USC’s Stafon Johnson injured/has surgery

Written by Will Spencer on September 28, 2009


According to the LA Times, USC Senior running back Stafon Johnson severely injured his throat during a weight lifting accident today. Johnson reportedly was bench pressing and the bar slipped from his hand, falling onto his throat. Johnson was taken to the hospital for emergency surgery.


More information about the accident can be found on the LA Times website.


Our thoughts and prayers go out to Johnson and his family and we wish him a speedy recovery.

Will Spencer

Will is the founder and President of Draft Breakdown & has been scouting draft prospects since 2002. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including the USA Today Draft Preview Magazine, the official website of the Baltimore Ravens, Ravens Insider and The Orange and Brown Report. Will has previous playing experience as a defensive end in the AFA, is currently a member of the Football Writers Association of America and graduated from the SMWW Football Scouting course in 2009. See all posts by Will Spencer.