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Johnson goes down, but not his recruitment

Youngstown (Ohio) Cardinal Mooney quarterback Derrell Johnson's team is off to a great start, as was he, till going down with an injury.
Johnson had over 800 yards rushing and five touchdowns while also passing for five scores before sustaining a hairline fracture of his fibia during the fifth game of the season. His team is currently 6-0.
Johnson expects to return by the tenth week of the regular season, or the playoffs.
The injury has not deterred recruiters.
"I'll be going to Virginia Tech, North Carolina, and Purdue for official visits sometime in the next two months," Johnson said. "And I'm looking at Arizona, Illinois, Syracuse, Ohio State, and Cincinnati.
"I have offers from Cincinnati, West Virginia, North Carolina, and Ohio University.
"I don't have a favorite.
"I went to the Ohio State-Texas game. It was great. Unfortunately they lost."
The 6-foot-2 and 185-pound Johnson is the No. 46 prospect in the state of Ohio in the Rivals.com player rankings. He is being recruited primarily as a wide receiver.
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