No. 1 Pick in 2022 NFL Draft: Evan Neal

The New York Giants drafted Neal 7th overall in the First Round.

On Thursday night's NFL Draft, offensive tackle Evan Neal was the first Crimson Tide athlete selected. The New York Giants drafted Neal 7th overall.

His four-year rookie contract is worth approximately $27 million, plus a $16.8 million signing bonus.

Alabama has now produced a first-round pick for 14 consecutive years, tying Miami's mark from 1995 to 2008.

During his three years at Alabama, Neal became one of the most dependable and versatile offensive linemen in recent memory.

Neal started at left guard as a freshman in2019, but moved to right tackle as a sophomore.

In his final season, the 6-foot-7, 337-pounder started at left tackle for the Crimson Tide.

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