September 17, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina is investigating a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.
Team spokesman Kevin Best said in statement Tuesday that the school is conducting "a thorough review" but did not discuss specifics.
The statement was released in response to a Yahoo Sports report which stated that the alleged hazing involved several players and resulted in redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer being injured. Yahoo Sports reported the incident occurred in Boyer's room at the hotel where the team stayed for preseason camp.
Boyer is a redshirt freshman from Chapel Hill.
The school did not identify any players it is investigating and did not confirm it was a hazing incident.
The No. 23 Tar Heels host Liberty in their season opener on Saturday.