OSU football: OSU cheer squad member will be disciplined after Bedlam gaffe

Jarid Atkinson apologetic after extending his foot onto the playing field as Oklahoma's Eric Striker ran by celebrating his game-ending touchdown. The act has become a hot topic on social media, where comments and video of Atkinson have gone viral.
by John Helsley Published: December 9, 2013

In response to a request from the Big 12 Conference, Martin issued this statement:

“In response to the inquiry concerning the violation of conference rule 12-3-1, the Oklahoma State University athletics department does not condone, physical or verbally abusive acts toward anyone working, attending or competing in our athletic events. I have personally met with all the members of the OSU spirit team and verbalized our expectations for their representation of our department. I have met individually with the male student involved with the incident and he is extremely apologetic for his involvement. And he understands there will be consequences for his poor judgment and actions. At this time, I feel confident the situation has been thoroughly investigated and that consequences for the involved person are warranted and will be administered.”


by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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