GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Former Florida cornerback J.C. Jackson has been found not guilty Friday on three counts of armed robbery.
Jackson, a defensive back who had been expected to start before the April 18 incident in Gainesville, also was cleared of a burglary charge.
The jury delivered the verdict after about three hours of deliberation.
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Jackson told reporters afterward that he still would like to play for the Gators. But his attorney said other Football Bowl Subdivision schools will be contacted about a potential transfer.
Jackson has not been enrolled at Florida since his arrest in April. To return, he might need clearance from the university's student conduct committee.