published Monday, January 20th, 2014

Alabama's Tony Brown arrested

Cornerback Tony Brown, one of eight early enrollees in Alabama's heralded 2014 signing class, was arrested Saturday night in Tuscaloosa.

The Tuscaloosa News reported Sunday that Brown was booked on charges of failure to obey and resisting arrest and that he was released after posting bond at $1,500. The paper added that Saban was aware of Brown's arrest and that he would handle the discipline once he had the chance to review all the information.

Brown, a 6-foot, 196-pounder from Beaumont, Texas, is rated the nation's No. 2 cornerback by ESPN and Scout.com and the No. 3 cornerback by Rivals.com. His arrest occurred on a big recruiting weekend at Alabama in which Saban was filmed performing the electric slide and new Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin reportedly sang "Sweet Home Alabama" with the mother of tailback commitment Bo Scarbrough.

Contact David Paschall at dpaschall@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6524.

about David Paschall...

David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for ...

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