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The 1989 Entire NFL Draft Review

NFL Draft Logo 1976 to Present

Linebacker - Broderick Thomas
Tampa Bay Buccaneers first overall pick.

The 1989 draft was held April 23–24, 1989, at the Marriot Marquis in New York City, New York. The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.

Four of the first five players drafted this year would eventually be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The only exception was Tony Mandarich, the second pick. Mandarich is considered to be one of the biggest NFL draft busts.

The Buccaneers had the sixth overall pick in the first round and then drafted 5th, 7th and 6th through the draft from then on. The additional 6th round pick came from Seattle as part of the disastrous Ron Heller trade. The Buccaneers gained the two additional 11th round picks and a 12th round pick from the Steelers on draft day in return for an 8th round pick the following year.

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1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
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Player Selections

Round 1

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Dallas Cowboys Troy Aikman Quarterback UCLA
2 Green Bay Packers Tony Mandarich Offensive Tackle Michigan State
3 Detroit Lions Barry Sanders[3] Running Back Oklahoma State
4 Kansas City Chiefs Derrick Thomas Linebacker Alabama
5 Atlanta Falcons Deion Sanders Cornerback Florida State
6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Broderick Thomas Linebacker Nebraska
7 Pittsburgh Steelers Tim Worley Running Back Georgia
8 San Diego Chargers Burt Grossman Defensive End Pittsburgh
9 Miami Dolphins Sammie Smith Running Back Florida State
10 Phoenix Cardinals Eric Hill Linebacker LSU
11 Chicago Bears Donnell Woolford Cornerback Clemson
12 Chicago Bears Trace Armstrong Defensive End Florida
13 Cleveland Browns Eric Metcalf Wide Receiver Texas
14 New York Jets Jeff Lageman Defensive End Virginia
15 Seattle Seahawks Andy Heck Offensive Guard Notre Dame
16 New England Patriots Hart Lee Dykes Wide Receiver Oklahoma State
17 Phoenix Cardinals Joe Wolf Offensive Guard Boston College
18 New York Giants Brian Williams Center Minnesota
19 New Orleans Saints Wayne Martin Defensive End Arkansas
20 Denver Broncos Steve Atwater Strong Safety Arkansas
21 Los Angeles Rams Bill Hawkins Defensive End Miami (FL)
22 Indianapolis Colts Andre Rison Wide Receiver Michigan State
23 Houston Oilers David Williams Offensive Tackle Florida
24 Pittsburgh Steelers Tom Ricketts Offensive Tackle Pittsburgh
25 Miami Dolphins Louis Oliver Safety Florida
26 Los Angeles Rams Cleveland Gary Running Back Miami (FL)
27 Atlanta Falcons Shawn Collins Wide Receiver Northern Arizona
28 San Francisco 49ers Keith DeLong Inside Linebacker Tennessee
- Dallas Cowboys Steve Walsh Quarterback Miami (FL)
- Phoenix Cardinals Timm Rosenbach Quarterback Washington State
- Denver Broncos Bobby Humphrey Running back Alabama

Round 2

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
29 Dallas Cowboys Steve Wisniewski Offensive Guard Penn State
30 Detroit Lions John Ford Wide Receiver Virginia
31 Cleveland Browns Lawyer Tillman Wide Receiver Auburn
32 Kansas City Chiefs Mike Elkins Quarterback Wake Forest
33 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Danny Peebles Wide Receiver North Carolina State
34 Pittsburgh Steelers Carnell Lake Cornerback UCLA
35 Cincinnati Bengals Eric Ball Running Back UCLA
36 Chicago Bears John Roper Linebacker Texas A&M
37 San Diego Chargers Courtney Hall Center Rice
38 Atlanta Falcons Ralph Norwood Offensive Tackle LSU
39 Dallas Cowboys Daryl Johnston Fullback Syracuse
40 Phoenix Cardinals Walter Reeves Tight End Auburn
41 Denver Broncos Doug Widell Offensive Guard Boston College
42 New York Jets Dennis Byrd Defensive End Tulsa
43 New England Patriots Eric Coleman Cornerback Wyoming
44 Seattle Seahawks Joe Tofflemire Center Arizona
45 Los Angeles Rams Frank Stams Linebacker Notre Dame
46 New Orleans Saints Robert Massey Cornerback North Carolina Central
47 Denver Broncos Warren Powers Defensive End Maryland
48 Los Angeles Rams Brian Smith Linebacker Auburn
49 Philadelphia Eagles Jessie Small Linebacker Eastern Kentucky
50 Houston Oilers Scott Kozak Linebacker Oregon
51 San Diego Chargers Billy Joe Tolliver Quarterback Texas Tech
52 Minnesota Vikings David Braxton Linebacker Wake Forest
53 Los Angeles Rams Darryl Henley Cornerback UCLA
54 Chicago Bears Dave Zawatson Offensive Guard California
55 Cincinnati Bengals Fred Childress Offensive Guard Arkansas
56 San Francisco 49ers Wesley Walls Tight End Ole Miss

