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

* = compensatory selection
= Pro Bowler[3]
= Hall of Famer[4]
Positions key
C Center CB Cornerback DB Defensive back EDGE Edge
DL Defensive lineman DT Defensive tackle FB Fullback FS Free safety
G Guard K Kicker[a] KR Kickoff returner LB Linebacker
LS Long snapper OT Offensive tackle OL Offensive lineman NT Nose tackle
P Punter PR Punt returner QB Quarterback RB Running back
S Safety SS Strong safety TE Tight end WR Wide receiver
  1. ^ Also known as placekicker (PK)
Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vinny Testaverde  QB Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
1 2 Indianapolis Colts Cornelius Bennett  LB Alabama SEC
1 3 Houston Oilers Alonzo Highsmith  RB Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
from Buffalo
1 4 Green Bay Packers Brent Fullwood  RB Auburn SEC
1 5 Cleveland Browns Mike Junkin  LB Duke ACC
from San Diego
1 6 St. Louis Cardinals Kelly Stouffer  QB Colorado State WAC
1 7 Detroit Lions Reggie Rogers  DT Washington Pac-10
1 8 Buffalo Bills Shane Conlan  LB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
from Houston
1 9 Philadelphia Eagles Jerome Brown  DT Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
1 10 Pittsburgh Steelers Rod Woodson CB Purdue Big Ten
1 11 New Orleans Saints Shawn Knight  NT BYU WAC
1 12 Dallas Cowboys Danny Noonan  DT Nebraska Big Eight
1 13 Atlanta Falcons Chris Miller  QB Oregon Pac-10
1 14 Minnesota Vikings D. J. Dozier  RB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
from Miami
1 15 Los Angeles Raiders John Clay  OT Missouri Big Eight
1 16 Miami Dolphins John Bosa  DE Boston College Ind. (I-A)
1 17 Cincinnati Bengals Jason Buck  DE BYU WAC
1 18 Seattle Seahawks Tony Woods  DE Pittsburgh Ind. (I-A)
1 19 Kansas City Chiefs Paul Palmer  RB Temple Ind. (I-A)
1 20 Houston Oilers Haywood Jeffires  WR NC State ACC
from L. A. Rams vs Kansas City
1 21 New York Jets Roger Vick  FB Texas A&M SWC
1 22 San Francisco 49ers Harris Barton  OT North Carolina ACC
1 23 New England Patriots Bruce Armstrong  OT Louisville Ind. (I-A)
1 24 San Diego Chargers Rod Bernstine  RB Texas A&M SWC
from Cleveland
1 25 San Francisco 49ers Terrence Flagler  RB Clemson ACC
from Washington
1 26 Chicago Bears Jim Harbaugh  QB Michigan Big Ten
1 27 Denver Broncos Ricky Nattiel  WR Florida SEC
1 28 New York Giants Mark Ingram  WR Michigan State Big Ten
2 29 Buffalo Bills Nate Odomes  CB Wisconsin Big Ten
from Tampa Bay
2 30 Washington Redskins Brian Davis  CB Nebraska Big Eight
from Indianapolis
2 31 Atlanta Falcons Kenny Flowers  RB Clemson ACC
from Green Bay
2 32 Cleveland Browns Gregg Rakoczy  C Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
from San Diego
2 33 Buffalo Bills Roland Mitchell  CB Texas Tech SWC
2 34 St. Louis Cardinals Tim McDonald  S USC Pac-10
2 35 Kansas City Chiefs Christian Okoye  FB Azusa Pacific Ind. (NAIA)
from Houston
2 36 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ricky Reynolds  CB Washington State Pac-10
from Detroit via Houston and Buffalo
2 37 San Francisco 49ers Jeff Bregel  OG USC Pac-10
from Philadelphia
2 38 Pittsburgh Steelers Delton Hall  CB Clemson ACC
2 39 Dallas Cowboys Ron Francis  CB Baylor SWC
2 40 New Orleans Saints Lonzell Hill  WR Washington Pac-10
2 41 Green Bay Packers Johnny Holland  LB Texas A&M SWC
from Atlanta
2 42 New York Jets Alex Gordon  LB Cincinnati Ind. (I-A)
from L. A. Raiders
2 43 Miami Dolphins Rick Graf  LB Wisconsin Big Ten
2 44 Minnesota Vikings Ray Berry  LB Baylor SWC
2 45 Seattle Seahawks Dave Wyman  LB Stanford Pac-10
2 46 Houston Oilers Walter Johnson  LB Louisiana Tech Southland
2 47 Los Angeles Rams Donald Evans  DE Winston-Salem State CIAA
2 48 Washington Redskins Kleine, WallyWally Kleine  OT Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
from L. A. Raiders
2 49 Cincinnati Bengals Eric Thomas  CB Tulane Ind. (I-A)
2 50 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Winston Moss  LB Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
from San Francisco
2 51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Don Smith  LB Mississippi State SEC
from New England
2 52 Los Angeles Raiders Bruce Wilkerson  OT Tennessee SEC
from Washington
2 53 San Diego Chargers Lou Brock  CB USC Pac-10
from Cleveland
2 54 Chicago Bears Ron Morris  WR SMU SWC
2 55 New York Giants Adrian White  S Florida SEC
from Denver
2 56 Miami Dolphins Scott Schwedes  WR Syracuse Ind. (I-A)
from N. Y. Giants via St. Louis
3 57 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mark Carrier  WR Nicholls State Gulf Star
3 58 Indianapolis Colts Chris Gambol  OT Iowa Big Ten
3 59 San Diego Chargers Karl Wilson  DE LSU SEC
