Former NFL, Ohio State football player Terrelle Pryor stabbed in Pittsburgh

Pryor is in critical condition after he was stabbed overnight.
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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Terrelle Pryor Sr. on June 3, 2019 at DreamFinders Homes Practice Facility in Jacksonville, Flla.David Rosenblum / Icon Sportswire via Getty Images file

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By Nicole Acevedo

Former NFL wide receiver and Ohio State University quarterback Terrelle Pryor is in critical condition after he was allegedly stabbed Saturday at his apartment in Pennsylvania, according to multiple reports.

Pittsburgh Police told NBC News they responded to a call from a hospital for a male stabbing victim who had walked in at about 4:30 a.m and are now investigating the incident.

Allegheny County District Attorney's Office confirmed to NBC afillite WPXI in Pittsburgh that the stabbing victim is Pryor.

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Gregory Diulus of Vantage Management Group, an agent for Pryor, told the Associated Press that family members are with him at the hospital, where he is expected to fully recover from his injuries.

Police said his "injuries were incurred during an earlier dispute" inside the Heinz Lofts apartment complex, where Pryor reportedly lives.

A female victim also received injuries during the altercation, police said.

Shalaya Briston, 24, was arrested and charged with criminal attempt homicide and aggravated assault, according to police. Pryor was also arrested and is facing simple assault charges.

The 30-year-old professional football player is currently a free agent after the Jacksonville Jaguars released him in September.

His NFL career started in 2011, and he subsequently played for various teams, including the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, Buffalo Bills and New York Jets.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Terrelle Pryor and his family," the Washington Redskins tweeted.

During his time at Ohio State, he quarterbacked the team to two Big Ten championships.