An Alabama football player was hospitalized after an early morning fight, where shots were fired, said a person familiar with the situation.
Receiver DeAndrew White is being held Thursday at DCH Regional Medical Center, the person told The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because neither Alabama nor the police have identified the individual.
Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit commander Loyd Baker said police responded to reports of a fight and shots fired at 2:10 a.m.
He declined to identify the 20-year-old man involved in the fight or provide any details of his injuries.
Baker said a 31-year-old man was found unconscious with severe head injuries on the sidewalk about a block away from where the fight occurred.
"We're not 100 percent sure there's any relation," Baker said.
Baker said two 22-year-olds - Ryan Javaris Hamilton and Quamayne Rakesh Tolbert - are charged with reckless endangerment for firing handguns in the air.
"They say to disperse the crowd," Baker said, adding they weren't involved in the fight.
White, a sophomore, caught 14 passes for 151 yards and two touchdowns last season.