But he also asserted his belief that “little things are important. And the more I can teach the fact that little things are important, I think that has a lot to do with whether or not you win close games or whether or not you do all those things. And you just need to be accountable.”
Johnson said Monday that redshirt freshman B-back Jordan Mason would start in place of Benson, but said that would be pending an academic meeting Tuesday.
“He’s going to play,” Johnson said of Mason. “I just don’t know if he’s going to start.”