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BGSU loses QB Johnson to injury

09/03/2014, 11:42am EDT

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.

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Bowling Green quarterback, Matt Johnson (11) throws during 3rd quarter action against the University of Buffalo last November. SPECIAL TO BLADE/ HARRY SCULL JR.

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