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Alabama linebacker Trey DePriest suspended for season opener

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Alabama linebacker Trey DePriest has been suspended for Saturday's season opener against West Virginia for what coach Nick Saban said was a minor infraction of NCAA rules, according to reports.

DePriest, who was voted first-team All-SEC in a preseason media poll, has started 26 games over the past two seasons. The senior has compiled 149 tackles and 13 tackles for loss in 40 career games.

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