Highest NFL Draft Picks in Alabama History

David Kaestle
Quinnen Williams was the No. 3 overall pick.
Quinnen Williams was the No. 3 overall pick. / Wesley Hitt/Getty Images
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Alabama has been a factory of producing NFL players throughout its storied history. Sending countless players to the next level, they've had everything from top picks to late-round surprises.

Let's take a look at the highest NFL Draft picks in school history.

13. Amari Cooper, WR, 2015, Pick No. 4

12. Keith McCants, DE, 1990, Pick No. 4

11. Derrick Thomas, LB, 1989, Pick No. 4

10. Jon Hand, DE, 1986, Pick No. 4

9. John Hannah, G, 1973, Pick No. 4

8. Lowell Tew, Back, 1948, Pick No. 4

7. Quinnen Williams, DT, 2019, Pick No. 3

6. Trent Richardson, RB, 2012, Pick No. 3

5. Marcell Dareus, DT, 2011, Pick No. 3

4. Chris Samuels, OT, 2000, Pick No. 3

3. Cornelius Bennett, LB, 1987, Pick No. 2

2. Riley Smith, QB, 1936, Pick No. 2

1. Harry Gilmer, HB, 1948, Pick No. 1


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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