3 60 Buffalo Bills David Brandon  LB Memphis State Ind. (I-A)
3 61 Green Bay Packers Dave Croston  OT Iowa Big Ten
3 62 St. Louis Cardinals Rob Awalt  TE San Diego State WAC
3 63 Detroit Lions Jerry Ball  DT SMU SWC
3 64 Houston Oilers Cody Carlson  QB Baylor SWC
3 65 Philadelphia Eagles Ben Tamburello  C Auburn SEC
3 66 Pittsburgh Steelers Charles Lockett  WR Long Beach State PCAA
3 67 New Orleans Saints Mike Adams  DB Arkansas State Southland
3 68 Dallas Cowboys Jeff Zimmerman  OG Florida SEC
3 69 Green Bay Packers Scott Stephen  LB Arizona State Pac-10
from Atlanta
3 70 St. Louis Cardinals Colin Scotts  DT Hawaii WAC
3 71 Green Bay Packers Frankie Neal  WR Fort Hays State CSIAC
from L. A. Raiders
3 72 Minnesota Vikings Henry Thomas  DT LSU SEC
3 73 Kansas City Chiefs Todd Howard  LB Texas A&M SWC
3 74 Los Angeles Rams Cliff Hicks  CB Oregon Pac-10
3 75 New York Jets Onzy Elam  LB Tennessee State Ind. (I-AA)
3 76 Cincinnati Bengals Leonard Ball  DB Indiana Big Ten
3 77 Cincinnati Bengals Skip McClendon  DE Arizona State Pac-10
from Seattle
3 78 Buffalo Bills Jamie Mueller  RB Benedictine N/A
from San Francisco
3 79 New England Patriots Bob Perryman  RB Michigan Big Ten
3 80 Cleveland Browns Tim Manoa  FB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
3 81 Los Angeles Raiders Steve Smith  FB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
from Washington via New England
3 82 Cleveland Browns Jeff Jaeger  K Washington Pac-10
from Chicago via L. A. Rams
3 83 New York Giants Stephen Baker  WR Fresno State PCAA
3 84 Denver Broncos Michael Brooks  LB LSU SEC
4 85 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Don Graham  LB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
4 86 Indianapolis Colts Randy Dixon  OT Pittsburgh Ind. (I-A)
4 87 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ron Hall  TE Hawaii WAC
4 88 San Diego Chargers Mark Vlasic  QB Iowa Big Ten
4 89 Green Bay Packers Lorenzo Freeman  DT Pittsburgh Ind. (I-A)
4 90 St. Louis Cardinals Rod Saddler  DT Texas A&M SWC
4 91 Los Angeles Rams Doug Bartlett  DT Northern Illinois Ind. (I-A)
from Houston
4 92 Detroit Lions Garland Rivers  S Michigan Big Ten
4 93 Philadelphia Eagles Byron Evans  LB Arizona Pac-10
4 94 Pittsburgh Steelers Thomas Everett  S Baylor SWC
4 95 Dallas Cowboys Kelvin Martin  WR Boston College Ind. (I-A)
4 96 New Orleans Saints Steve Trapilo  OG Boston College Ind. (I-A)
4 97 Atlanta Falcons Ralph Van Dyke  OT Southern Illinois Gateway
4 98 New England Patriots Rich Gannon  QB Delaware Yankee
from L. A. Raiders
4 99 Miami Dolphins Troy Stradford  RB Boston College Ind. (I-A)
4 100 Minnesota Vikings Reggie Rutland  S Georgia Tech ACC
4 101 Chicago Bears Sean Smith  DE Grambling State SWAC
from L. A. Rams
4 102 New England Patriots Beasley, DerrickDerrick Beasley  DB Winston-Salem State CIAA
from N. Y. Jets via L. A. Raiders
4 103 Cincinnati Bengals Jim Riggs  TE Clemson ACC
4 104 Seattle Seahawks Moore, MarkMark Moore  DB Oklahoma State Big Eight
4 105 Houston Oilers Mark Dusbabek  LB Minnesota Big Ten
from Kansas City
4 106 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bruce Hill  WR Arizona State Pac-10
from San Francisco
4 107 New England Patriots Tim Jordan  LB Wisconsin Big Ten
4 108 Los Angeles Rams Larry Kelm  LB Texas A&M SWC
from Cleveland
4 109 Buffalo Bills Leon Seals  DE Jackson State SWAC
from Washington
4 110 Los Angeles Raiders Steve Beuerlein  QB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
from Chicago
4 111 Denver Broncos Marc Munford  LB Nebraska Big Eight
4 112 New York Giants Odessa Turner  WR Northwestern State Gulf Star
5 113 New England Patriots Danny Villa  OT Arizona State Pac-10
from Tampa Bay
5 114 Indianapolis Colts Roy Banks  WR Eastern Illinois Gateway
5 115 San Diego Chargers Nelson Jones  DB NC State ACC
from Green Bay
5 116 New England Patriots Tom Gibson  DE Northern Arizona Big Sky
from San Diego
5 117 Washington Redskins Timmy Smith  RB Texas Tech SWC
from Buffalo
5 118 St. Louis Cardinals George Swarn  RB Miami (OH) MAC
5 119 Seattle Seahawks Tommie Agee  RB Auburn SEC
from Detroit
5 120 Chicago Bears Bryan, SteveSteve Bryan  DE Oklahoma Big Eight
from Houston via Washington thorough L. A. Raiders
5 121 Philadelphia Eagles David Alexander  C Tulsa Ind. (I-A)
5 122 Pittsburgh Steelers Hardy Nickerson  LB California Pac-10
5 123 New Orleans Saints Milton Mack  CB Alcorn State SWAC
5 124 Dallas Cowboys Everett Gay  WR Texas SWC
5 125 Atlanta Falcons Mark Mraz  DE Utah State Big West
5 126 St. Louis Cardinals John Bruno  P Penn State Ind. (I-A)
from Miami
5 127 St. Louis Cardinals Ilia Jarostchuk  LB New Hampshire Yankee
from L. A. Raiders
5 128 Kansas City Chiefs Kitrick Taylor  WR Washington State Pac-10
