Joe Mixon Issues Apology For Breaking Woman’s Face, Blames Lawyers For Delay

first_imgOklahoma running back Joe Mixon released a statement regarding the incident that took place two years ago at a bar on campus, apologizing to the woman whose face he broke and those he disappointed.Here’s the statement that he released today from The Oklahoman:For the last two years, my lawyers have advised me against speaking publicly about an incident that occurred very shortly after I arrived in Norman. Today, I want to say what everyone deserves to hear from me about this matter: I am sorry.He continued.I was not drinking; I have never had a drink in my life. At the end of the night, a group of apparently drunk people started harassing us. Some of my teammates were wise enough to leave. I did not, and I am sorry.I apologize to Amelia Molitor and the friends who were with her that night. I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the University of Oklahoma, and its fans. I apologize to my family and friends. I realize I let a lot of people down. I apologize to all those I disappointed or hurt.Mixon’s only public comments on the situation came during a required media availability at the Sooners bowl last season, where he repeatedly declined comment and had his hand held by an OU public relations official. Mixon said that he will no longer make any comments on the incident in the letter. While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.last_img

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