1982 NFL draft

National Football League draft

1982 NFL draft
General information
Date(s)April 27–28, 1982
LocationNew York Sheraton Hotel
in New York City
334 total selections in 12 rounds
First selectionKenneth Sims, DE
New England Patriots
Mr. IrrelevantTim Washington, CB
San Francisco 49ers
Most selections (17)Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
Fewest selections (5)San Diego Chargers
Hall of Famers
  • G Mike Munchak
  • RB Marcus Allen
  • LB Andre Tippett
  • PK Morten Andersen
← 1981
1983 →

The 1982 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held April 27–28, 1982, at the New York Sheraton Hotel in New York City, New York.[1][2] At the time of the draft the Raiders were still the Oakland Raiders, they relocated to Los Angeles in May 1982. The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.

With the first overall pick of the draft, the New England Patriots selected defensive end Kenneth Sims.

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer
Jump to round
* = compensatory selection
= Pro Bowler[3]
= Hall of Famer[4]
Positions key
C Center CB Cornerback DB Defensive back DE Defensive end
DL Defensive lineman DT Defensive tackle FB Fullback FS Free safety
G Guard[a] K Kicker[b] KR Kickoff returner LB Linebacker
LS Long snapper MLB Middle linebacker[c] OT Offensive tackle OL Offensive lineman
OLB Outside linebacker NT Nose tackle P Punter PR Punt returner
QB Quarterback RS Return specialist RB Running back S Safety
SS Strong safety TE Tight end WR Wide receiver
  1. ^ Also known as offensive guard (OG)
  2. ^ Also known as placekicker (PK)
  3. ^ Also known as inside linebacker (ILB)

Round one

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
1 1 New England Patriots Kenneth Sims  DE Texas SWC
1 2 Baltimore Colts Johnie Cooks  LB Mississippi State SEC
1 New Orleans Saints The New Orleans Saints forfeited their 1982 first round pick after selecting Dave Wilson in the 1981 supplemental draft.
1 3 Cleveland Browns Chip Banks  LB USC Pac-10
1 4 Baltimore Colts Art Schlichter  QB Ohio State Big Ten
from L. A. Rams
1 5 Chicago Bears Jim McMahon  QB BYU WAC
1 6 Seattle Seahawks Jeff Bryant  DE Clemson ACC
1 7 Minnesota Vikings Darrin Nelson  RB Stanford Pac-10
1 8 Houston Oilers Mike Munchak OG Penn State Ind. (I-A)
1 9 Atlanta Falcons Gerald Riggs  RB Arizona State Pac-10
1 10 Los Angeles Raiders Marcus Allen RB USC Pac-10
1 11 Kansas City Chiefs Anthony Hancock  WR Tennessee SEC
from St. Louis
1 12 Pittsburgh Steelers Walter Abercrombie  RB Baylor SWC
1 13 New Orleans Saints Lindsay Scott  WR Georgia SEC
from Green Bay via San Diego
1 14 Los Angeles Rams Barry Redden  RB Richmond Ind.
1 15 Detroit Lions Jimmy Williams  LB Nebraska Big Eight
1 16 St. Louis Cardinals Luis Sharpe  OT UCLA Pac-10
from Kansas City
1 17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sean Farrell  OG Penn State Ind. (I-A)
1 18 New York Giants Butch Woolfolk  RB Michigan Big Ten
1 19 Buffalo Bills Perry Tuttle  WR Clemson ACC
from Denver
1 20 Philadelphia Eagles Mike Quick  WR NC State ACC
1 21 Denver Broncos Gerald Willhite  RB San Jose State PCAA
from Buffalo
1 22 Green Bay Packers Ron Hallstrom  OG Iowa Big Ten
1 23 New York Jets Bob Crable  LB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
1 24 Miami Dolphins Roy Foster  OG USC Pac-10
1 25 Dallas Cowboys Rod Hill  CB Kentucky State Ind. (Div. II)
1 26 Cincinnati Bengals Glen Collins  DE Mississippi State SEC
1 27 New England Patriots Lester Williams  NT Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)

