Jacksonville Jaguars Dante Fowler arrested for punching man in face, stepping on glasses

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By ASSOCIATED PRESS and DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been arrested in Florida on simple battery and criminal mischief chargesJacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been arrested in Florida on simple battery and criminal mischief charges.

St. Petersburg police said in a news release that Fowler, 22, was arrested Tuesday after getting into a confrontation with a man who made a comment about his driving.

An arrest report says Fowler exchanged words with the man before hitting him.

The man’s glasses were knocked off and Fowler stepped on them before taking a grocery bag, which included liquor, from the man and tossing it in a lake.

Police say the man wasn’t injured.

An attorney isn’t listed on jail records.

The Jaguars said in a statement they’re gathering more information.

Fowler played for the University of Florida and was the Jaguars’ first-round draft pick in 2015.

He was released from jail early Wednesday morning after paying a $650 bond, according to WFTS-TV.

The Jaguars said in a statement they're gathering more information about the alleged incident

Fowler was the Jacksonville Jaguars’ top draft pick in 2015.

He sustained a torn ACL in the team’s first rookie minicamp practice missed the 2015 season.

Fowler became a professional after a stellar collegiate career at the University of Florida.

He attended the school for two years, earning second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors in 2013 and first-team All-Southeastern Conference in 2014.

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