University of Alabama basketball and baseball play-by-play announcer Chris Stewart was in a Birmingham hospital on Monday night after what UA director of athletics Greg Byrne described as a “serious medical procedure.”

The Stewart family did not immediately release details of the procedure.

“Our thoughts (and) prayers are with Chris Stewart and his family,” Byrne said via his Twitter account. “Chris is recovering from a serious medical procedure and all signs so far following surgery are positive.”

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