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Elder Arrested for Robbery

[editor's note, by Todd]
Bumped from the diaries. If the allegations prove true, I wonder if anyone will argue that this deserving young man shouldn't have his scholarship yanked.

UA freshman tackle Jeremy Elder arrested on charges of robbery.

http://www.tidesports.com/article/20080218/NEWS/633384924/1011

TUSCALOOSA - University of Alabama football player Jeremy Elder was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree robbery, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office Web site.

Elder, a freshman defensive tackle, was arrested on Sunday and had yet to be released from jail pending an $120,000 bond.

He was arrested by the University of Alabama police, but details of the arrest were not immediately available. A spokesman did not return a call seeking comment.

According to state law, first-degree robbery involves either a "deadly weapon or dangerous instrument" or someone causing "serious physical injury to another."

The a 6-foot-3, 271-pounder sat out the 2007 season redshirting.

A Crimson Tide football spokesman did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

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