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Florida State Fan Attacks Florida Fan with a Machete

One Florida State fan seems to have taken the school’s “scalp ‘em” lyrics just a little bit too seriously. Via the Gainesville Sun:

A Florida State fan who police say tried to come to the aid of a woman involved in an altercation inside a Gainesville bar Saturday was arrested after police say he began threatening people with a machete.

The incident was quelled by an out-of-town police officer in FSU garb who managed to calm the man.

Brant W. Brown, 37, identified by Gainesville Police as an intoxicated FSU fan, went up to a man and woman arguing inside the EndZone Bar and Grill, 1209 W University Ave.,

and invited the man outside to fight, according to a report.

Several Gator fan bystanders stopped Brown, who invited all of the Gator fans to meet him outside in the parking lot, the report said.

Brown went outside, followed by the manager, who was calling 911 and giving police Brown’s description. Brown got a machete from his truck then threatened and charged at the manager, who retreated.

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