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Three former Alabama players invited to NFL Players Rookie Premiere event

Bryce Young and Will Anderson shake hands following SEC Championship
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The NFL Players Association has everything for its annual Rookie Premiere event.

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Fourty-five players have been invited, including three alums from the University of Alabama. Bryce Young, Will Anderson, and Jahmyr Gibbs have been invited. All three were selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Young became the first No. 1 overall selection for the Crimson Tide in the common draft era since Joe Namath in 1965. Anderson went No. 3 overall to the Houston Texans while Gibbs went No. 12 to the Detroit Lions. Nick Saban has produced 44 first-round picks for Alabama since 2009.

The event will be from May 18-21 in Los Angeles, Calif.

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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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