Oklahoma Football Player Arrested On Robbery Charges

Ford Springer | Contributor

University of Oklahoma football player Parrish Cobb was arrested Tuesday night after reportedly turning himself in for his involvement in several armed robberies.

Head coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners celebrates after defeating the Auburn Tigers 35-10 during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

The Oklahoma Sooners cornerback was identified as a suspect in an arrest warrant issued on Tuesday. Cobb was believed to be in connection with several incidents of armed robbery that occurred in a three-day span in Waco and Bellmead, Texas, last week.

Cobb’s attorney, John Lewis, addressed the warrant with the Waco Tribune-Herald Tuesday, telling the paper Cobb was making arrangements to turn himself in.

University of Oklahoma athletics spokesman Rowdy Gilbert announced that Cobb was “suspended indefinitely from all athletics participation,” after learning about the warrant. “The University will review the matter further, consistent with its student conduct process,” Gilbert added.

(Photo credit: Getty Images)

(Photo credit: Getty Images)

The 19-year-old football player turned himself in and was arrested Tuesday night. He is facing three counts of aggravated robbery.

Ford Springer



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