Star Alabama LB Tim Williams Arrested For Carrying Pistol

Alabama linebacker Tim Williams was arrested for carrying a pistol without a permit early Thursday morning , according to Matt Zenitz of

Williams was arrested in the Tuscaloosa Publix parking lot around 2:00 a.m., sources told

A police officer was doing a normal patrol when he smelled marijuana coming from Williams' vehicle, according to sources. A passenger, who was not an Alabama football player, said the marijuana was his, but the officer then found the pistol under Williams' seat while searching the car, according to sources.

Williams is viewed as one of the best pass-rushing NFL prospects in college football. He is ranked as the fifth-best overall prospect in ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest big board.

He has recorded six tackles, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble in four games so far this season.

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