A college football player is recovering in the hospital following a violent and scary incident News Press via Twitter

Teh’ron Fuller, a football player for Appalachian State University, is recovering after being stabbed twice in the back during an off-campus incident, according to several media reports.

The Winston-Salem Journal, quoting a news release from the Boone Police Department, said an altercation started outside of an area bar and continued in a parking lot. Fuller was stabbed during the altercation.

Fuller was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, where he’s in good condition.

The university and is teammates offered their prayers.

Appalachian State released a statement in which the team pledged its support:

Police have picked up a suspect in the case , but there are few details.

The 6-foot-2, 230-pound Fuller, a linebacker, made 21 tackles and had three sacks in 13 appearances as a reserve last season.

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