Dean first Auburn Tiger off the board at 2019 NFL Draft

Dean first Auburn Tiger off the board at 2019 NFL Draft
Jamel Dean was taken in the 3rd round of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Source: Auburn Athletics)

NASHVILLE, TN (WSFA) - Friday saw the first Auburn Tiger to be taken in this year’s NFL Draft.

Defensive back Jamel Dean was taken in the 3rd round with the 94th overall pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

A two-year starter, Dean recorded 73 tackles in his career. The former junior DB recorded two interceptions this past season.

At the NFL Combine, he ran an impressive 4.3 40-yard dash.

Dean will join a Tampa Bay secondary that includes former Auburn defensive back Carlton Davis, who was taken by the Bucs in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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