Drake Johnson out for season with ACL

Drake Johnson out for season with ACL

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan football redshirt freshman running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday's game against Central Michigan.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan football sophomore/freshman running back Drake Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./Pioneer) will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday's game against Central Michigan, the team announced today (Monday, Sept. 2).

In his first career game action against Central Michigan, Johnson had two carries for nine yards and one tackle on special teams.

"You just hate it for Drake, but he's as tough as anyone on this football team, and he will make it back from this," said head football coach Brady Hoke. "He worked so hard through his redshirt season and had a really good camp in backing up Fitz (Toussaint), not to mention he was a really valuable special teams player for us."

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