Sources: A&M's Johnson has broken bone in hand

by Ricardo Gutierrez - Texas A&M quarterback Max Johnson could miss the rest of the season with a broken bone in his left (throwing) hand, sources told ESPN.

Texas A&M QB Max Johnson has broken bone in hand, sources say 3:15 PM ET ESPN Texas A&M quarterback Max Johnson has a broken bone in his throwing hand, sources told ESPN Radio's Ian Fitzsimmons on Thursday. Johnson, who suffered the injury to his left hand in last week's loss to Mississippi State , could miss the remainder of the season, sources said. The junior has thrown for 517 yards and three touchdowns heading into Saturday's game against No. 1 Alabama . He was 18 of 25 passing for 201 yards and a touchdown against Mississippi State before leaving in the fourth quarter. He was also sacked four times. Editor's Picks The state of Texas A&M: What's keeping Jimbo Fisher and the Aggies from taking the next step? 1d Andrea Adelson and Dave Wilson 1 Related Johnson, a transfer from LSU , took over the starting job in the third game of the season against Miami after coach Jimbo Fisher moved on from Haynes King , who started the first two games. King replaced Johnson in Saturday's 42-24 loss to against Mississippi State, going of 13 for 49 yards and two interceptions.