The Tuscaloosa News is reporting: “Alabama defensive player Brandon Deaderick was shot twice at Rivermont Apartments Monday night in Tuscaloosa.”

The Bama Beat reports: “The shooting occurred at Rivermont Apartments. Witnesses said the shooter fled from the complex and police are currently investigating and searching for the suspect.”

Brandon Deaderick
Brandon Deaderick

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.

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  1. Word on campus is that he was shot and Killed. I hope thats not true. Please Pray for him.

  2. We just heard from an reliable newspaper editor that he was shot once in the hip and once in the arm an attempted robbery of the player.

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