Hazing is cruel and it’s juvenile and it’s something we don’t endorse here on UPROXX—unless it involves a sideways landing strip—then we’re all for it. Washington rookie kicker Zach Hocker was the victim of the aforementioned hazing, resulting in these photos.
No one ever said your rookie season would be easy… pic.twitter.com/KjZA3NCg5V
— Zach Hocker (@zhocker18) July 31, 2014
— Nick Sundberg (@NickSundberg) July 31, 2014
That’s both beautifully magnificent and remarkably ugly—a special combo, really.
Unsurprisingly, Hocker woke up the next day regretting the decision.
“In the moment it was fun, but now I wish I had thought of something funny for the team … I didn’t anticipate this. I got up on the stage and they put up three pictures for the team to vote on. This was my look. They let me have it and there I went.”
Kids, that’s why peer pressure is bad.