NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -Two University of Oklahoma athletes stabbed at a nightclub during a brawl that reportedly involved guns, knives and tire irons were identified by police on Tuesday.
Football defensive end Frank Alexander and freshman basketball guard Ray Willis sustained knife wounds during the Sunday morning altercation, officers said in a news release.
Alexander, 18, was treated and released from Norman Regional Hospital. Willis' condition wasn't immediately available, although police said both stabbing victims required surgery.
Nineteen-year-old Rachel Taylor, who was struck by a vehicle outside, was treated at a hospital and released. Police added that the incident was under investigation, but no arrests had been made, contrary to reports that a man had been arrested for carrying a concealed weapon.
The fight erupted about 2:30 a.m. after a number of people tried unsuccessfully to crash a private party at the club and allegedly attacked invited guests after they were denied entry, police said.
Emergency dispatchers were told that people were using knives, guns and tire irons during the fight. Before officers could arrive, callers reported that some had been shot or stabbed.
Willis and Alexander were taken by private vehicle to the hospital, according to the news release.
The melee occurred after the fourth-ranked Sooners beat Chattanooga 57-2 in their season opener.
OU football coach Bob Stoops declined comment, except to acknowledge that a couple of athletes had been hurt.
Basketball coach Jeff Capel, athletic director Joe Castiglione and university President David Boren all issued statements but none identified the players involved.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Betting the 2017 NFL Draft on Tue, Apr 2017 by Blade
NFL Draft Preview on Tue, Apr 2017 by Blade
2017 Heisman Odds on Wed, Mar 2017 by Blade
College / NBA today on Sun, Mar 2017 by TtomBoBadly
SNOW on Tue, Mar 2017 by Michael Cash

NCAAF Headlines

  • (STATS) - FCS players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft (through three rounds):
    Kansas City Chiefs (2nd round, 59th overall selection) - Tanoh Kpassagnon, DE, Villanova
    St. Louis Rams (3rd, ...
  • (STATS) - The Denver Broncos' selection of Lamar cornerback Brendan Langley at the NFL Draft on Friday night in Philadelphia kept the production line moving for the most-drafted position from the F...
  • (STATS) - FCS players so often fly under the radar as they head into the NFL, and that's especially the case with Grambling State wide receiver Chad Williams.
    Williams was a surprise third-rou...
  • (STATS) - If Derek Rivers' performance at the NFL Combine reflects what's ahead for him as a pro, then the New England Patriots are really going to like their third-round pick in the draft Friday n...
  • (STATS) - Call it the perfect catch.
    The Los Angeles Rams would not be surprised if it turns out that way following their third-round selection of Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp ...

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail 2017 Heisman Trophy Odds There are plenty of candidates for the 2017 Heisman Trophy. Here is a look at the favorites entering the summer.
Thumbnail UCLA vs. Texas A&M Odds Texas A&M and UCLA will have one of the featured meetings during the opening weekend of college football....

NCAAF Team Pages