VanDarius Cowan, despite being kicked off his high school team, won’t face any repercussions from the University of Alabama regarding his commitment.
Cowan was kicked off Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) High School’s football team on Monday after supposedly exhibiting poor behavior in his team’s game this past Thursday. The 4-star Alabama linebacker commit was removed from the game for two costly penalties, and he didn’t respond well to that. He reportedly ate on the sidelines, talked to fans and didn’t pay attention to the game after being removed.
The nation’s No. 4 outside linebacker tweeted that the Alabama staff is sticking by him and his scholarship to the school remains intact. A source close to the team confirmed that information.
Because of his removal from Palm Beach Gardens High School’s team, Cowan will not be allowed to play in the U.S. Army All-American game this January.
The 6-foot-4, 226-pound prospect was in Tuscaloosa this past weekend for his official visit along with his mother, Wendy. He is one of the Crimson Tide’s strongest commitments despite his desire to take official visits elsewhere. He was spotted by SEC Country this past Saturday recruiting several prospects for the Tide.
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