1987 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)April 28–29, 1987
LocationNew York Marriott Marquis
in New York City, NY
335 total selections in 12 rounds
First selectionVinny Testaverde, QB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mr. IrrelevantNorman Jefferson, CB
Green Bay Packers
Most selections (20)Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Fewest selections (8)Cleveland Browns
Hall of Famers
← 1986
1988 →

The 1987 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 28–29, 1987, at the Marriot Marquis in New York City, New York.[1][2] 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 Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected quarterback Vinny Testaverde.

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Round one

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vinny Testaverde[4] Quarterback Miami (FL)
2 Indianapolis Colts Cornelius Bennett Outside Linebacker Alabama
3 Houston Oilers Alonzo Highsmith Running Back Miami (FL)
4 Green Bay Packers Brent Fullwood Running Back Auburn
5 Cleveland Browns Mike Junkin Inside Linebacker Duke
6 St. Louis Cardinals Kelly Stouffer Quarterback Colorado State
7 Detroit Lions Reggie Rogers Defensive Tackle Washington
8 Buffalo Bills Shane Conlan Middle Linebacker Penn State
9 Philadelphia Eagles Jerome Brown Defensive Tackle Miami (FL)
10 Pittsburgh Steelers Rod Woodson Cornerback Purdue
11 New Orleans Saints Shawn Knight Nose Tackle BYU
12 Dallas Cowboys Danny Noonan Defensive Tackle Nebraska
13 Atlanta Falcons Chris Miller Quarterback Oregon
14 Minnesota Vikings D. J. Dozier Running Back Penn State
15 Los Angeles Raiders John Clay Offensive Tackle Missouri
16 Miami Dolphins John Bosa Defensive End Boston College
17 Cincinnati Bengals Jason Buck Defensive End BYU
18 Seattle Seahawks Tony Woods Defensive End Pitt
19 Kansas City Chiefs Paul Palmer Running Back Temple
20 Houston Oilers Haywood Jeffires Wide Receiver North Carolina State
21 New York Jets Roger Vick Fullback Texas A&M
22 San Francisco 49ers Harris Barton Offensive Tackle North Carolina
23 New England Patriots Bruce Armstrong Offensive Tackle Louisville
24 San Diego Chargers Rod Bernstine Running Back Texas A&M
25 San Francisco 49ers Terrence Flagler Running Back Clemson
26 Chicago Bears Jim Harbaugh Quarterback Michigan
27 Denver Broncos Ricky Nattiel Wide Receiver Florida
28 New York Giants Mark Ingram Wide Receiver Michigan State
- Seattle Seahawks (supplemental draft) Brian Bosworth Linebacker Oklahoma

Round two

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
29 Buffalo Bills Nate Odomes Cornerback Wisconsin
30 Washington Redskins Brian Davis Cornerback Nebraska
31 Atlanta Falcons Kenny Flowers Running Back Clemson
32 Cleveland Browns Gregg Rakoczy Center Miami (FL)
33 Buffalo Bills Roland Mitchell Cornerback Texas Tech
34 St. Louis Cardinals Tim McDonald Safety USC
35 Kansas City Chiefs Christian Okoye Fullback Azusa Pacific
36 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ricky Reynolds Cornerback Washington State
37 San Francisco 49ers Jeff Bregel Guard USC
38 Pittsburgh Steelers Delton Hall Cornerback Clemson
39 Dallas Cowboys Ron Francis Cornerback Baylor
40 New Orleans Saints Lonzell Hill Wide Receiver Washington
41 Green Bay Packers Johnny Holland Linebacker Texas A&M
42 New York Jets Alex Gordon Linebacker Cincinnati
43 Miami Dolphins Rick Graf Linebacker Wisconsin
44 Minnesota Vikings Ray Berry Linebacker Baylor
45 Seattle Seahawks Dave Wyman Linebacker Stanford
46 Houston Oilers Walter Johnson Linebacker Louisiana Tech
47 Los Angeles Rams Donald Evans Defensive end Winston-Salem State
48 Washington Redskins Wally Kleine Tackle Notre Dame
49 Cincinnati Bengals Eric Thomas Cornerback Tulane
50 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Winston Moss Linebacker Miami (FL)
51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Don Smith Running back Mississippi State
52 Los Angeles Raiders Bruce Wilkerson Tackle Tennessee
53 San Diego Chargers Louis Brock Cornerback USC
54 Chicago Bears Ron Morris Wide Receiver Southern Methodist
55 New York Giants Adrian White Cornerback Florida
56 Miami Dolphins Scott Schwedes Wide redeiver Syracuse

