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Johnson retires from UW football due to wrist injury

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Johnson retires from UW football due to wrist injury

University of Washington wide receiver James Johnson has retired from football due to injury. Husky head coach Steve Sarkisian made the announcement Thursday.

According to www.gohuskies.com, Johnson, who suffered the lingering wrist injury last fall, will remain on athletic scholarship until he completes his degree.

Johnson retires after 30 games for the Dawgs, catching 68 passes for 791 yards and seven touchdowns.

Sarkisian also announced that WR Jamaal Jones, DB Darien Washington, RB Erich Wilson II & LB Evan Zeger have requested and been granted their release from the Husky football team.

(KPUG Newsroom)