Former Alabama Linebacker Arrested For Armed Robbery
Former Alabama linebacker Trey DePriest, 28, was arrested on Thursday morning by U.S. Marshals in Springfield, Ohio.
DePriest was on the run stemming from charges filed on Nov. 11 in Detroit. According to online court records, he was wanted for armed robbery, assault and felonious assault.
According to Detroit police, DePriest and an accomplice forced their way into a hotel in the 3200 block of East Jefferson Street. The pair, allegedly, attempted to rob the victim and one of the suspects shot the victim. The 27-year-old victim took himself to the hospital and has since been released.
Police are continuing to search for DePriest's accomplice, Adrian Chilton. As of Friday afternoon DePriest was still being held as an inmate in the Clark County Jail.
DePriest was a star at Springfield High School and considered a 5-star prospect and the No. 2 player in the state of Ohio in the class of 2011. He played special teams and linebacker for the Crimson Tide for four seasons and tallied 232 tackles with two sacks and one interception.
While at Alabama DePriest was a part of two national championship teams and two SEC Championship teams. He took part in the first edition of the college football playoffs in 2014 which saw the Crimson Tide fall to Ohio State.
DePriest went undrafted after college but was picked up by the Baltimore Ravens. He was cut by the Ravens after three weeks on the team and never made any appearances in a game.
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