UNC coach Larry Fedora said Shakeel Rashad's collision with Conner Vernon on Saturday was unintentional. ROBERT WILLETT
CHAPEL HILL — The ACC earlier today suspended Shakeel Rashad, the North Carolina freshman linebacker, after he collided with Duke wide receiver Conner Vernon during the Blue Devils’ 33-30 victory on Saturday.
Not long after the ACC announced the suspension, UNC released statements from Rashad, coach Larry Fedora and Bubba Cunningham, the athletic director. Cunningham said he was “disappointed” in the suspension.
Here are those statements: