Chris Kirschner/SEC Country
Brandon Kennedy will transfer from Alabama.

Alabama football: Veteran offensive lineman to reportedly transfer from Alabama

Matt Speakman

Alabama football drives the conversation here at the Rammer Jammer, SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap, but we’ll cover news for every facet of the Crimson Tide. Every morning, we’ll be here for the latest on Alabama football, basketball and every other sport on campus.

Brandon Kennedy heads elsewhere

Alabama will lose a player in contention for a starting job. Offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy will transfer, according to AL.com’s Matt Zenitz. Kennedy is a redshirt sophomore who graduated from Alabama in December. He missed most of the 2017 season with a lower body injury. He was granted a medical redshirt. Kennedy is a former 4-star recruit, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. The news comes shortly after fellow offensive lineman Dallas Warmack announced his plans to transfer.

MORE: Sign up here to get this roundup in your inbox Monday through Friday

In other headlines …

Will Alabama go after Joe Burrow?

After not signing a quarterback in the 2018 recruiting cycle, Alabama looked to add a graduate transfer. The Crimson Tide almost did in former East Carolina quarterback Gardner Minshew. He committed to Alabama, but ultimately chose to enroll at Washington State. With rumors circulating that quarterback Jalen Hurts could transfer if he doesn’t win the starting job, coach Nick Saban will look to add depth at the position. Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow has announced he will transfer. Will Alabama pursue him as a backup option?

Reuben Foster pleads not guilty

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster is currently facing felony domestic violence charges that could land him in prison for more than a decade. Reports surfaced Tuesday that Foster threw his accuser’s dog during the incident. On Tuesday, Foster pleaded not guilty to his charges.

Built by Bama

New Orleans Saints running Mark Ingram will reportedly be suspended four games for violating the NFL’s PED policy.

Around the Capstone

Alabama women’s golf moved into the lead at the Tallahassee Regional.

Miss a previous edition? Find every installment of SEC Country’s daily Alabama newsletter right here.