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A Look At The NFL Draft And The Tigers
For the first time in 27 years, the NFL draft came and went last weekend without the name of an Auburn player being called. The question in the aftermath is just what that says about Auburn's football program. Travaris Robinson First, and most obviously, it says the Tigers went 9-4 last season with a team dominated by underclassmen. There are plenty of future NFL draft picks on Auburn's football team, including some likely first-rounders. They are the reason the Tigers will be a preseason top 10 team. But it says more than that. If anyone doubted what a bleak situation Tommy Tuberville inherited when he arrived as Auburn's head coach in November 1998, this year's draft should wipe out those doubts. Tuberville inherited a program on the fast track to the bottom of the SEC. He has rebuilt it patiently. Last season's class was what was left of Terry Bowden's last recruiting class and part...
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