The Florida Gators fan who was knocked out in a fan fight before Saturday’s Georgia-UF game has life-threatening injuries, according to the Florida student newspaper. Yes, there’s a YouTube video of the fight and shows the seemingly unconscious UF fan being dragged from a pond.
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Melissa Bujeda told Jacksonville reporters an ambulance took the man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police arrested the suspect and booked him into Duval County Jail.
According to News-4 Jacksonville, the guy in jail, James Colby, says he was intervening in what he thought was a fight between the unconscious man and another fan.
Police say Colby admitted to punching Cesery several times in the face and head, then pushing Cesery to the ground. According to the report, Colby said Cesery grabbed him by the ankles, and after they both fell in the water, he punched Cesery three times, knocking him out. That’s when he said he noticed blood in the water and pulled Cesery out of the water.