Round two

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
2 28 Baltimore Colts Leo Wisniewski  NT Penn State Ind. (I-A)
2 29 San Francisco 49ers William Paris  OT Michigan Big Ten
from New England
2 30 New Orleans Saints Brad Edelman  OG Missouri Big Eight
2 31 Cleveland Browns Keith Baldwin  DE Texas A&M SWC
2 32 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Booker Reese  DE Bethune–Cookman MEAC
2 33 Seattle Seahawks Bruce Scholtz  LB Texas SWC
2 34 Baltimore Colts Rohn Stark  P Florida State Ind. (I-A)
from L. A. Rams
2 35 Los Angeles Raiders Jack Squirek  LB Illinois Big Ten
from Houston
2 36 Atlanta Falcons Doug Rogers  DE Stanford Pac-10
2 37 Los Angeles Raiders Jim Romano  C Penn State Ind. (I-A)
2 38 St. Louis Cardinals David Galloway  DE Florida SEC
2 39 Minnesota Vikings Terry Tausch  OG Texas SWC
2 40 New England Patriots Robert Weathers  RB Arizona State Pac-10
from Green Bay via San Diego
2 41 New England Patriots Andre Tippett LB Iowa Big Ten
from Washington via San Francisco
2 42 Detroit Lions Bobby Watkins  CB Southwest Texas State LSC
2 43 Pittsburgh Steelers Meyer, JohnJohn Meyer  OT Arizona State Pac-10
2 44 Houston Oilers Oliver Luck  QB West Virginia Ind. (I-A)
from Tampa Bay via Miami and L. A. Rams
2 45 New York Giants Joe Morris  RB Syracuse Ind. (I-A)
2 46 Kansas City Chiefs Calvin Daniels  LB North Carolina ACC
2 47 Philadelphia Eagles Lawrence Sampleton  TE Texas SWC
2 48 Buffalo Bills Matt Kofler  QB San Diego State WAC
2 49 Washington Redskins Vernon Dean  CB San Diego State WAC
from San Diego via Los Angeles
2 50 Denver Broncos Orlando McDaniel  WR LSU SEC
2 51 New York Jets Reggie McElroy  OT West Texas A&M MVC
2 52 Miami Dolphins Mark Duper  WR Northwestern State Ind. (I-AA)
2 53 Dallas Cowboys Jeff Rohrer  LB Yale Ivy
2 54 Cincinnati Bengals Emanuel Weaver  NT South Carolina State MEAC
2 55 New England Patriots Darryl Haley  OT Utah WAC
from San Francisco

Round three

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
3 56 New England Patriots Cedric Jones  WR Duke ACC
3 57 Baltimore Colts Jim Burroughs  CB Michigan State Big Ten
3 58 New Orleans Saints Rodney Lewis  DB Nebraska Big Eight
3 59 Buffalo Bills Eugene Marve  LB Saginaw Valley State GLIAC
from Cleveland
3 60 New England Patriots Clayton Weishuhn  LB Angelo State LSC
from Seattle
3 61 Washington Redskins Powell, CarlCarl Powell  WR Jackson State SWAC
from L. A. Rams
3 62 Chicago Bears Tim Wrightman  TE UCLA Pac-10
3 63 Atlanta Falcons Stacey Bailey  WR San Jose State PCAA
3 64 Los Angeles Raiders Vann McElroy  S Baylor SWC
3 65 St. Louis Cardinals Benny Perrin  S Alabama SEC
3 66 New Orleans Saints Eugene Goodlow  LB Kansas State Big Eight
from Minnesota
3 67 Los Angeles Rams Bechtold, BillBill Bechtold  C Oklahoma Big Eight
from Houston
3 68 New Orleans Saints Kenny Duckett  WR Wake Forest ACC
from Washington
3 69 Detroit Lions Steve Doig  LB New Hampshire Yankee
3 70 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Merriweather  LB Pacific PCAA
3 71 Green Bay Packers Del Rodgers  RB Utah WAC
3 72 Houston Oilers Stan Edwards  RB Michigan Big Ten
from N. Y. Giants
3 73 St. Louis Cardinals Rusty Guilbeau  DE McNeese State Southland
from Kansas City
3 74 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jerry Ball  TE Arizona State Pac-10
3 75 Seattle Seahawks Pete Metzelaars  TE Wabash N/A
from Buffalo
3 76 New Orleans Saints John Krimm  DB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
from San Diego
3 77 Houston Oilers Robert Abraham  LB NC State ACC
from Denver via L. A. Rams
3 78 Philadelphia Eagles Vyto Kab  TE Penn State Ind. (I-A)
3 79 New York Jets Dwayne Crutchfield  RB Iowa State Big Eight
3 80 Miami Dolphins Paul Lankford  CB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
3 81 Dallas Cowboys Jim Eliopulos  LB Wyoming WAC
3 82 Cincinnati Bengals Rodney Holman  TE Tulane Ind. (I-A)
3 83 Tampa Bay Buccaneers John Cannon  DE William & Mary Ind. (I-A)
from San Francisco via San Diego

