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Johnson recovering from surgery

Updated: October 1, 2009, 1:31 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LOS ANGELES -- Southern California tailback Stafon Johnson rested and tweeted Wednesday, two days after sustaining a frightening throat injury in a weightlifting accident.

Johnson is still recovering from seven hours of reconstructive surgery Monday after a weight bar fell on his neck, crushing his larynx and throat. The senior received a visit from the seventh-ranked Trojans' coaching staff, although his family is limiting his visitors.

"He's feeling good, he's functioning well and ...

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