New details have emerged from Tony Brown’s Cotton Bowl dismissal.
The sophomore cornerback reportedly started a fight with one of Alabama’s defensive linemen during a Wednesday practice, according to AL.com‘s Matt Zenitz.
Zenitz reported that the decision to send Brown home was made by the team’s leadership council, comprised of veteran players.
As reported Wednesday, the team released a short statement from coach Nick Saban after sending Brown home.
“We have made an internal decision to send Tony Brown home due to a violation of team rules,” it read.