OU football player collapses during workout

Mar. 9—A University of Oklahoma football player collapsed during a morning workout Thursday and was taken to a hospital, an OU Athletics spokesperson reported.

The university declined to name the player.

"At the end of this morning's OU football team workout, a player experienced an exertional collapse and was immediately attended to by the team's medical staff, the spokesperson said in a statement.

"As a precautionary measure, he was transported to a local hospital for further care. He is responsive and it is anticipated he will be released today."