Tonight Alabama coach Nick Saban made history. According to SEC Network, Saban became the first coach to have first round pick at each starting position. Tua Tagovailoa being picked at quarterback became the final piece of the puzzle for Saban and now he can boast to recruits that he can get any player from any position picked in the first round.

Here are the Alabama players who have been drafted in the first round during Saban's tenure.

Quarterback

  • 2020 Tua Tagovailoa

Running Back

  • 2011 Mark Ingram
  • 2012 Trent Richardson
  • 2019 Josh Jacobs

Wide Receiver

  • 2011 Julio Jones
  • 2015 Amari Cooper
  • 2018 Calvin Ridley
  • 2020 Henry Ruggs III
  • 2020 Jerry Jeudy

Tight End

  • 2017 O.J. Howard

Center

  • 2016 Ryan Kelly

Offensive Guard

  • 2013 Chance Warmack

Offensive Tackle:

  • 2009 Andre Smith
  • 2011 James Carpenter
  • 2013 D.J. Fluker
  • 2019 Jonah Williams
  • 2020 Jedrick Wills

Defensive Tackle

  • 2011 Marcell Dareus
  • 2018 Daron Payne
  • 2019 Quinnen Williams

Defensive End

  • 2017 Jonathan Allen

Linebacker

  • 2010 Rolando McClain
  • 2012 Dont'a Hightower
  • 2014 C.J. Mosley
  • 2017 Rueben Foster
  • 2018 Rashaan Evans

Cornerback

  • 2010 Kareem Jackson
  • 2012 Dre Kirkpatrick
  • 2013 Dee Milliner
  • 2017 Marlon Humprey

Safety

  • 2012 Mark Barron
  • 2014 HaHa Clinton-Dix
  • 2018 Minkah Fitzpatrick

Saban will try to keep the NFL factory going in Tuscaloosa for many years to come. Alabama could boast Patrick Surtain, Najee Harris, Devante Smith, Dylan Moses and Christian Barmore as first round picks in next year's draft.

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