SAN JOSE (AP) — Authorities say a San Jose State University football player is recovering Monday after being stabbed in a weekend off-campus fight.
The Mercury News in San Jose reports university officials identified the victim as Chad Miller.READ MORE: UPDATE: Flood Waters Shut Down Lanes Of I-880; Alameda's Harbor Bay Parkway, Silverado Trail In Napa
He started three games at safety for the Spartans last season.
The university says in a statement that Miller is expected to recover. He is a junior.READ MORE: Atmospheric River: Santa Cruz County Officials Lift Evacuation Orders For CZU Fire Burn Zone
San Jose police did not return an email sent Monday seeking comment about the stabbing.
Miller did not play in his second season with the university.
He was injured following an on-campus dispute where a teammate allegedly hit Miller in the face with a skateboard.MORE NEWS: Atmospheric River: San Francisco Bay Area Takes Wild One Day Ride From Extreme Drought To Flooded Streets
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