Locked into a tough battle with ACC adversary North Carolina on Thursday night, the undefeated Miami Hurricanes suffered a potentially crushing blow, as star running back Duke Johnson was forced to leave the game in the first quarter.
The Associated Press' Tim Reynolds has the news:
Duke Johnson heading into the locker room was not the sight the Canes needed right now.— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) October 18, 2013
Matt Palmer of the Palm Beach Post added a few details, noting that it appeared to be a head injury:
Duke Johnson to the locker room. Took a knee to the head. Was slow to get up.— Matt Porter (@mattyports) October 18, 2013
Johnson has been cleared to play against Wake Forest.