Round three

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
57 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mark Carrier Wide receiver Nicholls State
58 Indianapolis Colts Chris Gambol Tackle Iowa
59 San Diego Chargers Karl Wilson Defensive end Louisiana State
60 Buffalo Bills David Brandon Linebacker Memphis State
61 Green Bay Packers Dave Croston Tackle Iowa
62 St. Louis Cardinals Rob Awalt Tight end San Diego State
63 Detroit Lions Jerry Ball Defensive tackle Southern Methodist
64 Houston Oilers Cody Carlson Quarterback Baylor
65 Philadelphia Eagles Ben Tamburello Center Auburn
66 Pittsburgh Steelers Charles Lockett Wide receiver Long Beach State
67 New Orleans Saints Mike Adams Defensive back Arkansas State
68 Dallas Cowboys Jeff Zimmerman Guard Florida
69 Green Bay Packers Scott Stephen Linebacker Arizona State
70 St. Louis Cardinals Colin Scotts Defensive tackle Hawaii
71 Green Bay Packers Frankie Neal Wide receiver Fort Hays State
72 Minnesota Vikings Henry Thomas Defensive tackle Louisiana State
73 Kansas City Chiefs Todd Howard Linebacker Texas A&M
74 Los Angeles Rams Cliff Hicks Cornerback Oregon
75 New York Jets Onzy Elam Linebacker Tennessee State
76 Cincinnati Bengals Leonard Bell Defensive back Indiana
77 Cincinnati Bengals Skip McClendon Defensive end Arizona State
78 Buffalo Bills Jamie Mueller Running back Benedictine
79 New England Patriots Bob Perryman Running back Michigan
80 Cleveland Browns Tim Manoa Fullback Penn State
81 Los Angeles Raiders Steve Smith Fullback Penn State
82 Cleveland Browns Jeff Jaeger Kicker Washington
83 New York Giants Stephen Baker Wide receiver Fresno State
84 Denver Broncos Michael Brooks Linebacker Louisiana State
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (supplemental draft) Dan Sileo Defensive tackle Miami (FL)

Round four

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
85 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Don Graham Linebacker Penn State
86 Indianapolis Colts Randy Dixon Tackle Pittsburgh
87 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ron Hall Tight end Hawaii
88 San Diego Chargers Mark Vlasic Quarterback Iowa
89 Green Bay Packers Lorenzo Freeman Defensive tackle Pittsburgh
90 St. Louis Cardinals Rod Saddler Defensive tackle Texas A&M
91 Los Angeles Rams Doug Bartlett Defensive tackle Northern Illinois
92 Detroit Lions Garland Rivers Defensive back Michigan
93 Philadelphia Eagles Byron Evans Linebacker Arizona
94 Pittsburgh Steelers Thomas Everett Safety Baylor
95 Dallas Cowboys Kelvin Martin Wide receiver Boston College
96 New Orleans Saints Steve Trapilo Guard Boston College
97 Atlanta Falcons Ralph Van Dyke Tackle Southern Illinois
98 New England Patriots Rich Gannon Quarterback Delaware
99 Miami Dolphins Troy Stradford Running back Boston College
100 Minnesota Vikings Reggie Rutland Safety Georgia Tech
101 Chicago Bears Sean Smith Defensive end Grambling
102 New England Patriots Derrick Beasley Defensive back Winston-Salem State
103 Cincinnati Bengals Jim Riggs Tight end Clemson
104 Seattle Seahawks Mark Moore Defensive back Oklahoma State
105 Houston Oilers Mark Dusbabek Linebacker Minnesota
106 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bruce Hill Wide receiver Arizona State
107 New England Patriots Tim Jordan Linebacker Wisconsin
108 Los Angeles Rams Larry Kelm Linebacker Texas A&M
109 Buffalo Bills Leon Seals Defensive end Jackson State
110 Los Angeles Raiders Steve Beuerlein Quarterback Notre Dame
111 Denver Broncos Marc Munford Linebacker Nebraska
112 New York Giants Odessa Turner Wide receiver Northwest Louisiana
- Philadelphia Eagles (supplemental draft) Cris Carter Wide Receiver Ohio State

