TWO BITS: Easley’s allegations, Christian & Clark

By Adam Silverstein
October 26, 2011

1 » Allegations against Florida Gators sophomore defensive tackle Dominique Easley for supposedly committing battery on Oct. 1 are not being thrown out by the University Police Department and instead have been sent to State Attorney Bill Cervone to rule on, The Gainesville Sun reported Wednesday. Cervone has officially received sworn complaints against Easley (for battery) and alleged victim Reggie Myles (for disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and theft) from the UPD. He will decide whether or not to file charges against either or both of the men in the coming days after reviewing the documents. Myles, a former Alabama football player, accused Easley of attacking him on the Gate 2 walkway outside of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

2 » Since officially leaving the team Tuesday, former Gators sophomores tight end Gerald Christian and wide receiver Robert Clark have each spoken with the Palm Beach Post about their decision to transfer. Christian said Wednesday that he “wasn’t fitting into the program” and was not “very happy with my role” as a blocking tight end as opposed to a pass-catcher. Clark indicated that he made a mistake leaving in the middle of the season, calling it a “bad choice” but said “it’s done now” and that he has no hard feelings with the coaching staff. “I just thought it would be better for me to try somewhere else and get a fresh start,” he said. The Post reports that Christian has already spoken with Louisville, South Florida and Central Florida as potential future destinations.

Extra BIT » Former Florida soccer star Heather Mitts, a member of the 2011 U.S. Women’s National Team that competed in the 2011 World Cup, has been practicing with the boys’ soccer team at Chaminade High School in St. Louis, MO. Below is a video from ESPN of Mitts talking about the decision and how it benefits her professionally.


  1. Nick says:

    I wonder if President Bernie Machen is regretting being so gung ho for the recently implemented changes within the conference in recruiting rules, mainly the strict limit of only be allowed to sign a maximum of 25 per class and not being able to count early enrollees toward the previous year’s class. Adam, how many players will the team be able to have on scholarship(assuming all 25 guys from the upcoming class qualify and make it on campus) next season? (isn’t it somewhere between 70-74?) If I were coach Muschamp, I’d be a little pissed right now.

    • Mr2Bits says:

      Not sure where you heard that early enrollees don’t count towards the previous year but you are incorrect as they do. Additionally, players leaving like these two open up those scholarships to be filled by by early guys or Feb signees. The limit is a rolling limit that can be undershot or overshot the following year if there are schollys that free up.

  2. Joe says:

    Adam – any more info on the charges in regards to Myles? Where did the theft part come in? Did he steal something from Easley or his parents? I have not heard anything about that yet.

  3. wingtee says:

    Our numbers on schlarship is like we are on probation

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