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Breaking: Alabama Football Player Arrested On Sunday Night

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A University of Alabama football player was reportedly arrested on Sunday.

According to multiple reports, Alabama defensive back Elias Ricks, who transferred into the Crimson Tide program from LSU, was arrested in Mississippi.

On3 had some details on the reported charges:

Alabama cornerback Eli Ricks was arrested in Laurel, Miss. on Sunday evening for charges of speeding, no insurance and possession of marijuana in the first offense, according to the inmate roster for the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.

His bond was set at $0.

Ricks transferred into the Alabama football program from LSU. He was one of the top transfer players available.

The former top recruit is expected to compete for a starting job.

Alabama is expected to open the 2022 season ranked inside the top three.