Report: Misdemeanor Case Involving Oklahoma Wide Receiver Filed in Cleveland County

On the same day that news broke of Makari Vickers' arrest, OUInsider reported that Sooners' wide receiver Deion Burks is the subject of a misdemeanor court case.
Apr 20, 2024; Norman, OK, USA;  Oklahoma Sooners wide receiver Deion Burks (6) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass  during the Oklahoma Sooners spring game at Gaylord Family OK Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 20, 2024; Norman, OK, USA; Oklahoma Sooners wide receiver Deion Burks (6) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass during the Oklahoma Sooners spring game at Gaylord Family OK Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports / Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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On Wednesday evening, Jesse Crittenden of OUInsider reported that a misdemeanor case was filed against Oklahoma wide receiver Deion Burks on Tuesday, June 11.

According to Crittenden's report and the Oklahoma State Courts Network, Burks is listed as the defendant in a criminal misdemeanor case filed in Cleveland County that stems from an arrest on June 1. Judge Scott Brockman was assigned to Burks case.

Bruks was placed under arrest at 2:54 a.m. and booked on June 1 for driving a motor vehicle while under the influence, speeding and transporting an open container of alcohol, according to documents obtained by OUInsider.

"We are aware of the matter and it is being addressed internally," an athletics department spokesman told Sooners on SI.

The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office has not yet responded to Sooners on SI's request for records of the incident.

Sooners on SI confirmed that OU defensive back Makari Vickers was arrested by the OU Police Department on Wednesday, but did not receive any additional details regarding the incident.


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Randall is a recruiting analyst and staff writer at AllSooners focusing primarily on OU Football and the recruiting trail. Working as a journalist, Randall has covered the Oklahoma Sooners, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and high school sports across the state. A 2022 University of Oklahoma graduate, Randall hails from Lubbock, TX. While in college, Sweet wrote for the OU Daily in addition to working with Sooner Sports Pad and OU Nightly. Following his time at OU, Sweet served as the Communications Coordinator at Visit Oklahoma City before leaving to join the team at AllSooners. The West Texas native has bylines in the Norman Transcript and is a Staff Writer for Inside the Thunder. Randall holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK.