C.J. JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ole Miss expecting two defenders back ahead of schedule and in time for A&M

Despite controlling its own destiny in the division, Ole Miss is likely facing a SEC West elimination game Saturday as Texas A&M travels to Oxford. Such is life in the Southeastern Conference. The good news is the Rebels defense is likely to be aided by the early return of linebacker C.J. Johnson and defensive back Trae Elston. Elston has been dealing with concussion issues...
Via FOX Sports
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State faces huge challenge from Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. -- It's not even halfway through the football season and No. 14 Mississippi already is a beat-up team.Starting linebacker C.J. Johnson was the latest to join several Rebels on the sideline, including safety Tony Conner and defensive tackle Issac Gross. Johnson had surgery on his left knee to repair a torn meniscus and is expected to be out four to six weeks.Couple the...
Via Associated Press
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 14 Ole Miss tries to build depth in game vs. NMSU

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) It's not even halfway through the football season and No. 14 Mississippi already is a beat-up team. Starting linebacker C.J. Johnson was the latest to join several Rebels on the sideline, including safety Tony Conner and defensive tackle Issac Gross. Johnson had surgery on his left knee to repair a torn meniscus and is expected to be out four to six weeks. Couple...
Via Associated Press
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ole Miss LB C.J. Johnson to undergo surgery

Ole Miss Rebels starting linebacker C.J. Johnson announced today that he would be undergoing surgery, but did not specify for what. Johnson’s announcement came via a Facebook post. Minor setback for a major comeback pic.twitter.com/PxakLyz3ii — C (@24Hour_Ent) October 6, 2015 Coach Hugh Freeze is expected to elaborate on Johnson’s injury further at some point today, but...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ole Miss LB C.J. Johnson hates the Confederate Flag

The Confederate Flag has been a hot topic in the world of college athletics this year. Ever since the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina and the flag being taken down at the South Carolina state capitol building, there has been a war of words between people who support the flag and those who oppose it. Some college football coaches have spoken out against the flag since the incident...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Freeze, Rebels embracing high expectations

Things are a little different at Ole Miss this fall. After ascending into the top five of the national polls last year following an upset win over then-top-ranked Alabama, expectations are higher than they've been in a long time in Oxford.And everybody seems to be OK with that, according to Riley Blevins of The Clarion-Ledger.Blevins reported Thursday, the first day of fall camp...
Via FOX Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ole Miss Football Had A Locker Room Dance Party

Bo Wallace, Cody Prewitt, and C.J. Johnson are attending SEC Media Days with head coach Hugh Freeze this week. Unfortunately, it looks like they’re missing quite the locker room party while they’re away. It doesn’t look like the Rebels football team spent too much time watching Mike Slive or Gus Malzahn on ESPNU today. Instead, they decided to dance. The video was taken by...
Via College Spun
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ole Miss starters get medical hardship

Two Ole Miss starters have been given a medical hardship, the school has said. Defensive end CJ Johnson and guard Aaron Morris were both injured in September games. Morris - who started every game for the Rebels in 2012 - tore his ACL in the season opener against Vanderbilt...a game which Ole Miss in one of the most exciting finishes of the season (and that's saying something!)....
Via SEC Football Blog
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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