Round four

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
4 84 Baltimore Colts Mike Pagel  QB Arizona State Pac-10
4 85 New England Patriots George Crump  DE East Carolina Ind. (I-A)
4 86 New Orleans Saints Morten Andersen K Michigan State Big Ten
4 87 Cleveland Browns Dwight Walker  WR Nicholls State Ind. (I-AA)
4 88 Los Angeles Rams Jeff Gaylord  LB Missouri Big Eight
4 89 Chicago Bears Dennis Gentry  RB Baylor SWC
4 90 St. Louis Cardinals Tootie Robbins  OT East Carolina Ind. (I-A)
from Seattle
4 91 Los Angeles Raiders Ed Muransky  OT Michigan Big Ten
4 92 Minnesota Vikings Jim Fahnhorst  LB Minnesota Big Ten
4 93 Buffalo Bills Van Williams  RB Carson–Newman N/A
from St. Louis
4 94 Houston Oilers Steve Bryant  WR Purdue Big Ten
4 95 Atlanta Falcons Reggie Brown  RB Oregon Pac-10
4 96 Detroit Lions Bruce McNorton  CB Georgetown (KY) N/A
4 97 Pittsburgh Steelers Rick Woods  CB Boise State Big Sky
4 98 Green Bay Packers Robert Brown  LB Virginia Tech Ind.
4 99 Washington Redskins Todd Liebenstein  DE UNLV Ind.
4 100 Kansas City Chiefs Louis Haynes  LB North Texas State Ind.
4 101 Dallas Cowboys Brian Carpenter  CB Michigan Big Ten
from Tampa Bay
4 102 New York Giants Raymond, GerryGerry Raymond  OG Boston College Ind. (I-A)
4 103 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Barrett, DaveDave Barrett  RB Houston SWC
from San Diego
4 104 Kansas City Chiefs Stuart Anderson  LB Virginia ACC
from Denver
4 105 Philadelphia Eagles Anthony Griggs  LB Ohio State Big Ten
4 106 Denver Broncos Plater, DanDan Plater  WR BYU WAC
from Buffalo
4 107 New York Jets George Floyd  DB Eastern Kentucky OVC
4 108 Miami Dolphins Charles Bowser  LB Duke ACC
4 109 Dallas Cowboys Monty Hunter  S Salem N/A
4 110 Cincinnati Bengals Rodney Tate  RB Texas SWC
4 111 New England Patriots Brian Ingram  LB Tennessee SEC

