TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama outside linebacker Tim Williams was arrested Thursday morning.
Williams was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit. His bond was set at $300.
“The University of Alabama Police Department arrested UA football player Timothy Williams last night for carrying a pistol without a license,” a university spokesman said in a news release.
An Alabama athletics spokesman did not immediately respond when contacted for a comment from coach Nick Saban.
Williams has 6 tackles and 1.5 sacks on the season. He is credited with 3 quarterback hurries and 1 forced fumble.
Williams had a breakout campaign in 2015. Playing mostly on third downs, Williams finished third in the SEC with 10.5 sacks.
CBSSports.com lists Williams as the No. 7 overall prospect for the 2017 NFL Draft.