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BOISE -- KTVBhas some of the first words heard from the man who provoked the punch heard around college football.

You probably remember when Oregon running back Legarette Blount punched BSU linebacker Byron Hout back in September of last year.

The media was not allowed to talk to Hout -- until Friday.

Click the video box above to see Hout's first interview with KTVB since the incident -- UNCUT.

This year, Hout will be shifting from defensive end, to linebacker.

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