from Minnesota via Miami
5 129 New York Jets Kirby Jackson  DB Mississippi State SEC
5 130 Cincinnati Bengals Marc Logan  RB Kentucky SEC
5 131 Seattle Seahawks Ruben Rodriguez  P Arizona Pac-10
5 132 Miami Dolphins Chris Conlin  OT Penn State Ind. (I-A)
from Kansas City
5 133 Houston Oilers Spencer Tillman  RB Oklahoma Big Eight
from L. A. Rams
5 134 San Francisco 49ers Jokisch, PaulPaul Jokisch  WR Michigan Big Ten
5 135 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Henry Rolling  LB Nevada Big Sky
from New England
5 136 Los Angeles Rams Scott Mersereau  DT Southern Connecticut State Ind. (Div. II)
from Cleveland
5 137 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tony Mayes  DB Kentucky SEC
from Washington
5 138 Chicago Bears Will Johnson  DE Northeast Louisiana Southland
5 139 Cincinnati Bengals Greg Horne  P Arkansas SWC
from Denver
5 140 New York Giants Paul O'Connor  OG Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
6 141 Pittsburgh Steelers Tim Johnson  DT Penn State Ind. (I-A)
from Tampa Bay
6 142 Indianapolis Colts Freddie Robinson  DB Alabama SEC
6 143 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Steve Bartalo  RB Colorado State WAC
from San Diego
6 144 Washington Redskins Steve Gage  DB Tulsa Ind. (I-A)
from Buffalo
6 145 Green Bay Packers Marshall, WillieWillie Marshall  WR Temple Ind. (I-A)
6 146 St. Louis Cardinals Mark Garalczyk  DT Western Michigan MAC
6 147 Houston Oilers Al Smith  LB Utah State Big West
6 148 Detroit Lions Danny Lockett  LB Arizona Pac-10
6 149 Philadelphia Eagles Moten, RonRon Moten  LB Florida SEC
6 150 Pittsburgh Steelers Greg Lloyd  LB Fort Valley State SIAC
6 151 Dallas Cowboys Joe Onosai  OG Hawaii WAC
6 152 New Orleans Saints Henley, ThomasThomas Henley  WR Stanford Pac-10
6 153 Atlanta Falcons Kiser, PaulPaul Kiser  OG Wake Forest ACC
6 154 Chicago Bears John Adickes  C Baylor SWC
from L. A. Raiders
6 155 Miami Dolphins Lance Sellers  LB Boise State Big Sky
6 156 Minnesota Vikings Greg Richardson  WR Alabama SEC
6 157 Cincinnati Bengals Sonny Gordon  DB Ohio State Big Ten
6 158 Philadelphia Eagles Chris Pike  DT Tulsa Ind. (I-A)
from Seattle
6 159 Houston Oilers Toby Caston  LB LSU SEC
from Kansas City
6 160 New York Giants Richardson, TimTim Richardson  RB Pacific PCAA
from L. A. Rams
6 161 New York Jets Tracy Martin  WR North Dakota NCC
6 162 San Francisco 49ers White, BobBob White  LB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
6 163 New England Patriots Gene Taylor  WR Fresno State PCAA
6 164 Washington Redskins Ed Simmons  OT Eastern Washington Ind. (I-AA)
6 165 Cleveland Browns Stephen Braggs  DB Texas SWC
6 166 Los Angeles Rams Jon Embree  TE Colorado Big Eight
from Chicago
6 167 Denver Broncos Marshall, WarrenWarren Marshall  RB James Madison Ind. (I-AA)
6 168 New York Giants Doug Riesenberg  OT California Pac-10
7 169 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Curt Jarvis  DT Alabama SEC
7 170 Indianapolis Colts Mark Bellini  WR BYU WAC
7 171 Buffalo Bills Kerry Porter  RB Washington State Pac-10
7 172 Green Bay Packers Tony Leiker  DT Stanford Pac-10
7 173 San Diego Chargers Jamie Holland  WR Ohio State Big Ten
7 174 St. Louis Cardinals Peoples, TimTim Peoples  DB Washington Pac-10
7 175 Detroit Lions Dan Saleaumua  DT Arizona State Pac-10
7 176 Houston Oilers Robert Banks  DT Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
7 177 Philadelphia Eagles Williams, BrianBrian Williams  OT Central Michigan MAC
7 178 Pittsburgh Steelers Kelley, ChrisChris Kelley  TE Akron N/A
7 179 New Orleans Saints Gene Atkins  DB Florida A&M MEAC
7 180 Dallas Cowboys Kevin Sweeney  QB Fresno State PCAA
7 181 Atlanta Falcons Michael Reid  LB Wisconsin Big Ten
7 182 Miami Dolphins Tom Brown  RB Pittsburgh Ind. (I-A)
7 183 Los Angeles Raiders Bo Jackson  RB Auburn SEC
7 184 Seattle Seahawks Roland Barbay  DT LSU SEC
from Minnesota
7 185 Seattle Seahawks Derek Tennell  TE UCLA Pac-10
7 186 Kansas City Chiefs Doug Hudson  QB Nicholls State Gulf Star
7 187 New York Jets Gerald Nichols  DT Florida State Ind. (I-A)
7 188 Cincinnati Bengals Thatcher, ChrisChris Thatcher  OG Lafayette Colonial League
7 189 San Francisco 49ers Steve DeLine  K Colorado State WAC
7 190 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Harry Swayne  OT Rutgers Ind. (I-A)
from New England
7 191 Green Bay Packers Smith, BillBill Smith  P Ole Miss SEC
from Cleveland
7 192 Washington Redskins Johnny Thomas  DB Baylor SWC
7 193 Chicago Bears Archie Harris  OT William & Mary Ind. (I-AA)
7 194 Denver Broncos Wilbur Strozier  TE Georgia SEC
7 195 St. Louis Cardinals William Harris  TE Bishop Ind. (Div. III)
from N. Y. Giants
8 196 New York Jets Eddie Hunter  RB Virginia Tech Ind.
