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Mississippi's Johnson has knee surgery to repair meniscus

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi linebacker C.J. Johnson had surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.

The 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior has started four games this season, making 17 tackles and grabbing two interceptions. School spokesman Kyle Campbell confirmed Johnson's surgery on Tuesday and said the linebacker is expected to need four to six weeks to recover.