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3 Former ACC Football Players Arrested For Armed Robbery

Clemson Memorial Stadium during a Tigers game against Syracuse.

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 25: A general view of Memorial Stadium prior to the game between the Clemson Tigers and Syracuse Orange on October 25, 2014 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Former Clemson All-American Jadar Johnson, as well as teammate C.J. Fuller and former Duke defensive lineman Quaven Ferguson are in hot water. The trio was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of armed robbery.

The three were taken in after a police call at 4 p.m. The incident occurred in Clemson.

The former football players are accused of taking a cell phone and cash. More, from The State:

The three are accused of robbing someone at gunpoint in an apartment in downtown Clemson. Police were called to the scene at around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

According to a press release from the Clemson Police Department, the three are accused of knocking on the victim’s door and forcing their way inside when the victim opened the door.

Former Clemson standout Jadar Johnson is probably the most well-known player of the three.

The former Tiger defensive back was a first team All-ACC player in 2016. That year, Clemson captured the national title.

Johnson finished his Clemson career with 107 total tackles and nine interceptions. He had 60 tackles and five picks as a senior.

Johnson was an undrafted free agent after his college career. He briefly signed with the New York Giants, but ultimately chose to step away from football.

In his release on the decision, Johnson's agent Trey Robinson said that the DB "has new ventures that he wants to pursue and he values his health." He was just 22 at the time.

Fuller was a reserve running back for CU, finishing his Tigers career with 599 rushing yards and four touchdowns. He elected to transfer earlier this winter.

Ferguson, who is from nearby Easley, SC, played three seasons at Duke, recording 22 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss. He announced that he was leaving the Blue Devils program back in January.

[The State]