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Oklahoma football: Joe Mixon reactivates Twitter account, breaks silence one day after suspension

by Jason Kersey Modified: August 19, 2014 at 7:55 pm •  Published: August 19, 2014

NORMAN — OU freshman Joe Mixon quietly reactivated his Twitter account Monday evening — hours after being arraigned on a misdemeanor charge — then broke his silence Tuesday afternoon.

“Comeback Season In The Work But Now I’m Thinking Bigger,” Mixon tweeted, quoting lyrics from a Drake song.

The former five-star prospect was suspended from football for one year shortly after his arraignment on the charge stemming from an early-morning altercation with 20-year-old Amelia Rae Molitor on July 25 at Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe.

After the altercation, Mixon deactivated his Twitter account.

The Oakley, Calif., native used the social media account heavily throughout his recruitment, retweeting virtually anything any college football fan said about him.

Mixon committed to Oklahoma during January’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. He was the crown jewel of the Sooners’ 2014 signing class and was expected to immediately compete for playing time in Oklahoma’s inexperienced backfield.

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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