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Jumbo Package: First round of the draft was downright offensive for Alabama

Your latest Crimson Tide news and notes.

2020 NFL Draft - Round 1 Photo by NFL via Getty Images

Happy Friday, everyone. It was another busy draft for Alabama, starting with Tua, who inspired.... this.

Great comparison, Danno. Still can’t believe you got canned back when.

— It’s the third time in the last four years that Alabama has had four players selected during the first round. However, it also marked the first time during the Nick Saban era that the Crimson Tide had multiple first round picks without a single one of them being a defensive player. All four of Alabama’s first round selections were offensive players — quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, offensive lineman Jedrick Wills and wide receivers Henry Ruggs and Jerry Jeudy.

You can now field a complete offense and defense of first-round draft picks coached by Nick Saban.

The last remaining position on Saban’s first-round bingo card was filled Thursday night when QB Tua Tagovailoa was taken at No. 5 by the Miami Dolphins. Tagovailoa is the first QB coached by Saban to go in the first round of an NFL draft.

It was a good night for Alabama, even if Xavier McKinney didn’t hear his name called. It’s almost unbelievable that Saban had four first rounders and none on defense. You have to imagine that he will be motivated to change that.

Oh, and about Henry Ruggs and his robe:

Well, that’s nice.

Some notes about the picks:

Last, Alabama hoops has a new series scheduled.

That will be fun for him.

That’s about it for today. Have a great weekend.

Roll Tide.