Round 3

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
57 Dallas Cowboys Mark Stepnoski Center Pittsburgh
58 Green Bay Packers Matt Brock Defensive end Oregon
59 Detroit Lions Mike Utley Guard Washington State
60 Kansas City Chiefs Naz Worthen Wide receiver North Carolina State
61 Pittsburgh Steelers Derek Hill Wide receiver Arizona
62 Atlanta Falcons Keith Jones Running back Illinois
63 New England Patriots Marv Cook Tight end Iowa
64 New York Giants Bob Kratch Guard Iowa
65 Chicago Bears Jerry Fontenot Guard Texas A&M
66 Washington Redskins Tracy Rocker Defensive tackle Auburn
67 Phoenix Cardinals Mike Zandofsky Guard Washington
68 Dallas Cowboys Rhondy Weston Defensive end Florida
69 Denver Broncos Darrell Hamilton Tackle North Carolina
70 New York Jets Joe Mott Linebacker Iowa
71 Seattle Seahawks Elroy Harris Running back Eastern Kentucky
72 Indianapolis Colts Mitchell Benson Defensive tackle TCU
73 New England Patriots Chris Gannon Defensive end Southwestern Louisiana
74 Green Bay Packers Anthony Dilweg Quarterback Duke
75 Los Angeles Rams Kevin Robbins Tackle Michigan State
76 Philadelphia Eagles Robert Drummond Running back Syracuse
77 Houston Oilers Bubba McDowell Safety Miami (FL)
78 New York Giants Greg Jackson Safety LSU
79 New Orleans Saints Kim Phillips Cornerback North Texas
80 Minnesota Vikings John Hunter Tackle BYU
81 Philadelphia Eagles Britt Hager Linebacker Texas
66 Buffalo Bills Don Beebe Wide receiver Chadron State
83 Cincinnati Bengals Erik Wilhelm Quarterback Oregon State
84 San Francisco 49ers Keith Henderson Running back Georgia

Round 4

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
85 Dallas Cowboys Tony Tolbert Defensive end UTEP
86 Detroit Lions Ray Crockett Cornerback Baylor
87 Green Bay Packers Jeff Graham Quarterback Long Beach State
88 Kansas City Chiefs Stan Petry Defensive back TCU
89 Cincinnati Bengals Kerry Owens Linebacker Arkansas
90 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Anthony Florence Defensive back Bethune-Cookman
91 Pittsburgh Steelers Jerrol Williams Linebacker Purdue
92 Miami Dolphins David Holmes Defensive back Syracuse
93 New York Giants Lewis Tillman Running back Jackson State
94 Phoenix Cardinals Jim Wahler Defensive tackle UCLA
95 Chicago Bears Markus Paul Defensive back Syracuse
96 New England Patriots Maurice Hurst Defensive back Southern
97 Denver Broncos Richard McCullough Defensive end Clemson
98 New York Jets Ron Stallworth Defensive end Auburn
99 Indianapolis Colts Pat Tomberlin Guard Florida State
100 New England Patriots Michael Timpson Wide receiver Penn State
101 Seattle Seahawks Travis McNeal Tight end UT-Chattanooga
102 Los Angeles Rams Jeff Carlson Quarterback Weber State
103 Seattle Seahawks James Henry Defensive back Southern Miss
104 Houston Oilers Rod Harris Wide receiver Texas A&M
105 New York Giants Brad Henke Defensive tackle Arizona
106 New Orleans Saints Mike Mayes Defensive back LSU
107 Cleveland Browns Andrew Stewart Defensive end Cincinnati
108 Minnesota Vikings Darryl Ingram Tight end California
109 Buffalo Bills John Kolesar Wide receiver Michigan
110 Washington Redskins Erik Affholter Wide receiver Southern Cal
111 Cincinnati Bengals Rob Woods Tackle Arizona
112 San Francisco 49ers Mike Barber Wide receiver Marshall

