3 Crimson Tide players drafted in first round of NFL Draft

3 Crimson Tide players drafted in first round of NFL Draft
The ESPN set being constructed for the NFL Draft on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Vera Nieuwenhuis) (Source: AP)

NASHVILLE, TN (WSFA) - The 2019 NFL Draft took place Thursday night and three former Alabama Crimson Tide players heard their names called in the first round.

Quinnen Williams was the first Bama player off the board. The 2018 Outland Trophy winner was taken by the New York Jets with the third overall pick.

Next up was offensive lineman Jonah Williams. Williams will join the trench mafia in Cincinnati after he was the No. 11 pick by the Bengals.

Josh Jacobs rounded out the first round picks for the Crimson Tide after he was taken 24th overall by the Oakland Raiders.

The NFL Draft will continue Friday and Saturday.

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