Four Alabama Crimson Tide freshman football players have been arrested on robbery and credit card fraud charges.

Linebackers  DJ Pettaway and Tyler Hayes were both charged with second degree robbery, and Brent Calloway, an H-Back, were charged with credit card fraud.

Eddie Williams – a safety – was charged with both crimes. And things will look to get worse for Williams, who was also charged on Sunday with carrying  a gun without a license.

All four players have been indefinitely suspended, said Alabama coach Nick Saban.

Saban told a press conference: “The young men charged are indefinitely suspended as we continue to gather information and talk to the appropriate people.”

According to The Tuscaloosa News, Pettaway, Hayes and Williams assaulted a student and “victim’s backpack, which contained his Apple laptop computer.

Then, Williams punched another student in the face and “stole the student’s wallet and later used his student identification card to buy snacks from a vending machine in the football player’s dorm.”

In other words, this wasn’t just an isolated assault -which would be bad enough – this was a rampage.

Here are the faces of the players. 

SB Nation has noted that if convicted, the charges go from two to 20 years.

Williams was a five-star recruit, and Hayes, Calloway and Pettaway were all four-star recruits. All of them had some playing time during Alabama’s 2012-3 National Championship Season.

Interestingly, Nick Saban has always noted that Alabama has had a great relationship with the Tuscaloosa police and City authority figures since 2008. According to a source, Alabama has always had Tuscaloosa police visiting practice and increasing relationships with the players.

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