- Associated Press - Thursday, October 7, 2010

HATTIESBURG, MISS. (AP) - Southern Miss football coach Larry Fedora has announced that running back Desmond Johnson has been suspended for Saturday’s Conference USA showdown against East Carolina.

In a statement from the school, Fedora says Johnson was suspended for a “violation of team policy.”

Johnson, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound sophomore, leads the Golden Eagles with 296 rushing yards and three touchdowns. He’s also caught a team high 14 passes.

Southern Miss (4-1, 1-0) hosts East Carolina (2-2, 2-0) at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at Roberts Stadium.

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