from Tampa Bay
8 197 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Stan Mataele  DT Arizona Pac-10
from Indianapolis
8 198 Green Bay Packers Jeff Drost  DT Iowa Big Ten
8 199 San Diego Chargers MacEsker, JoeJoe MacEsker  T UTEP WAC
8 200 Indianapolis Colts Chuckie Miller  DB UCLA Pac-10
from Buffalo
8 201 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Alvord  DT Washington Pac-10
8 202 Houston Oilers James, MichaelMichael James  WR Washington State Pac-10
8 203 Detroit Lions Dennis Gibson  LB Iowa State Big Eight
8 204 San Diego Chargers Michael (Ron) Brown  LB USC Pac-10
8 205 Pittsburgh Steelers Buchanan, CharlesCharles Buchanan  DE Tennessee State Ind. (I-AA)
8 206 Dallas Cowboys Kevin Gogan  OG Washington Pac-10
8 207 New Orleans Saints Toi Cook  DB Stanford Pac-10
8 208 Atlanta Falcons Taliaferro, CurtisCurtis Taliaferro  LB Virginia Tech Ind.
8 209 Buffalo Bills Mesner, BruceBruce Mesner  DT Maryland ACC
8 210 Miami Dolphins Joel Williams  TE Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
8 211 Minnesota Vikings Rick Fenney  RB Washington Pac-10
8 212 Miami Dolphins Mark Dennis  T Illinois Big Ten
8 213 Los Angeles Rams Michael Stewart  DB Fresno State PCAA
8 214 New York Jets Rice, MikeMike Rice  P Montana Big Sky
8 215 Cincinnati Bengals Solomon Wilcots  DB Colorado Big Eight
8 216 Seattle Seahawks Sammy Garza  QB UTEP WAC
8 217 San Francisco 49ers David Grayson  LB Fresno State PCAA
8 218 Kansas City Chiefs Michael Clemons  RB William & Mary Ind. (I-AA)
8 219 Washington Redskins Clarence Vaughn  DB Northern Illinois Ind. (I-A)
8 220 Cleveland Browns Bullitt, SteveSteve Bullitt  LB Texas A&M SWC
8 221 Chicago Bears Paul Migliazzo  LB Oklahoma Big Eight
8 222 Denver Broncos Dan Morgan  OG Penn State Ind. (I-A)
8 223 New York Giants Rod Jones  TE Washington Pac-10
9 224 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Armentrout, JoeJoe Armentrout  RB Wisconsin Big Ten
9 225 New York Giants Parker, StanStan Parker  OG Nebraska Big Eight
9 226 San Diego Chargers Thomas Wilcher  RB Michigan Big Ten
9 227 Buffalo Bills Keith McKeller  TE Jacksonville State Gulf South
9 228 Green Bay Packers Harris, GregGreg Harris  OG Wake Forest ACC
9 229 St. Louis Cardinals Wayne Davis  LB Alabama SEC
9 230 Detroit Lions Rick Calhoun  RB Cal State Fullerton PCAA
9 231 Houston Oilers Neighbors, WesWes Neighbors  C Alabama SEC
9 232 Philadelphia Eagles Lambiotte, KenKen Lambiotte  QB William & Mary Ind. (I-AA)
9 233 Pittsburgh Steelers Joey Clinkscales  WR Tennessee SEC
9 234 New Orleans Saints Scott Leach  LB Ohio State Big Ten
9 235 Dallas Cowboys Alvin Blount  RB Maryland ACC
9 236 Atlanta Falcons Terrence Anthony  DB Iowa State Big Eight
9 237 Miami Dolphins Tim Pidgeon  LB Syracuse Ind. (I-A)
9 238 Los Angeles Raiders Scott Eccles  TE Eastern New Mexico LSC
9 239 Minnesota Vikings Jones, LeonardLeonard Jones  DB Texas Tech SWC
9 240 Los Angeles Rams Tracy Ham  RB Georgia Southern Ind. (I-AA)
9 241 New York Jets Ron McLean  DE Cal State Fullerton PCAA
9 242 Cincinnati Bengals Raddatz, CraigCraig Raddatz  LB Wisconsin Big Ten
9 243 Seattle Seahawks M.L. Johnson  LB Hawaii WAC
9 244 Kansas City Chiefs Randy Watts  DE Catawba N/A
9 245 San Francisco 49ers Shelley, JonathanJonathan Shelley  DB Ole Miss SEC
9 246 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Greg Davis  K The Citadel SoCon
9 247 Indianapolis Colts Bob Ontko  LB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
9 248 Washington Redskins Alfred Jenkins  RB Arizona Pac-10
9 249 Chicago Bears Lakei Heimuli  RB BYU WAC
9 250 Denver Broncos Bruce Plummer  C Mississippi State SEC
9 251 New York Giants Dana Wright  RB Findlay
10 252 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Simmonds  OG Indiana State Gateway
10 253 Indianapolis Colts Chris Goode  DB Alabama SEC
10 254 Los Angeles Raiders Harrison, RobRob Harrison  DB Sacramento State Western
10 255 Green Bay Packers Don Majkowski  QB Virginia ACC
10 256 San Diego Chargers Anderson, AnthonyAnthony Anderson  DB Grambling State SWAC
