5. Cadillac Williams, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Despite sharing carries with Ronnie Brown during his college career, Williams racked up over 3,800 rushing yards. He left Auburn as the school’s all-time leader in rushing touchdowns and carries, trailing only Bo Jackson in rushing yards. He also set an SEC record for being the league’s Player of the Week nine times.
With the Bucs, Williams hit the ground running, earning Rookie of the Year honors after rushing for close to 1,200 yards. But injuries started to slow him down in 2007. Williams had a nice 2009 season but had trouble being anything more than a backup during the latter part of his seven-year career. He has since become a coach, returning to Auburn in 2019 as the running backs coach for the Tigers.