NFL Draft rewind: Auburn has put 11 players in the NFL over last five years

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The NFL Draft is just around the corner on May 8th. SDS will take you around the SEC to look at every team and just how many players they have put into the league over the last five years.

One of Auburn’s best recent draft classes came in 2008 when Quentin Groves and four others were drafted. Headlining the last five years is Cam Newton, who electrified the SEC and the NFL upon his arrival. The Pro Bowler is looking to win a Super Bowl in 2014.

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The Tigers have several viable NFL options in this draft class. Offensive tackle Greg Robinson should be a top-five pick, and running back Tre Mason won’t be far behind.

Auburn has put 11 players in the NFL over the last five years:

2013 (1)

Corey Lemonier, San Francisco (3rd round)

2012 (1)

Brandon Mosley, New York (4th round)

2011 (4)

Cam Newton, Carolina (1st round)
Nick Fairley, Detroit (1st round)
Zach Clayton, Tennessee (7th round)
Lee Ziemba, Carolina (7th round)

2010 (2)

Ben Tate, Houston (2nd round)
Walter McFadden, Oakland (5th round)

2009 (3)

Sen’Derrick Marks, Tennessee (2nd round)
Jerraud Powers, Indianapolis (3rd round)
Tyronne Green, San Diego (4th round)

Here is every player drafted from all 14 teams over the last five years:

Photo Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

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