DA Jerry Jones cited an insufficient amount of evidence to prove which student had the drugs and guns as a reason he dropped the charges. However, in an interview with KNOE TV, Jones said:
I want to emphasize once again that the main reason I’m doing this is that I refuse to ruin the lives of two young men who have spent their adolescence and teenage years, working and sweating, while we were all in the air conditioning.
ESPN has reported that Alabama football's head coach Nick Saban has yet to decide if the players will face any punishment from the school.
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