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Tracking projected contracts of Alabama players for round two through seven of NFL Draft

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The NFL Draft concluded on Saturday and the University of Alabama had nine of its student-athletes placed in rounds one through seven.

Since 2008, Nick Saban has positioned 96 players in the draft – including 33 first-round picks.

After having four players go in the top-15 of the venue, the Crimson Tide had five of his athletes called in rounds two through seven. 

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According to Spotrac, a website that dives into the contracts of NFL players, the projected earnings of all five players have been made available. Yours truly has a breakdown of each player and their earnings listed below. 

 

SECOND ROUND 

Xavier McKinney, S – New York Giants (No. 36) 

-4-year, $8.4 million contract 

-$3.6 million signing bonus 

-$1.5 million (2020 cap hit)
 

Trevon Diggs, CB – Dallas Cowboys (No. 51) 

-4-year, $6.3 million contract 

-$2.16 million signing bonus 

-$1.15 million (2020 cap hit) 

 

*Jalen Hurts, QB – Philadelphia Eagles (No. 53) 

-4-year, $6 million contract 

-$1.9 million signing bonus 

-$1.1 million (2020 cap hit) 

*Hurts was drafted as an Oklahoma player, but spent three years at Alabama 

 

Raekwon Davis, DL – Miami Dolphins (No. 56) 

-4-year, $5.6 million contract 

-$1.7 million signing bonus 

-$1.03 million (2020 cap hit) 

 

THIRD ROUND 

Terrell Lewis, OLB – Los Angeles Rams (No. 84) 

-4-year, $4.4 million contract 

-$933,521 signing bonus 

-$843,380 (2020 cap hit) 

 

Anfernee Jennings, OLB – New England Patriots (No. 87) 

-4-year, $4.3 million contract 

-$903,178 signing bonus 

-$835,795 (2020 cap hit) 

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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