STILLWATER, Okla. -- Linebacker Alex Odiari, who started
four games for Oklahoma State last season, has been arrested on
allegations he was in a bar while underage and violated an
emergency protection order.
Stillwater police responded to a report of a possible emergency
protection order violation at Willie's Bar at 12:36 a.m. Friday and
found Odiari's ex-girlfriend, who claimed Odiari had violated the
order by making contact with her inside the bar.
Police found Odiari, 20, to be in possession of a fake ID and
Oklahoma State spokesman Kevin Klintworth said the team was in a
"fact-finding mode" and hadn't taken any action regarding Odiari,
who had 14 tackles and one and a half sacks in 11 games last year
as a sophomore.
"We're still investigating it," Klintworth said. "Coach
[Mike] Gundy will decide on a course of action when he has more
The emergency protection order was issued July 5. In it,
Odiari's ex-girlfriend claimed he had thrown her to the ground,
thrown her against a wall and repeatedly grabbed or shoved her in
their "dating relationship" that had existed since 2006.
The ex-girlfriend also claimed in the order that Odiari
threatened several times to kill her and the next guy she dated if
they broke up.