BEST ALABAMA FOOTBALL PLAYER EVER: First-round voting, part 2

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It’s an argument held around water coolers and card games and dinner tables around the state of Alabama: Who is the best Alabama football player of all time?

Starting TODAY and running to the day of the CFP National Championship Game on Jan. 9, 2017, YOU CAN DECIDE in daily bracket-style voting to determine the best Alabama football player of all time!

Monday’s first round of voting is now CLOSED, and there were a couple of notable outcomes.

ICYMI: BEST ALABAMA PLAYER EVER SEEDINGS ANNOUNCED

The Disruptors Bracket saw the closest voting of all eight matchups, with eighth-seeded linebacker Barry Krauss narrowly ousting ninth-seeded safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix by a single vote (82-81).

All No. 1 seeds advanced by comfortable margins, with offensive guard John Hannah earning a 95 percent victory over No. 16 seed W.T. “Bully” VandeGraaf (140-8) in the Front Lines Bracket. Quarterback Joe Namath earned the most overall votes (176) in a 92 percent win over QB Pat Trammell in the Playmakers Bracket.

PLAYMAKERS

(1) QB Joe Namath vs. (16) QB Pat Trammell = NAMATH 92%, 176-16

(8) HB Millard “Dixie” Howell vs. (9) QB A.T.S. “Pooley” Hubert = HOWELL 85%, 126-22

GREAT HANDS

(1) SE Don Hutson vs. (16) SE Ray Perkins = HUTSON 71%, 111-45

(8) SE Dennis Homan vs. (9) DB Jeremiah Castille CASTILLE 77%, 116-34

FRONT LINES

(1) OG John Hannah vs. (16) OT W.T. “Bully” VandeGraaf HANNAH 95%, 140-8

(8) DL John Copeland vs. (9) DE Eric Curry COPELAND 64%, 100-56

DISRUPTORS

(1) LB Derrick Thomas vs. (16) Rashad Johnson THOMAS 93%, 151-11

(8) LB Barry Krauss vs. (9) S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix KRAUSS %51, 82-81

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PLAYMAKERS (QB-RB)

FIRST ROUND

(2) RB Mark Ingram vs. (15) RB Trent Richardson

(7) QB Kenny Stabler vs. (10) RB Bobby Humphrey

GREAT HANDS (WR-TE-DB)

FIRST ROUND

(2) WR Julio Jones vs. (15) RE Paul Bryant


(7) WR David Palmer vs. (10) Bobby Johns

FRONT LINES (OL-DL)

FIRST ROUND

(2) C Vaughn Mancha vs. (15) DE Jonathan Allen

(7) Sylvester Croom vs. (10) DT Jon Hand

DISRUPTORS (LB-S-ETC.)

FIRST ROUND

(2) LB Cornelius Bennett vs. (15) S Tommy Wilcox

(7) LB Dwayne Rudd vs. (10) S Landon Collins

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