American Football legend, O.J. Simpson is a free man, after being released from prison in the middle of the night.

He had been in prison for nine years for armed robbery, coming after he escaped jail time in the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown and her friend.

Simpson was released at 12.08am PT (3.08am ET) from Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada, and was picked up by an unknown driver.

“I don’t have any information on where he’s going,” said state prisons spokeswoman Brooke Keast, who watched as Simpson signed documents and was let go.

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Simpson told the parole board that he’d like to go back to Florida and raise his grandchildren. “I can easily stay in Nevada, but I don’t think you guys want me here,” he said with a chuckle.

The state attorney general has however said she does not want Simpson to live in the state.

“The specter of his residing in comfort in Florida should not be an option,” Florida attorney general Pam Bondi said in a statement on Friday. “Our state should not become a country club for this convicted criminal.”

Watch the video of his release below.