October 28, 2008
Johnson sees season come to abrupt end
Klein Collins is coming off of a 1-9 campaign a year ago. However, the Tigers have turned things around in 2008. Heading into this past Saturday's match-up with state-ranked Spring Westfield, they sat at 5-1 on the year and were in a tie for first place in district. Much of the improvement is due to the strong play of Texas A&M linebacker commit Malcolm Johnson.
However, things went south on Saturday for both the Tigers as a team and Johnson individually. Collins' offense could just never get rolling as they fell 17-7. However, they took an even worse hit when Johnson went down with an injury in the second half.
"Our defense played pretty well, but I went out in the third quarter," said the 6-foot-2, 211-pound defender. "It was my knee; I messed my knee up pretty bad.
"I came up behind the quarterback and my leg got caught between him and one of my teammates. It just twisted my knee in a weird way and I knew something was wrong right away."
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