Bone's Bulletin Board 4.27.12

The University of Alabama scored well in NFL Draft with four players taken in the 1st round. Another Crimson Tider should go early in the next round Friday night. More interesting stats on the NFL Draft and the latest recruiting news...


No. 3: Trent Richardson to Cleveland Browns
No. 7: Mark Barron to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
No. 17: Dre Kirkpatrick to Cincinnati Bengals
No. 25: Dont'a Hightower to New England Patriots

Courtney Upshaw is not selected in the 1st round, but tune in Friday night for the next round in the NFL Draft.

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Scout rankings: 8-5 stars, 10-4 stars, 8-3 stars, 5-2 stars, and 1 not rankied (Brandon Weeden).

RecruitRank: Scout.com was more consistent with ESPN way on the outside.

RecruitRank: Scout.com is the recruiting service winner of the 1st Rd 2012 draft with 13 points. Rivals compiled 11 and ESPN 6.

ESPNStats: 1st rounders-Alabama (4), Boise State (2), Miami, Florida, FSU, Oklahoma, Texas, Ohio State (0).

ESPN Stats: The Crimson Tide once again rolls through the first round of the NFL draft, while the sun sets on the state of Florida.

AndrewJBone: Schools with two 1st rounders included Boise State, Stanford, Baylor, LSU, USC, South Carolina, Oklahoma State, Notre Dame, Illinois

AndrewJBone: Alabama had the same number (4) of 1st round selections as Pac-12 and Big 10. Big 12 with 5, SEC with 9.

Tommy Deas: Turns out the Julio Jones draft trade gave Cleveland the pick it needed to trade up to get Trent Richardson

Chase Goodbread: Per Bucs' official site, Barron is highest-drafted DB in franchise history

Recruiting

Reuben Foster says "no chance" about de-commiting from Alabama, but will give a couple of other schools a chance (smh). Read the latest here

Maurice Smith names three in which he also said does not consider favorites (smh).
Read the interview here

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