Duke WR Holliday Hurt In Boating Accident

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke says sophomore receiver Blair Holliday suffered head injuries in a boating accident on Wednesday.

School officials said in a statement that Holliday was in critical condition Thursday after he was taken by air to the UNC Trauma Center in Chapel Hill.

The school says the accident took place on Lake Tillery. The body of water is located roughly an hour east of Charlotte and just south of the Uwharrie National Forest.

No other details of the accident were immediately available.

Coach David Cutcliffe says Holliday's family is "one of tremendous character and strength" and says his thoughts and prayers are with them.

Holliday caught three passes for 30 yards in 10 games as a freshman last season.

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