On Wednesday the University of Oklahoma athletic department announced that 5-star running back Joe Mixon will not be reporting for team activitiesafter an alleged altercation, effectively being suspended before his career ever got started.
OU Athletics statement: "Joe Mixon is not reporting for team activities at this time. We will continue to monitor the situation."
— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) July 30, 2014
Oklahoma came in to 2014 losing its top two running backs last season, who combined for 1,500 yards. Having a 5-star waiting in the wings was clearly a way to help get some of that production back.