WSSU player hospitalized with spinal injury during practice

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) A Winston-Salem State football player has been hospitalized after a spinal injury during practice.

The team said Thursday that freshman safety Marquise Gaddy was injured a day earlier and is in serious but stable condition at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Team spokesman Kevin Manns says Gaddy is expected to make a full recovery. Athletic director Tonia Walker says school officials are ''relieved with the positive prognosis.''

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