Chapel Hill, N.C. â€” Two football players for the University of North Carolina must miss games and repay benefits before they can return to the field, the university athletic department announced Wednesday.
Kendric Burney, a cornerback, and Deunta Williams, a safety, are among a dozen players who sat out the team’s first two games while the team is under investigation by the NCAA for alleged improper contact between players and professional agents.
The NCAA handed down penalties for the pair Wednesday. Burney, who received $1,333 in benefits, must miss six games and make repayment of $575.19 to a charity of his choice. Williams, who received $1,426 in benefits, must miss four games and make repayment of $450.67 to a charity of his choice.
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