Taking a look at Alabama football's Top Five all-time leaders (via Crimson Magazine)

With another University of Alabama football season just around the corner, it is a good time to take a look at the Crimson Tide's Top Five all-time leaders in a host of categories heading into the 2016 campaign.

Of course, it is no real surprise that many of the tradition-rich program's leaders have emerged during the Nick Saban Era in Tuscaloosa.

This is not a shocker considering the Saban tenure has produced four national championships, four Southeastern Conference titles, two Heisman Trophy winners, and a host of All-Americans and National Football League draft choices among other accomplishments.

But the leader charts reflect a host of different eras of Crimson Tide football and include a host of the program's most celebrated standouts.


TOP FIVE TOTAL CAREER OFFENSE YARDAGE LEADERS:
1. AJ McCarron, 8,969 yards
2. John Parker Wilson, 8,099 yards
3. Brodie Croyle, 6,205 yards
4. Andrew Zow, 5,958 yards
5. Greg McElroy, 5,762 yards

TOP FIVE CAREER ALL-PURPOSE YARDS:
1. Bobby Humphrey, 4,958 yards
2. Trent Richardson, 4,580 yards
3. Shaun Alexander, 4,433 yards
4. Javier Arenas, 4,006 yards
5. Mark Ingram, 3,976 yards

TOP FIVE ALABAMA CAREER RUSHERS:
1. Derrick Henry, 3,591 yards
2. Shaun Alexander, 3,565 yards
3. Bobby Humphrey, 3,420 yards
4. Kenneth Darby, 3,324 yards
5. T.J. Yeldon, 3,323 yards

TOP FIVE CAREER RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS:
1. Mark Ingram, 42
1. Derrick Henry, 42
3. Shaun Alexander, 41
4. T.J. Yeldon, 37
5. Trent Richardson, 35

TOP FIVE LONGEST TOUCHDOWN RUSHES:
1. Chris Anderson, 96 yards vs Temple in 1991
2. Harry Gilmer, 95 yards vs Kentucky in 1945
3. Bobby Marlow, 92 yards vs Georgia Tech in 1950
4. Glen Coffee, 87 yards vs Arkansas in 2008
4. Calvin Culliver, 87 yards vs Virginia Tech in 1973
4. Billy Jackson, 87 yards vs Florida in 1978

TOP FIVE CAREER PASSING YARDS:
1. AJ McCarron, 9,019 yards
2. John Parker Wilson, 7,924 yards
3. Brodie Croyle, 6,382 yards
4. Andrew Zow, 5,983 yards
5. Greg McElroy, 5,691 yards

TOP FIVE CAREER TOUCHDOWN PASSES LEADERS:
1. AJ McCarron, 77
2. John Parker Wilson, 47
3. Brodie Croyle, 41
4. Greg McElroy, 39
5. Mike Shula and Andrew Zow, 35

TOP FIVE CAREER RECEPTIONS:
1. Amari Cooper, 228
2. DJ Hall, 194
3. Julio Jones, 179
4. Freddie Milons, 152
5. Marquis Maze, 136

TOP FIVE CAREER RECEIVING YARDS:
1. Amari Cooper, 3,463 yards
2. DJ Hall, 2,923 yards
3. Julio Jones, 2,653 yards
4. Ozzie Newsome, 2,070 yards
5. Keith Brown, 1,863 yards

TOP FIVE CAREER RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS:
1. Amari Cooper, 31
2. Dennis Homan, 18
3. DJ Hall, 17
4. Ozzie Newsome, 16
5. Joey Jones and Julio Jones, 15

TOP FIVE CAREER POINTS SCORED:
1. Leigh Tiffin, 385 points
2. Phillip Doyle, 345 points
3. Michael Proctor, 326 points
4. Van Tiffin, 312 points
5. Jeremy Shelley, 304 points

TOP FIVE CAREER TOUCHDOWNS SCORED:
1. Shaun Alexander, 50
2. Mark Ingram, 46
3. Derrick Henry, 45
4. Trent Richardson, 43
5. Bobby Humphrey, 40

TOP FIVE LEADERS FOR FIELD GOALS MADE:
1. Leigh Tiffin, 83
2. Phillip Doyle, 78
3. Michael Proctor, 65,
4. Van Tiffin, 59
5. Jeremy Shelley, 44

TOP FIVE PUNTING YARDS:
1. P.J. Fitzgerald, 9,485 yards
2. Chris Mohr, 8,636 yards
3. Bryne Diehl, 7,803 yards
4. Cody Mandell, 7,191 yards
5. Frank Mann, 6,619 yards

TOP FIVE PUNT RETURN YARDS:
1. Javier Arenas, 1,752 yards
2. Harry Gilmer, 1,119 yards
3. Greg Richardson, 997 yards
4. David Palmer, 866 yards
5. Willie Shelby, 861 yards

TOP FIVE KICKOFF RETURN YARDS:
1. Javier Arenas, 2,166 yards
2. Christion Jones, 1,727 yards
3. Arvin Richard, 1,261 yards
4. Bobby Humphrey, 1,015 yards
5. Freddie Milons, 917 yards

TOP FIVE CAREER TACKLES LEADERS:
1. Wayne Davis, 327
2. Thomas Boyd, 324
3. C.J. Mosley, 319
4. Woodrow Lowe, 315
5. Demeco Ryans, 309

TOP FIVE CAREER SACK LEADERS:
1. Derrick Thomas, 52
2. Kindal Moorehead, 25
3. Jarret Johnson, 23
4. Eric Curry, 22.5
5. Wallace Gilberry, 21.5

TOP FIVE CAREER INTERCEPTION LEADERS:
1. Antonio Langham, 19
2. Harry Gilmer, Jeremiah Castille and John Mangum, 16
3. Steve Higginbotham, Kermit Kendrick, George Teague and Robert Lester, 14

For more great Alabama Crimson Tide analysis and coverage, visit crimsonmag.com.

Source: 2016 University of Alabama football media guide

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