Updated on Wednesday at 12 p.m.
Florida Gators redshirt freshman cornerback J.C. Jackson, currently facing three charges of felony armed robbery, is “unlikely” to continue his football-playing career with the program, according to a Tuesday report from The Gainesville Sun‘s Robbie Andreu.
Head coach Jim McElwain announced Wednesday, three weeks after Jackson was released from jail on $150,000 bond following a plea of not guilty, that the player is no longer enrolled in school.
“He’s got a lot of things that he’s dealing with right now and right now he’s obviously dealing with those and trying to take care of certain things that he needs to,” McElwian said. “We’ll support him and help him do what he can do but right now he’s not enrolled in school and dealing with some things outside that are a lot bigger than the Florida Gators.”
This comes after he was allowed to finish his spring semester classes online.
OnlyGators.com contacted both of Jackson’s attorneys over the last week but neither would comment on his case, which is pending as Jackson awaits formal charges from the State Attorney’s Office.