Round five

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
5 112 New England Patriots Fred Marion  S Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
5 113 Baltimore Colts Terry Crouch  OG Oklahoma Big Eight
5 114 New Orleans Saints Tony Elliott  DE North Texas State Ind.
5 115 Cleveland Browns Mike Baab  C Texas SWC
5 116 Chicago Bears Perry Hartnett  OT SMU SWC
5 117 Los Angeles Rams Wally Kersten  OT Minnesota Big Ten
from Seattle
5 118 Los Angeles Rams Doug Barnett  DE Azusa Pacific Ind. (NAIA)
5 119 St. Louis Cardinals Vance Bedford  DE Texas SWC
5 120 Miami Dolphins Bob Nelson  DT Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
from Minnesota
5 121 Houston Oilers Malcolm Taylor  DE Tennessee State Ind. (I-AA)
5 122 Atlanta Falcons Von Mansfield  CB Wisconsin Big Ten
5 123 Los Angeles Raiders Jackson, EdEd Jackson  LB Louisiana Tech Southland
5 124 Pittsburgh Steelers Ken Dallafior  OT Minnesota Big Ten
5 125 St. Louis Cardinals Earl Ferrell  RB East Tennessee State SoCon
from Washington
5 126 Green Bay Packers Mike Meade  RB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
5 127 Detroit Lions William Graham  S Texas SWC
5 128 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jeff Davis  LB Clemson ACC
5 129 New York Giants Rich Umphrey  C Colorado Big Eight
5 130 Kansas City Chiefs Del Thompson  RB UTEP WAC
5 131 Denver Broncos Sammy Winder  RB Southern Miss Ind. (I-A)
5 132 Philadelphia Eagles Dennis DeVaughn  DB Bishop Ind. (Div. III)
5 133 Washington Redskins Mike Williams  TE Alabama A&M SIAC
from Buffalo
5 134 Chicago Bears Tabron, DennisDennis Tabron  DB Duke ACC
from San Diego
5 135 New York Jets Mark Jerue  LB Washington Pac-10
5 136 Miami Dolphins Rich Diana  RB Yale Ivy
5 137 Dallas Cowboys Phil Pozderac  OT Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
5 138 Cincinnati Bengals Sorensen, PaulPaul Sorensen  DB Washington State Pac-10
5 139 San Francisco 49ers Newton Williams  RB Arizona State Pac-10

Round six

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
6 140 Baltimore Colts Pat Beach  TE Washington State Pac-10
6 141 New England Patriots Ricky Smith  DB Alabama State Ind. (Div. II)
6 142 New Orleans Saints Lewis, MarvinMarvin Lewis  RB Tulane Ind. (I-A)
6 143 Dallas Cowboys Hammond, KenKen Hammond  OG Vanderbilt SEC
from Cleveland
6 144 Seattle Seahawks Jack Campbell  OT Utah WAC
6 145 Los Angeles Rams Kerry Locklin  TE New Mexico State MVC
6 146 Chicago Bears Kurt Becker  OG Michigan Big Ten
6 147 Minnesota Vikings Greg Storr  LB Boston College Ind. (I-A)
6 148 Houston Oilers Gary Allen  RB Hawaii WAC
6 149 Atlanta Falcons Mike Kelley  QB Georgia Tech Ind.
6 150 St. Louis Cardinals Craig Shaffer  LB Indiana State Ind. (I-A)
6 151 San Francisco 49ers Williams, VinceVince Williams  RB Oregon Pac-10
from L. A. Raiders
6 152 Green Bay Packers Chet Parlavecchio  LB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
6 153 Washington Redskins Holt Jeffers, LemontLemont Holt Jeffers  LB Tennessee SEC
6 154 Detroit Lions Mike Machurek  QB Idaho State Big Sky
6 155 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Perko  DT Utah State Big West
6 156 New York Giants Darrell Nicholson  LB North Carolina ACC
6 157 Kansas City Chiefs Durwood Roquemore  CB Texas A&I LSC
6 158 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tyler, AndreAndre Tyler  WR Stanford Pac-10
6 159 Philadelphia Eagles Grieve, CurtCurt Grieve  WR Yale Ivy
6 160 Buffalo Bills Chivers, DeWayneDeWayne Chivers  TE South Carolina Ind. (I-A)
6 161 Miami Dolphins Tom Tutson  DB South Carolina State MEAC
from San Diego
6 162 Cleveland Browns Mike Whitwell  WR Texas A&M SWC
from Denver
6 163 New York Jets Phea, LonellLonell Phea  WR Houston SWC
6 164 Miami Dolphins Ron Hester  LB Florida State Ind. (I-A)
6 165 Dallas Cowboys Daum, CharlesCharles Daum  DT Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo CCAA
6 166 Cincinnati Bengals King, ArthurArthur King  DE Grambling State SWAC
6 167 Pittsburgh Steelers Craig Bingham  LB Syracuse Ind. (I-A)
from San Francisco via New Orleans

