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Nick Saban sends personalized Alabama gear to family of slain teen who dreamed of playing for Crimson Tide

Jordan Edwards never got the opportunity to live out his dream of playing football for the University of Alabama.

Edwards, 15, was the victim in a highly controversial shooting in Balch Springs, Texas on April 29. When UA coach Nick Saban heard that Edwards’ dream school was Alabama, he sent the family a care package, including a personalized jersey.

Edwards was killed when Dallas County Sheriff officer Roy D. Oliver II fired into a car of teenagers, Edwards’ brothers, leaving a party in the Dallas suburb. Oliver was responding to reports of underage drinking at said party.

Police initially said the car was backing toward Oliver when he fired, but a review of body cam footage found that after backing…

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