medical Center and remains in the care of the doctors there.