According to several reports, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in what is being described as a late-night incident at a bar in Dallas on Sunday night. Sources confirmed the story to ESPN's Adam Schefter, who broke the news via his Twitter feed Monday morning.
A spokesperson for the Dallas Police Department said no arrests have been reported in connection with the incident. 105.3 FM The Fan in Dallas was the first to officially report that Elliott was indeed involved. Other details of the incident are sketchy at the moment but could be come more clear as time sheds some light on what went down.
Elliott made the transition from college star to NFL superstar last season when he rushed for 1,631 yards and 15 touchdowns as a rookie for the Dallas Cowboys. His rushing behind the Cowboys stout offensive line laid the ground work for the team's 13-3 season and subsequent trip to the playoffs. He made up half of what many consider one of the best rookie combinations in the history of the National Football League alongside rookie of the year quarterback Dak Prescott. The two have Cowboys fans and ownership boiling over with confidence heading into their second season in the NFL in 2017.