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Per ESPN’s Mel Kiper, four Alabama players to be Top 20 picks of 2016 NFL Draft
ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 31: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans throws the ball over defensive lineman A'Shawn Robinson #86 of the Alabama Crimson Tide in the second quarter during the Goodyear Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium on December 31, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

According to ESPN’s NFL draft guru Mel Kiper, the Alabama Crimson Tide will once again be very well represented in the 2016 NFL Draft. In Kiper’s latest mock draft, which is fully available only to ESPN Insider subscribers, four former Alabama players are set to land inside the Top 20 picks of the first rounds of this year’s NFL Draft in Chicago.

Kiper has linebacker Reggie Ragland to go to Chicago with the No. 11 pick, and defensive lineman A’Shawn Robinson to go right after Ragland at No. 12 to New Orleans. Kiper also has two former Tide defensive linemen –Jarran Reed and Jonathan Allen to go with Detroit at No. 16 and No. 19 to Buffalo, respectively. 

The remaining draft-eligible players at Alabama have until have until Monday, Jan. 18, to file their paperwork with the league.

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