Former Rams player Zac Stacy was arrested after video surfaced of an alleged assault on his ex-girlfriend

Warning: The video footage below is graphic and may be disturbing to many viewers.

Former New York Jets and St. Louis Ram’s running back Zac Stacy was arrested Thursday at Orlando International Airport after he was arrested allegedly seen on video attacking his ex-girlfriend in front of their child, KTLA sister station WFLA reports.

Source: Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Orlando police officers took Stacy into custody as he boarded a plane from Nashville. Online prison records show Stacy was arrested for aggravated assault and criminal mischief and enrolled in Orange County Jail Thursday night.

Nexstars WFLA achieved security video of the attack Thursday morning. It shows a woman being thrown into a TV stand and hit while a 5-month-old child is watching.

TMZ reported Wednesday that the woman had filed a warrant against Stacy, but it is unclear if that was granted. She said she was hospitalized with bumps and bruises and a possible cut on her head.

“He hit me in the head several times! I begged him to stop because the baby was lying on the couch just a few meters from where he hit me,” the woman was quoted as saying. “I fear for my life and the lives of my children.”

The woman in the video told the WFLA that she lives in the Orlando area. Nexstar – the parent company of this website – withholds her identity for privacy reasons.

Stacy played college football at Vanderbilt before being drafted by the Rams and playing two seasons with them. He joined the Jets in 2015, but retired two years later due to injury. He briefly joined CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders and also played for the Alliance of American Footballs Memphis Express.

The TransPerfect Music City Bowl, a college football bowl played in Nashville, said it removed Stacy as youth football ambassador for the upcoming game, WKRN reported.

“Based on the video and report of domestic violence involving Zac Stacy, the TransPerfect Music City Bowl has terminated its relationship with Zac Stacy with immediate effect,” the organization said in a statement.

If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse and needs help, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE. CASA in Pinellas County also has a hotline (727-895-4912) and more resources on their website, www.casapinellas.org

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