Monty Grow, a former Florida Gators linebacker who had a brief NFL career with Kansas City and Jacksonville in the mid 90s, probably won’t receive “Father of the Year” honors for this, or any, year after he was arrested for leaving his 3-year-old daughter in a car while he hung out in Diamond Dolls, a Florida strip club.
A former University of Florida linebacker was arrested for child abuse after police say he left a 3-year-old girl in his car alone while he went into a strip club.
Deputies say when they got to the scene, the child’s grandparents were already there and had removed the child from the vehicle.
An investigation revealed 41-year-old Monty R. Grow of Redington Beach had driven the car into the Drive Time parking lot and left the girl unattended in the vehicle while he went inside the Diamond Dolls strip club around 9:48 p.m. Sunday.
Deputies say that as they were investigating the incident, Grow ran up to the car and admitted to leaving the girl unattended. She was not injured.
Grow was a member of the Gators from 1989-1993, but missed the entire 1991 season after being suspended for steroid use. Looks like his life choice skills haven’t gotten any better with age.