Still, Larry Smith felt it was in order to offer a little advice as it relates to protecting the quarterback's blind side. "He told me to not make any 'Look out, Larry' blocks, where the guy gets by me and I turn around and scream, 'Look out, Larry!' " Johnson said, laughing. "I try to get in six meals a day," he said. "All the guys will say I'm pretty bad at eating, but I try to eat as much as I can. I don't really care what I eat. Double cheeseburgers are encouraged. There is a Munchie Mart, a little convenience store, at the bottom of our dorm. I go down there and grab a microwavable dinner and eat that before I go to sleep."
Krause has the kind of top end speed that excels even at track and field events. At South Gwinnet High School near Atlanta, he produced on a state level as a track star. He ran the 100-yard dash 10.9 seconds and the 200 in 22 seconds.
Peeples was a standout athlete at Montgomery Bell Academy and went on to be Vanderbilt’s all-time leader in career wins (29) and earned run average (1.68). He helped lead the Commodores to the 1972 Southeastern Conference championship and was one of only two pitchers in SEC history to lead the league in ERA in two consecutive years.
David Price (16-6) allowed a solo homer to John Buck, a double and two infield singles over eight innings. The 25-year-old left-hander walked two and struck out seven before Rafael Soriano worked out of a jam in the ninth for his major league-leading 40th save in 42 opportunities.