Howard University football team closed out the 2023 spring with its annual spring game, where Team White (offense) outlasted Team Blue (defense), 26-21.
Fans had an opportunity to see the reigning Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champions in a fun, entertaining contest at Greene Stadium.
Team Blue opened with a quick three-and-out, but Team White responded with a rushing TD by Ian Wheeler, 7-2. Team White closed out the first period with a field goal from Dylan West, 10-3.
After an hour delay due to lightning, the action resumed with a pick-six from defensive back Carson Hinton to shrink the gap 10-9.
Team Blue regained the upper hand, scoring six points in the third and taking a 15-10 advantage into the final frame.
Moments into the fourth, running back Tony Bedell found paydirt and gave Team White a 17-15 lead.
Team Blue responded with another interception, thanks to Kedrick Green, and grabbed a 19-17 advantage late.
Team White claimed the upper hand with another West field goal, 20-19, but the defense made another three-and-out stop to take a slim 21-20 lead.
In the game’s final possession, Isaiah Okoro launched a long pass to the end zone, where Thomas Vi came down for the game-winning TD to give Team White a 26-21 victory.
For the second year in a row, Team White defeated Team Blue.
Courtesy: Howard Athletics
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