Auburn University has been a consistent producer of NFL talent with a number of impact pros coming from the Tigers in the past. There are a number of talented Tigers that have done well in the NFL, but 10 have risen to be the greatest Tigers in NFL history.
The Auburn Tigers have seen over 250 of their alumni make it to the NFL over the years, with a number of those earning All-Pro honors and playing in more than a few Super Bowls. The Tigers have a rich tradition of placing talent in the pros with all signs pointing to that tradition continuing well into the future.
Auburn had 30 players on NFL rosters this past season with a number of them serving in impact roles. The most obvious of those current stars was Cam Newton, earning Rookie of the Year honors this past season.
Auburn has become known as Running Back U over the years, but there are also a number of talented linebackers that have made waves for the Tigers in the NFL. Defense is undoubtedly the Tigers' strong suit in the professional ranks.
Here are the top 10 Tigers in NFL history.