Rod Woodson leaving Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Alabama football defensive back Rod Woodson is leaving the football team.

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced the news at today's preseason news conference in Tuscaloosa. Saban said Woodson is no longer a part of the Crimson Tide's football program.

Saban said it was, "mutally agreed it would be better for him to continue his career somewhere else."

Woodson was a sophomore for Alabama and came from Mississippi. He was expected to be a key player on the defense this fall.

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