The photographer is beaten unconscious by the university that walks back and bumps into her along the sidelines

Gruesome moment photographer at college football game was knocked unconscious by running back

  • A player from the University of Georgia meets a photographer at the end of a play at Auburn University and briefly touches her unconscious
  • Chamberlain Smith, a UGA photographer, was sent hard to the ground and carried away on a stretcher at the Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn
  • Running back Brian Herrien was hit out of reach on the 4-yard line before he collided with Smith
  • Smith, who had a bruised eye, was treated and released in a regional hospital
  • Herrien was not injured in the incident and scored a touchdown in the first game after resumption
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Shocking images show the moment when a photographer is knocked unconscious when a footballer bumps her into the sidelines of a game.

Photographer Chamberlain Smith was leveled on her back by University of Georgia Bulldogs who ran Brian Herrien during the match against Auburn University on Saturday.

In recordings recorded by TV cameras & # 39; s, Herrien is pushed out of the boundaries at the 4-yard line as he steams to the end zone in the second quarter at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama.

But Herrien couldn't stop his momentum and bumped into Smith, who was lying on her knee in front of a camera angle.

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His knee is hit in the photographer's head and sends her flat on her stomach where she remains motionless.

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University of Georgia runs back Brian Herrien (upper red helmet) and runs into the sidelines, but is about to be taken out of boundaries in a match against Auburn University

University of Georgia runs back Brian Herrien (upper red helmet) and runs into the sidelines, but is about to be taken out of boundaries in a match against Auburn University

A side photographer for the University of Georgia, Chamberlain Smith, was tackled by the decline of the team. Smith was briefly unconscious on the field, but recovered quickly and was released from a hospital

A side photographer for the University of Georgia, Chamberlain Smith, was tackled by the decline of the team. Smith was briefly unconscious on the field, but recovered quickly and was released from a hospital

A side photographer for the University of Georgia, Chamberlain Smith, was tackled by the decline of the team. Smith was briefly unconscious on the field, but recovered quickly and was released from a hospital

Herrien collided with student photographer Chamberlain Smith of the University of Georgia and knocked her unconscious for a few minutes

Herrien collided with student photographer Chamberlain Smith of the University of Georgia and knocked her unconscious for a few minutes

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Herrien collided with student photographer Chamberlain Smith of the University of Georgia and knocked her unconscious for a few minutes

Photographer Chamberlain Smith is hit by Brian Herrien (35) at the Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn University

Photographer Chamberlain Smith is hit by Brian Herrien (35) at the Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn University

Photographer Chamberlain Smith is hit by Brian Herrien (35) at the Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn University

Herrien was worried about her when the medical staff arrived quickly to check her out.

Smith was placed on a stretcher and her eyes seemed to be open, although her right eye was bruised.

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The decline was & # 39; quite upset & # 39; by the injury and prayed for Smith with Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm, CBS side reporter Jamie Erdahl said.

& # 39; It was really a scary moment, & # 39; told Georgia head coach Kirby Smart The Advocate.com. & # 39; Brian was very sick of it. It was a difficult deal, but hopefully she is doing well. I think she is. & # 39;

Brian Herrien (35) is standing near Chamberlain Smith, who is seen flat on her stomach after meeting her on the sidelines

Brian Herrien (35) is standing near Chamberlain Smith, who is seen flat on her stomach after meeting her on the sidelines

Brian Herrien (35) is standing near Chamberlain Smith, who is seen flat on her stomach after meeting her on the sidelines

Photographer Chamberlain Smith is being transported on Saturday with a stretcher to a hospital in the area after a severe blow from UGA that Brian Herrien recalls

Photographer Chamberlain Smith is being transported on Saturday with a stretcher to a hospital in the area after a severe blow from UGA that Brian Herrien recalls

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Photographer Chamberlain Smith is being transported on Saturday with a stretcher to a hospital in the area after a severe blow from UGA that Brian Herrien recalls

Medical crews responded quickly to take Chamberlain Smith to the hospital

Medical crews responded quickly to take Chamberlain Smith to the hospital

Medical crews responded quickly to take Chamberlain Smith to the hospital

The university tweeted after the collision: & Please pray hard for Chamberlain Smith. Photographer and UGA student who went along the sidelines. & # 39;

After being checked into a local hospital, Smith was treated and released.

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She is a photojournalist and lifestyle photographer from Chattanooga, Tennessee, who has a degree in photojournalism in Georgia.

Herrien did not get injured during the crash and even ran to a touchdown at the first game after the action was resumed.

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