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BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green State University quarterback Matt Johnson will be lost for the season after suffering a hip injury in the Falcons loss at Western Kentucky.
BG coach Dino Babers said redshirt sophomore James Knapke will start in the Falcons home opener against VMI on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Last season Johnson completed 237-of-369 for 3,467 yards and 25 touchdowns with seven interceptions.
Bowling Green quarterback, Matt Johnson (11) throws during 3rd quarter action against the University of Buffalo last November. SPECIAL TO BLADE/ HARRY SCULL JR.