Round 5

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
113 Dallas Cowboys Keith Jennings Tight end Clemson
114 Cleveland Browns Kyle Kramer Defensive back Bowling Green
115 Detroit Lions Lawrence Pete Defensive tackle Nebraska
116 Cleveland Browns Vernon Joines Wide receiver Maryland
117 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jamie Lawson Running back Nicholls State
118 Pittsburgh Steelers David Arnold Defensive back Michigan
119 Dallas Cowboys Willis Crockett Linebacker Georgia Tech
120 San Diego Chargers Elliot Smith Defensive back Alcorn State
121 Miami Dolphins Jeff Uhlenhake Center Ohio State
122 San Francisco 49ers Johnnie Jackson Cornerback Houston
123 Phoenix Cardinals Richard Tardits Linebacker Georgia
124 Green Bay Packers Jeff Query Wide receiver Millikin
125 Dallas Cowboys Jeff Roth Defensive tackle Florida
126 New York Jets Tony Martin Wide receiver Mesa State
127 Green Bay Packers Vince Workman Running back Ohio State
128 Phoenix Cardinals David Edeen Defensive end Wyoming
129 Washington Redskins Tim Smiley Defensive back Arkansas State
130 Chicago Bears Mark Green Running back Notre Dame
131 Houston Oilers Glenn Montgomery Defensive tackle Houston
132 New York Giants Dave Meggett Running back Towson
133 New Orleans Saints Kevin Haverdink Tackle Western Michigan
134 Denver Broncos Darren Carrington Safety Northern Arizona
135 Los Angeles Rams Alfred Jackson Wide receiver San Diego State
136 Chicago Bears Greg Gilbert Linebacker Alabama
137 Buffalo Bills Michael Andrews Defensive back Alcorn State
138 Cincinnati Bengals Natu Tuatagaloa Defensive tackle California
139 Washington Redskins Lybrant Robinson Defensive end Delaware State

Round 6

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
140 Los Angeles Raiders Jeff Francis Quarterback Tennessee
141 Detroit Lions Rodney Peete Quarterback Southern Cal
142 Green Bay Packers Chris Jacke Kicker UTEP
143 Kansas City Chiefs Robb Thomas Wide receiver Oregon State
144 Pittsburgh Steelers Mark Stock Wide receiver VMI
145 Atlanta Falcons Troy Sadowski Tight end Georgia
146 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chris Mohr Punter Alabama
147 Miami Dolphins Wes Pritchett Linebacker Notre Dame
148 Los Angeles Rams Thom Kaumeyer Defensive back Oregon
149 Washington Redskins A. J. Johnson Defensive back Southwest Texas State
150 Phoenix Cardinals Jay Taylor Defensive back San Jose State
151 New York Jets Marvin Washington Defensive end Idaho
152 Denver Broncos Anthony Stafford Wide receiver Oklahoma
153 New York Jets Titus Dixon Wide receiver Troy State
154 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Derrick Little Linebacker South Carolina
155 Indianapolis Colts Quintus McDonald Linebacker Penn State
156 Los Angeles Raiders Doug Lloyd Running back North Dakota State
157 Houston Oilers Bo Orlando Defensive back West Virginia
158 New York Giants Howard Cross Tight end Alabama
159 New Orleans Saints Floyd Turner Wide receiver Northwestern State
160 Cleveland Browns Gary Wilkerson Defensive back Penn State
161 Los Angeles Rams Mark Messner Linebacker Michigan
162 Philadelphia Eagles Heath Sherman Running back Texas A&M-Kingsville
163 Minnesota Vikings Jeff Mickel Tackle Eastern Washington
164 Buffalo Bills Sean Doctor Tight end Marshall
165 New England Patriots Eric Mitchell Running back Oklahoma
166 Cincinnati Bengals Craig Taylor Running back West Virginia
167 San Francisco 49ers Steve Hendrickson Linebacker California

