Round One Updates on NFL Draft and former Alabama Crimson Tide players


Stay informed with updates on the First Round of the NFL Draft about when and where former Alabama Crimson Tide players are selected.

Bama Hammer will track all seven rounds of the NFL Draft. Our attention will be focused on former Alabama Crimson Tide players.

This first-round post will be updated with each new player announcement. We will also provide profiles of the Tide players chosen in the first round. Their chances of becoming starters on their NFL teams will be assessed with additional posts throughout Thursday night.

UPDATE: 9:05 PM – Denver Broncos select Jerry Jeudy with the 15th pick.

Jerry Jeudy is a perfect pick for Denver’s offense.

UPDATE: 8:50 PM – Las Vegas Raiders select Henry Ruggs III with the 12th pick.

Check out this profile of Ruggs going as the first wide receiver in the Draft.

UPDATE: 8:25 PM – Cleveland Browns select Jedrick Wills with the tenth pick.

Check out this profile of Wills to the Browns.

UPDATE: 7:55 PM – Miami Dolphins select Tua Tagovailoa with the fifth pick.

Check out the fit between Tua and the Dolphins

The 2020 Virtual Draft will hopefully take place without any significant technical glitches. The NFL Network, ESPN and ABC will provide televised coverage beginning at 7:00 PM, CST.

The Bama Hammer team has shared lots of opinions on who we expect to go where. Whether those mock drafts were accurate or flawed will not matter once the first selection is made. The ‘real’ Draft affects the futures of NFL teams. Players’ lives will be forever changed.

A few things can be known in advance. The SEC, led by the Alabama Crimson Tide and LSU will dominate the first round. Alabama Crimson Tide fans will celebrate Nick Saban setting another record. Depending on claimed versus counted, Nick Saban may have tied the NFL Draft record of 34 first-round players last year. It was widely reported Nick set a new record by passing Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden.

A minor dispute is Butch Davis claims 36 first-round players. He is generally credited with no more than 34. Whether the correct number for Davis is 34 or 36 will not matter after tonight. Nick Saban will reach 38, 39 or 40 in the 2020 Draft.

If the Alabama Crimson Tide has five first-round selections tonight, it will set a new team record. The Tide record is four and was reached in 2011, 2012, 2017 and 2018.

What will happen with this post?

The most recent update will appear at the top of the page, with the time of our entry. Any pre-round trades will be listed first. As the Draft progresses, we will update trades and each Alabama Crimson Tide player selected.

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Will six former Crimson Tide players be selected tonight? If so, it will match an NFL first-round record set by the Miami Hurricanes in 2004.