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.
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.
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)
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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