Jordan Thomas facing charges of assault and battery, public intoxication

Oklahoma cornerback Jordan Thomas was arrested and could face charges of interference, public intoxication and assault and battery on Thursday morning, according to the Cleveland County Sheriff's office in Oklahoma.

According to Cleveland County Sheriff's office, he was released from custody at 11:13 a.m. CT.

According to the arrest report released by the Norman Police Department, the police were called to a Norman bar after a fight and when the arresting officer arrived on the scene Thomas was running away. After a foot chase, Thomas was eventually caught and arrested. The arresting officer wrote Thomas had "slurred speech", had the odor of alcohol coming from his person and admitted to having "6 shots".

A junior, Thomas was a key member of Oklahoma's defense a year ago, starting 11 games and finishing with 46 tackles and five interceptions to earn All-Big 12 second-team honors. As the lone returning starting cornerback, he is expected to be a big part of Oklahoma's secondary in 2016.

The recent arrest isn't Thomas' first off-the-field incident. He was arrested in December for failure to appear in court for a traffic violation. Thomas also has been suspended twice for undisclosed team violations during his time with the program.

Asked for comment, a University of Oklahoma spokesperson said, "We are aware of the situation, will monitor it and react accordingly."

ESPN's Adam Rittenberg contributed to this report.