University of Georgia athletics intern injured in Auburn vs. Georgia game

University of Georgia athletics intern injured in Auburn vs. Georgia game
A University of Georgia Athletics photography intern is injured in the second quarter of Saturday's game. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

AUBURN, Ala. (WSFA) - The Auburn vs. Georgia football game was a highly-anticipated matchup all week, but the game was cast aside for a moment in the second quarter when someone not in uniform for either team had to be taken off the field on a stretcher.

Late in the second quarter of Saturday’s game, a University of Georgia player collided with a photographer collided on the sideline at the end of a play. The photographer was injured and was taken off the field on a stretcher and transported to East Alabama Medical Center.

According to a spokesperson from the University of Georgia, the photographer is identified as Chamberlain Smith, a photography intern for the University of Georgia Athletic Association. Smith tweeted she has a concussion and some bruises and will be resting and recovering at home for the next several days.

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