Oklahoma Sooners running back Joe Mixon was charged with one misdemeanor count of an act resulting in gross injury Friday due a July 25th confrontation with a female defendant, who accused Mixon of punching her in the face and allegedly caused four broken bones.
Mixon maintains his innocence in the matter. If he’s eventually convicted of the charge, he could face up to a year in jail.
Mixon’s lawyer released a statement after the charges were revealed by the District Attorney’s office:
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