Rolando McClain goes back to school

Rolando McClain goes back to school
June 11, 2013, 6:15 pm
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According to his former college coach, Rolando McClain is back in school at Alabama. (AP)

Former Raiders' first-round pick Rolando McClain abruptly ended his NFL career in May in an attempt to get his life back in order.

[RELATED: Rolando McClain retires from NFL at age 23]

No one really knew what the future held for the linebacker, but according to a report on, McClain has re-enrolled at Alabama, where he played college football.

Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban confirmed the news during a speaking engagement on Tuesday.

"I know a lot of people get disappointed in Rolando McClain and a lot of the things he's struggled with, but he's with us now," Saban said.

[RELATED: Raiders' McClain arrested again in hometown}

The 23-year-old was cut by the Raiders following last season. He quickly signed a deal with the Baltimore Ravens, but within days, he was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in a park in his hometown of Decatur, Alabama and soon told his new team that he was retiring from the NFL.

McClain played in 41 games over three seasons with the Raiders, recording 175 tackles, 6.5 sacks and one interception.