DeAndre Johnson didn’t journey with the FAU Owls on their street journey to Wisconsin final week as a result of the sophomore quarterback needed to be hospitalized in Boca Raton.
In line with the Fb web page of Johnson’s father, the quarterback was within the hospital to have surgical procedure after two blood clots have been found in his arm.
It isn’t recognized whether or not Johnson will be capable of play for the Owls once more this season.
“Calling all prayer warriors,” Earl Johnson wrote on Fb on Sept. 7, “please carry my son Deandre Johnson up in prayer because it was found at present that he had two blood clots in his arm and he is admitted for surgical procedure.
“I ask all prayer warriors to please be a part of us in prayer and pray for a profitable end result in Jesus identify Amen.”
Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin informed reporters in a convention name on Tuesday that Johnson had a “scary medical situation” in response to the Palm Seashore Submit.
The Submit additionally reported Johnson posted social media movies of himself at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
Johnson, a former Florida highschool participant of the yr, began his collegiate profession at Florida State. After being kicked off the staff when video surfaced of him punching a lady at a bar in Tallahassee, Johnson transferred to East Mississippi Group School the place he turned one of many stars of the second season of the Netflix docu-collection ‘Final Probability U.’
With the EMCC Lions final season, Johnson handed for two,645 yards and 26 touchdowns.
Johnson figured to be FAU’s beginning quarterback heading into Kiffin’s first season however he had been slowed by accidents. In response to the Publish, Kiffin wouldn’t say if Johnson’s present drawback is said to what was bothering him throughout fall camp.
In FAU’s opening night time loss to Navy, Johnson obtained in and accomplished two of his three passes for 5 yards with an interception. Johnson additionally ran 4 occasions for 31 yards.
The Owls (zero-2) have been in Madison, Wisconsin, since final week and have been utilizing Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium for follow and the Badgers’ soccer amenities because of Hurricane Irma.
Kiffin stated the Owls will follow in Wisconsin on Wednesday earlier than flying south. FAU’s house recreation towards Bethune-Cookman College (1-1) is scheduled for Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and is on as scheduled.
Bethune-Cookman remained in Louisiana following its win over Southeastern Louisiana. The Wildcats have been planning on heading again to Daytona Seashore earlier than bussing south on I-ninety five to Boca.
SATURDAY: BETHUNE-COOKMAN AT FAU
▪ When, the place: 6:30 p.m.; FAU Stadium, Boca Raton.
▪ TV: beIN Sports activities.