USM's leading rusher out for East Carolina game

Southern Miss football coach Larry Fedora announced that running back Desmond Johnson has been suspended for Saturday’s C-USA game with East Carolina.
In a statement, Fedora said Johnson was suspended for “violation of team policy.”
Johnson, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound sophomore, leads the Golden Eagles with 296 rushing yards and three touchdowns. He’s also caught a team high 14 passes.