De' Andre Johnson Says "I Wasn’t Raised That Way” in Exclusive Interview

De' Andre Johnson Says "I Wasn’t Raised That Way” in Exclusive Interview
Posted at 9:36 AM, Jul 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-10 06:33:36-05

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) -- Former FSU Quarterback De' Andre Johnson says he should have just walked away, talking about the incident at a Tallahassee bar in June the led to him being kicked off the team. 

Surveillance video of the incident shows Johnson punching a woman at the bar counter. Johnson has been charged with misdemeanor battery.

In an interview with Michael Strahan Tuesday on Good Morning America, Johnson said that he does not blame the school for kicking him off the team but think's he should have handled the whole situation better. 

“I totally should have walked away. I’m sorry.” Johnson said. “I know I wasn’t raised that way.”

Johnson, who is 19, would not say whether or not he had been drinking at the time of the incident. He also would not talk about rumors that the victim used a racial slur during the encounter, which allegedly prompted the punch. In the interview Johnson said the only thing that mattered was that he shouldn't have "raised my hand to her."

Johnson is not the only FSU player who has been in trouble recently for hitting a woman. Dalvin Cook has also been suspended from the team indefinitely after an incident at a bar involving him hitting a woman. 


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