Since 1962, fantasy football has been a staple for all NFL fans. Grabbing a group of friends together and drafting players is one of the best experiences you can have while watching the 2023 NFL season. What if on top of this, you can add some Alabama players, here are the best Alabama players for fantasy football.

Derrick Henry

In fantasy football, running backs are the most valuable position in the game which is the complete opposite of how they are viewed in the real NFL. The more you touch the ball and the more you score touchdowns, the you get more points. One of the best at both is 2015 Heisman Trophy winner, Derrick Henry. King Henry is one of the last running backs where an entire offense is built around him. If you pick the King, you should expect lots of points and lots of touchdowns. The only downside to Henry is the threat of injury.

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Josh Jacobs

Even though he just arrived at training camp, you cannot leave off the NFL's leading rusher in yards last year. In a year when Derek Carr and Davante Adams were the story, Josh Jacobs had a breakout season where he ran for 1,653 yards and 12 touchdowns. The Josh Jacobs hype got way more real after the Raiders this offseason were not able to bring in the elite quarterback they were looking for. Jacobs should be the cornerstone of the Las Vegas Raiders offense throughout the 2023 season which means more fantasy points for the person who drafts him.

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Jaylen Waddle 

Running backs are the not only position groups that get lots of points in fantasy football. Wide receivers are just as essential to winning a Fantasy Football Championship and a great pickup for a team would be Miami Dolphins receiver, Jaylen Waddle. Waddle in two years with the Dolphins has cemented himself as one of the best young receivers in the NFL. Last year, many fans of Waddle were concerned about his amount of targets due to the edition of Tyreek Hill. With the addition of Hill, Waddle's numbers actually went up. In the 2022 season, Waddle ended the season with 1,356 receiving yards and eight touchdowns. Last year, I had Waddle on my fantasy team and won the entire league. I highly recommend picking up one of the most electric receivers in the league.

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Other Alabama Players that Would be Good Option

  • Tua Tagovailoa
  • Jalen Hurts
  • Jerry Jeudy
  • Devonta Smith
  • Najee Harris
  • Jahmyr Gibbs
  • Amari Cooper
  • Brian Robinson

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