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Friendly competition has TBs eyeing top 5

Updated: April 14, 2005, 1:13 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

In the grand history of Auburn University football, at least the era that corresponds with the past 35 NFL drafts, the Tigers have had only 24 running backs selected, and only seven of those came in the first three rounds.

Not since the Green Bay Packers chose Brent Fullwood with the fourth overall pick in 1987 has the school claimed a first-round running back. In fact, the litany of Auburn first-round backs is limited to its glorious triumvirate of the '80s: Fullwood, legendary Bo Jackson ...

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