Alabama football: 14 former Crimson Tide players invited to NFL Combine

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama football has had 14 of a former players invited to a NFL Combine, a league announced Tuesday morning.

The Crimson Tide’s organisation is headlined by former stars Minkah Fitzpatrick, Calvin Ridley, Da’Ron Payne and Rashaan Evans. All 4 are projected first-round picks.

Alabama’s other invitees include: Anthony Averett, Tony Brown, Robert Foster, Josh Frazier, Shaun Dion Hamilton, Da’Shawn Hand, Ronnie Harrison, Bo Scarbrough, JK Scott and Levi Wallace,

Fitzpatrick, Ridley, Payne, Harrison and Scarbrough were a 5 juniors who motionless to leave propagandize early for a draft.

Fitzpatrick won a Jim Thorpe and Chuck Bednarik awards in 2017. He finished his career as a Alabama career personality in interception earnings for touchdowns with 4, including a school-record 2 in one diversion opposite Texas AM in 2015. This deteriorate he finished as a Tide’s fourth-leading tackler with 60 stops and combined 8.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 8 pass breakups, 3 quarterback hurries, 1 interception, a forced fail and a blocked kick.

Harrison was a Tide’s heading tackler this deteriorate with 74 sum stops. He also combined 4.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, 3 interceptions and 4 pass breakups.

Payne warranted Defensive MVP honors during a Allstate Sugar Bowl and a College Football Playoff National Championship Game. He available an interception and a touchdown accepting opposite Clemson in a Sugar Bowl to assistance sign UA’s 24-6 win over a No. 1-ranked Tigers. Payne finished 2017 with 53 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss, 1 sack, 3 pass breakups, a team-high 8 quarterback hurries, 1 fail liberation and 1 interception.

Ridley finished his career as one of a tip receivers in Alabama history. Ridley ranks No. 2 all-time during UA in receptions (224) and touchdown receptions (19) and third in receiving yards (2,749) and 100-yard receiving games (8). Ridley also held during slightest one pass in all 43 games of his career during Alabama, that was a third-longest active strain in a NCAA during a finish of a 2017 season.

Scarbrough rushed for 596 yards and 8 touchdowns on 124 carries this deteriorate and ends his career with 1,512 yards on a belligerent for a Tide to arrange 30th on Alabama’s career rushing chart. Scarbrough’s 337 yards rushing in 6 College Football Playoff games is a many by a Tide behind in CFP play.

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