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4 'Bama Football Players Arrested After Robbery

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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Three Alabama football players were arrested Monday for second-degree robbery while another was charged with fraudulent use of a credit card.

Freshman linebacker Tyler Hayes, 18, freshman safety Eddie Williams, 20, redshirt freshman D.J. Pettway, 20, were each charged with two counts of second-degree robbery while redshirt freshman H-back Brent Calloway, 20, was charged with one count of fraudulent use of a credit card.

 

Williams, who was also charged with fraudulent use of a credit card, was arrested Sunday on a separate gun charge.

 

"This is a very serious matter and we are very disappointed in the actions that have resulted in the charges against these student-athletes," Alabama athletic director Mal Moore said in a...

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