As a head coach Nick Saban has coached or recruited 111 NFL draft picks. That is an impressive stat, and one of the main reasons Saban was able to pull 4 star defensive backs Stephen Roberts out of Auburn's backyard.
Roberts, an Opelika native committed to the Tide back in April. Alabama has had success in the Auburn/Opelika area the past couple of years, but it's still Auburn's backyard. "I was watching the draft and thirteen went in the draft and Dee Milliner went 1st round; so that kind of made me want to commit," Roberts told Alabama's 13 at the National Select 7 on 7 in Hoover.
This is the reason Saban sends out posters of the NFL jerseys of all 111 players that he has coached or recruited.
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