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  1. Jumbo Package: Like the huge Labor Day games? Thank the Playoff and recruiting.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Roll Bama Roll

    ... Trent Richardson was the bell cow as the No. 4 overall prospect, according to 247Sports. Dre Kirkpatrick, Nico Johnson and D.J. Fluker also went on to the NFL after getting five-star ratings as high school seniors. Five of the 11 draft picks went in ...

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  2. How Alabama's 2009 signing class avoided major busts, sent 11 to NFL draftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... Trent Richardson was the bell cow as the No. 4 overall prospect, according to 247Sports. Dre Kirkpatrick, Nico Johnson and D.J. Fluker also went on to the NFL after getting five-star ratings as high school seniors. Five of the 11 draft picks went in ...

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  3. NFL Draft 2016: Reggie Ragland selected by the Buffalo BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Team Speed Kills

    ... to be chosen since 2011, the most of any position group in the program in that time period, as he joins Nico Johnson , Dont'a Hightower and Courtney Upshaw among others as draftees who played the position in Tuscaloosa. The former four-star recruit ...

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  4. 14 NFL Draft facts for the 14 SEC football teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Team Speed Kills

    ... the positional group that's been most abundant? In total, five Tide linebackers were drafted from 2011-2015 . Nico Johnson , Dont'a Hightower, Courtney Upshaw , C.J. Mosley and Xzavier Dickson comprise the group of five linebackers to head to the ...

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  5. NFL Draft by the numbers: SEC could produce first pick at 4 positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... Junior, Thomas Boyd and Robbie Jones were selected. In the current streak, Courtney Upshaw, Dont'a Hightower, Nico Johnson, C.J. Mosley and Xzavier Dickson have been drafted. 7 SEC players have been the first offensive interior lineman selected in ...

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  6. New York Giants waive Nico Johnson as offseason workouts beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alabama Live

    The New York Giants started their offseason program on Monday, but linebacker Nico Johnson didn't get to work out with NFL team. Instead, the Giants waived Johnson with a failed-physical designation.

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  7. Giants cut linebacker Nico Johnson after failed physicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | NJ.com

    The Giants have been in the business of signing linebackers this offseason, but they let one go on Tuesday, waiving Nico Johnson with a failed physical designation. Johnson, 25, appeared in one game for the Giants in 2015, the season finale against the Eagles.

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  8. Nick Saban Still Dominating in-State Recruiting While Adding National ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... with Florida. 2009 : Alabama signed the top eight in-state prospects including 5-star players Dre Kirkpatrick , Nico Johnson and D.J. Fluker . The top-rated player to leave the state was No. 13, linebacker D.T. Shackelford to Ole Miss. 2010 : ...

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  9. Nick Saban Has Built Alabama as the Clear 'Linebacker U' of College FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... composite rankings, they were the fifth and sixth 5-star linebackers to sign with Alabama under Saban, joining Nico Johnson (2009), Trey Meanwhile, in five of the last seven seasons Alabama has had a consensus/unanimous All-American at linebacker, ...

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  10. Recapping Alabama's national signing dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | ESPN

    ... had lots of guys in the past contribute as freshmen," citing Rolando McClain, Dont'a Hightower, C.J. Mosley and Nico Johnson . Biggest remaining question mark: Of the four stud running backs Alabama signed in 2013, only Derrick Henry stuck around ...

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  11. How have 5-star recruits fared at Alabama under Nick Saban?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... record 21 touchdowns as a junior in 2012. Alabama defensive back Dre Kirkpatrick (21) and linebacker Nico Johnson celebrate after stopping LSU running back Michael Ford (42) during the BCS Championship Game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New ...

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  12. While 5-star Ben Davis aims for freshman All-American, mom knows only path thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... of guys in the past contribute as freshmen - Rolando McClain did, Dont'a Hightower did, CJ Mosely did, I think Nico Johnson did," Saban said. "And we didn't have a lot of depth at that position this year, so I think how quickly these guys can learn ...

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  13. Tide LB Hamilton major influence on friend, Alabama signee WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... Alabama coach Nick Saban said Wednesday. Saban said current NFL linebackers Rolando McClain, Dont'a Hightower, Nico Johnson and C.J. Mosley contributed as freshmen at Alabama and could see Wilson and Davis doing the same. "Perception doesn't win any ...

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  14. Chiefs Draft Targets Every Position: 1st RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Arrowhead Pride

    ... rush moves and nice strength/athleticism to go with it. ILB Reggie Ragland: As leery as I am of Alabama ILBs (Nico Johnson trauma), Ragland could make me change my mind. He has average speed, but good size and amazing instincts. Always works his way ...

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  15. Nico Johnson eligible to play on Sunday after being activated by New York GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Cincinnati Bengals inside linebacker Nico Johnson tackles Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate during an NFL game on Nov. 6, 2014, in Cincinnati. In the New York Giants' final game of the 2015 NFL season, inside linebacker Nico Johnson will be eligible to play for the first time since his final game of the 2014 season.

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  16. What do former Alabama players think of the Tide hiring Jeremy Pruitt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Pruitt. Georgia was 17th last year. It's eighth this season. "He's a player's coach," former Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson said. "All the players love him, and he works his butt off and expects a lot out of his players. He knows the system. He ...

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  17. Inside Alabama-LSU rivalry that 'gets bigger and bigger every year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Former Alabama and current NFL linebacker Nico Johnson text messaged a friend who had recently moved to Tuscaloosa following the Tide's loss to Ole Miss in September. That was the friend's first time at Bryant-Denny Stadium for an Alabama SEC game, experiencing a crowd that reached deafening levels as the Tide fought back from second half deficits of 20 and 19 before falling, 43-37.

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  18. Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs news 10/2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Arrowhead Pride

    ... there are no former members of the Crimson Tide on the roster, although two others from that game, linebacker Nico Johnson (Alabama) and Sanders Commings (Georgia) are former Chiefs' draft selections. "That game, I'm still trying to get over it, ...

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  19. Nico Johnson gets new NFL teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A prep star at Andalusia who played on Alabama 's 2009, 2011 and 2012 BCS national championship teams, Johnson had been released by the Cincinnati Bengals on Aug. 31 during preseason cuts. Johnson was let go even though he turned in a nine-tackle game against the New York Giants in the Bengals' preseason opener and was leading the team in preseason tackles when he was let go.

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