Former Gator Gary Brown receives probation



Former Florida DT Gary Brown, who was dismissed from the team in February, has reached an agreement with the Gainesville State Attorney's Office in a case that stemmed from an incident at an off-campus party.

Brown was originally arrested on two misdemeanor counts of battery after he was accused of striking a woman in the face with his open hand as she attempted to get people to leave a party at a Gainesville apartment complex. When another woman tried to intervene, she was allegedly scratched by Brown as he tried to slap her arms away, police reports stated.

Brown entered into a deferral agreement which will be filed later this week, and includes six months' probation, a $150 fine or 12 hours of community service, and an agreement to undergo alcohol abuse evaluation/treatment.

Brown, who was the No. 2 DT coming out of high school, did not see action for the Gators in 2009.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:48pm]

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