Falling from the ranks of the unbeaten wasn’t the only bad news for the Miami Hurricanes this weekend, as reports now suggest that running back Duke Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a broken right ankle. Johnson left the game during the third quarter and will need surgery according to a report from the Miami Herald:
Johnson was hurt during the seventh-ranked Hurricanes’ 41-14 loss at No. 3 Florida State on Saturday night. X-rays were taken before the team left Tallahassee, Fla. and it was determined that Johnson will need surgery in the coming days, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because Miami had not announced the diagnosis.
Johnson has been an explosive back for Miami this season and is a large reason why they rushed out to a 7-0 start.
The good news for the Hurricanes is that the rest of their schedule isn’t all that daunting, with the two upcoming games against Virginia Tech and Duke being the toughest challenges remaining. A rematc...