10 257 St. Louis Cardinals Charles Wright  DB Tulsa Ind. (I-A)
10 258 Houston Oilers Curtis Duncan  WR Northwestern Big Ten
10 259 Detroit Lions Brown, RaynardRaynard Brown  WR South Carolina Ind. (I-A)
10 260 Philadelphia Eagles Carberry, PaulPaul Carberry  DT Oregon State Pac-10
10 261 Pittsburgh Steelers Merril Hoge  RB Idaho State Big Sky
10 262 Dallas Cowboys Dale Jones  LB Tennessee SEC
10 263 New Orleans Saints Robert Clark  WR North Carolina Central CIAA
10 264 Atlanta Falcons Reese, JerryJerry Reese  TE Illinois Big Ten
10 265 Los Angeles Raiders John Gesek  OG Sacramento State Western
10 266 Miami Dolphins Taylor, BobbyBobby Taylor  DB Wisconsin Big Ten
10 267 Minnesota Vikings Bob Riley  OT Indiana State Gateway
10 268 New York Jets Sid Lewis  DB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
10 269 Cincinnati Bengals David McCluskey  RB Georgia SEC
10 270 Seattle Seahawks Louis Clark  WR Mississippi State SEC
10 271 Kansas City Chiefs James Evans  RB Southern SWAC
10 272 Los Angeles Rams Smith, DavidDavid Smith  LB Northern Arizona Big Sky
10 273 Los Angeles Raiders Jim Ellis  LB Boise State Big Sky
10 274 Washington Redskins Ted Wilson  WR UCF Ind. (Div. II)
10 275 San Francisco 49ers John Paye  QB Stanford Pac-10
10 276 Cleveland Browns Frank Winters  C Western Illinois Gateway
10 277 Chicago Bears Dick Chapura  DT Missouri Big Eight
10 278 Denver Broncos Wilkinson, RafeRafe Wilkinson  LB Richmond Yankee
10 279 New York Giants Chuck Faucette  LB Maryland ACC
11 280 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reggie Taylor  RB Cincinnati Ind. (I-A)
11 281 Indianapolis Colts Reynosa, JimJim Reynosa  DE Arizona State Pac-10
11 282 Green Bay Packers Patrick Scott  WR Grambling State SWAC
11 283 Buffalo Bills Howard Ballard  T Alabama A&M SIAC
11 284 San Diego Chargers Goebel, JoeJoe Goebel  C UCLA Pac-10
11 285 St. Louis Cardinals Todd Peat  OG Northern Illinois Ind. (I-A)
11 286 Detroit Lions Siverling, BrianBrian Siverling  TE Penn State Ind. (I-A)
11 287 Houston Oilers John Davis  OG Georgia Tech ACC
11 288 Los Angeles Raiders Chris McLemore  RB Arizona Pac-10
11 289 Pittsburgh Steelers Paul Oswald  C Kansas Big Eight
11 290 New Orleans Saints Wells, ArthurArthur Wells  TE Grambling State SWAC
11 291 Dallas Cowboys Ward, JeffJeff Ward  K Texas SWC
11 292 Atlanta Falcons Elbert Shelley  S Arkansas State Southland
11 293 Miami Dolphins Mann, TerenceTerence Mann  DT SMU SWC
11 294 Los Angeles Raiders Mario Perry  TE Ole Miss SEC
11 295 Minnesota Vikings Brent Pease  QB Montana Big Sky
11 296 Cincinnati Bengals Warne, JimJim Warne  T Arizona State Pac-10
11 297 Seattle Seahawks Oliver, DarrylDarryl Oliver  RB Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
11 298 Kansas City Chiefs Richardson, CraigCraig Richardson  WR Eastern Washington Ind. (I-AA)
11 299 Denver Broncos Roberts, SteveSteve Roberts  DE Washington Pac-10
11 300 New York Jets Kirk Timmer  LB Montana State Big Sky
11 301 San Francisco 49ers Calvin Nicholas  WR Grambling State SWAC
11 302 New England Patriots Reveiz, CarlosCarlos Reveiz  K Tennessee SEC
11 303 Cleveland Browns Brewton, LarryLarry Brewton  DB Temple Ind. (I-A)
11 304 Washington Redskins Brown, LaronLaron Brown  WR Texas SWC
11 305 Chicago Bears Tim Jessie  RB Auburn SEC
11 306 Denver Broncos Neal, TommyTommy Neal  RB Maryland ACC
11 307 New York Giants Dave Walter  QB Michigan Tech Ind. (Div. II)
12 308 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cooper, ScottScott Cooper  DT Kearney State N/A
12 309 Indianapolis Colts David Adams  RB Arizona Pac-10
12 310 San Diego Chargers Greenwood, MarcusMarcus Greenwood  RB UCLA Pac-10
12 311 Buffalo Bills Joe McGrail  DT Delaware Yankee
12 312 Seattle Seahawks Wes Dove  DE Syracuse Ind. (I-A)
12 313 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Shula  QB Alabama SEC
12 314 Houston Oilers Ira Valentine  RB Texas A&M SWC
12 315 Detroit Lions Gary Lee  WR Georgia Tech ACC
12 316 Philadelphia Eagles Bobby Morse  RB Michigan State Big Ten