Round seven

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
7 168 New England Patriots Jeff Roberts  LB Tulane Ind. (I-A)
7 169 Baltimore Colts Fletcher Jenkins  DT Washington Pac-10
7 170 Miami Dolphins Dan Johnson  TE Iowa State Big Eight
from New Orleans
7 171 Buffalo Bills Gary Anderson  K Syracuse Ind. (I-A)
from Cleveland
7 172 Pittsburgh Steelers Edmund Nelson  DT Auburn SEC
from L. A. Rams
7 173 Chicago Bears Henry Waechter  DT Nebraska Big Eight
7 174 Seattle Seahawks Eugene Williams  LB Tulsa MVC
7 175 Detroit Lions Bates, PhilPhil Bates  RB Nebraska Big Eight
from Houston
7 176 Atlanta Falcons David Toloumu  RB Hawaii WAC
7 177 Los Angeles Raiders Jackson, JeffJeff Jackson  DE Toledo MAC
7 178 St. Louis Cardinals Sebro, BobBob Sebro  C Colorado Big Eight
7 179 Minnesota Vikings Steve Jordan  TE Brown Ivy
7 180 Washington Redskins Schachtner, JohnJohn Schachtner  LB Northern Arizona Big Sky
7 181 Los Angeles Rams Joe Shearin  OG Texas SWC
7 182 Pittsburgh Steelers Emil Boures  C Pittsburgh Ind. (I-A)
7 183 Green Bay Packers Whitley, JoeyJoey Whitley  DB UTEP WAC
7 184 Kansas City Chiefs Greg Smith  DT Kansas Big Eight
7 185 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Morris, TomTom Morris  DB Michigan State Big Ten
7 186 New York Giants Tom Wiska  OG Michigan State Big Ten
7 187 Detroit Lions Simmons, VictorVictor Simmons  WR Oregon State Pac-10
from Buffalo via L. A. Rams
7 188 San Diego Chargers Hall, HollisHollis Hall  DB Clemson ACC
7 189 Denver Broncos Ruben, AlvinAlvin Ruben  DE Houston SWC
7 190 Philadelphia Eagles Harvey Armstrong  DT SMU SWC
7 191 New York Jets Tom Coombs  TE Idaho Big Sky
7 192 Miami Dolphins Larry Cowan  RB Jackson State SWAC
7 193 Dallas Cowboys Bill Purifoy  DE Tulsa MVC
7 194 Cincinnati Bengals Ben Needham  LB Michigan Big Ten
7 195 San Francisco 49ers Ron Ferrari  LB Illinois Big Ten

Round eight

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
196 Baltimore Colts Tony Loia Guard Arizona State
197 New England Patriots Ken Collins Linebacker Washington State
198 New Orleans Saints Chuck Slaughter Tackle South Carolina
199 Cleveland Browns Mark Kafentzis Defensive back Hawaii
200 Chicago Bears Jerry Doerger Tackle Wisconsin
201 Seattle Seahawks Chester Cooper Wide receiver Minnesota
202 Los Angeles Rams A. J. Jones Running back Texas
203 Atlanta Falcons Ricky Eberhart Defensive back Morris Brown
204 Cleveland Browns Van Heflin Tight end Vanderbilt
205 St. Louis Cardinals Chris Lindstrom Defensive tackle Boston University
206 Minnesota Vikings Kirk Harmon Linebacker Pacific
207 Los Angeles Rams Mike Reilly Linebacker Oklahoma
208 Detroit Lions Martin Moss Defensive end UCLA
209 Pittsburgh Steelers John Goodson Punter Texas
210 Green Bay Packers Thomas Boyd Linebacker Alabama
211 Cleveland Browns Bill Jackson Defensive back North Carolina
212 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kelvin Atkins Linebacker Illinois
213 New York Giants Robert Hubble Tight end Rice
214 Kansas City Chiefs Case deBruijn Punter Idaho State
215 San Diego Chargers Maury Buford Punter Texas Tech
216 Dallas Cowboys George Peoples Running back Auburn
217 Philadelphia Eagles Jim Fritzche Tackle Purdue
218 Buffalo Bills Luc Tousignant Quarterback Fairmont State
219 New York Jets Lawrence Texada Running back Henderson State
220 Miami Dolphins Tate Randle Defensive back Texas Tech
221 Dallas Cowboys Dwight Sullivan Running back North Carolina State
222 Cincinnati Bengals Kari Yli-Renko Tackle Cincinnati
223 Washington Redskins Ralph Warthen Defensive tackle Gardner-Webb