Round five

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
113 New England Patriots Danny Villa Tackle Arizona State
114 Indianapolis Colts Roy Banks Wide receiver Eastern Illinois
115 San Diego Chargers Nelson Jones Defensive back North Carolina State
116 New England Patriots Tom Gibson Defensive end Northern Arizona
117 Washington Redskins Timmy Smith Running back Texas Tech
118 St. Louis Cardinals George Swarn Running back Miami (OH)
119 Seattle Seahawks Tommie Agee Running back Auburn
120 Chicago Bears Steve Bryan Defensive end Oklahoma
121 Philadelphia Eagles David Alexander Center Tulsa
122 Pittsburgh Steelers Hardy Nickerson Linebacker California
123 New Orleans Saints Milton Mack Cornerback Alcorn State
124 Dallas Cowboys Everett Gay Wide receiver Texas
125 Atlanta Falcons Mark Mraz Defensive end Utah State
126 St. Louis Cardinals John Bruno Punter Penn State
127 St. Louis Cardinals Ilia Jarostchuk Linebacker New Hampshire
128 Kansas City Chiefs Kitrick Taylor Wide receiver Washington State
129 New York Jets Kirby Jackson Defensive back Mississippi State
130 Cincinnati Bengals Marc Logan Running back Kentucky
131 Seattle Seahawks Ruben Rodriguez Punter Arizona
132 Miami Dolphins Chris Conlin Tackle Penn State
133 Houston Oilers Spencer Tillman Running back Oklahoma
134 San Francisco 49ers Paul Jokisch Wide receiver Michigan
135 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Henry Rolling Linebacker Nevada
136 Los Angeles Rams Scott Mersereau Defensive tackle Southern Connecticut
137 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tony Mayes Defensive back Kentucky
138 Chicago Bears Will Johnson Defensive end N.E. Louisiana
139 Cincinnati Bengals Greg Horne Punter Arkansas
140 New York Giants Paul O'Connor Guard Miami (FL)

Round six

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
141 Pittsburgh Steelers Tim Johnson Defensive tackle Penn State
142 Indianapolis Colts Freddie Robinson Defensive back Alabama
143 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Steve Bartalo Running back Colorado State
144 Washington Redskins Steve Gage Defensive back Tulsa
145 Green Bay Packers Willie Marshall Wide receiver Temple
146 St. Louis Cardinals Mark Garalczyk Defensive tackle Western Michigan
147 Houston Oilers Al Smith Linebacker Utah State
148 Detroit Lions Danny Lockett Linebacker Arizona
149 Philadelphia Eagles Ron Moten Linebacker Florida
150 Pittsburgh Steelers Greg Lloyd Linebacker Fort Valley State
151 Dallas Cowboys Joe Onosai Guard Hawaii
152 New Orleans Saints Thomas Henley Wide receiver Stanford
153 Atlanta Falcons Paul Kiser Guard Wake Forest
154 Chicago Bears John Adickes Center Baylor
155 Miami Dolphins Lance Sellers Linebacker Boise State
156 Minnesota Vikings Greg Richardson Wide receiver Alabama
157 Cincinnati Bengals Sonny Gordon Defensive back Ohio State
158 Philadelphia Eagles Chris Pike Defensive tackle Tulsa
159 Houston Oilers Toby Caston Linebacker Louisiana State
160 New York Giants Tim Richardson Running back Pacific
161 New York Jets Tracy Martin Wide receiver North Dakota
162 San Francisco 49ers Bob White Linebacker Penn State
163 New England Patriots Gene Taylor Wide receiver Fresno State
164 Washington Redskins Ed Simmons Tackle Eastern Washington
165 Cleveland Browns Stephen Braggs Defensive back Texas
166 Los Angeles Rams Jon Embree Tight end Colorado
167 Denver Broncos Warren Marshall Running back James Madison
168 New York Giants Doug Riesenberg Tackle California

