Former OSU, Current Steelers Offensive Lineman Stabbed In Robbery Attempt
A former Ohio State University football player has been hospitalized after being stabbed in an apparent carjacking attempt on Saturday.
Mike Adams is currently an offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team posted on its website that the second-year player "is expected to make a full recovery."
General Manager Kevin Colbert said the stabbing happened early Saturday on the city's South Side. He said team officials were "in direct communication with both Mike and his family."
A tweet from Adams reads: "I had an angel lookin out for me! I'll be ok just gotta fight to get back harder then ever."
He later had a photo of himself in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Mercy posted on his Twitter account.
The Dublin Coffman High School graduate was drafted in the second round (56th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft and was named the team's outstanding rookie, starting six of the 10 games in which he played.
Adams told police that three men approached him in an attempt to steal his truck. One of them stabbed him in the stomach during the course of an argument, then ran.
There was no immediate word on any arrests.
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