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Updated 04/08/16

Auburn has produced 29 first-round draft selections including five overall No. 1 picks: Cam Newton (2011), Aundray Bruce (1988), Bo Jackson (1986), Tucker Fredrickson (1965) and Ken Rice* (1961).
 
Cam Newton
2011 No. 1 Pick

Cam Newton
Aundray Bruce
1988 No. 1 Pick

Aundray Bruce
Bo Jackson
1986 No. 1 Pick

Bo Jackson
Tucker Frederickson
1965 No. 1 Pick
Tucker Frederickson
Ken Rice
1961 No. 1 Pick*
Ken Rice

No. 1 Picks Pos. Draft Team Overall Pick Auburn Letters
Cam Newton QB 2011 Panthers No. 1 2010
Aundray Bruce LB 1988 Falcons No. 1 1984-1987
Bo Jackson RB 1986 Raiders No. 1 1982-1985
Tucker Frederickson RB 1965 Giants No. 1 1961-1964
Ken Rice RB 1965 Giants No. 1 1961-1964

*Source: NFL All-Time No. 1 Picks

Auburn great Ken Rice was the No. 3 overall pick in the 1961 AFL Draft but the NFL recognizes him as a No. 1 pick (probably because the two players selected before him chose to play in the NFL instead of the AFL).


First-Rounder Pos. Draft Team Overall Pick Auburn Letters
Greg Robinson OT 2014 Rams No. 2 2012-2013
Dee Ford DE 2014 Chiefs No. 23 2010-2013
Cam Newton QB 2011 Panthers No. 1 2010
Nick Fairley DT 2011 Lions No. 13 2009-2010
Ben Grubbs G 2007 Ravens No. 29 2003-2006
Ronnie Brown RB 2005 Dolphins No. 2 2001-2004
Carnell Williams RB 2005 Buccaneers No. 5 2001-2004
Carlos Rodgers DB 2005 Redskins No. 9 2001-2004
Jason Campbell QB 2005 Redskins No. 25 2001-2004
Kendall Simmons G 2002 Steelers No. 30 1998-2001
Takeo Spikes LB 1998 Bengals No. 13 1994-1997
Victor Riley OT 1998 Chiefs No. 27 1994-1997
Willie Anderson OT 1996 Bengals No. 10 1992-1995
Wayne Gandy OT 1994 Rams No. 15 1990-1993
Aundray Bruce LB 1988 Falcons No. 1 1984-1987
Brent Fullwood RB 1987 Packers No. 4 1983-1986
Bo Jackson RB 1986 Raiders No. 1 1982-1985
Gerald Robinson LB 1986 Seahawks No. 14 1982-1985
Chris Woods WB 1984 Raiders No. 28 1980-1983
James Brooks RB 1981 Chargers No. 24 1977-1980
Reese McCall TE 1978 Colts No. 25 1974-1977
Terry Beasley WR 1972 49ers No. 19 1968-1971
Forrest Blue C 1968 49ers No. 15 1964-1967
Tucker Frederickson RB 1965 Giants No. 1 1961-1964
Ken Rice T 1961 Bills No. 3 (AFL) 1958-1960
Jackie Burkett LB 1959 Colts No. 12 1955-1958
Jim (Red) Phillips OE 1958 Lions No. 5 1954-1957
Joe Childress HB 1956 Cardinals No. 7 1952-1955
Dave Middleton OE 1955 Lions No. 12 1951-1954
Travis Tidwell QB 1950 Giants No. 7 1946-1949
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