Mekhi Brown, the Alabama participant who went after an assistant trainer at the sideline and had to be restrained by way of teammates throughout the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, plans to switch, ESPN has showed.
The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville reported that Brown is headed to Tennessee State and had in truth carried out and been admitted to the varsity greater than a month sooner than the nationwide championship.
Brown, a linebacker, simply finished his redshirt sophomore season at Alabama. He could be eligible to play straight away since Tennessee State is an FCS college, even though The Tennessean reported that Brown would have to meet sure conditions on the college as a result of the incident within the nationwide championship recreation sooner than being allowed to sign up for the soccer crew. Brown would have two years of eligibility final,
Brown was once incensed after being flagged for an unsportsmanlike behavior penalty within the 26-23 extra time win in opposition to Georgia, triggering his offended outburst at the sideline the place he lunged at Alabama personnel member Kerry Stevenson. Brown went again into the sport and made a giant take on on a kickoff go back.
"I really felt like a jerk," Brown instructed Yahoo! Sports. "That's not how I am. I wanted to win, that's what it was. I did something stupid. I could have cost us the game."