Robert Nkemdiche in stable condition following fall from window
Ole Miss star defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche was reportedly in stable condition after he fell from a window in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead over the weekend. According to Atlanta police authorities, Nkemdiche reportedly suffered “multiple cuts and abrasions” from the fall.
Cody Chaffins of Fox 5 Sports in Atlanta broke the news Sunday afternoon:
BREAKING: ATL police confirm responding to Ole Miss star Robert Nkemdiche falling from a 4th flr window. Said to have multiple cuts.
— Cody Chaffins (@Cody_Fox5) December 13, 2015
The Rebel Walk reached out to the Atlanta Police Department and was given the following police report from Officer Kim Jones with the department’s Media Relations office:
Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze issued the following statement Sunday afternoon:
Football practices for the upcoming bowl game are scheduled to begin Monday, December 14. The No. 12 Ole Miss Rebels (9-3, 6-2 SEC) face the No 15 Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-2, 7-2 Big XII) in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1 (7:30 p.m., ESPN).
Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn’s love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship. Evelyn created the Rebel Walk in 2013 and has served as publisher and managing editor since its inception.