12 317 Pittsburgh Steelers Theo Young  TE Arkansas SWC
12 318 Dallas Cowboys Armstrong, ScottScott Armstrong  LB Florida SEC
12 319 New Orleans Saints Sorrells, TyroneTyrone Sorrells  OG Georgia Tech ACC
12 320 Atlanta Falcons Larry Emery  RB Wisconsin Big Ten
12 321 New York Giants Bill Berthusen  DT Iowa State Big Eight
12 322 Miami Dolphins Jim Karsatos  QB Ohio State Big Ten
12 323 Minnesota Vikings Williams, KeithKeith Williams  DT Florida SEC
12 324 Seattle Seahawks Tony Burse  RB Middle Tennessee State OVC
12 325 Kansas City Chiefs Bruce Holmes  LB Minnesota Big Ten
12 326 Los Angeles Rams Alonzo Williams  RB Mesa State RMAC
12 327 New York Jets Ransdell, BillBill Ransdell  QB Kentucky SEC
12 328 Cincinnati Bengals John Holifield  RB West Virginia Ind. (I-A)
12 329 New York Giants Chad Stark  RB North Dakota State NCC
12 330 New England Patriots Elgin Davis  RB UCF Ind. (Div. II)
12 331 Washington Redskins Ray Hitchcock  C Minnesota Big Ten
12 332 Los Angeles Rams Fred Stokes  DE Georgia Southern Ind. (I-AA)
12 333 Chicago Bears Eric Jeffries  CB Texas SWC
12 334 Denver Broncos Tyrone Braxton  S North Dakota State NCC
12 335 Green Bay Packers Norman Jefferson  CB LSU SEC

Supplemental draft

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
1 Seattle Seahawks Brian Bosworth  LB Oklahoma Big Eight
3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dan Sileo  DT Miami (FL) Ind. (I-A)
4 Philadelphia Eagles Cris Carter WR Ohio State Big Ten

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 Milton Barney  WR Alcorn State SWAC
Atlanta Falcons Tim Gordon  CB Tulsa Ind. (I-A)
Atlanta Falcons Ken Jordan  LB Tuskegee SIAC
Atlanta Falcons Jerome Norris  S Furman SoCon
Atlanta Falcons Tom Porell  DT Boston College Ind. (I-A)
Atlanta Falcons Bobby Riley  WR Oklahoma State Big Eight
Atlanta Falcons John Settle  RB Appalachian State SoCon
Atlanta Falcons Jessie Tuggle  LB Valdosta State Gulf South
Atlanta Falcons Calvin Wallace  DE West Virginia Tech WVIAC
Buffalo Bills Cris D'Annunzio  DB Princeton Ivy
Buffalo Bills Sean Dowling  OT C. W. Post N/A
Buffalo Bills Mitch Frerotte  OG Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Buffalo Bills Mike Panepinto  RB Canisius
Buffalo Bills Erik Rosenmeier  C Colgate Colonial League
Chicago Bears Kevin Brown  P West Texas A&M LSC
Chicago Bears Frank Harris  RB NC State ACC
Chicago Bears Tim Hendrix  TE Tennessee SEC
Chicago Bears Mike Hintz  DB Wisconsin–Platteville WSUC
Chicago Bears Mike January  LB Texas SWC
Chicago Bears Bruce McCray  DB Western Illinois Gateway
Chicago Bears Sean Payton  QB Eastern Illinois Gateway
Chicago Bears Dave Romasko  TE Carroll Frontier
Chicago Bears Doug Rothschild  LB Wheaton CCIW
Chicago Bears Al Wolden  RB Bemidji State
Cincinnati Bengals Dave Butler  LB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
Cincinnati Bengals John Carney  K Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
Cincinnati Bengals Tim Inglis  LB Toledo MAC
Cincinnati Bengals Massimo Manca  K Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Cincinnati Bengals Sam Manos  C Marshall SoCon
Cincinnati Bengals Robert Niehoff  DB Cincinnati Ind. (I-A)
Cleveland Browns Matt Battaglia  LB Louisville Ind. (I-A)
Cleveland Browns Albert Bell  WR Alabama SEC
Cleveland Browns Mike Cofer  K NC State ACC
Cleveland Browns Shawn Heffern  OT Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
Cleveland Browns Steve Pierce  WR Illinois Big Ten
Cleveland Browns Troy Wilson  DB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
Cleveland Browns George Winslow  P Villanova Ind. (I-AA)
Cleveland Browns Terry Wright  DB Temple Ind. (I-A)
Dallas Cowboys Jimmy Armstrong  CB Appalachian State SoCon
Dallas Cowboys Chris Barber  DB North Carolina A&T MEAC
Dallas Cowboys Rich Borresen  TE Northwestern Big Ten
Dallas Cowboys Kerry Brady  K Hawaii WAC
Dallas Cowboys Cornell Burbage  WR Kentucky SEC
Dallas Cowboys Ron Burton  LB North Carolina ACC
Dallas Cowboys Alex Green  S Indiana Big Ten
Dallas Cowboys Jeff Hurd  LB Kansas State Big Eight
