CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina senior offensive guard Caleb Peterson will undergo season-ending back surgery on Friday at The Carrell Clinic in Dallas, Texas.
The surgery will be performed by Dr. Andrew Dossett.
Peterson, a native of Auburn, Ala., started 42 games in his career and had made 30 consecutive starts before missing the Virginia Tech game.
Freshman linebacker Jonathan Smith had successful season-ending surgery by Dr. Joshua Tennant at UNC Hospitals on Thursday to repair a fracture in his right foot. Smith injured his foot in practice prior to the Virginia Tech game.
A true freshman from Laurinburg, N.C., Smith played in six games and had one tackle.