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Johnson Readies For Season

Johnson Readies For Season

Desmond Johnson knows he has some mighty big shoes to fill this season. With the departure of the school's All-Time leader rusher, Damion Fletcher, Johnson will do his part to hold the rope as the Golden Eagles look for someone to step up and make plays on the ground. After a redshirt year and a year to understudy, Johnson feels he is ready to make an impact.

Desmond Johnson profile Johnson knew the day would come when he would be thrust into a more demanding role in the Southern Miss offense. "I think it's a good thing," said Desmond of his new role. "I sat down and watched Damion (Fletcher) and learned from him. I am just ready for my time now." The former Dandy Dozen... Recommended Stories

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