Former Gators CB Wants To Return After Being Acquitted Of Armed Robbery, Burglary

Former Florida Gators defensive back JC Jackson was acquitted on Friday of all four first-degree felony charges incurred from an incident back in April. Jackson was charged with three counts of armed robbery and one count of burglary after being accused of storming into a residence of a reported victim with two other males. 

In the Gainesville PD report, Jackson was said to have left the residence while the other two suspects pulled out handguns and pointed them at the resident and two friends who were visiting. The duo reportedly took the victim's money, marijuana and XBox before fleeing the scene.

Jackson was positively identified by the victim, and he subsequently turned himself in. However, he's maintained his innocence all along, claiming that he never saw the perpetrators of the crime, didn't know who they were nor did he have a weapon in his possession that anyone knew of when the robbery occurred.

A potential starter for the Gators at cornerback, Jackson was kicked out of school after being charged and banned from campus. However, now exonerated, Jackson says he'd like to return and play for UF. Currently playing JUCO football in California, Jackson will also contact other programs. 

Stay tuned to Chat Sports for more on this developing story as additional information is made available.

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