TUSCALOOSA, AL -- Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler will not be a part of the Alabama football broadcast this season. The color analyst has been granted a leave of absence following his arrest on a drunken driving charge.
A star quarterback for Alabama in the 1960s, Stabler led the
Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl title in 1977. He also played for
the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints during a 15-year NFL
Stabler released a statement saying he regrets he won't be part
of the Crimson Tide football broadcasts this year, but there are
matters in his personal life that demand his full attention at this
Stabler's arrest in south Alabama last month was at least the
third time he has been charged with DUI.