Ravens Lineman, Ex-UCF Star Jah Reid Arrested In Key West Strip Club Brawl

Categories: Crime

via Monroe County Sheriff's Office
At the University of Central Florida, Jah Reid terrorized defensive lineman with his 6'7" frame and 335 pounds of muscle.

Police say Reid put that size advantage to another use this weekend at a Key West strip club, where he head-butted a man who innocently bumped into him and sparked a brawl that ended with his friend getting hit with a Taser and the football player behind bars.

Reid's trouble started early Sunday morning at Key West's Red Garter Saloon, where he was hanging out with a man named Benjamin Buxton, the Baltimore Sun reports.

When another patron named Edmond Mussa accidentally ran into him, police say Reid went ballistic. The club's security footage shows the towering offensive lineman head-butting Mussa, punching him and then kicking him repeatedly as he lay on the floor.

The beat-down sparked a brawl, cops say, with Reid also punching a security guard in the face and Buxton eventually getting hit with a Taser by another guard.

Reid, a Haines City native, played college ball at UCF and went to the Baltimore Ravens in the third round in 2011.

He's bounced between a starting and reserve role and battled injuries since then, but did earn a Super Bowl ring in 2013.

He faces two misdemeanor counts of battery.

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