Michigan Running Back Drake Johnson Suffers Horrific Forklift Injury

Michigan running back and track star Drake Johnson was injured in an accident in April, but the details of the injury were kept quiet until the Detroit Free Press obtained the accident report. According to the report, Johnson, a red-shirt senior, was run over by a forklift on April 13 in the Michigan track building. NESN.com’s Rachel Holt has the details on the incident and injury...
Via NESN.com
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Michigan RB Johnson was run over by forklift last month

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan running back Drake Johnson was run over by a forklift in a bizarre accident last month at the Wolverines' indoor track building, according to reports Tuesday. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, citing information obtained from public-records requests, said the forklift driver felt a bump and thought he'd run over a starting block. He then realized...
Via Associated Press
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Drake Johnson injured in freak accident

Michigan halfback Drake Johnson was hospitalized earlier this week after being hit by a forklift at practice on Wednesday. Many of the details from the incident haven’t been made public yet, but he appears to be in stable condition. Johnson was fortunate to have avoided more serious injuries considering the circumstances. As Jim Harbaugh said, the injury “would’ve killed a...
Via isportsweb.com
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Says Drake Johnson’s Accident “Would’ve Killed A Lesser Man.”

Yesterday, Michigan running back Drake Johnson was involved in an accident with a forklift at the Wolverines’ indoor track building. Fortunately, Johnson wasn’t seriously hurt, but that doesn’t mean he couldn’t have been. On a call with media today, Jim Harbaugh told reporters that Johnson’s accident could’ve been much, much worse.  Harbaugh on Drake Johnson: “He’s...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Drake Johnson run over by forklift while working out

Michigan running back Drake Johnson can now add his name to the odd injuries annals. According to tweets from Wolverines beat reporter Derick Hutchinson, Johnson was run over by a forklift while stretching at Michigan’s indoor track building. Guy said Johnson was "stretching with headphones and the forklift had something on it that was blocking their vision." #Michigan — Derick...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan RB Drake Johnson Reportedly Injured By A Forklift At Team Facility Wednesday

Michigan senior running back Drake Johnson, the team’s second-leading rusher in 2015, was reportedly involved in a bit of a scary situation Wednesday afternoon. According to the school, Johnson was involved in an accident at the indoor track building and is currently being evaluated at the U-M Health System Thursday morning.  What was the accident, exactly? Nothing has been confirmed...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan RB De’Veon Smith Out vs. Maryland

Michigan junior De’Veon Smith will not be making the trip to Maryland Saturday, according to Chris Balas of The Wolverine. Smith injured his ankle last week against BYU and was seen wearing a protective boot this week. There’s no word on how much time Smith is expected to miss. De'Veon Smith did not make the trip for Michigan, we hear. — Chris Balas (@Balas_Wolverine) October...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Football falls to Ohio State, Hoke era over?

Michigan Football (5-7, 3-5) lost to the Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1. 8-0) on Saturday, by the final score of 42-28. The Michigan offense played fairly well in the first half, with Drake Johnson leading the way. The defense held strong in the first half, but was unable to get pressure on the quarterback in the second half, and crumbled down the stretch. There is something about this...
Via isportsweb.com
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: Michigan Football vs Northwestern

Michigan Football (4-5, 2-3) will play at Northwestern (3-5, 2-3) on Saturday afternoon. Kick off is scheduled for 3:30 (EST) and the game will be televised on ESPN. Click here for a complete preview of the game: Michigan at Northwestern. For the staff predictions, read on. Rob White So far this season, Rob is 5-4 picking the results of Michigan games 12-22, that is the combined...
Via isportsweb.com
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football season preview: Running backs

This is part five of our Michigan Football 2014 season preview series. This edition will take an in depth look at the running backs, a young group that will now be headlined by Drake Johnson and De’veon Smith, since Fitzgerald Touissant left. Part three focused on wide receivers and tight ends and part four focused on the linebackers. What we know The Wolverines struggled in running...
Via isportsweb.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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