Oklahoma OL Jacob Reed charged with burglary, assault

Jul 23, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops speaks to the media during the Big 12 media days at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma Sooners offensive lineman Jacob Reed has been charged with a couple of serious crimes. The senior  has been charged with both assault and burglary. He allegedly broke into the apartment of his ex-girlfriend and hit her over the weekend.

Reed was charged in Cleveland County Court on Monday.

According to the Associated Press, “an affidavit filed in the case accuses Reed of breaking into the apartment early Sunday morning and striking her and a man who was also present” and “the affidavit says the woman was struck in the nose and chest and that one of Reed’s punches grazed the man’s left ear.”

Hitting women is clearly a serious offense and one that many college coaches simply won’t stand for. Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops has been around for some time, so he will obviously look at all the facts before taking further action  on the 6’4, 309 lb. lineman out of Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Reed wasn’t likely to see any meaningful time this season.

According to school spokesman Pete Moris says Reed will be suspended indefinitely while the matter is pending.

Topics: Jacob Reed, Oklahoma Sooners

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