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Derrick Henry Was Asked How Much He Got Paid By Alabama

A closeup of Alabama RB Derrick Henry

ATHENS, GA - OCTOBER 03: Derrick Henry #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after rushing for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 3, 2015 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Derrick Henry was truly one of the most dominant forces we've ever seen at Alabama. During his final season with the Crimson Tide, the star tailback ran for 2,219 yards and 28 touchdowns.

Henry's jaw-dropping production has carried over to the NFL, as he just wrapped up a season with over 2,000 rushing yards. That type of production certainly validates the $50 million extension he received last offseason.

Speaking of Henry's contract, the All-Pro running back was asked if he received money to play for Alabama during an appearance on Taylor Lewan and Will Compton's podcast. His answer to that question might just make Nick Saban crack a smile.

"I got paid nothing," Henry said on the 'Bussin' With The Boys' podcast. "They paid me in rings."

Compton and Lewan kept pushing to see if Henry would give them the answer they wanted, but instead he rattled off his accomplishments with the Crimson Tide.

"If we gonna win, put it all on me. And what happened? I won the Heisman, the Doak Walker, the Walter Camp, the Maxwell, and I took home a ring."

Henry is either keeping his cards close to the vest like Saban, or he truly wasn't paid at Alabama. The latter makes much more sense, especially when you consider what Saban can offer to his recruits: championships.