NFL Star Dante Fowler Arrested For Battery, Allegedly Punched Man (MUG SHOT)

NFL Star Dante Fowler

Arrested For Battery

Allegedly Punched Man

7/19/2017 8:31 AM PDT

Breaking News

Jaguars star DE Dante Fowler was arrested for battery after allegedly roughing up a man Tuesday night in Florida … TMZ Sports has learned.

Fowler — the 3rd overall pick in the ’15 draft — was arrested by St. Petersburg PD around 8:30 PM after cops say he got into a fight at an apartment.

According to the police report, Fowler, 22, punched a guy and broke his glasses after after a verbal argument. Cops say the victim didn’t have any visible injuries. Cops also noted they don’t believe DF was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Fowler was arrested for 2 misdemeanors … simple battery and criminal mischief.

D.F. was taken to Pinellas County Jail. He’s since been released after posting $650 bond.

The Jaguars released a statement addressing the arrest … saying they were aware of the situation, and have been in contact with Fowler.