For what it's worth, the entire Steelers Nation owes one Mr. Kevin Colbert a great vote of gratitude for what we are now enjoying as dedicated fans. Mr. Colbert is the man who has lead the team who drafts the players we all so greatly enjoy watching as they once again vie for another SB title! Here is a list of his first round draft picks. He's also adept at getting value deep into the draft rounds.
2010 Maurkice Pouncey C Florida
2009 Evander (Ziggy) Hood DE Missouri
2008 Rashard Mendenhall RB Illinois
2007 Lawrence Timmons LB Florida State
2006 Santonio Holmes WR Ohio State
2005 Heath Miller TE Virginia
2004 Ben Roethlisberger QB Miami (OH)
2003 Troy Polomalu S USC
2002 Kendall Simmons OL Auburn
2001 Casey Hampton DT Texas
2000 Plaxico Burress WR Michigan St.
Not bad for a list of first round picks! 8 of 11 still Steelers and all have had impact!
Please refer to the Post Gazette for an interesting read on what should be one of your favorite Steelers of all time!