The Alabama Crimson Tide secondary will receive some added depth this weekend. On Monday, head coach Nick Saban confirmed defensive back Tony Brown will be eligible to return from suspension for Saturday’s game SEC matchup against the Kentucky Wildcats.
Brown was suspended for the first four games of the season, after having his suspension reduced from six games.
Alabama DB Tony Brown will be eligible for Saturday's game vs. Kentucky, per Nick Saban. Sat four games due to NCAA suspension.
— Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) September 26, 2016
No reason for Brown’s initial suspension was ever revealed.
Brown, a former five-star recruit, is currently in his junior season with the program.
Alabama returns to action this weekend when the Crimson Tide host Kentucky at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.