(SportingNews) Three Alabama players arrested Monday are requesting that they be classified as youthful offenders because of their age and criminal history, the Birmingham News reports.

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The attorneys for Eddie Williams, Brent Calloway and D.J. Pettway have applied for the status. Each man is 20 years old. A youthful offender status would cap their maximum sentence and shield their records from public view.

According to the paper, all three also requested preliminary hearings.

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