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Stafon Johnson

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Stafon Johnson was a tailback for the University of Southern California who seemed destined for big things until a September 2009 weightlifting accident crushed his larynx, nearly killing him. Although he made a full recovery, his college career was over, and, it seemed, any hope of making it to the NFL. However, he was signed as an un-drafted free agent by the Tennessee Titans on April 24, 2010. On August 14, 2010, he suffered a dislocated right ankle and a broken fibula during a pre-season game. The Titans placed him on waivers three days later, but he remained with the team on injured reserve. Released by the Titans in September 2011, Johnson signed with the Washington Redskins on December 28, 2011. USC announced in January 2012 that Johnson's lawsuit against the school, alleging that the negligence of its then-assistant strength and conditioning coach caused Johnson's near-fatal weightlifting accident, had been settled.  See full bio on IMDb »

Stafon Johnson Files Suit Against USC

Stafon Johnson Files Suit Against USC

Former USC running back Stafon Johnson has filed a lawsuit against USC over a weightlifting accident that almost killed him -- claiming his USC weightlifting coach recklessly struck the bench… READ MORE >

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