Nick Saban knows what he’s talking about when he advises Alabama players on the National Football League.
He is navigating the college football world of NIL, helping Bryce Young and Will Anderson benefit from it, but Saban’s best wisdom goes to players preparing for the NFL. He has positioned over 100 players to the draft, including 41 first-round picks.
An incredible graphic surfaced on Alabama football’s Twitter page.
Coach Saban has helped former and current NFL players from the Crimson Tide earn $1.94 billion in contracts.
B as in BILLION. 😎#BuiltByBama pic.twitter.com/wBeJCS2WX8
— Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) January 19, 2023
He has done this without having a quarterback selected as the No. 1 overall pick. Young could change that in April as he’s the betting favorite to be the No. 1 pick. Anderson, an outside linebacker, could also be the first pick of the draft.
Saban and Alabama football has made a profound mark on the NFL.
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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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