5]TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama sophomore starting linebacker Trey DePriest was suspended for violating team rules, coach Nick Saban said Tuesday.
5]DePriest will be eligible to return to the team within a week if he does what Saban laid out for him.
5]The suspension was in response to an unmentioned incident, and Saban hopes the punishment changes DePriest's behavior.
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5]"In this case, we have a lot of respect for Trey," Saban said. "He's played very well for us. He made a mistake. He didn't do the right thing. It wasn't a very smart thing to do, and there has to be consequences sometimes when you don't do the right things. Hopefully, he'll learn from it and it will be make him better and he'll have a better chance to be successful in life."
5]DePriest, from Springfield, Ohio, started 12 games last season as an inside linebacker. He was second on the team in tackles with 59.
5]Something tells me he won't miss any game time...