Gainesville, FL (Sports Network) - Florida wide receiver Chris Rainey could
have a stalking charge against him dropped if he stays out of trouble for the
next six months.
According to the Gainesville Sun, Rainey reached an agreement with prosecutors
that includes community service and anger management. He was arrested
September 14 on an aggravated stalking charge for allegedly sending a woman he
had dated sporadically threatening text messages.
Florida head coach Urban Meyer suspended Rainey indefinitely following the
The Sun reported that prosecutors dropped the charge from a third-degree
felony to a misdemeanor after speaking further with the victim. Rainey will
have to perform 10 hours of community service and undergo counseling. The
charge will be dropped if Rainey complies.
A redshirt junior for the Gators, Rainey caught six passes for 34 yards and a
touchdown in the first two games of the season.
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