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DAY 3: Alabama Football 2019 NFL Draft Open Thread - Rounds 4-7

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Five Crimson Tide players picked, more to come today.

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I have to give Nashville credit - they have put on a helluva show.
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Three rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft are in the books and five former Alabama players have been selected:

  1. DL Quinnen Williams - Round 1, pick #3 — New York Jets
  2. OL Jonah Williams - Round 1, pick #11 — Cincinnati Bengals
  3. RB Josh Jacobs - Round 1, pick #24 — Oakland Raiders
  4. TE Irv Smith Jr. - Round 2, pick #50 — Minnesota Vikings
  5. RB Damien Harris - Round 3, pick #87 — New England Patriots

ESS-EE-SEE

NFL draftees by conference through 3 rounds:

  • SEC: 28
  • Big Ten: 16
  • ACC: 12
  • Big XII: 11
  • Pac-12: 11
  • AAC: 4
  • C-USA: 4
  • Independent: 4
  • MWC: 4
  • MAC: 3
  • One each: CAA, MVC, NSIC, OVC, SWAC

ROLL TIDE!

Most by school through three rounds:

  • Alabama 5
  • Ohio State 5
  • Clemson 4
  • Michigan 4
  • Mississippi State 4
  • Oklahoma 4
  • Ole Miss 4
  • Washington 4
  • Boston College 3
  • Kentucky 3
  • Twelve tied with two players drafted: Florida, Georgia, Iowa, LSU, NC State, Notre Dame, Penn State, Stanford, TCU, Texas A&M, Utah, West Virginia.
  • One drafted: Alabama State, Arizona State, Auburn, Baylor, Boise State, BYU, Central Michigan, Charlotte, Delaware, Duke, Florida Atlantic, Florida State, Hawaii, Houston, Iowa State, Kansas State, Louisiana Tech, Maryland, Memphis, Michigan State, Missouri, Murray State, Northern Illinois, Old Dominion, San Diego State, San Jose State, Sioux Falls, South Carolina, Temple, Toledo, UCF, UMass, Southern Cal, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Washington State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin.
  • NO picks: Texas, Tennessee, Arkansas, UCLA, Oregon, Nebraska, Miami.

DID YOU KNOW?

Apparently, Quinnen Williams has an older brother named Quincy Williams who played linebacker for Murray State. He was drafted on the third round by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

THE WAITING IS THE HARDEST PART

ROUNDS 4-7 are today, Saturday, April 27, starting at 11am CT. ABC, ESPN, NFL Network will have coverage. These picks will go flying by so we’ll try and keep up.

A few Tide players are still waiting to be picked:

  1. DE/LB Christian Miller - Round 4 — Carolina Panthers
  2. DB Deionte Thompson - Round 5, #139 — Arizona Cardinals
  3. OL Ross Pierschbacher - Round 5, #153 — Washington Redskins
  4. LB Mack Wilson - Round 5, #155 — Cleveland Browns
  5. DL Isaiah Buggs - Round 6, #192 — Pittsburgh Steelers

We will post updates, observations, and news as they happen (if we can keep up with all the crazy trades).