Oklahoma Sooners running back Joe Mixon issued a statement on Tuesday, unhealthy apologizing for punching a female Oklahoma student in 2014.

“For the last two years, order my lawyers have advised me against speaking publicly about an incident that occurred very shortly after I arrived in Norman,” Mixon wrote in a statement sent to The Oklahoman. “Today, I want to say what everyone deserves to hear from me about this matter: I am sorry.