Trailing in the fourth quarter against the Georgia Tech Yellowjackets, the North Carolina Tar Heels’ offense suffered a key injury that could alter their season. Star Tar Heels receiver Devontez Walker was assisted off the field with less than three minutes remaining.
We have the latest injury updates on Walker.
Latest Devontez Walker Injury News
Walker, who was finally cleared to play for the Tar Heels in October after transferring from Kent State, appeared to suffer a significant injury in Week 9. After catching a deep pass over the middle of the field, Walker was hit on his left side. He didn’t see the hit coming and fumbled the ball.
Maye delivers a dart but Tez Walker fumbles and is hurt, giving GT the ball with 2:54 left. Hope Tez is okay pic.twitter.com/cbU38d5wUY
— Ian Valentino (@NFLDraftStudy) October 29, 2023
Walker remained on the field for almost 10 minutes while trainers tended to him. Players kneeled along the field in concern for the junior playmaker. Eventually, Walker stood up and gingerly walked off the field with assistance.
We’ll continue to update this article as more information is made available.
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