College football lost a great contributor to the game with the passing of Joe Tiller this past Saturday. The winningest coach in Purdue history and one of the innovators of the spread offense was 74 years old.
Scan the list of the 2001 NFL Draft first-round selections below and you’ll probably recognize quite a few of the biggest names from college football. There are future Hall of Famers, franchise staples who are still with the organizations that drafted them and guys who have bounced around the league. And of course, there are a few busts.