"I basically grabbed him and threw him this way, and he held onto the bat so it threw him to the ground,"[said Arizona State University student Alex Botsios]....So that's what it takes to defend yourself: motivation and knowledge.
Janet Botsios, Botsios' mother, said she took the first flight from Texas as soon as she heard what happened.
"I'm like putting my face in my hands, and I just couldn't believe it," she said. "I was like, 'Oh my God.' I'm so glad he watched all those police shows his whole life … He knew how to take care of himself … I'm very, very, very proud of him."
That is: law school and television.