Chance Warmack (born September 14, 1991) is an American football guard for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Alabama, and earned All-American honors. Warmack was considered one of the best guard prospects in his class, and was chosen by the Tennessee Titans in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. [1 ]
High school career [ edit ]
Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was an all-state offensive lineman. For his freshman and sophomore year, he was a teammate of Cam Newton.
Considered a three-star recruit by
Rivals.com, Warmack was listed as the No. 20 offensive guard in the nation in the class of 2009. [2 ] [3 ]
College career [ edit ]
Warmack graduated early from high school and enrolled in the
University of Alabama in January 2009, and played for coach Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide football team from 2009 to 2012. After participating in spring football practice, he served as a backup to Barrett Jones and played in 5 games as a true freshman. As a sophomore, Warmack replaced All-American Mike Johnson in the starting lineup and opened all 13 contests at left guard.
As a junior in 2011, he started 13 more games and helped Alabama win the
2012 BCS National Championship Game over Louisiana State, while earning 2nd team All-SEC honors. After weighing his options to enter the 2012 NFL Draft, Warmack decided to return to Alabama for his final year of eligibility. Prior to his senior season, he received numerous individual accolades, being on multiple preseason award watch lists and being named to [4 ] preseason All-American team. Sports Illustrated's [5 ] [6 ]
Warmack started all 13 games for the Crimson Tide as a senior.
Professional career [ edit ]
2013 NFL Draft [ edit ]
Warmack was considered the best interior linemen available in the
2013 NFL Draft. [7 ] [8 ] draft analyst ESPN Todd McShay considered Warmack the best guard prospect he’s seen since Steve Hutchinson, who went 17th overall to the Seattle Seahawks in the 2001 NFL Draft. [9 ] NFL Network analyst and NBC commentator Mike Mayock considered him the best football player in the draft. Not since [10 ] Chris Naeole in 1997 has a guard been selected in the top-10 of an NFL draft, but Warmack was considered to have a chance. Warmack was indeed the 10th overall pick by the [11 ] Tennessee Titans in the 2013 NFL Draft, becoming the second guard picked in the draft, behind Jonathan Cooper. Cooper and Warmack became the first guards to be selected in the top-10 of the same draft since Dave Cadigan and Eric Moore in 1988.
40-yd dash 10-yd split
6 ft 2 in
9 ft 2 in
All values from NFL Combine [12 ]
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