Blair Holliday was injured in a watercraft accident on Wednesday at Lake Tillery. Official statements from Duke Athletics and head football coach David Cutcliffe are below.DURHAM, N.C. – Duke sophomore wide receiver
Duke University Athletics statement on Blair Holliday
On Wednesday, Blair Holliday was involved in a boating accident on Lake Tillery, and was transported via air to the UNC Trauma Center in Chapel Hill. He suffered head injuries and is currently in critical condition.
Duke University head football coach David Cutcliffe
"First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with Blair, his parents, Leslie and Rick, and the entire Holliday family. The Holliday family is one of tremendous character and strength, and is truly an inspiration for all of us. Secondly, we could not be more appreciative of the care and support Blair has received here at UNC Hospitals. The doctors, nurses and support staff have been truly outstanding.
"We ask that you continue to keep Blair and his family in your thoughts, and also respect their privacy in this time of concern."