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Alabama DE Dee Liner flashes wad of cash in Instagram photo

July 30, 2013|By Chuck Schilken
  • Alabama freshman Dee Liner, left, poses with some buddies and lots of cash in a since-deleted Instagram photo.
Alabama freshman Dee Liner, left, poses with some buddies and lots of cash… (Screenshot from Atlanta…)

Maybe Alabama freshman defensive lineman Dee Liner found a big wad of cash on his way to his first practice with the Crimson Tide last week and decided to post a photo of himself and some friends with it in online to help find the rightful owner.

Or perhaps his piggy bank broke during the move onto campus and he thought his followers might be able to help him stash his cash somewhere. Or maybe he and his pals were just showing their gratitude for all the great tip money they earned at their summer jobs.

Those are some possible (and unlikely) explanations for the photo Liner posted on Instagram over the weekend.

Liner didn't say where he and his buddies got the wad of cash they're holding in the since-deleted photo, which was accompanied by the hashtags #firstday, #struggleoverwit.

Auburn fans, who felt betrayed when Liner de-committed from their beloved university in favor of Alabama, certainly have their own ideas about where the money came from.

Liner took to Twitter to defend himself.

He really shouldn't worry too much about what other people think. All this will blow over as soon as the person who lost the money claims it. Maybe Liner will even get a reward for returning it ... if that's OK with the NCAA.

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