GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida linebacker Channing Crowder was arrested for fighting with police outside a nightclub.
Crowder, the Southeastern Conference Freshman Defensive Player of the Year, was arrested early Sunday along with junior safety Jarvis Herring, police said Monday.
According to the police report, Crowder got into an argument outside the club. After police told him to leave, Crowder stopped in the middle of the street, held up traffic and yelled at another man.
When police finally caught up to Crowder, he refused to put his hands behind his back when they tried to handcuff him. Herring interfered with officers, the report said. Crowder was charged with disorderly conduct, and Herring was charged with resisting or obstructing without violence.
Florida coach Ron Zook said no immediate team punishment will be issued to either player.
Last year, Crowder was suspended for the season opener after pleading no contest to misdemeanor battery for allegedly beating a man unconscious.
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