Bowling Green QB Johnson out for the season

The Toledo Blade is reporting today that Bowling Green State University quarterback Matt Johnson is lost for the season after suffering a hip injury in the Falcons’ loss at Western Kentucky.

Bowling Green is the next opponent for Indiana, which has a bye this week and visits the Falcons Sept. 13.

Johnson completed 237-of-369 for 3,467 yards and 25 touchdowns with seven interceptions last season. BG redshirt sophomore James Knapke will start in the Falcons’ home opener Saturday against VMI.