Round 7

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
168 Dallas Cowboys Kevin Peterson Linebacker Northwestern
169 Green Bay Packers Mark Hall Defensive end Southwestern Louisiana
170 Detroit Lions Jerry Woods Defensive back Northern Michigan
171 Kansas City Chiefs Ron Sancho Linebacker LSU
172 Atlanta Falcons Undra Johnson Running back West Virginia
173 Buffalo Bills Brian Jordan Defensive back Richmond
174 Pittsburgh Steelers David "D.J." Johnson Defensive back Kentucky
175 New York Giants Dave Popp Tackle Eastern Illinois
176 Miami Dolphins Jim Zdelar Tackle Youngstown State
177 Phoenix Cardinals Rickey Royal Defensive back Sam Houston State
178 New England Patriots Eric Lindstrom Linebacker Boston College
179 Washington Redskins Kevin Hendrix Linebacker South Carolina
180 Denver Broncos Melvin Bratton Running back Miami (FL)
181 New York Jets Stevon Moore Defensive back Ole Miss
182 Indianapolis Colts Ivy Joe Hunter Running back Kentucky
183 San Diego Chargers Marion Butts Running back Florida State
184 Seattle Seahawks Mike Nettles Defensive back Memphis State
185 Indianapolis Colts Charles Washington Defensive back Cameron
186 New Orleans Saints David Griggs Linebacker Virginia
187 Cleveland Browns Mike Graybill Tackle Boston University
188 Los Angeles Rams George Bethune Linebacker Alabama
189 Chicago Bears Richard Brothers Defensive back Arkansas
190 Houston Oilers Tracy Rogers Linebacker Fresno State
191 Minnesota Vikings Benji Roland Defensive tackle Auburn
192 Chicago Bears Brent Snyder Quarterback Utah State
193 Buffalo Bills Chris Hale Defensive back Southern Cal
194 Cincinnati Bengals Kendal Smith Wide receiver Utah State
195 San Diego Chargers Terrence Jones Quarterback Tulane

Round 8

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
196 Dallas Cowboys Charvez Foger Running back Nevada
197 Detroit Lions Chris Parker Defensive tackle West Virginia
198 Green Bay Packers Thomas King Defensive back Southwestern Louisiana
199 Kansas City Chiefs Bryan Tobey Running back Grambling State
200 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Carl Bax Guard Missouri
201 Pittsburgh Steelers Chris Asbeck Defensive tackle Cincinnati
202 Atlanta Falcons Paul Singer Quarterback Western Illinois
203 Miami Dolphins Pete Stoyanovich Kicker Indiana
204 San Diego Chargers Dana Brinson Wide receiver Nebraska
205 Los Angeles Raiders Derrick Gainer Running back Florida A&M
206 Green Bay Packers Brian Shulman Punter Auburn
207 Phoenix Cardinals John Burch Running back Tennessee-Martin
208 Denver Broncos Paul Green Tight end Southern Cal
209 New York Jets Anthony Brown Running back West Virginia
210 New England Patriots Rodney Rice Defensive back BYU
211 Seattle Seahawks Marlin Williams Defensive end Western Illinois
212 Indianapolis Colts Kurt Larson Linebacker Michigan State
213 New Orleans Saints Fred Hadley Wide receiver Mississippi State
214 Cleveland Browns Rick Aeilts Tight end Southeast Missouri State
215 Los Angeles Rams Warren Wheat Tackle BYU
216 Chicago Bears Tony Woods Defensive tackle Oklahoma
217 Houston Oilers Alvoid Mays Defensive back West Virginia
218 New York Giants Myron Guyton Defensive back Eastern Kentucky
219 Minnesota Vikings Alex Stewart Defensive end Fullerton State
220 Kansas City Chiefs Todd McNair Running back Temple
221 Chicago Bears Chris Dyko Tackle Washington State
222 Cincinnati Bengals Chris Chenault Linebacker Kentucky
223 New England Patriots Tony Zackery Defensive back Washington
- Buffalo Bills Brett Young Defensive back Oregon

