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Alabama has 35 players on NFL Rosters to begin 2013 season

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Chance Warmack was on of 12 players from the 2012 Alabama team to make some type of NFL roster.
Chance Warmack was on of 12 players from the 2012 Alabama team to make some type of NFL roster.

Sep 3, 2013

The National Football League made its final cuts to 53-man rosters over the weekend and 35 Alabama players remain on NFL Rosters. The Crimson Tide have 31 players on the active 53-man rosters, three on injured reserve and Robert Lesterwas signed to the Carolina Panthers practice square.

Alabama had a nine players selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, a modern-era record, and numerous others signed to free agent contract. With the 2013 NFL season getting underway on Thursday, 12 players from the 2012 Crimson Tide national championship team are represented on NFL rosters. All nine draft picks made rosters while undrafted free agents Carson Tinker (Jacksonville, long snapper) and Damion Square(Philadelphia, defensive line) also earned roster spots while Lester is on the practice squad.

Of the 35 Alabama players on NFL rosters this season, 30 played at least one season with Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban. The four players that predate Coach Saban are Roman Harper, Jarret Johnson, Evan Mathis, Le'Ron McClain and DeMeco Ryans.

Alabama Players on NFL Rosters
Javier Arenas, DB, Arizona Cardinals
Mark Barron, S, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
James Carpenter, G, Seattle Seahawks
Josh Chapman, NT, Indianapolis Colts
Terrence Cody, NT, Baltimore Ravens
Marcell Dareus, DT, Buffalo Bills
Brandon Deaderick, DE, Jacksonville Jaguars
Quinton Dial (IR), DE, San Francisco 49ers
D.J. Fluker, OT, San Diego Chargers
Wallace Gilberry, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
Roman Harper, S, New Orleans Saints
Dont'a Hightower, LB, New England Patriots
Mark Ingram, RB, New Orleans Saints
Kareem Jackson, DB, Houston Texans
Jarret Johnson, LB, San Diego Chargers
Rashad Johnson, S, Arizona Cardinals
Mike Johnson, OG, Atlanta Falcons
Nico Johnson, LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons
Barrett Jones, G, St. Louis Rams
Dre Kirkpatrick, DB, Cincinnati Bengals
Eddie Lacy, RB, Green Bay Packers
Robert Lester (PS), S, Carolina Panthers
Evan Mathis, OG, Philadelphia Eagles
Le'Ron McClain, RB, San Diego Chargers
Dee Milliner, CB, New York Jets
Trent Richardson, RB, Cleveland Browns
DeMeco Ryans, LB, Philadelphia Eagles
Andre Smith, OT, Cincinnati Bengals
Damion Square, DE, Philadelphia Eagles
Carson Tinker, LS, Jacksonville Jaguars
Courtney Upshaw, LB, Baltimore Ravens
Chance Warmack, G, Tennessee Titans
Michael Williams (IR), TE, Detroit Lions
Jesse Williams (IR), DT, Seattle Seahawks