Days to kickoff: 4
HAPPY SHELLING-ROSEGREEN DAY!!!
Chris Shelling: Columbus, Ga.; CB/SS 1991-94; ALL-SEC in 1993 and ALL-AMERICAN in 1994; tied for 7th place with 11 career interceptions, Chris' interception return average of 21.3 yards trails only David Langner.
Shelling led AU with 4 picks in 1992. His most outstanding game was vs LSU in 1994. Shelling had 18 tackles, recovered a fumble for a touchdown, and made a game-saving interception in the end zone with 15 seconds remaining to preserve a 30-26 win. For that performance, Chris was named SEC Player of the Week. He was also one of three finalists in 1994 for the Jim Thorpe Award.
Junior Rosegreen : Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; S 2001-04; ALL-SEC and ALL-AMERICAN in 2004; led the team with 6 interceptions in 2004. Rosegreen matched a 65-year-old SEC record and set an Auburn record with four intercepted passes off Volunteer quarterbacks Erik Ainge and Brent Schaeffer during Auburn's blowout 34-10 win in Knoxville in 2004. Both teams were ranked in the Top 10 entering the game.
* David Beverly: Sweetwater, Ala.; P 1970-72; ALL-SEC First Team punter in 1971; NFL career spanned 7 seasons with the Oilers and Packers.
* David Irons: Dacula, Ga.; CB 2004-06; David won a JUCO national championship with the Butler County (Kansas) Community College Grizzlies. He enrolled at Auburn in January 2004 and earned a starting position at cornerback during spring practice. He missed the entire 2004 season due to a knee injury. He had two productive years at corner in 2005 & 2006, tying for team lead in interceptions as a senior.