OkSt. Player Hits Ex-Teammate In Face With Bottle

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.”

Nick Blatnick hit Steve Denning with beer bottle in the face

(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 profuselyā€¯ 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…