Head Alabama coach Nick Saban announced Thursday evening that incoming freshman running back Bo Scarbrough has been suspended for the first four games this season. Scarbrough is currently recovering from a torn ACL that he suffered during spring training camp.
College Spun reported the news once it became available. The suspension is said to be through the NCAA and not a team issue. Charlie Potter broke the news via Twitter.
The suspension may not have mattered much because of his knee injury. It is unlikely that he would have been available to play for the early part of the season.
Scarbrough was a five-star running back for the class of 2015.
The Crimson Tide open the season on September 5 in AT&T Stadium against the Wisconsin Badgers.
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