Alabama senior defensive back Maurice Smith has been granted his release and will leave the Tide program, according to a report from AL.com.
Per AL.com, Smith will join another program as a graduate transfer.
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Smith, a native of Sugar Land, Tex. and member of the Crimson Tide's 2013 recruiting class, played in all 15 games last season, recording 15 tackles, one sack and a fumble recovery.
In his three seasons with the program, Smith played in 41 games, making two starts. He was a prime candidate to start at nickel back for the Tide this season.