Originally written on Jocks and Stiletto Jill  |  Last updated 6/26/13
The Cleveland Browns have cut undrafted rookie Ausar Walcott after he was charged with attempted murder. Walcott turned himself into police Tuesday following an incident where he allegedly punched24-year-old Derrick Jones in the head outside of “The Palace Gentlemen’s Club” at 3 a.m on Sunday in Passaic, N.J. Walcott, 23, was signed by the Browns as free agent out of Virginia on May 13 after a tryout with the club. He’s currently being held on $500,000 bail. Walcott is the second NFL player this week to be cut from a team following an arrest related to a violent crime. Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez was arrested Wednesday morning and subsequently waived. Since the SuperBowl, there have been 27 NFL players arrested. Michael Boley, New York Giants (Feb. 8): Arrested for child abuse in Alabama Da’Quan Bowers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Feb. 18): Arrested for having a gun in his luggage at LaGuardia Airport, charges later reduced to disorderly conduct Al Netter, San Francisco 49ers (Feb. 22): Arrested for DUI in California Desmond Bryant, Cleveland Browns (Feb. 24): Arrested for criminal mischief in Miami J’Marcus Webb, Chicago Bears (Feb. 24): Arrested for marijuana possession in Illinois, charges dropped Javarris Lee, Arizona Cardinals (March 7): Arrested for failing to appear in court in Florida Quinton Carter, Denver Broncos (March 9): Arrested for allegedly cheating at craps at a Vegas casino, case dismissed Cody Grimm, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (March 10 and May 28): Arrested for public intoxication in Virginia twice Evan Rodriguez, Chicago Bears (March 21 and May 31): Arrested for resisting an officer in Miami (charged later dropped), and then for DUI, speeding and “improper lane usage” Trumaine Johnson, St. Louis Rams (March 22): Arrested for misdemeanor DUI in Montana Brandon Barden, Tennessee Titans (March 23): Arrested on suspicion of DUI after driving his car off the road in Georgia Amari Spivey, Detroit Lions (March 27): Arrested for third-degree assault in an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend in Connecticut William Moore, Atlanta Falcons (April 18): Arrested for simple battery after allegedly grabbing a woman by the shoulder in Atlanta Rolando McClain, Baltimore Ravens (April 22): Arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in Alabama Ronnell Lewis, Detroit Lions (April 23): Arrested for getting in a bar fight in Oklahoma Quentin Groves, Cleveland Browns (April 24): Arrested for solicitation in a prostitution sting in Ohio Cliff Harris, New York Jets (May 2): Arrested for marijuana possession in New Jersey Claude Davis, New York Jets (May 2): Arrested for marijuana possession in New Jersey Daryl Washington, Arizona Cardinals (May 3): Arrested for aggravated assault after an alleged domestic violence incident with his ex-girlfriend Armonty Bryant, Cleveland Browns (May 6): Arrested for DUI in Oklahoma Titus Young, free agent (May 5, twice, and May 10): Arrested on suspicion of DUI, and then arrested again on the same day for trying to steal his own car from the tow yard. Arrested less than a week later for burglary Mike Goodson, New York Jets (May 17): Arrested on drug and gun charges in New Jersey Joe Morgan, New Orleans Saints (May 29): Arrested for DWI in Louisiana Pacman Jones, Cincinnati Bengals (June 11): Arrested on an assault charge for allegedly punching a woman outside a club in Cincinnati Jason Peters, Philadelphia Eagles (June 12): Arrested for street racing and leading police on a high-speed chase Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots (June 26): Arrested on unknown charges stemming from the murder of a 27-year-old man Ausar Walcott, Cleveland Browns (June 26): Arrested for attempted murder after punching a man outside a club in New Jersey List via Business Insider source
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