Inky Johnson (Tennessee) – “Football Saturdays” Feature

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His skill and toughness made him a star for the Vols, and Inky Johnson was on a course for the NFL when one tackle changed his future. On a hit against Air Force, Johnson suffered permanent nerve damage to his right arm and a broken artery in his chest. Despite the injuries, Johnson kept a promise to his grandmother to graduate, earning undergraduate and Master’s degrees from UT. Learn how Johnson rebuilt his life after the injury with a new attitude, and his impact now as a motivational speaker.