Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Chris Claybrooks has been arrested on charges of domestic assault with bodily injury and vandalism after an altercation with his ex-girlfriend at a movie theater in Nashville on April 15.
According to an affidavit, Claybrooks grabbed the woman’s phone from her hand and threw it to the ground, damaging it. The woman suffered bruises and abrasions to her hand.
Claybrooks has been released on $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on May 1. The charges against him are both misdemeanors.
“The Jaguars are aware of a recent incident in Nashville involving Chris Claybrooks and are currently in the process of gathering information,” the Jaguars said in a statement, via the Florida Times-Union. “We will have no further comment at this time.”
The 25 year-old Claybrooks was a 2020 seventh-round pick in Jacksonville. He has played 46 games over the last three seasons. Claybrooks has 81 career tackles and has contributed on special teams as a returner, taking 22 career kickoffs back a combined 454 yards.
Jaguars CB Chris Claybrooks. Photo courtsey of Courtney Culbreath/Getty Images