FIU Football Player Arrested on Battery Charge in Broward

A Florida International University football player has been arrested on a battery charge in Broward County.

Shawndarrius Phillips, 21, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of domestic battery by strangulation by police in Pembroke Park, jail records showed.

No other details of the arrest were released. Phillips was being held on $6,000 bond Wednesday, and attorney information wasn't available.

Phillips, a junior running back from Delray Beach, has appeared in 11 games for FIU this season. The Panthers are scheduled to play in the Bahamas Bowl against Toledo on Dec. 21.

An FIU spokesperson said the school would not be commenting on the arrest.

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