Round 9

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
224 Dallas Cowboys Tim Jackson Defensive back Nebraska
225 Green Bay Packers Scott Kirby Tackle Arizona State
226 Detroit Lions Derek MacCready Defensive end Ohio State
227 Kansas City Chiefs Jack Phillips Defensive back Alcorn State
228 Pittsburgh Steelers A. J. Jenkins Defensive end Fullerton State
229 Atlanta Falcons Chris Dunn Linebacker Cal Poly
230 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Patrick Egu Running back Nevada
231 San Diego Chargers Pat Davis Tight end Syracuse
232 Miami Dolphins Dana Batiste Linebacker Texas A&M
233 Washington Redskins Charles Darrington Tight end Kentucky
234 Phoenix Cardinals Kendall Trainor Kicker Arkansas
235 Los Angeles Raiders Gary Gooden Defensive back Indiana
236 Denver Broncos Monte Smith Guard North Dakota State
237 New York Jets Pat Marlatt Defensive tackle West Virginia
238 Seattle Seahawks David Franks Guard Connecticut
239 Indianapolis Colts William Mackall Wide receiver Tennessee-Martin
240 New England Patriots Darron Norris Running back Texas
241 Denver Broncos Wayne Williams Running back Florida
242 Los Angeles Rams Vernon Kirk Tight end Pittsburgh
243 Chicago Bears LaSalle Harper Linebacker Arkansas
244 Houston Oilers Bob Mrosko Tight end Penn State
245 New York Giants A.J. Greene Defensive back Wake Forest
246 New Orleans Saints Jerry Leggett Linebacker Fullerton State
247 New England Patriots Curtis Wilson Center Missouri
248 Chicago Bears Byron Sanders Running back Northwestern
249 Buffalo Bills Pat Rabold Defensive tackle Wyoming
250 Cincinnati Bengals Richard Stephens Tackle Tulsa
251 San Francisco 49ers Rudy Harmon Linebacker LSU

Round 10

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
252 Dallas Cowboys Rod Carter Linebacker Miami (FL)
253 Detroit Lions Jason Phillips Wide receiver Houston
254 Green Bay Packers Ben Jessie Defensive back Southwest Texas State
255 Kansas City Chiefs Rob McGovern Linebacker Holy Cross
256 Cincinnati Bengals Cornell Holloway Defensive back Pittsburgh
257 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ty Granger Tackle Clemson
258 Pittsburgh Steelers Jerry Olsavsky Linebacker Pittsburgh
259 Miami Dolphins Deval Glover Wide receiver Syracuse
260 San Diego Chargers Ricky Andrews Linebacker Washington
261 Phoenix Cardinals Chris Becker Punter TCU
262 Los Angeles Raiders Charles Jackson Defensive tackle Jackson State
263 Washington Redskins Mark Schlereth Guard Idaho
264 Denver Broncos Anthony Butts Defensive tackle Mississippi State
265 New York Jets Adam Bob Linebacker Texas A&M
266 Indianapolis Colts Jim Thompson Tackle Auburn
267 New England Patriots Emanuel McNeil Defensive tackle Tennessee-Martin
268 Seattle Seahawks Derrick Fenner Running back North Carolina
269 Los Angeles Rams Mike Williams Wide receiver Northeastern
270 Chicago Bears Todd Millikan Tight end Nebraska
271 Houston Oilers Tracy Johnson Running back Clemson
272 New York Giants Rodney Lowe Defensive end Mississippi
273 New Orleans Saints Joe Henderson Running back Iowa State
274 Cleveland Browns John Buddenberg Tackle Akron
275 Miami Dolphins Greg Ross Defensive tackle Memphis State
276 Buffalo Bills Carlo Cheattom Defensive back Auburn
277 Chicago Bears John Simpson Wide receiver Baylor
278 Cincinnati Bengals Bob Jean Quarterback New Hampshire
279 San Francisco 49ers Andy Sinclair Center Stanford

Round 11

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
280 Dallas Cowboys Randy Shannon Linebacker Miami (FL)
281 Green Bay Packers Cedric Stallworth Defensive back Georgia Tech
282 Detroit Lions Keith Karpinski Linebacker Penn State
283 Kansas City Chiefs Marcus Turner Defensive back UCLA
284 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rod Mounts Guard Texas A&M
285 Pittsburgh Steelers Brian Slater Wide receiver Washington
286 Atlanta Falcons Greg Paterra Running back Slippery Rock
287 San Diego Chargers Victor Floyd Running back Florida State
288 Miami Dolphins Bert Weidner Defensive tackle Kent State
289 San Francisco 49ers Jim Bell Running back Boston College
290 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Willie Griffin Defensive end Nebraska
291 Phoenix Cardinals Jeffrey Hunter Defensive end Albany State
292 Denver Broncos Richard Shelton Defensive back Liberty
293 New York Jets Artie Holmes Defensive back Washington State
294 New England Patriots Tony Hinz Running back Harvard
295 Seattle Seahawks Mike Baum Defensive end Northwestern
296 Indianapolis Colts Wayne Johnson Quarterback Georgia
297 Chicago Bears Joe Nelms Defensive tackle Cal Poly
298 Houston Oilers Brian Smider Tackle West Virginia
299 New York Giants Jerome Rinehart Linebacker Tennessee-Martin
300 New Orleans Saints Calvin Nicholson Defensive back Oregon State
301 Cleveland Browns Dan Plocki Kicker Maryland
302 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Herb Duncan Wide receiver Northern Arizona
303 Minnesota Vikings Brad Baxter Running back Alabama State
304 Chicago Bears George Streeter Defensive back Notre Dame
305 Buffalo Bills Richard Harvey Linebacker Tulane
306 Cincinnati Bengals Dana Wells Defensive tackle Arizona
307 San Francisco 49ers Norm McGee Wide receiver North Dakota