Round nine

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
224 New England Patriots Kelvin Murdock Wide receiver Troy State
225 Baltimore Colts Tony Berryhill Center Clemson
226 Washington Redskins Ken Coffey Defensive back Southwest Texas State
227 Cleveland Browns Milton Baker Tight end West Texas State
228 Seattle Seahawks David Jefferson Linebacker Miami (FL)
229 Los Angeles Rams Bob Speight Tackle Boston University
230 Chicago Bears Mike Hatchett Defensive back Texas
231 Detroit Lions Dan Wagoner Defensive back Kansas
232 St. Louis Cardinals Darnell Dailey Linebacker Maryland
233 Minnesota Vikings Bryan Howard Defensive back Tennessee State
234 Houston Oilers Matt Bradley Defensive back Penn State
235 Atlanta Falcons Mike Horan Punter Long Beach State
236 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Hirn Tight end Central Michigan
237 Green Bay Packers Charles Riggins Defensive end Bethune-Cookman
238 Washington Redskins Randy Trautman Defensive tackle Boise State
239 Miami Dolphins Steve Clark Defensive end Utah
240 New York Giants John Higgins Defensive back UNLV
241 Kansas City Chiefs Lyndle Byford Tackle Oklahoma
242 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bob Lane Quarterback N.E. Louisiana
243 Denver Broncos Keith Uecker Tackle Auburn
244 Philadelphia Eagles Tony Woodruff Wide receiver Fresno State
245 Buffalo Bills Dennis Edwards Defensive tackle USC
246 San Diego Chargers Warren Lyles Defensive tackle Alabama
247 New York Jets Rocky Klever Running back Montana
248 Miami Dolphins Mack Boatner Running back Southeastern Louisiana
249 Dallas Cowboys Joe Gary Defensive tackle UCLA
250 Cincinnati Bengals James Bennett Wide receiver Northwest Louisiana
251 San Francisco 49ers Bryan Clark Quarterback Michigan State
0 Detroit Lions (supplemental draft) Kevin Robinson Defensive back North Carolina A&T

Round ten

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
252 Baltimore Colts Tom Deery Safety Widener
253 New England Patriots Brian Clark Kicker Florida
254 Washington Redskins Harold Smith Defensive end Kentucky State
255 Cleveland Browns Ricky Floyd Running back Southern Mississippi
256 Los Angeles Rams Miles McPherson Defensive back New Haven
257 Chicago Bears Joe Turner Defensive back USC
258 Seattle Seahawks Craig Austin Linebacker South Dakota
259 St. Louis Cardinals Eddie McGill Tight end Western Carolina
260 Minnesota Vikings Gerald Lucear Wide receiver Did not play Temple
261 Houston Oilers Ron Reeves Quarterback Texas Tech
262 Atlanta Falcons Curtis Stowers Linebacker Mississippi State
263 Los Angeles Raiders Rich D'Amico Linebacker Penn State
264 Green Bay Packers Eddie Garcia Kicker Southern Methodist
265 Washington Redskins Terry Daniels Defensive back Tennessee
266 Detroit Lions Roosevelt Barnes Linebacker Purdue
267 Pittsburgh Steelers Sal Sunseri Linebacker Pittsburgh
268 Kansas City Chiefs Larry Brodsky Wide receiver Miami (FL)
269 San Francisco 49ers Dana McLemore Defensive back Hawaii
270 New York Giants Rich Baldinger Tackle Wake Forest
271 Miami Dolphins Robin Fisher Linebacker Florida
272 Buffalo Bills Vic James Defensive back Colorado
273 San Diego Chargers Andre Young Defensive back Louisiana Tech
274 Denver Broncos Ken Woodard Linebacker Tuskegee
275 New York Jets Darryl Hemphill Defensive back West Texas State
276 Miami Dolphins Wayne Jones Tackle Utah
277 Dallas Cowboys Todd Eckerson Tackle North Carolina State
278 Cincinnati Bengals Larry Hogue Defensive back Utah State
279 San Francisco 49ers Tim Barbian Defensive tackle Western Illinois

