2012 NFL Draft: Matt Johnson Not Concerned About Health

The Dallas Cowboys took Eastern Washington defensive back Matt Johnson with the 135th pick, and prior to being drafted he was asked a lot about his health issues in college. Johnson missed the teams 2010 spring football game with a concussion and some of the 2011 season with a torn bicep muscle.

Johnson addressed these concerns one more time:

"Yes, I got a lot of questions," Johnson said, alluding to what NFL teams asked when it came to his health. "I went through the physical with every place I went and checked out my shoulder and got all of the background checks and got everything checked out and I'm ready to go."

He added: "My health is the best I've felt in all of college."

The concussion injury could be a long-term concern if he continues to have them at the NFL level, but a bicep injury is not something that says that Johnson is injury prone.

For more on the 2012 NFL Draft, visit the SB Nation Dallas StoryStream, and for a complete list of 2012 NFL Draft results as they happen, visit SBNation.com. For more on this pick go visit Blogging the Boys, and head over to Mocking The Draft has all the latest news and analysis on the draft.

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