T.J. Yeldon Issues Apology For Gesture Vs. Texas A&M

Alabama_TJ_Yeldon_2013Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon chose not to speak with the media Monday, but the sophomore running back issued an apology for his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against Texas A&M.

Yeldon, who rushed for 149 yards and a touchdown in the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s 49-42 win Saturday over the No. 6 Aggies in College Station, Texas, drew the ire of Alabama coach Nick Saban after his second-quarter score when he mocked outspoken A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s “show me the money” gesture, capping it off with a double throat-slashing expression.

“I want to apologize to everyone for my selfish actions on Saturday,” Yeldon said in the release. “That is not the way I want to represent myself, my family and our team.

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