UF's Jessamen Dunker arrested for theft

Florida freshman offensive lineman Jessamen Dunker was arrested Wednesday morning after allegedly stealing a motor scooter.

Dunker was pulled over after an officer saw him riding very closely behind a university maintenance vehicle on Stadium Road, according to University of Florida Police Department spokesman Brad Barber. After a check was run on the scooter, which didn't have a license plate on it, the officer was notified that the scooter was stolen.

Dunker was later booked into the Alachua County Jail and charged with third-degree grand theft of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended license. Team spokesman Steve McClain said coach Will Muschamp was aware of Dunker's arrest.

"He is on the road recruiting and will address it when he returns," McClain said.

This is Dunker's second run-in with the law. He was cited on Nov. 19, 2012 for failing to wear a seat belt.

Muschamp has quite the decision on his hands. While not all of the facts haven't come out, grand theft is a pretty big deal. Unless Dunker had no idea that the scooter was registered as stolen, it'll likely be very hard for him to keep his spot on Florida's roster. This is the 12th player arrested or cited since January of 2011 for this team. Arrests were a major problem during the Urban Meyer era, and Muschamp has tried his best to make sure it hasn't been as big of a problem during his short tenure.