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OSU defensive end Jamie Blatnick cited for assault and battery

Former Cowboys lineman Stephen Denning injured in bar fight
BY JOHN HELSLEY, Staff Writer, Modified: August 2, 2010 at 6:22 pm •  Published: August 1, 2010
addition, he required several stitches to his left upper eyelid and upper cheekbone.

In the release, officers reported that Denning was "bleeding profusely” from a cut on his left eye.

Officers were notified of the fight and called to the club at 1:17 a.m. Saturday morning. According to the release, officers escorted Blatnick and Denning outside. As officers were interviewing Denning, he saw Blatnick and forced his way through several officers in an attempt to continue the fight. As a result, officers us a Taser to subdue Denning.

Denning was cited with a misdemeanor complaint of assault.

Several witnesses came forward and identified Blatnick as the instigator in the fight, according to the release. Witnesses did not suggest what started the fight. has disabled the comments for this article.