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Tide End Returns To Home State

Brandon Deaderick

Brandon Deaderick had an expectation for this season. "This is a game I've been looking forward to since my freshman year, going back as a redshirt senior to my home state to be booed."

Senior Alabama defensive end Brandon Deaderick of Elizabethtown, Ky., is the only native of the Bluegrass State on the Crimson Tide roster. Deaderick and his Bama teammates will head to Lexington for a game against the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday. Alabama, 4-0 and ranked third in the nation, will kick off against Kentucky, 2-1 and coming off a 41-7 loss at the hands of No. 1 ranked Florida, at 1... Recommended Stories