Former Auburn football CB Roger McCreary was the first (and thus far only) Tiger selected in the 2022 NFL Draft through its first two nights. The Tennessee Titans selected McCreary with the No. 35 pick in the second round.
It’s been a long journey for the Mobile, Alabama native, who improved his draft stock in his home city back at the Reese’s Senior Bowl this past February.
That journey began as a lowly-rated prospect and has culminated in an NFL contract on the same squad as his former teammate on the Plains, Malik Willis.
Justin Ferguson of the Auburn Observer gave some context to his rise, and Auburn football fans joined in on the celebration of the Tigers’ highest-drafted player in the past two years:
Some credit was also given to the Auburn football coaching staff for McCreary’s improvement and achievement:
While McCreary was a second-round pick, it’s fair to say he had first-round talent:
Fly War Eagle wishes McCreary the best at the next level as he continues to look to prove his naysayers wrong.