The senior cornerback was the 29th player selected in the second round. The Green Bay Packers made him the 61st overall selection of the draft, which went through two rounds on Saturday. It will resume Sunday with five more rounds.
Lee is the first Auburn player drafted by the Packers since Green Bay selected James Willis in 1993. Willis is currently coaching Auburn's linebackers after retiring from pro football.
With Lee and Quentin Groves both being drafted on Saturday in round two, 11 Auburn players have been drafted in the first two rounds in the past five seasons.
Lee, 6-0, 200 pounds, arrived at Auburn in 2003 after being a football plus a track and field star at Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Fla.
The defensive back redshirted his first fall on campus. He saw limited action the following fall in 2004 and finished with 14 tackles and one pass deflection.
Florida native Lee celebrates a victory over the Florida Gators.
Lee opened the 2005 season as a starting cornerback. He started the next four games, but finished the year as a backup who totaled nine tackles.
In 2006 as a redshirt junior, Lee started four games and played in eight others. He made 25 tackles, recovered a fumble and caused a fumble. He also deflected seven passes and intercepted one
A full-time starter last year, he made 55 tackles and intercepted four passes. Lee forced a fumble and deflected 12 passes while earning second team All-SEC honors.