10 biggest NFL draft busts in Auburn football history

The Auburn football program has produced four first-overall NFL draft picks, but three of them haven't panned out in the league.

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Greg Robinson. Greg Robinson, LT. No. 2 overall. Greg Robinson, LT. 5. . . 2014. 51. player

Again, my general rule with evaluating offensive line play for a list like this is to let the league tell me what it felt about a player. When he came out of Auburn, clearly the NFL loved Robinson, who went second overall to the St. Louis Rams, but within three years and 46 starts at left tackle, the Rams were content to move on. 

The Rams signed Andrew Whitworth to play left tackle and Robinson was traded to the Detroit Lions for a sixth-round pick. Robinson played six games with Detroit, his fifth-year option was declined, and he finished the final two years of his NFL career with the Cleveland Browns. 

Robinson had enough talent to justify three different teams taking a chance on him, but in all three situations, the team quickly grew tired of Robinson racking up penalties on the offensive line. He went unsigned as a free agent in 2019 and was out of the league after just six seasons.