The Patriot-News has learned that Penn State's starting quarterback, Matt McGloin, has suffered a seizure as a result of an alleged post-practice locker room fight with wide receiver Curtis Drake. The incident and Matt's medical condition were confirmed by Paul McGloin, Matt's father.
Matt McGloin, of Scranton, was released this afternoon from Mount Nittany Medical Center. Paul and his wife, Cathy, joined Matt and a handful of teammates in his apartment.
Matt's father also said that the CAT scan and an MRI results performed on Matt McGloin came back negative.
Paul McGloin said he was still gathering information from his son about what transpired in the Lasch Building locker room earlier today.
A source close to the program told The Patriot-News early Saturday afternoon that a scuffle between Matt McGloin and wide receiver Curtis Drake took place.
PSU athletics finally issued a statement around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, confirming a fight occurred between McGloin and Drake and that PSU police were investigating.
"Penn State Police were called to the football locker room this afternoon to investigate a report of a fight between two members of the Nittany Lions football team -- Matt McGloin and Curtis Drake -- after they finished practice.
McGloin was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center where he was examined, treated and released.
Campus police and Penn State's Office of Judicial Affairs will investigate the incident and report results as they would for any other student involved in an incident on campus.''
Cathy McGloin plans to stay with her son overnight to monitor his condition. The family hopes to have doctors update them on Matt's medical condition this evening.
Article courtesy of the Patriot-News
Penn State QB Matt McGloin involved in fight with teammate, suffers possible seizure
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