Round seven

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
169 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Curt Jarvis Defensive tackle Alabama
170 Indianapolis Colts Mark Bellini Wide receiver Brigham Young
171 Buffalo Bills Kerry Porter Running back Washington State
172 Green Bay Packers Tony Leiker Defensive tackle Stanford
173 San Diego Chargers Jamie Holland Wide receiver Ohio State
174 St. Louis Cardinals Tim Peoples Defensive back Washington
175 Detroit Lions Dan Saleaumua Defensive tackle Arizona State
176 Houston Oilers Robert Banks Defensive tackle Notre Dame
177 Philadelphia Eagles Brian Williams Tackle Central Michigan
178 Pittsburgh Steelers Chris Kelley Tight end Akron
179 New Orleans Saints Gene Atkins Defensive back Florida A&M
180 Dallas Cowboys Kevin Sweeney Quarterback Fresno State
181 Atlanta Falcons Michael Reid Linebacker Wisconsin
182 Miami Dolphins Tom Brown Running back Pittsburgh
183 Los Angeles Raiders Bo Jackson Running back Auburn
184 Seattle Seahawks Roland Barbay Defensive tackle Louisiana State
185 Seattle Seahawks Derek Tennell Tight end UCLA
186 Kansas City Chiefs Doug Hudson Quarterback Nicholls State
187 New York Jets Gerald Nichols Defensive tackle Florida State
188 Cincinnati Bengals Chris Thatcher Guard Lafayette
189 San Francisco 49ers Steve DeLine Kicker Colorado State
190 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Harry Swayne Tackle Rutgers
191 Green Bay Packers Bill Smith Punter Mississippi
192 Washington Redskins Johnny Thomas Defensive back Baylor
193 Chicago Bears Archie Harris Tackle William & Mary
194 Denver Broncos Wilbur Strozier Tight end Georgia
195 St. Louis Cardinals William Harris Tight end Bishop

Round eight

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
196 New York Jets Eddie Hunter Running back Virginia Tech
197 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Stan Mataele Defensive tackle Arizona
198 Green Bay Packers Jeff Drost Defensive tackle Iowa
199 San Diego Chargers Joe MacEsker Tackle Texas-El Paso
200 Indianapolis Colts Chuckie Miller Defensive back UCLA
201 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Alvord Defensive tackle Washington
202 Houston Oilers Michael James Wide receiver Washington State
203 Detroit Lions Dennis Gibson Linebacker Iowa State
204 San Diego Chargers Michael (Ron) Brown Linebacker USC
205 Pittsburgh Steelers Charles Buchanan Defensive end Tennessee State
206 Dallas Cowboys Kevin Gogan Guard Washington
207 New Orleans Saints Toi Cook Defensive back Stanford
208 Atlanta Falcons Curtis Taliaferro Linebacker Virginia Tech
209 Buffalo Bills Bruce Mesner Defensive tackle Maryland
210 Miami Dolphins Joel Williams Tight end Notre Dame
211 Minnesota Vikings Rick Fenney Running back Washington
212 Miami Dolphins Mark Dennis Tackle Illinois
213 Los Angeles Rams Michael Stewart Defensive back Fresno State
214 New York Jets Mike Rice Punter Montana
215 Cincinnati Bengals Solomon Wilcots Defensive back Colorado
216 Seattle Seahawks Sammy Garza Quarterback Texas-El Paso
217 San Francisco 49ers David Grayson Linebacker Fresno State
218 Kansas City Chiefs Michael Clemons Running back William & Mary
219 Washington Redskins Clarence Vaughn Defensive back Northern Illinois
220 Cleveland Browns Steve Bullitt Linebacker Texas A&M
221 Chicago Bears Paul Migliazzo Linebacker Oklahoma
222 Denver Broncos Dan Morgan Guard Penn State
223 New York Giants Rod Jones Tight end Washington

