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Alabama defensive back Jalyn Armour-Davis (5)
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The Crimson Tide produced seven draft picks across seven rounds in Las Vegas


LAS VEGASThe University of Alabama football program had seven former players selected at the 2022 NFL Draft, including Jalyn Armour-Davis (No. 119, Baltimore Ravens) who heard his name called in the fourth round, as the annual event concluded Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas.


Former Crimson Tide defensive back Armour-Davis joined offensive lineman Evan Neal (No. 7, New York Giants), wide receiver Jameson Williams (No. 12, Detroit Lions), wide receiver John Metchie III (No. 44, Houston Texans), defensive lineman Phidarian Mathis (No. 47, Washington Commanders), linebacker Christian Harris (No. 75, Houston) and running back Brian Robinson Jr. (No. 98, Washington) as the Tide’s seven picks at the 2022 NFL Draft.


Since 2009, Alabama has produced 111 draft picks, the most by any college football program during that span, while the Crimson Tide has had at least seven draft picks for 11 straight years (2012 – present).


Alabama Third Round Recap

Evan Neal17New York Giants
Jameson Williams112Detroit Lions
John Metchie III244Houston Texans
Phidarian Mathis247Washington Commanders
Christian Harris375Houston Texans
Brian Robinson Jr.398Washington Commanders
Jalyn Armour-Davis4119Baltimore Ravens


Jalyn Armour-Davis, Defensive Back (No. 119 | Baltimore Ravens)

Armour-Davis earned the starting job at corner as a redshirt junior, picking up All-SEC Second Team honors from the conference coaches at season’s end. He made 11 starts in 2021, tying for the team lead with three interceptions for a combined 51 return yards, while contributing 32 tackles, including one for loss (-1 yard), to go with four pass breakups and one quarterback hurry. The Mobile native was selected as a defensive player of the week four times by the Alabama coaching staff in his final season, highlighted by his play against New Mexico State where he led the Tide defense in tackles with six stops while breaking up one pass. After redshirting his freshman campaign due to injury, Armour-Davis finished his career at the Capstone with 29 games played, including his 11 starts. He totaled 36 tackles and broke up six passes in total to go with his three picks.