July 15, 2007

Pair of UA players arrested on misdemeanors

Alabama football players Brandon Deaderick and Roy Upchurch were arrested Saturday morning after an argument in front of The Legacy, a bar on University Boulevard, according to a police report.

Charges against Deaderick include criminal mischief, resisting arrest and providing a false name. The sophomores have been released on bail from the Tuscaloosa County Jail, although Deaderick's bond ($1,500) was much larger than Upchurch's ($300).

According to the report, the owner of The Legacy called police to request assistance when a group that was asked to leave refused. Alabama coach Nick Saban was out of town and unavailable for comment.

Both players have seen limited action in their football careers.

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