Madison native replaces ousted Auburn running back

AUBURN, AL (WAFF) - A day after Auburn's head coach dismissed running back Jovon Robinson, it appears that true sophomore and Madison native Kerryon Johnson will shoulder the load heading into game one. And the sophomore is ready for the challenge.

"You never wish that on any teammate," Johnson said Thursday after practice. "We're a brotherhood that last through the years, but things happen, and it's my time to step up. We've got a great group of running backs to help with that, we've got a job to do."

The Tigers practice Friday night. Stay with WAFF 48 news for all things college football on air and online.

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