Zack Stacey, a former jet racing back, violently assaulted his ex-girlfriend on Saturday, punched her in the head and then threw her against a television and their son’s chair. The woman said that Stacy was on her way to meet him and their five-month-old son, who can be seen in the video.
The extremely graphic video was published by TMZ on Wednesday night.
Stacey left Florida after the police were called and now the Oakland, Fla., police say. “I don’t know why her friends are hiding her,” the woman said in a video published on Thursday.
According to TMZ, Stacy’s ex-girlfriend filed for a restraining order against him on Monday, citing the assault.
“He punched me in the head several times! I told him to stop as the kid was on the couch from where he punched me,” she wrote, describing the incidents seen in the video.
The woman apparently avoided any major injuries from the attack.
Stacy, 30, played three seasons in the NFL. He was kicked out of Vanderbilt by the Rams in 2013, playing two years at St. Louis before being traded to New York. His eight games with the Jets in 2015 were his last in the league.
His career tally includes 17 starts (all with rams) and 1,355 rushing yards on 357 carriages with nine touchdowns.
Several current and former NFL players reacted to the video on Thursday. retired defensive end Chris Long, who played with Stacey on the Rams, where video “Turned my stomach…. Crazy to play with someone for two years and you have no idea what kind of bull-tee they do at home.”
Packers Receiver Davante Adams it is written that “Zack Stacy needs to be thrown under prison. Any man who lays his hand on a woman is a coward. I just can’t believe what I saw.”