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Alabama Football Star Could Return From Major Injury For Post-Season

A general view during the first quarter of the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium.

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: A general view during the first quarter of the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

Terrell Lewis figured to be a major factor in the pass-rush for Alabama football. The Crimson Tide have obviously fared pretty well without him, but could get some help in time for the College Football Playoff.

Lewis, a former five-star recruit, missed most of last season with an elbow injury. He returned in time for Alabama's national championship win over Georgia.

He made his presence felt in that one, with a key sack that forced Georgia to settle for a field goal in the game.

He could make a similar return in 2018-19.

Back in July, Nick Saban announced that Terrell Lewis tore his ACL during off-season training. On Monday, he was spotted at practice.

From AL.com:

Less than five months after he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, Alabama outside linebacker Terrell Lewis returned to practice.

Lewis was spotted on the field Monday at Hank Crisp Indoor Facility and was equipped with a brace while going through individual drills.

It’s a rather stunning development considering that Lewis suffered the injury in early July and his availability this season was very much in doubt.

That followed a hint-filled Instagram post by Lewis, that indicated that he could once again come back and contribute to Alabama's playoff run.

Adding a veteran, talented, former five-star pass rusher just in time for a championship run? Only at 'Bama...

[AL.com]