Filed under: U (Dub) can’t make this up.

Earlier this month, Washington Coach Chris Petersen granted an unconditional release to five-star linebacker Ale Kaho, so that he could immediately sign a scholarship offer with…Alabama.

Kaho does not have to sit out a year and is immediately eligible to torment opposing quarterbacks and frustrated Pac 12 fans.

The way Nick Saban explained it to AL.com, Kaho was “unable to get into school (Washington) for academic reasons because of their institutional policies.”

But he skipped right into Alabama’s academic policies…no hard questions asked.

There’s more, of course. At Alabama, Kaho will be reunited with former Washington assistant (and top-drawer recruiter) Tosh Lupoi, who was paid $300,000 to leave UW for his shady role in some NCAA pay-off shenanigans.

And you wonder why the SEC laughs at us… The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.