Saturday, Johnson erupted, logging 122 yards on 16 carries and scoring a pair of touchdowns, including his first ever for the Wolverines.
The sophomore missed the first two games of the season but has played in every game since.
The Wolverines host Indiana in their homecoming football game Saturday — and if they lose this one, it would be yet another low point this season.
Hoke’s future has been in doubt for a while because of his team’s lack of progress.
This season has affirmed the old adage that winning cures all ills.
Brandon will retain the use of two company vehicles through the end of the year, will retain his health insurance through June 2015, and will also retain two Regents Emeritus seats to football, hockey and men’s basketball.
Dave Brandon, formerly the CEO of Domino’s Pizza, became Michigan’s athletic director in 2010.
Michigan head coach John Beilein did not plan it out this way, for freshmen and sophomores to comprise 80 percent of the 2014-2015 roster.
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.
“I think we’re getting close to see where he’s going to be either way,” Hoke told Stoney, Bill and Sara of 97.1 The Ticket.