Marcus Spears obviously felt compelled to reach out to former Florida defensive lineman Caleb Brantley in the wake of the news that the former Gator had the complaint dropped against him by Gainesville police. The SEC Network analyst not only apologized to Brantley, he sent out a long string of tweets explaining his actions and why he made them.

If you are unfamiliar with this story, leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft, Brantley was involved in a late night incident with a woman. The initial report indicated Brantley was the victim of an assault but later a second report claimed the woman was the actual victim. Now with no charges against Brantley forthcoming, he is clear to pursue his goal of making the Browns regular season roster.

Following the news, the Cleveland Browns organization also sent out a statement regarding Brantley. Picking the former Gator in the sixth round could prove to be a stroke of genius, considering he likely would have been selected much higher without these allegations hanging over his head.

Here’s what Spears had to say following the latest news: