Deaderick cleared to play

From the Bama Beat twitter: “Saban says on radio show that Deaderick has been cleared by UA’s medical staff.”

Brandon Deaderick was the Alabama player shot by a masked assailant in a robbery attempt Monday evening. Deaderick was taken to the hospital with a wound in his arm from the shooting. He was released Tuesday afternoon.

At this time, no arrest has been announced as police continue to search for the suspect.

From the Alabama Media Guide:
One of five returning starters in Alabama front seven, Brandon Deaderick established himself as a play-making defensive end for the Crimson Tide in 2008 and will again play a major role as a senior … has played in 34 career contests while making 21 starts … registered 60 career tackles with 8.5 tackles for loss and six sacks … he provides a dangerous pass rush off the edge with a good combination of speed and strength … won the Billy Neighbors Defensive Lineman Award during spring practice in 2009 … a third-team preseason All-SEC selection in Phil Steele’s College Football Preview.