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Watch: Bryce Young received a touching surprise from former Alabama teammates after NFL Draft selection

Bryce Young drops back to pass against New Mexico State
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Alabama players will forever value Bryce Young.

After he got selected No. 1 overall on Thursday in the NFL Draft, the former Crimson Tide quarterback received a touching surprise from teammates he spent three years. Young’s former teammates FaceTimed him with words of appreciation.

Kool-Aid McKinstry and Jalen Milroe both said how much they appreciated Young.

He guided the team to a Southeastern Conference Championship in 2021 and an Allstate Sugar Bowl victory last year.

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Young is now ready to take the Panthers to the next level.

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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.

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 15 years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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