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Florida Gators defensive back Brian Edwards is in custody at the Alachua County Jail after being arrested on Monday.

Edwards is charged with misdemeanor battery. was the first to report the news.

The junior from Miramar, FL has played in 18 games, mostly as a backup and special teams contributor. Edwards broke out during spring ball and appeared to be a strength.

Edwards becomes the second Florida football player to make headlines in a week as freshman QB announced his decision to transfer amid allegations of sexual assault (no charges were filed in that case).

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