Round nine

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
224 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Joe Armentrout Running back Wisconsin
225 New York Giants Stan Parker Guard Nebraska
226 San Diego Chargers Thomas Wilcher Running back Michigan
227 Buffalo Bills Keith McKeller Tight end Jacksonville State
228 Green Bay Packers Greg Harris Guard Wake Forest
229 St. Louis Cardinals Wayne Davis Linebacker Alabama
230 Detroit Lions Rick Calhoun Running back Fullerton State
231 Houston Oilers Wes Neighbors Center Alabama
232 Philadelphia Eagles Ken Lambiotte Quarterback William & Mary
233 Pittsburgh Steelers Joey Clinkscales Wide receiver Tennessee
234 New Orleans Saints Scott Leach Linebacker Ohio State
235 Dallas Cowboys Alvin Blount Running back Maryland
236 Atlanta Falcons Terrence Anthony Defensive back Iowa State
237 Miami Dolphins Tim Pidgeon Linebacker Syracuse
238 Los Angeles Raiders Scott Eccles Tight end Eastern New Mexico
239 Minnesota Vikings Leonard Jones Defensive back Texas Tech
240 Los Angeles Rams Tracy Ham Running back Georgia Southern
241 New York Jets Ron McLean Defensive end Fullerton State
242 Cincinnati Bengals Craig Raddatz Linebacker Wisconsin
243 Seattle Seahawks M. L. Johnson Linebacker Hawaii
244 Kansas City Chiefs Randy Watts Defensive end Catawba
245 San Francisco 49ers Jonathan Shelley Defensive back Mississippi
246 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Greg Davis Kicker The Citadel
247 Indianapolis Colts Bob Ontko Linebacker Penn State
248 Washington Redskins Alfred Jenkins Running back Arizona
249 Chicago Bears Lakei Heimuli Running back Brigham Young
250 Denver Broncos Bruce Plummer Center Mississippi State
251 New York Giants Dana Wright Running back Findlay

Round ten

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
252 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Simmonds Guard Indiana State
253 Indianapolis Colts Chris Goode Defensive back Alabama
254 Los Angeles Raiders Rob Harrison Defensive back Sacramento State
255 Green Bay Packers Don Majkowski Quarterback Virginia
256 San Diego Chargers Anthony Anderson Defensive back Grambling
257 St. Louis Cardinals Charles Wright Defensive back Tulsa
258 Houston Oilers Curtis Duncan Wide receiver Northwestern
259 Detroit Lions Raynard Brown Wide receiver South Carolina
260 Philadelphia Eagles Paul Carberry Defensive tackle Oregon State
261 Pittsburgh Steelers Merril Hoge Running back Idaho State
262 Dallas Cowboys Dale Jones Linebacker Tennessee
263 New Orleans Saints Robert Clark Wide receiver North Carolina Central
264 Atlanta Falcons Jerry Reese Tight end Illinois
265 Los Angeles Raiders John Gesek Guard Sacramento State
266 Miami Dolphins Bobby Taylor Defensive back Wisconsin
267 Minnesota Vikings Bob Riley Tackle Indiana State
268 New York Jets Sid Lewis Defensive back Penn State
269 Cincinnati Bengals David McCluskey Running back Georgia
270 Seattle Seahawks Louis Clark Wide receiver Mississippi State
271 Kansas City Chiefs James Evans Running back Southern
272 Los Angeles Rams David Smith Linebacker Northern Arizona
273 Los Angeles Raiders Jim Ellis Linebacker Boise State
274 Washington Redskins Ted Wilson Wide receiver Central Florida
275 San Francisco 49ers John Paye Quarterback Stanford
276 Cleveland Browns Frank Winters Center Western Illinois
277 Chicago Bears Dick Chapura Defensive tackle Missouri
278 Denver Broncos Rafe Wilkinson Linebacker Richmond
279 New York Giants Chuck Faucette Linebacker Maryland