Dallas Cowboys Bob LeBlanc  LB Elon SAC
Dallas Cowboys Lorenzo Lynch  CB Sacramento State Western
Dallas Cowboys Ray Perkins  DE Virginia ACC
Dallas Cowboys Ron Selesky  C North Central CCIW
Dallas Cowboys Larry Smith  LB Kentucky SEC
Dallas Cowboys Loren Snyder  QB Northern Colorado NCC
Dallas Cowboys Sebron Spivey  WR Southern Illinois Gateway
Dallas Cowboys Scott Urch  OT Virginia ACC
Dallas Cowboys Gerald White  RB Michigan Big Ten
Dallas Cowboys Mike Zentic  C Oklahoma State Big Eight
Denver Broncos Sam Graddy  WR Tennessee SEC
Denver Broncos Monte McGuire  QB Texas Tech SWC
Denver Broncos Jeff Van Raaphorst  QB Arizona State Pac-10
Detroit Lions Karl Bernard  RB Southwestern Louisiana Ind. (I-A)
Detroit Lions Chris Geile  OG Eastern Illinois Gateway
Detroit Lions Jerry Quaerna  OT Michigan Big Ten
Detroit Lions Chuck Steele  C California Pac-10
Green Bay Packers Todd Auer  LB Western Illinois Gateway
Green Bay Packers Vincent Barnett  DB Arkansas State Southland
Green Bay Packers David Caldwell  DT TCU SWC
Green Bay Packers John Diettrich  K Ball State MAC
Green Bay Packers Tony Elliott  DB Central Michigan MAC
Green Bay Packers Kevin Fitzgerald  TE Wisconsin–Eau Claire WSUC
Green Bay Packers Anthony Harrison  S Georgia Tech ACC
Green Bay Packers Jim Hobbins  OG Minnesota Big Ten
Green Bay Packers Craig Jay  TE Mount Senario UMAC
Green Bay Packers Ed Konopasek  OT Ball State MAC
Green Bay Packers Chris Mandeville  S UC Davis NCAC
Green Bay Packers Aaron Manning  DB Iowa State Big Eight
Green Bay Packers John McGarry  OG Saint Joseph's N/A
Green Bay Packers Lee Morris  WR Oklahoma Big Eight
Green Bay Packers Keith Paskett  WR Western Kentucky Ind. (I-AA)
Green Bay Packers Martin Rudolph  CB Arizona Pac-10
Green Bay Packers John Sterling  RB Central State (OK) Ind. (NAIA)
Green Bay Packers Chuck Washington  CB Arkansas SWC
Green Bay Packers Kevin Willhite  RB Oregon Pac-10
Houston Oilers Craig Birdsong  DB North Texas State Southland
Houston Oilers Chris Darrington  WR Weber State Big Sky
Houston Oilers Joe DeForest  LB Southwestern Louisiana Ind. (I-A)
Houston Oilers Scott Fox  LB Austin Peay OVC
Houston Oilers Andrew Jackson  RB Iowa State Big Eight
Houston Oilers Thad Jefferson  LB Hawaii WAC
Houston Oilers Larry Joyner  DB Minnesota Big Ten
Houston Oilers Eugene Seale  LB Lamar Southland
Houston Oilers Donovan Small  DB Minnesota Big Ten
Indianapolis Colts Mark Boggs  OT Ball State MAC
Indianapolis Colts John Brandes  TE Cameron Ind. (NAIA)
Indianapolis Colts Jeff Criswell  OT Graceland HAAC
Indianapolis Colts Travis Simpson  C Oklahoma Big Eight
Kansas City Chiefs Mel Anderson  WR Minnesota Big Ten
Kansas City Chiefs Darrell Colbert  WR Texas Southern SWAC
Kansas City Chiefs Alex Espinoza  QB Iowa State Big Eight
Kansas City Chiefs Jeff Faulkner  DE Southern SWAC
Kansas City Chiefs Matt Stevens  QB UCLA Pac-10
Los Angeles Rams Sam Anno  LB USC Pac-10
Los Angeles Rams Chuck Compton  DB Boise State Big Sky
Los Angeles Rams Kwante Hampton  WR Long Beach State PCAA
Los Angeles Rams Suge Knight  DE UNLV PCAA
Los Angeles Rams Tim Lashar  K Oklahoma Big Eight
Los Angeles Rams Stacey Mobley  WR Jackson State SWAC
Los Angeles Rams Keith Tinsley  WR Pittsburgh Ind. (I-A)
Los Angeles Rams Ed Zeman  DB Fort Lewis RMAC
Miami Dolphins Clarence Bailey  RB Hampton CIAA
Miami Dolphins Willie Beecher  K Utah State Big West
Miami Dolphins Leland Douglas  WR Baylor SWC
Miami Dolphins Ian Howfield  K Tennessee SEC
Minnesota Vikings Dale Dawson  K Eastern Kentucky OVC
Minnesota Vikings Jim Dick  LB North Dakota State NCC
Minnesota Vikings Jeff Womack  RB Memphis State Ind. (I-A)
New England Patriots Ricky Atkinson  DB Southern Connecticut State Ind. (Div. II)
New England Patriots Bob Bleier  QB Richmond Yankee
New England Patriots Ken Brown  WR Southern Arkansas Arkansas
New England Patriots Duffy Cobbs  CB Penn State Ind. (I-A)
New England Patriots Dennis Gadbois  WR Boston University Yankee
New England Patriots Bruce Hansen  RB BYU WAC
