He was here, then gone and now back:
“Kenny’s a fifth-year senior, he’s done a great job in this program, he’s played a lot of good football for us, he’s made a lot of big plays, he’s been a good teammate to a lot of guys on the team. He’s certainly somebody I have a tremendous amount of respect for as a competitor,” Saban said. “Sometimes we have personal things that we need to get ironed out.”
I’d be lying if I said I knew how to make sense of all this, but I suppose the simplest explanation has to do with playing time. Or with family issues. Or both. Or some other things entirely.
I do know that this is unusual and gives me a bad feeling. This isn’t something you want your fifth year seniors doing, especially one week into the season.