OSU linebacker tests positive following protest

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Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga is pictured during an NCAA college football media day in Stillwater Okla., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA (AP) — Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga says he tested positive for COVID-19 after he attended a protest in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Ogbongbemiga made the announcement in a Twitter post. The 21-year-old Ogbongbemiga says he protected himself during the protest.

“Please, if you are going to protest, take care of yourself and stay safe,” he wrote.

Ogbongbemiga was a second-team All-Big 12 selection last season. He finished with 100 tackles and five sacks.

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