Brandon Deaderick Likely Out: Meet Backup No. 96 Luther Davis

Posted by jonathan fravel on September-1-2009 Add Comments

Breaking news concerning the Crimson Tide's starting defensive end Brandon Deaderick is alarming, without question, but more for the player, his family, and the student community at large.

Deaderick was shot in the forearm late last night at an off-campus apartment complex when an armed assailant attempted to rob Deaderick.

It's ridiculous that incidents like this happen at all, but our society has been sensitized to violence and we have accepted it as a way of life. I am not for taking weapons away from citizens, more for punishing the criminal, but that is another story in itself and more appropriate for another forum.

The assailant has certainly caused problems for the Crimson Tide—Deaderick having just been...

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