Winston-Salem, NC - A.J. Marshall intercepted Tanner Price's pass and returned it 58 yards for a touchdown with 0:51 left to clinch a 21-10 White win over Black in Wake Forest's annual intra-squad spring football game.
"I saw the post coming toward me and I looked at Tanner and he looked," Marshall said. "I guess he was throwing to the tight end in front of me, so I kind of played in between the two and the ball just happened to fall into my hands."
Take backs were the theme for both teams as they forced a combined five turnovers (two fumbles lost by White and three interceptions thrown by Black). White capitalized most by scoring 14 points off turnovers.
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"Offense needs to take better care of it," Jim Grobe said. "If our defense keeps taking it away like that we'll be a pretty good defensive football team."
Josh Harris led the way offensively for the White team with six carries for 40 yards and a touchdown and one reception for a nine-yard touchdown.
"It was cool for all of the fans to be out here and to see me actually play, because last season there were a lot of things about me being hurt," Harris said. "Now when they see me they're not asking is he healthy? Is he not [healthy]?"
The redshirt junior from Duncanville, Texas showed toughness when he powered five yards through the middle for a touchdown to put White up 7-3 with 6:08 remaining in the second quarter.
"Today it looked like he had a little bit of determination [and] a little bit of pop, and stepped up inside," Grobe said. "I like guys that don't mind running inside."
The White team had to overcome a 10-7 halftime deficit after Price connected with Jordan Garside on a 29-yard touchdown pass at the 3:03 mark of the second quarter.