Round eleven

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
280 Baltimore Colts Lamont Meacham Defensive back Western Kentucky
281 Washington Redskins Dan Miller Kicker Miami (FL)
282 Cleveland Browns Steve Michuta Quarterback Grand Valley State
283 Chicago Bears Guy Boliaux Linebacker Wisconsin
284 Seattle Seahawks Sam Clancy Defensive end Pittsburgh (never played college football, was a basketball standout)[6]
285 Los Angeles Rams Ricky Coffman Wide receiver UCLA
286 Minnesota Vikings Curtis Rouse Guard Tennessee-Chattanooga
287 Houston Oilers Jim Campbell Tight end Kentucky
288 Atlanta Falcons Jeff Keller Wide receiver Washington State
289 Los Angeles Raiders Willie Turner Wide receiver Louisiana State
290 St. Louis Cardinals James Williams Defensive end North Carolina A&T
291 Washington Redskins Bob Holly Quarterback Princeton
292 Detroit Lions Edward Lee Wide receiver South Carolina State
293 Pittsburgh Steelers Mikal Abdul-Saboor Guard Morgan State
294 Green Bay Packers John Macaulay Center Stanford
295 Dallas Cowboys George Thompson Wide receiver Albany State
296 New England Patriots Steve Sandon Quarterback Northern Iowa
297 Kansas City Chiefs Bob Carter Wide receiver Arizona
298 Buffalo Bills Frank Kalil Guard Arizona
299 San Diego Chargers Anthony Watson Defensive back New Mexico State
300 Denver Broncos Stuart Yatsko Guard Oregon
301 Philadelphia Eagles Ron Ingram Wide receiver Oklahoma State
302 New York Jets Perry Parmelee Wide receiver Santa Clara
303 Miami Dolphins Gary Crum Tackle Wyoming
304 Dallas Cowboys Michael Whiting Running back Florida State
305 Cincinnati Bengals Russell Davis Running back Idaho
306 San Francisco 49ers Gary Gibson Linebacker Arizona

Round twelve

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
307 Baltimore Colts Johnnie Wright Running back South Carolina
308 New England Patriots Greg Taylor Wide receiver Virginia
309 Washington Redskins Donald Laster Tackle Tennessee State
310 Cleveland Browns Scott Nicolas Linebacker Miami (FL)
311 Seattle Seahawks Frank Naylor Center Rutgers
312 Los Angeles Rams Raymond Coley Defensive tackle Alabama A&M
313 Chicago Bears Ricky Young Linebacker Oklahoma State
314 Houston Oilers Donnie Craft Running back Louisville
315 Atlanta Falcons Dave Levenick Linebacker Wisconsin
316 Los Angeles Raiders Randy Smith Wide receiver East Texas State
317 St. Louis Cardinals Bob Atha Kicker Ohio State
318 Minnesota Vikings Bill Busarello Running back Glassboro St
319 Detroit Lions Ricky Porter Running back Slippery Rock
320 Pittsburgh Steelers Al Hughes Defensive end Western Michigan
321 Green Bay Packers Phil Epps Wide receiver Texas Christian
322 Washington Redskins Jeff Goff Linebacker Arkansas
323 New York Giants Mark Seale Defensive tackle Richmond
324 Kansas City Chiefs Mike Miller Defensive back Southwest Texas State
325 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Michael Morton Running back UNLV
326 Detroit Lions Rob Rubick Tight end Grand Valley State
327 Denver Broncos Brian Clark Guard Clemson
328 Philadelphia Eagles Rob Taylor Tackle Northwestern
329 Buffalo Bills Tony Suber Defensive tackle Gardner-Webb
330 New York Jets Tom Carlstrom Guard Nebraska
331 Miami Dolphins Mike Rodrigue Wide receiver Miami (FL)
332 Dallas Cowboys Rich Burtness Guard Montana
333 Cincinnati Bengals Dan Feraday Quarterback Toronto
334 [7] San Francisco 49ers Tim Washington Defensive back Fresno State
= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers

