Junior Florida DB Brian Edwards was arrested in Monday night by Gainesville Police Department officers on one count of misdemeanor battery.
According to 247sports:
According to a GPD police report, Edwards was arrested at 6:54 p.m. at the Pavilion on 62nd apartment complex on Monday and booked at 7:39 p.m. Edwards and his accuser, a girlfriend of about two years, were reportedly arguing when she attempted to leave the apartment unit they were in.
The report states that Edwards grabbed her by the neck in an attempt to keep her in and she had marks on her neck, as well as a scratch on her shoulder when officers arrived. A GPD officer did not notice any other visible injuries.
Edwards has played in 18 games the past two seasons.