UMaine says its Hazing 

There is debate going on as to the definition of hazing. Rookie Dez Bryant of the Cowboys refused to carry others equipment off the field after practice the other day.But on Monday, Dolphins rookie Travis Ivey takes his hazing in stride. He carrried the shoulder pads of five teammates after practice.The question is weather this is ritual, or hazing.The Dallas Morning News quoted the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention produced by UMaine. It says among other things that hazing is any activity that humiliates or degrades, regardless of a person’s willingness to participate.