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Three former Alabama players arrested in two days

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former San Francisco 49ers running back Glen Coffee has been arrested on a gun charge in the Florida Panhandle.

Fort Walton Beach police say he was arrested Thursday night and charged with possession of a concealed firearm. He was released from jail Friday morning.

According to the arrest report, an officer pulled over Coffee's 2008 Cadillac for excessive speed. Coffee reportedly failed to provide registration or proof of insurance and the vehicle was towed. A cocked pistol was found in the center console.

The former Alabama star left the 49ers in August, saying he wanted to focus on ministry. As a rookie last season, Coffee was the team's second-leading rusher with 226 yards.

A message left Friday night at a phone listing for Coffee was not immediately returned. 

THIRD FORMER PLAYER ARREST IN TWO DAYS

Coffee is the third former Alabama player to be arrested in two days.

Former Alabama football star DJ Hall and walk-on Darwin Salaam were arrested Wednesday on drug charges in Tuscaloosa.

The two were arrested at a hotel after police responded to complaints that guests were smoking marijuana in a room. Each was charged with possession of marijuana and another controlled substance, and were released on bonds of $30,000 each.

Hall was a star receiver for the Crimson Tide from 2004 through 2007. He holds several school records and is the only Alabama receiver ever to have two 1,000-yard seasons.

Salaam was a walk-on receiver who played at Stillman College before transferring to Alabama.

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