1975 NFL Draft

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1975 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)January 28–29, 1975
LocationHilton at Rockefeller Center
in New York City, NY
442 total selections in 17 rounds
First selectionSteve Bartkowski, QB
Atlanta Falcons
Mr. IrrelevantStan Hegener, G
Pittsburgh Steelers
Most selections (26)Baltimore Colts
Fewest selections (10)Oakland Raiders
Philadelphia Eagles
Washington Redskins
Hall of Famers
← 1974
1976 →

The 1975 National Football League draft was held January 28–29, 1975, at the New York Hilton at Rockefeller Center in New York City, New York.[1][2] With the first overall pick of the draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected quarterback Steve Bartkowski.

Player selections[edit]

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer
* = 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 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)

Round one[edit]

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
1 1 Atlanta Falcons Steve Bartkowski  QB California Pac-8
from Baltimore
1 2 Dallas Cowboys Randy White DT Maryland ACC
1 3 Baltimore Colts Ken Huff  OG North Carolina ACC
from Atlanta
1 4 Chicago Bears Walter Payton RB Jackson State SWAC
1 5 Cleveland Browns Mack Mitchell  DE Houston Ind.
1 6 Houston Oilers Robert Brazile LB Jackson State SWAC
1 7 New Orleans Saints Larry Burton  WR Purdue Big Ten
1 8 San Diego Chargers Gary Johnson  DT Grambling State SWAC
1 9 Los Angeles Rams Mike Fanning  DT Notre Dame Ind.
1 10 San Francisco 49ers Jimmy Webb  DT Mississippi State SEC
1 11 Los Angeles Rams Dennis Harrah  OT Miami (FL) Ind.
1 12 New Orleans Saints Kurt Schumacher  OT Ohio State Big Ten
1 13 Detroit Lions Lynn Boden  OG South Dakota State NCC
1 14 Cincinnati Bengals Glenn Cameron  LB Florida SEC
1 15 Houston Oilers Don Hardeman  RB Texas A&I LSC
1 16 New England Patriots Russ Francis  TE Oregon Pac-8
1 17 Denver Broncos Louis Wright  CB San Jose State PCAA
1 18 Dallas Cowboys Tom Henderson  LB Langston Ind. (NAIA)
1 19 Buffalo Bills Tom Ruud  LB Nebraska Big Eight
1 20 Los Angeles Rams Doug France  OT Ohio State Big Ten
1 21 St. Louis Cardinals Tim Gray  S Texas A&M SWC
1 22 San Diego Chargers Mike Williams  CB LSU SEC
1 23 Miami Dolphins Darryl Carlton  OT Tampa
1 24 Oakland Raiders Neal Colzie  CB Ohio State Big Ten
1 25 Minnesota Vikings Mark Mullaney  DE Colorado State WAC
1 26 Pittsburgh Steelers Dave Brown  CB Michigan Big Ten

Round two[edit]

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
2 27 New York Giants Simpson, AlAl Simpson  OT Colorado State WAC
2 28 Los Angeles Rams Monte Jackson  CB San Diego State Big West
2 29 Atlanta Falcons Ralph Ortega  LB Florida SEC
2 30 San Diego Chargers Louie Kelcher  DT SMU SWC
from Cleveland
2 31 Chicago Bears Mike Hartenstine  DE Penn State Ind.
2 32 New Orleans Saints Lee Gross  C Auburn SEC
2 33 San Diego Chargers Fred Dean DE Louisiana Tech Southland
2 34 Kansas City Chiefs Stephens, ElmoreElmore Stephens  TE Kentucky SEC
2 35 San Francisco 49ers Greg Collins  LB Notre Dame Ind.
2 36 Miami Dolphins Fred Solomon  WR Tampa
from Green Bay
2 37 New York Jets Anthony Davis  RB USC Pac-8
2 38 Detroit Lions Doug English  DT Texas SWC
2 39 Cincinnati Bengals Al Krevis  OT Boston College Ind.
2 40 Houston Oilers Emmett Edwards  WR Kansas Big Eight
2 41 New England Patriots Rod Shoate  LB Oklahoma Big Eight
2 42 Buffalo Bills Bob Nelson  LB Nebraska Big Eight
from Philadelphia
2 43 Denver Broncos Smith, CharlesCharles Smith  DE North Carolina Central MEAC
2 44 Dallas Cowboys Burton Lawless  OG Florida SEC
2 45 Oakland Raiders Charlie Phillips  S USC Pac-8
from Buffalo
2 46 St. Louis Cardinals Jim Germany  RB New Mexico State MVC
2 47 Green Bay Packers Bill Bain  OG USC Pac-8
from Washington
2 48 Los Angeles Rams Leroy Jones  DE Norfolk State CIAA
2 49 Miami Dolphins Stan Winfrey  RB Arkansas State Southland
2 50 Buffalo Bills Loft, GlennGlenn Loft  DB Drake MVC
from Oakland
2 51 Pittsburgh Steelers Bob Barber  DE Grambling State SWAC
2 52 Minnesota Vikings Riley, ArtArt Riley  DT USC Pac-8

Round three[edit]

