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Video Shows VanDarius Cowan's Alleged Bar Incident

A general view of Bryant-Denny Stadium during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 24: A general view of Bryant-Denny Stadium during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers on October 24, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Early Monday morning, Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced a significant change to the Crimson Tide's roster. VanDarius Cowan, a four-star freshman linebacker, was dismissed from the program.

Cowan, a Florida native, was arrested last month after an incident at a Tuscaloosa bar. He was charged by police this week with misdemeanor assault.

Video of the incident was acquired by ">Tuscaloosa News and posted on YouTube.

A male who is allegedly Cowan, according to Tuscaloosa News, appears to be exiting the bar around the 24-second mark of the video when he turns around and strikes another male. The alleged suspect (believed to be Cowan) is then subdued and escorted out of the bar.

Cowan was ranked the No. 4 outside linebacker coming out of high school in 2017. He appeared in two games for the Crimson Tide during the 2017 season where he compiled two tackles.

After losing Rashaan Evans and Shaun Dion Hamilton from the linebackers corps, Cowan was likely in for increased playing time. As it stands now, he'll be looking for a new team.

Alabama opens the 2018 season against Louisville on September 1.