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Army's Johnson captures gridiron glory


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Hinsdale Central graduate embraces mission as team co-captain during pandemic

By Ken Knutson
20210106

Mike Johnson's final campaign as a member of the Army football program was cloaked in uncertainty when training camp began last June.

How many games would the pandemic allow? Would there even be a season?

The season not only went on, but it produced a legion of memorable exploits for both the Black Knights and their starting left guard.

"We just had a kind of mindset that we were going to prepare and plan, do our workouts and if ever anything were going to come up, we were just going to go forward," Johnson said.

The squad was ready to turn the page after what many regarded as a sub-par 2019 season,

"Everyone was kind of hungry and had a chip on their shoulders," he said. "We were ready to put the program in ...
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