New England Patriots Al Herline  P Vanderbilt SEC
New England Patriots Jerry McCabe  LB Holy Cross Colonial League
New England Patriots Scott Schutt  LB North Dakota State NCC
New England Patriots Todd Whitten  QB Stephen F. Austin Gulf Star
New Orleans Saints Ted Elliott  DT Mankato State NCC
New Orleans Saints Walt Housman  OT Upsala N/A
New Orleans Saints Erik Kramer  QB NC State ACC
New Orleans Saints Les Miller  DE Fort Hays State CSIAC
New Orleans Saints Dan Rice  RB Michigan Big Ten
New Orleans Saints Junior Thurman  DB USC Pac-10
New Orleans Saints Ron Weissenhofer  LB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
New York Giants Toney Catchings  LB Cincinnati Ind. (I-A)
New York Giants Jim Crocicchia  QB Penn Ivy
New York Giants Robert DiRico  RB Kutztown PSAC
New York Giants Wayne Haddix  CB Liberty Ind. (Div. II)
New York Giants Randy Kirk  LB San Diego State WAC
New York Giants Brian Sisley  DE South Dakota State NCC
New York Jets John Chirico  RB Columbia Ivy
New York Jets Anthony Corvino  OT Southern Connecticut State Ind. (Div. II)
New York Jets Bobby Curtis  LB Savannah State SIAC
New York Jets Greg Jensen  OG    
New York Jets Joe McHale  LB Delaware Yankee
Philadelphia Eagles John Klingel  DE Eastern Kentucky OVC
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 Warren Bone  DE Texas Southern SWAC
Pittsburgh Steelers Dennis Borcky  NT Memphis State Ind. (I-A)
Pittsburgh Steelers Lee Getz  OG Rutgers Ind. (I-A)
Pittsburgh Steelers Jeff Lucas  OT West Virginia Ind. (I-A)
Pittsburgh Steelers Dwight Stone  RB Middle Tennessee State OVC
Pittsburgh Steelers Tyronne Stowe  LB Rutgers Ind. (I-A)
Pittsburgh Steelers Joe Williams  LB Grambling State SWAC
St. Louis Cardinals Adrian Breen  QB Morehead State OVC
St. Louis Cardinals Eric Brown  WR Tulsa 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 Jeff Gaffney  K Virginia ACC
San Diego Chargers James Hall  LB Northwestern State Gulf Star
San Francisco 49ers Doug DuBose  RB Nebraska Big Eight
San Francisco 49ers Tony Gladney  WR UNLV PCAA
Seattle Seahawks Brant Bengen  WR Idaho Big Sky
Seattle Seahawks Ron Bohm  DT Illinois Big Ten
Seattle Seahawks Scott Hagler  K South Carolina Ind. (I-A)
Seattle Seahawks Matt Hanousek  OT Utah State Big West
Seattle Seahawks David Hollis  CB UNLV PCAA
Seattle Seahawks Dallis Smith  S Valdosta State Gulf South
Seattle Seahawks Daryle Smith  OT Tennessee SEC
Seattle Seahawks Garth Thomas  OT Washington Pac-10
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Brian Gant  LB Illinois State Gateway
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Kovaleski  LB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ray Isom  S Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dan Land  S Albany State SIAC
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tom McHale  OG Cornell Ivy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jeff Modesitt  TE Delaware Yankee
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Billy Poe  OG Morehead State OVC
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Varajon  RB Toledo MAC
Washington Redskins Darrick Brilz  C/OG Oregon State Pac-10
Washington Redskins Danny Burmeister  S North Carolina ACC
Washington Redskins Mark Carlson  OT Southern Connecticut State Ind. (Div. II)
Washington Redskins Eric Coyle  C Colorado Big Eight
Washington Redskins David Etherly  CB Portland State Western
Washington Redskins Ted Karras Jr.  DT Northwestern Big Ten
Washington Redskins Craig McEwen  TE Utah WAC
Washington Redskins Keith Radecic  C Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Washington Redskins Ed Rubbert  QB Louisville Ind. (I-A)
Washington Redskins Tony Settles  LB Elon SAC
Washington Redskins Derrick Shepard  WR Oklahoma Big Eight
Washington Redskins Steve Thompson  DT Minnesota Big Ten


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  4. ^ Players are identified as a Hall of Famer if they have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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