The National Champions had four players taken in the first round: Richardson, safety, Mark Barron (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (Cincinnati Bengals) and linebacker, Dont’a Hightower (New England Patriots). When Alabama coach, Nick Saban came to Alabama, he was thought of as perhaps the best recruiter ever. The highest-paid college coach in the land has now proven that he can coach ‘em up, too. - Monte Burke
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