Florida football recruit Justin Watkins released from jail after being arrested on misdemeanor complaint

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — One of Florida‘s top recruits was released from jail early Wednesday after allegedly kicking a woman’s car and breaking her cellphone during an argument.

Justin Watkins, a four-star prospect and incoming freshman from Clermont, was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor complaint of trespassing on school grounds. According to jail records, he was released on a $500 bond.

Gators coach Dan Mullen says he is aware of the arrest and “still collecting information.”

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