Former NFL running back Zac Stacy, 30, has been arrested in Florida, records show. 

The arrest comes after a surveillance video showed Stacy beating his ex-girlfriend in front of their 5-month-old son, according to a redacted arrest affidavit obtained by USA TODAY Sports. Records show that the Oakland Police Department of Florida issued the warrant for arrest Wednesday. 

Stacy faces charges of aggravated battery (great bodily harm) and criminal mischief (under $1,000) and was booked into jail Thursday, according to Orange County Corrections Department records.

Additional details regarding his arrest weren’t immediately available on Friday morning. 

POLICE: Stacy wants to be with his ex-girlfriend, after seeing a video.

Video shows the alleged beating

According to the affidavit, Oakland police responded to the victim’s home on the afternoon of Nov. 13, where officers found that she “appeared to be emotionally distraught with tears in her eyes.”

The affidavit stated that the victim’s shirt was torn, she had food in her hair, a large flat-screen television was knocked over and broken, food scattered on the floor and a baby’s bouncy chair was knocked over and broken.

TMZ posted a video of the alleged incident earlier in this week. According to the affidavit the video came from the women’s surveillance system at home.

Shawn Dozier, a detective with Oakland Police Department stated in his affidavit he had viewed surveillance footage that showed the alleged altercation.

Dozier stated that Stacy struck the victim twice in the back with a closed fist with an unidentified object. According to Dozier’s affidavit the victim was struck twice in the back with Stacy’s fist.

‘DISTURBING’:Clark Lea’s comments on video from ex-Vanderbilt Football RB Zac Sacy

Stacy was set to be the ambassador at the upcoming TransPerfect Music City Bowl, which cut ties with him after the video surfaced. Clark Lea from Vanderbilt was notified of the news Thursday. 

Lea stated that she was aware of disturbing video clips. Domestic violence is something we strongly condemn. This behavior is unacceptable in society, and I’m done with it. It’s disturbing.”

Stacy played three seasons in the NFL from 2013-15 and played with the Memphis Express of the Alliance of American Football in spring 2019.

The Tennessean tried unsuccessfully to contact Stacy on Thursday.

USA TODAY and Mike Organ were also contributors to this report.



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