Ugly, strange story out of Stillwater, Okla., today as Jamie Blatnick, a starting defensive end on the Oklahoma State football team, has been cited, “for felony aggravated assault and battery following an alleged fight with a former teammate inside a local bar.”
(Blatnick and Denning)
From Oklahoma City’s DAILY OKLAHOMAN:
According to a news release issued by the Stillwater Police Department, witnesses told officers that Blatnick fought with former Cowboy Stephen Denning inside J.R. Murphy’s, a club located at 306 S. Washington, starting the scuffle by striking Denning in the face with a beer bottle.
Denning, a former offensive lineman who completed his eligibility in 2008 and graduated this year, was taken by police officers to the hospital, where he was treated for a fractured orbital socket. In addition, he required several stitches to his left upper eyelid and upper cheekbone.
In the release, officers reported that Denning was “bleeding profusely” from a cut on his left eye.
Denning was also cited for a misdemeanor complaint of assault after he “forced his way through several officers in an attempt to continue the fight.”
Denning was eventually tasered. Read more…