Found October 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. The clock is ticking on Shelton Johnson's college football career at Wisconsin. As a senior who burned his redshirt year in 2008, only a handful of games remain for him, regardless of whether he plays.That's why Johnson, even if not fully healed from a broken right arm, has made his push so quickly to see the field again as the Badgers' starting strong safety.Johnson sustained the injury Sept. 8 during a Week 2 game against Oregon State. The initial diagnosis indicated Johnson would be sidelined for six weeks, but he has returned in less than four.Technically, Johnson has been medically cleared provided he wears a cast of some sort, although he admits playing this Saturday against Illinois could create issues."It's still broken, honestly," Johnson said following Wednesday's practice. "It's healing but it's not completely healed. It's only been about three and a half weeks. It's almost there. It's not whole. I'...
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