Round eleven

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
280 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reggie Taylor Running back Cincinnati
281 Indianapolis Colts Jim Reynosa Defensive end Arizona State
282 Green Bay Packers Patrick Scott Wide receiver Grambling
283 Buffalo Bills Howard Ballard Tackle Alabama A&M
284 San Diego Chargers Joe Goebel Center UCLA
285 St. Louis Cardinals Todd Peat Guard Northern Illinois
286 Detroit Lions Brian Siverling Tight end Penn State
287 Houston Oilers John Davis Guard Georgia Tech
288 Los Angeles Raiders Chris McLemore Running back Arizona
289 Pittsburgh Steelers Paul Oswald Center Kansas
290 New Orleans Saints Arthur Wells Tight end Grambling
291 Dallas Cowboys Jeff Ward Kicker Texas
292 Atlanta Falcons Elbert Shelley Safety Arkansas State
293 Miami Dolphins Terence Mann Defensive tackle Southern Methodist
294 Los Angeles Raiders Mario Perry Tight end Mississippi
295 Minnesota Vikings Brent Pease Quarterback Montana
296 Cincinnati Bengals Jim Warne Tackle Arizona State
297 Seattle Seahawks Darryl Oliver Running back Miami (FL)
298 Kansas City Chiefs Craig Richardson Wide receiver Eastern Washington
299 Denver Broncos Steve Roberts Defensive end Washington
300 New York Jets Kirk Timmer Linebacker Montana State
301 San Francisco 49ers Calvin Nicholas Wide receiver Grambling
302 New England Patriots Carlos Reveiz Kicker Tennessee
303 Cleveland Browns Larry Brewton Defensive back Temple
304 Washington Redskins Laron Brown Wide receiver Texas
305 Chicago Bears Tim Jessie Running back Auburn
306 Denver Broncos Tommy Neal Running back Maryland
307 New York Giants Dave Walter Quarterback Michigan Tech

Round twelve

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
308 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Scott Cooper Defensive tackle Kearney State
309 Indianapolis Colts David Adams Running back Arizona
310 San Diego Chargers Marcus Greenwood Running back UCLA
311 Buffalo Bills Joe McGrail Defensive tackle Delaware
312 Seattle Seahawks Wes Dove Defensive end Syracuse
313 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Shula Quarterback Alabama
314 Houston Oilers Ira Valentine Running back Texas A&M
315 Detroit Lions Gary Lee Wide receiver Georgia Tech
316 Philadelphia Eagles Bobby Morse Running back Michigan State
317 Pittsburgh Steelers Theo Young Tight end Arkansas
318 Dallas Cowboys Scott Armstrong Linebacker Florida
319 New Orleans Saints Tyrone Sorrells Guard Georgia Tech
320 Atlanta Falcons Larry Emery Running back Wisconsin
321 New York Giants Bill Berthusen Defensive tackle Iowa State
322 Miami Dolphins Jim Karsatos Quarterback Ohio State
323 Minnesota Vikings Keith Williams Defensive tackle Florida
324 Seattle Seahawks Tony Burse Running back Middle Tennessee State
325 Kansas City Chiefs Bruce Holmes Linebacker Minnesota
326 Los Angeles Rams Alonzo Williams Running back Mesa State
327 New York Jets Bill Ransdell Quarterback Kentucky
328 Cincinnati Bengals John Holifield Running back West Virginia
329 New York Giants Chad Stark Running back North Dakota State
330 New England Patriots Elgin Davis Running back Central Florida
331 Washington Redskins Ray Hitchcock Center Minnesota
332 Los Angeles Rams Fred Stokes Defensive end Georgia Southern
333 Chicago Bears Eric Jeffries Cornerback Texas
334 Denver Broncos Tyrone Braxton Safety North Dakota State
335 [5] Green Bay Packers Norman Jefferson Cornerback Louisiana State
= Pro Bowler [3]

Hall of Famers

Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2009.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2013.

