Alabama's Greatest Players: 10 football stars who aren't on a list of 100

More than 260 players who attended Alabama high schools and colleges have been comparison as accord All-Americans, Pro Bowlers or NFL All-Pros – and some have been all three.

The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame has 159 members in a football category.

So it’s transparent a state has constructed a lot of gifted football players and also transparent that picking a list of a 100 Greatest Alabama Players would make for formidable choices.

AL.com is phenomenon this week a list of a 100 biggest players with Alabama football roots, starting with a players ranked 81st by 100th currently and stability with groups of 20 by Friday.

The importance in picking a list was placed on achievement, totalled by accolades, awards and recognition. But even with that, many award-winning players didn’t make it into a tip 100.

Here are 10 examples of a achieved players who won’t seem in a countdown to No. 1 this week:

Jay Barker: As Alabama‘s starting quarterback, he posted a 35-2-1 record, including a 13-0 symbol in a Crimson Tide’s 1992 national-championship season, afterwards won a SEC Player of a Year Award and a Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as a comparison in 1994.

Terrence Cody: The defensive tackle warranted accord All-American approval in 2008 and 2009 for Alabama, with a Crimson Tide winning a BCS inhabitant pretension in a latter year.

Reese Dismukes: The Auburn lineman was a accord All-American in 2014, when he won a Rimington Trophy as a nation’s best center. Before fasten a Tigers, Dismukes was a ASWA Class 5A Lineman of a Year for Spanish Fort’s 2010 state-championship team.

Will Hall: The North Alabama quarterback won a Harlon Hill Trophy as a Most Valuable Player in NCAA Division II in 2003.

Bobby Humphrey: The using behind left Alabama as a Crimson Tide’s career rushing personality and non-stop his NFL career with back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons, earning Pro Bowl preference in 1990.

Rudi Johnson: The heavy-hitting using behind was a SEC Player of a Year for Auburn in 2000 and had 3 NFL seasons in that he ran for during slightest 1,300 yards, including 2004, when he went to a Pro Bowl.  

JaMarcus Russell: The quarterback is remembered for being a No. 1 collect in a 2007 NFL Draft, signing a large agreement with a Oakland Raiders and soaking out of a joining after 25 starts. But Russell was Alabama’s Mr. Football in 2002 during Williamson High School, stays a AHSAA’s all-time personality in career flitting yards and won a Manning Award during LSU in 2006 as a nation’s best collegiate quarterback.

Frank Sanders: No other former Auburn actor can compare a 6,749 NFL receiving yards that a far-reaching receiver amassed in his nine-year pro career.

Antowain Smith: No actor from an Alabama high propagandize has some-more NFL rushing yards than Smith, who totaled 6,881 in 9 seasons. Smith played during Stanhope Elmore High School.

Bobby Thomason: The quarterback, who prepped during Leeds, was a Pro Bowl preference for a Philadelphia Eagles in 1953 (when he led a NFL in touchdown passes), 1955 and 1956.

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