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'He's going to play': Gundy says Ollie Gordon won't miss any games after arrest

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Posted at 9:50 PM, Jul 01, 2024

CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. — Oklahoma State University football coach Mike Gundy told ESPN Ollie Gordon II won't miss any games after his recent arrest.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested the OSU running back on June 30 on suspicion of DUI.

OHP said they pulled Gordon over in Cleveland County on I-35. They said he swerved into adjacent lanes twice while speeding.

WATCH: OHP released the full dashcam footage from Gordon's arrest

Full Ollie Gordon II arrest for DUI in Cleveland County

The trooper said Gordon had a half-full bottle of vodka and a half-full bottle of tequila in the car.

Gordon was booked into the Cleveland County jail and released. He was charged with underage DUI and driving with an open container.

ESPN's Pete Thamel reported Gundy said OSU will discuss internal punishment for Gordon.

"He said OSU decided to bring Gordon to Big 12 media day to be accountable for his actions in the wake of his DUI arrest," Thamel said on X.

On July 8, Gordon shared a statement on his social media apologizing for the incident.

I am deeply sorry for the actions that led to my arrest on June 30th. I sincerely apologize to my family, everyone in our program, including our players, Coach Gundy, the staff, Oklahoma State University, and our fans.

Regardless of the outcome of this pending investigation, I did not uphold the values I have for myself and the values of the OSU football program. I am committed to learning and growing from this mistake and I will work to earn back the trust of those who I have disappointed. Thank you.

Gordon won the 2023 Doak Walker Award after rushing for over 1,600 yards with 20 touchdowns. He was also named a unanimous All-American after logging 285 carries for 1,732 yards and 21 touchdowns last season.


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