Round 12

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
308 Dallas Cowboys Scott Ankrom Wide receiver TCU
309 Detroit Lions James Cribbs Defensive end Memphis State
310 Green Bay Packers Stan Shiver Defensive back Florida State
311 Kansas City Chiefs Bill Jones Running back Southwest Texas State
312 Pittsburgh Steelers Carlton Haselrig Guard Pitt-Johnstown
313 Atlanta Falcons Tony Bowick Defensive tackle Tennessee-Chattanooga
314 Indianapolis Colts William DuBose Running back South Carolina State
315 Miami Dolphins J. B. Brown Defensive back Maryland
316 Washington Redskins Jimmie Johnson Tight end Howard
317 Washington Redskins Joe Mickles Running back Ole Miss
318 Phoenix Cardinals Todd Nelson Guard Wisconsin
319 San Francisco 49ers Antonio Goss Linebacker North Carolina
320 Denver Broncos John Javis Wide receiver Howard
321 New York Jets Willie Snead III Wide receiver Florida
322 Seattle Seahawks R. J. Kors Defensive back Long Beach State
323 Indianapolis Colts Steve Taylor Quarterback Nebraska
324 New England Patriots Aaron Chubb Linebacker Georgia
325 Houston Oilers Chuck Hartlieb Quarterback Iowa
326 New York Giants Eric Smith Defensive End Miami (FL)
327 New Orleans Saints Mike Cadore Wide receiver Eastern Kentucky
328 Cleveland Browns Marlon Brown Linebacker Memphis State
329 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Terry Young Defensive back Georgia Southern
330 Chicago Bears Freddy Weygand Wide receiver Auburn
331 Minnesota Vikings Shawn Woodson Linebacker James Madison
332 Buffalo Bills Derrell Marshall Tackle Southern Cal
333 Chicago Bears Anthony Phillips Guard Oklahoma
334 Cincinnati Bengals Scott Jones Tackle Washington
335 Minnesota Vikings Everett Ross Wide receiver Ohio State
- Dallas Cowboys Mike Lowman Running back Coffeyville J.C.
- Dallas Cowboys Brian Owusu Defensive Back Fullerton State

Hall of Famers

  • Barry Sanders, running back from Oklahoma State University taken 1st round 3rd overall by the Detroit Lions. 1988 Heisman Trophy winner.
    Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2004
  • Troy Aikman, quarterback from University of California Los Angeles taken 1st round 1st overall by the Dallas Cowboys.
    Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2006
  • Derrick Thomas, linebacker from University of Alabama taken 1st round 4th overall by the Kansas City Chiefs.
    Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2009 (posthumous)
  • Deion Sanders, cornerback from Florida State University taken 1st round 5th overall by the Atlanta Falcons.
    Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2011

Notable Undrafted Players

Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Chicago Bears Tom Waddle  WR Boston College Ind.
Cincinnati Bengals Ken Moyer  G Toledo MAC
Dallas Cowboys Kenny Tippins  LB Middle Tennessee Ohio Valley
Denver Broncos David Treadwell K Clemson ACC
Green Bay Packers Mike McGruder  CB Kent State MAC
Houston Oilers Erik Norgard  C Colorado Big Eight
Indianapolis Colts Anthony Parker  CB Arizona State Pac-10
Pittsburgh Steelers Tracy Simien  LB TCU SWC
New Orleans Saints Jason Garrett  QB Princeton Ivy
New Orleans Saints Bennie Thompson S Grambling State SWAC
Philadelphia Eagles Rick Tuten P Florida State Ind.
Seattle Seahawks Rod Stephens  LB Georgia Tech ACC Semi-pro
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ray Seals  DE     Semi-pro

Click Any Year Here To Review The Entire NFL Draft & Notable Undrafted Players
1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021 2022