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The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time 

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Updated June 14, 2019 11.7k votes 1.7k voters 22.7k views 46 items

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You can't talk college football without talking about the Auburn Tigers. Auburn pumps out some of the best football players of all time, many of whom have moved on to the big leagues to become some of the greatest NFL players as well. Who are the greatest Auburn football players of all time?

This list is votable and rerankable. Upvote all of your favorite football players who have hailed from AU, and downvote the ones you think aren't so great. Feel free to add any athletes who aren't currently on the list as well.

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Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Running back from Bessemer, Alabama, United States of America

Age: 56

Teams: Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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2
Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Quarterback from Atlanta, Georgia

Age: 29

Teams: Carolina Panthers

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3
Takeo Spikes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Takeo Spikes Linebacker from Augusta, Georgia

Age: 42

Teams: Buffalo Bills, Auburn Tigers football, Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers, San Diego Chargers, + more

4
Cadillac Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
surag added Running back from Gadsden, Alabama, United States of America

Age: 33

Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Auburn Tigers football, St. Louis Rams

5
Pat Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
6
Ronnie Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Ronnie Brown Running back from Rome, Georgia

Age: 34

Teams: Auburn Tigers football, Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles

7
Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Karlos Dansby Linebacker from Birmingham, Alabama

Age: 34

Teams: Arizona Cardinals, Miami Dolphins

8
Nick Fairley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Defensive tackle from Mobile, Alabama

Age: 27

Teams: Auburn Tigers football, Detroit Lions

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9
Tre Mason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time

Age: 25

Teams: Auburn Tigers football

10
Carlos Rogers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Carlos Rogers Cornerback from Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Age: 34

Teams: Washington Redskins, Auburn Tigers football, San Francisco 49ers

11
Nick Marshall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time

Age: 23

Teams: Auburn Tigers football, Georgia Bulldogs football team

12
Dee Ford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time

Age: 24

Teams: Auburn Tigers football

13
Kevin Greene is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Jackson_tilzer added Linebacker from Schenectady, New York

Age: 53

Teams: Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, Auburn Tigers football, San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers

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14
Jason Campbell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Jason Campbell Quarterback from Laurel, Mississippi, United States of America

Age: 37

Teams: Washington Redskins, Auburn Tigers football, Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns

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15
Stephen Davis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
surag added Stephen Davis Running back from Spartanburg, South Carolina

Age: 44

Teams: Washington Redskins, Auburn Tigers football, St. Louis Rams, Carolina Panthers

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16
Tracy Rocker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Defensive tackle and Tackle from Atlanta, Georgia

Age: 49

17
Terry Beasley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver from Montgomery, Alabama

Age: 65

18
Joe Cribbs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Joe Cribbs Running back from Sulligent, Alabama

Age: 57

19
Kerryon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
NBAMegaMaster added

Teams: Detroit Lions

20
James Brooks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Running back from Warner Robins, Georgia

Age: 60

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21
Quentin Groves is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Linebacker from Greenville, Mississippi

Age: 34

Teams: Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns

22
Aundray Bruce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Defensive end and Linebacker from Montgomery, Alabama

Age: 49

23
Frank Sanders is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Age: 42

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Tucker Frederickson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Running back from Hollywood, Florida

Age: 72

25
Brent Fullwood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Auburn Football Players of All Time
Running back from Kissimmee, Florida

Age: 55