  • Mike Munchak, guard from Pennsylvania State, taken 1st round 8th overall by Houston Oilers
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2001.[8]
  • Marcus Allen, running back from Southern California, taken 1st round 10th overall by Los Angeles Raiders
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2003.[8]
  • Andre Tippett, linebacker from Iowa, taken 2nd round 41st overall by New England Patriots
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2008.[8]
  • Morten Andersen, kicker from Michigan State, taken 4th round 86th overall by New Orleans Saints
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2017.

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler[3]
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Atlanta Falcons William Curran  WR UCLA Pac-10
Atlanta Falcons Mike Kennedy  DB Toledo MAC
Atlanta Falcons Scott Norwood  K James Madison Ind. (I-AA)
Baltimore Colts Bernard Henry  WR Arizona State Pac-10
Buffalo Bills Nolan Franz  WR Tulane Ind. (I-A)
Buffalo Bills Joey Lumpkin  LB Arizona State Pac-10
Chicago Bears Calvin Thomas  RB Illinois Big Ten
Dallas Cowboys Brian Baldinger  OG Duke ACC
Dallas Cowboys Dave Finzer  P DePauw Ind. (Div. III)
Denver Broncos Darren Comeaux  LB Arizona State Pac-10
Denver Broncos Roger Jackson  DB Bethune–Cookman MEAC
Green Bay Packers Bill Cherry  C Middle Tennessee State OVC
Green Bay Packers Larry Rubens  LB Montana State Big Sky
Los Angeles Raiders Mike Durrette  DE West Virginia Ind. (I-A)
Los Angeles Rams Kyle Whittingham  LB BYU WAC
New England Patriots Tim Golden  LB Florida SEC
New England Patriots Mike Kerrigan  QB Northwestern Big Ten
New England Patriots Dennis Owens  DT NC State ACC
New York Giants Floyd Eddings  WR California Pac-10
New York Giants John Fourcade  QB Ole Miss SEC
New York Giants Sylvester McGrew  DT Tulane Ind. (I-A)
New York Giants Jerome Sally  DT Missouri Big Eight
New York Jets Eric Truvillion  WR Florida A&M MEAC
Philadelphia Eagles Brian Franco  K Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Philadelphia Eagles Jeff Rodenberger  RB Maryland ACC
Pittsburgh Steelers Craig Walls  LB Indiana Big Ten
Pittsburgh Steelers Sam Washington  CB Mississippi Valley State SWAC
Pittsburgh Steelers Keith Willis  DE Northeastern Ind. (I-AA)
San Diego Chargers Don Brown  OT Santa Clara
San Diego Chargers Dennis McKnight  OG Drake MVC
San Francisco 49ers Frank Frazier  OG Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
San Francisco 49ers Renaldo Nehemiah  WR Maryland ACC
San Francisco 49ers Jeff Stover  DE Oregon Pac-10
Seattle Seahawks Mike Hagen  FB Montana Big Sky
Seattle Seahawks Norm Johnson  K UCLA Pac-10
Seattle Seahawks Kani Kauahi  C Hawaii WAC
Seattle Seahawks Joe Nash  DT Boston College Ind. (I-A)
Seattle Seahawks Shelton Robinson  LB North Carolina ACC
Seattle Seahawks Byron Walker  WR The Citadel SoCon


  1. ^ "NFL Draft Locations". FootballGeography.com. October 2, 2014. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  2. ^ Salomone, Dan (October 2, 2014). "NFL Draft headed to Chicago in 2015". Giants.com. New York Giants. Archived from the original on September 30, 2015. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro Bowl at any time in their career.
  4. ^ Players are identified as a Hall of Famer if they have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  5. ^ "47th Heisman Trophy". heisman.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  6. ^ Mihoces, Gary (April 20, 2005). "NFL seeks best players on the court or mat". USA Today. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  7. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  8. ^ a b c "List of 2000s Hall of Fame Inductees". profootballhof.com. Pro Football Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on July 31, 2008. Retrieved October 11, 2008.

External links

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