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Top 5 Alabama Football Players of All Time

Top 5 Alabama Football Players of All Time

#5 Joe Namath 1962 - 1964

CAREER STATISTICS
• Passing Attempts: 374
• Passing Completions: 203
• Passing Touchdowns: 25
• Passing Yards: 2713
• Rushing Attempts: 190
• Rushing Yards: 655
• National Champion: 1964


#4 Derrick Henry 2013 - 2015

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• Maxwell Award: 2015
• Walter Camp: 2015
• Doak Walker Award: 2015
• Rushing Attempts: 603
• Rushing Yards: 3,591
• Rushing TD: 42
• SEC Offensive Player of the Year: 2015
• Heisman Trophy:  2015
• All-American: 2015
• National Champion: 2015


#3 Cornelius Bennett 1983 - 1986

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• First Team All-American: 1984, 1985, 1986
• Lombardi Award: 1986
• SEC Player of the Year: 1986
• College Football Hall of Fame inductee: 2005


#2 Derrick Thomas 1986 - 1989

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• Butkis Award: 1988
• All-American: 1988
• Single Season NCAA Div. 1-A sack record: 27
• Former NCAA Div. 1-A career sack record: 52
• College football Hall of Fame inductee: 2014


Credit: Encyclopedia of Alabama

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#1 Lee Roy Jordan 1960 - 1962
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• Alabama Sports Hall of Fame inductee: 1980
• College Football Hall of Fame inductee: 1983
• Bluebonnet Bowl MVP: 1960
• Orange Bowl MVP: 1962
• All South Eastern Conference: 1961, 1962
• All-American: 1962
• National Champion: 1961
• In his final game for the Crimson Tide, Jordan recorded 30 tackles en route to a 17-0 thrashing of Oklahoma. 

Credit: Encyclopedia of Alabama


Honorable Mention

Mark Ingram

 

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John Hannah

 

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