Former OU football player Larry Birdine faces assault charges

m.normantranscript.com Published: July 7, 2014

A former University of Oklahoma defensive end with a history of domestic violence, faces two more domestic abuse charges after an incident July 2 in Norman requiring the victim to get her head stapled to close a wound, as first reported by the Norman Transcript.



Larry Dean Birdine Jr., 30, of Norman was charged Monday in Cleveland County District Court. His charges included domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor.

Birdine went undrafted out of OU in 2007 and spent three seasons between four teams in the NFL from 2007-2009. He last played professionally for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League in 2010.

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