featherz17 Posted November 4, 2008 Share Posted November 4, 2008 LINKFlorida's Rickerson arrested, kicked off teamThe Associated PressPublished: Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 12:28 p.m.Last Modified: Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 12:28 p.m.Florida cornerback Jacques Rickerson has been kicked off the team following his arrest on a felony battery charge.The 20-year-old sophomore from St. Augustine was being held in the Alachua County jail Tuesday. Gainesville police say Rickerson slapped his girlfriend on the face, choked her, then covered her face with a pillow. Authorities say the altercation started when she asked him to leave her apartment and Rickerson got upset.The woman reportedly had visible injuries on her arm, neck and upper chest.Rickerson played in all eight games this season, recording 10 tackles and an interception.Coach Urban Meyer said in a statement: "Jacques Rickerson is no longer part of our team - that is not what our program is about." Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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