Texas A&M QB dealing with injury, could be done for 2022 season, per report
Texas A&M QB Max Johnson will reportedly be sidelined for the foreseeable future, potentially missing the rest of the 2022 season.
Ian Fitzsimmons of ESPN Radio reports that Johnson is dealing with a broken bone in his throwing hand. Billy Liucci of TexAgs chimed in, adding that former starter Haynes King will get the nod in Tuscaloosa for Saturday’s game at No. 1 Alabama. Liucci adds that true freshman Conner Weigman could also see playing time.
Good reporting by Fitzimmons here (as always). Johnson expected to be out for a while and former starter Haynes King will get the nod in T-Town. Could also see some of five-star true freshman Conner Weigman. https://t.co/OLWhr3dUj0
— Billy Liucci (@billyliucci) October 6, 2022
Johnson left in the 4th quarter of Texas A&M’s 42-24 loss at Mississippi State in Week 5 after going 19-of-26 passing for 203 yards and a touchdown. In relief, King was 6-of-13 for 49 yards, throwing 2 interceptions.
King won the starting job in fall camp. Jimbo Fisher made the switch to Johnson for Texas A&M’s Week 3 game against Miami.
In his 3 appearances in the 2022 season, King is 39-of-64 for 510 yards passing with 3 touchdowns and 4 INTs. Johnson, an LSU transfer, was 43-of-71 for 517 yards and 3 TDs with no picks in 4 games as a junior.