September 29, 2009

Practice Insider: Team reacts to Johnson injury

It was like any normal day inside the USC weight room. Stafon Johnson was lifting weights, in his final set of reps, something awful happened.

Instead of racking the bar after doing a set of bench presses and moving on, it slipped and landed across the senior running back's neck.

Players began rushing to his aide, with panic and confusion circulating in the USC weight room.

"No one knew what was going on," linebacker Chris Galippo said.

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