John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
Update:
Alabama head coach Nick Saban released a statement on Tuesday that running back Tyren Jones has been dismissed from the team, per ESPN:
quote:

Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban released a statement later in the day saying Jones "was given an opportunity academically and from a team rules standpoint, but he failed to do any of the things necessary to comply with the rules of the Alabama football program.

"He was dismissed from the team when he refused to follow the parameters given to him for reinstatement," Saban said.
Original Article:
Suspended Alabama running back Tyren Jones was arrested on a marijuana charge Tuesday, according to ESPN.
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Tuscaloosa police said in a news release that Jones was charged Tuesday with possession of marijuana 2nd degree and released on $1,000 bond.

Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban had suspended Jones indefinitely on Feb. 10 "for conduct not to the standard of the Alabama football program." Safety Geno Smith and since-dismissed defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor were arrested over the weekend.
This is the third arrest of a Crimson Tide football player in four days.
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Pot?? What was he cooking?
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Parole Tide
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Is bama in the lead on Fulmer Cup points so far?
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He gone.
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