Report: Alabama cornerback Tony Brown pepper sprayed, arrested

Alabama fans returned from the holiday on Monday to find out one of their players, early-enrollee freshman cornerback Tony Brown, was arrested on Sunday night.

According to a report from Stephen Dethrage of, Brown threatened Tuscaloosa police after they attempted to break up a party at Campus Way Apartments. Officers arrested one man, and then summoned approximately 40 other people to disperse. Brown refused to leave, even approaching the officers after they warned him he’d be arrested. He was eventually hit with pepper spray and detained.

Brown was booked at Tuscaloosa County Jail and his bond was set at $1,500. He was charged with failure to obey and resisting arrest, and has since been released.

Brown just arrived on campus as one of the most highly ranked recruits for the class of 2014. He is listed as the No. 3 cornerback and No. 25 overall prospect, according to

It’s never a good thing starting a college career in the coach’s doghouse – especially when that coach is Nick Saban.

  • Steve Hale

    He will learn the hard way to keep his mouth shut and respect authority..nobody is exempt at the house of Saban. 🙂

  • Jeff Goode

    Well seems like Brown may not have done any of this that the police say. Video and witnesses say Brown did nothing wrong. May want to check all the sources.