These 8 members of the 2017 NFL Draft class have had run-ins with law enforcement
The Browns, Bengals and other NFL teams find themselves explaining some of these picks to fans and critics in the wake of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Caleb Brantley #57 of the Florida Gators was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. Brantley is facing misdemeanor battery charges for knocking a woman unconscious on April 13. Here he celebrates a defensive stop during the game against the East Carolina Pirates at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 12, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)Photo by: Sam Greenwood Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings. He had several run-ins with police in college, including an arrest for punching a woman outside of a Tallahassee bar; a BB gun incident that resulted in broken car windows; and, a citation for mistreating puppies. He here celebrates an FSU 33 to 32 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the Capitol One Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on December 30, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)Photo by: Marc Serota Cam Robinson #74 of Alabama was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He and Hootie Jones were arrested last May on guns and marijuana possession charges in Louisiana. Here he celebrates Alabama's 54 to 16 win over the Florida Gators in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on December 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Photo by: Kevin C. Cox Tim Williams #56 of Alabama was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens. Williams has failed drug tests and was arrested for carrying a pistol without a permit last September.Photo by: Baltimore Ravens via Twitter Jourdan Lewis #26 of the Michigan Wolverines was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys. Lewis faces a misdemeanor charge for assaulting his girlfriend last month. He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment last month. Here he looks on while playing the Illinois Fighting Illini on October 22, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 41-8. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Photo by: Gregory Shamus Joe Mixon #25 of the Oklahoma Sooners was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals. Mixon punched a woman in 2014, shattering four bones in her face. He entered a plea that allowed him to maintain his innocence while admitting that the prosecution had enough evidence to convict him. Here he reacts after a touchdown against the Auburn Tigers during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)Photo by: Sean Gardner Wide receiver Dede Westbrook #11 of the Oklahoma Sooners was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars. In 2012, he was arrested after alledgedly throwing the mother of his two children to the ground. In 2013, he was arrested after allegedly punching the same woman in the face. Here he celebrates a touchdown against the Oklahoma State Cowboys December 3, 2016 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)Photo by: Brett Deering Cornerback Gareon Conley #8 of the Ohio State Buckeyes was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders. Conley is accused of raping a woman at the Westin Hotel on St. Clair Avenue in Cleveland on April 9. Here he is during the Playstation Fiesta Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Tigers defeated the Buckeyes 31-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Photo by: Christian Petersen