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler[3]
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Atlanta Falcons Tim Gordon  CB Tulsa Ind. (I-A)
Atlanta Falcons John Settle  RB Appalachian State SoCon
Atlanta Falcons Jessie Tuggle  LB Valdosta State Gulf South
Buffalo Bills Mitch Frerotte  OG Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Chicago Bears Kevin Brown  P West Texas A&M LSC
Chicago Bears Lorenzo Lynch  CB Sacramento State Western
Chicago Bears Sean Payton  QB Eastern Illinois Gateway
Cincinnati Bengals Chris Barber  DB North Carolina A&T MEAC
Cincinnati Bengals Adrian Breen  QB Morehead State OVC
Cincinnati Bengals John Carney  K Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
Cincinnati Bengals Scott Fulhage  P Kansas State Big Eight
Cincinnati Bengals Massimo Manca  K Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Dallas Cowboys Kerry Brady  K Hawaii WAC
Dallas Cowboys Cornell Burbage  WR Kentucky SEC
Dallas Cowboys Jeff Hurd  LB Kansas State Big Eight
Dallas Cowboys Loren Snyder  QB Northern Colorado NCC
Dallas Cowboys Mike Zentic  C Oklahoma State Big Eight
Denver Broncos Sam Graddy  WR Tennessee SEC
Denver Broncos Keith Kartz  C California Pac-10
Denver Broncos Jeff Van Raaphorst  QB Arizona State Pac-10
Green Bay Packers Kevin Fitzgerald  TE Wisconsin–Eau Claire WSUC
Houston Oilers Eugene Seale  LB Lamar Southland
Indianapolis Colts John Brandes  TE Cameron Ind. (NAIA)
Indianapolis Colts Jeff Criswell  OT Graceland HAAC
Kansas City Chiefs Jeff Faulkner  DE Southern SWAC
Kansas City Chiefs Alex Espinoza  QB Iowa State Big Eight
Kansas City Chiefs Matt Stevens  QB UCLA Pac-10
Los Angeles Rams Sam Anno  LB USC Pac-10
Los Angeles Rams Suge Knight  DE UNLV PCAA
Los Angeles Rams Tim Lashar  K Oklahoma Big Eight
Miami Dolphins Ian Howfield  K Tennessee SEC
New England Patriots Bob Bleier  QB Richmond Yankee
New England Patriots Duffy Cobbs  CB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
New England Patriots Dennis Gadbois  WR Boston University Yankee
New Orleans Saints Erik Kramer  QB NC State ACC
New York Giants Jim Crocicchia  QB Penn Ivy
New York Giants Wayne Haddix  CB Liberty Ind. (Div. II)
Philadelphia Eagles Mike Kullman  WR Kutztown PSAC
Pittsburgh Steelers Lyneal Alston  WR Southern Miss Ind. (I-A)
Pittsburgh Steelers Steve Apke  LB Pittsburgh Ind. (I-A)
Pittsburgh Steelers Dwight Stone  RB Middle Tennessee State OVC
Pittsburgh Steelers Tyronne Stowe  LB Rutgers Ind. (I-A)
St. Louis Cardinals Shawn Halloran  QB Boston College Ind. (I-A)
San Diego Chargers David Diaz-Infante  OG San Jose State PCAA
San Diego Chargers Randy Kirk  LB San Diego State WAC
San Diego Chargers Les Miller  DE Fort Hays State CSIAC
San Francisco 49ers Mike Cofer  K NC State ACC
Seattle Seahawks David Hollis  DB UNLV PCAA
Seattle Seahawks Melvin Jenkins  CB Cincinnati Ind. (I-A)
Seattle Seahawks Daryle Smith  T Tennessee SEC
Seattle Seahawks Garth Thomas  T Washington Pac-10
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dan Land  S Albany State SIAC
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tom McHale  OG Cornell Ivy
Washington Redskins Darrick Brilz  C/OG Oregon State Pac-10
Washington Redskins Ed Rubbert  QB Louisville Ind. (I-A)
Washington Redskins Derrick Shepard  WR Oklahoma Big Eight


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  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 Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  4. ^ Vinny Testaverde, 1986 Heisman Trophy winner "1986 Heisman Trophy winner". Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  5. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.