Most Impactful Active NFL Players From University of Alabama

Most Impactful Active NFL Players From University of Alabama
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Now that the NFL Draft has come and gone, football fans are forced to search deeper to get their football fix.  

In Alabama, a bit of an antidote to football malaise comes from looking at the cavalcade of former Crimson Tide players that make up the backbone of the NFL’s rosters.  

With 15 first-round picks since 2020, there’s no shortage of candidates to choose from when assessing which former Crimson Tide players have had the most significant impact on their respective pro teams since leaving Tuscaloosa.  

We take a beat from Alabama sports betting updates to bring you the most impactful active NFL players from the University of Alabama.

Which University of Alabama Players Dominated The NFL The Most? utilized to look at all the active NFL players that played for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.  Utilizing their Weighted Career Approximate Value statistic on the website, we were able to get the Top 10 most impactful NFL players from Alabama.   

RankPlayer, PositionCurrent Team Years With Alabama Weighted Value
1Julio Jones, WRFree Agent2008-2010100
2C.J. Mosley, LBJets2010-201375
3 Mark Ingram II, RBFree Agent2008-2010 66
4 Amari Cooper, WRBrown2012-201458
5 Derrick Henry, RBTitans 2013-201557
6 Kareem Jackson, SFree Agent 2007-200952
7 Minkah Fitzpatrick, SSteelers 2015-201748
8Ryan Kelly, CColts 2011-201547
9 Marlon Humphrey, CBRavens 2014-201646
10Jonathan Allen, DTCommanders2013-201644

Who’s The Most Impact Alabama Football Alum In NFL?

The race for No. 1 between seven-time Pro Bowl wideout Julio Jones and five-time All-Pro linebacker C.J. Mosley, the race to be the No. 1 Crimson Tide in terms of NFL value is neck-and-neck.  

Jones, who has 13,629 receiving yards and 63 touchdown receptions since joining the league in 2011, is the No. 1 Alabama player by value, at 100. Mosley, on the other hand, finished behind Jones, with an approximate value of 75.  

Mosley, on the other hand, has racked up 11.5 sacks and eight forced fumbles in 112 games with the Ravens and Jets, garnering an approximate value of 75.  

Both are well ahead of the rest of the top five, with running back Mark Ingram II coming in third, at 66, followed by Browns wideout Amari Cooper (58) and Titans running back Derrick Henry (57).  

Ingram has rushed for 8,111 yards in his 13-year NFL career, while scoring 65 touchdowns on the ground for the Saints, Ravens and Texans.  

Cooper has been a deep threat menace for three teams, in the Cowboys, Raiders and Browns, with 8,236 yards on 595 receptions in 125 NFL games, scoring 55 times since joining the league in 2015 

Henry has been a one-man tour de force on the ground with the Titans since Tennessee drafted him with the 45th pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. In total, Henry has gained 8,335 yards on 1,750 carries during his seven-year run with the Titans, scoring 78 touchdowns for Tennessee.  

The rest of the Crimson Tide top 10 are free agent safety Kareem Jackson, Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, Colts center Ryan Kelly, Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey and Commanders defensive tackle Jonathan Allen.  

Jackson has an approximate value of 52, while Fitzpatrick (48), Kelly (47), Humphrey (46) and Allen (44) round out the list of the most valuable former Crimson Tide players on current NFL rosters.  

Stay with us for the latest developments and information on our Alabama sports betting news page. 



Christopher Boan

Christopher Boan has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, including stops at, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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