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
3 53 Baltimore Colts Mike Washington  DB Alabama SEC
3 54 Denver Broncos Mike Franckowiak  FB Central Michigan MAC
from N. Y. Giants
3 55 Cincinnati Bengals Gary Burley  DE Pittsburgh Ind.
from Atlanta
3 56 Baltimore Colts Dave Pear  DT Washington Pac-8
from Chicago
3 57 Cleveland Browns Oscar Roan  TE SMU SWC
3 58 Green Bay Packers Willard Harrell  RB Pacific PCAA
from San Diego
3 59 Kansas City Chiefs Walker, CorneliusCornelius Walker  DT Rice SWC
3 60 New Orleans Saints Jones, AndrewAndrew Jones  RB Washington State Pac-8
3 61 Los Angeles Rams Geoff Reece  C Washington State Pac-8
from Green Bay
3 62 New York Giants Danny Buggs  WR West Virginia Ind.
from San Francisco
3 63 New Orleans Saints Elois Grooms  DE Tennessee Tech OVC
from Detroit via Minnesota
3 64 Cincinnati Bengals Gary Sheide  QB BYU WAC
3 65 Atlanta Falcons Woody Thompson  RB Miami (FL) Ind.
from Houston
3 66 New England Patriots Cusick, PetePete Cusick  DT Ohio State Big Ten
3 67 Los Angeles Rams Dan Nugent  TE Auburn SEC
from Philadelphia
3 68 New York Jets Richard Wood  LB USC Pac-8
3 69 Denver Broncos Drew Mahalic  LB Notre Dame Ind.
3 70 Dallas Cowboys Bob Breunig  LB Arizona State WAC
3 71 San Francisco 49ers Jeff Hart  OT Oregon State Pac-8
from Buffalo
3 72 San Francisco 49ers Steve Mike-Mayer  K Maryland ACC
from Washington
3 73 San Diego Chargers Mike Fuller  S Auburn SEC
from Los Angeles via Chicago
3 74 San Francisco 49ers Wayne Baker  DT BYU WAC
from New Orleans
3 75 Miami Dolphins Gerald Hill  LB Houston Ind.
3 76 Oakland Raiders Louis Carter  RB Maryland ACC
3 77 Cincinnati Bengals Bo Harris  LB LSU SEC
from Minnesota
3 78 Pittsburgh Steelers Walter White  TE Maryland ACC

Round four[edit]

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
4 79 New York Giants Robert Giblin  DB Houston Ind.
4 80 Baltimore Colts Marshall Johnson  WR Houston Ind.
4 81 Atlanta Falcons John Nessel  OG Penn State Ind.
4 82 Cleveland Browns Tony Peters  CB Oklahoma Big Eight
4 83 Chicago Bears Virgil Livers  CB Western Kentucky OVC
4 84 Denver Broncos Taylor, SteveSteve Taylor  DB Georgia SEC
from Kansas City
4 85 San Francisco 49ers Cleveland Elam  DE Tennessee State Ind. (Coll.)
from New Orleans
4 86 New England Patriots Allen Carter  RB USC Pac-8
from San Diego via Cleveland
4 87 San Francisco 49ers Frank Oliver  DB Kentucky State Ind. (Div. II)
4 88 Green Bay Packers Steve Luke  S Ohio State Big Ten
4 89 Minnesota Vikings Harold Henson  RB Ohio State Big Ten
from Cincinnati
4 90 Dallas Cowboys Pat Donovan  DE Stanford Pac-8
from Houston
4 91 New England Patriots Steve Burks  WR Arkansas State Southland
4 92 New Orleans Saints Starkebaum, JohnJohn Starkebaum  DB Nebraska Big Eight
from Philadelphia
4 93 Baltimore Colts Linford, PaulPaul Linford  DT BYU WAC
from N. Y. Jets
4 94 Detroit Lions Craig Hertwig  OT Georgia SEC
4 95 Denver Broncos Rick Upchurch  WR Minnesota Big Ten
4 96 Dallas Cowboys Randy Hughes  S Oklahoma Big Eight
4 97 Cincinnati Bengals Stan Fritts  RB NC State ACC
from Buffalo
4 98 Los Angeles Rams Rod Perry  CB Colorado Big Eight
4 99 New Orleans Saints Hall, CharlieCharlie Hall  DE Tulane Ind.
from St. Louis
4 100 Miami Dolphins Bruce Elia  LB Ohio State Big Ten
4 101 San Diego Chargers Kenneth Bernich  LB Auburn SEC
from Oakland
4 102 Buffalo Bills Tom Donchez  RB Penn State Ind.
from Washington
4 103 Minnesota Vikings Adams, BruceBruce Adams  WR Kansas Big Eight
4 104 Pittsburgh Steelers Evans, HaroldHarold Evans  LB Houston Ind.

Round five[edit]

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
5 105 Baltimore Colts Roosevelt Leaks  RB Texas SWC
5 106 Miami Dolphins Morris Owens  WR Arizona State WAC
from N. Y. Giants
5 107 Denver Broncos Stan Rogers  OT Maryland ACC
from Atlanta
5 108 Washington Redskins Mike Thomas  RB UNLV Ind. (Coll.)
from Chicago
5 109 Cleveland Browns Zimba, JohnJohn Zimba  DE Villanova Ind.
5 110 Chicago Bears Revie Sorey  OG Illinois Big Ten
from New Orleans
5 111 San Diego Chargers Nosbusch, KevinKevin Nosbusch  DT Notre Dame Ind.
5 112 Los Angeles Rams Wayne Hammond  DT Montana State Big Sky
from Kansas City
5 113 Dallas Cowboys Kyle Davis  C Oklahoma Big Eight
from Green Bay
5 114 San Francisco 49ers Bullock, WayneWayne Bullock  RB Notre Dame Ind.
5 115 Buffalo Bills John McCrumbly  LB Texas A&M SWC
from Houston via Oakland
5 116 New England Patriots Steve Grogan  QB Kansas State Big Eight
5 117 New England Patriots Steve Freeman  S Mississippi State SEC
from Philadelphia
5 118 New York Jets Wysock, JoeJoe Wysock  OG Miami (FL) Ind.
5 119 Cleveland Browns Jim Cope  LB Ohio State Big Ten
from Detroit
5 120 Cincinnati Bengals Pat McInally  WR Harvard Ivy
5 121 Denver Broncos Rubin Carter  DT Miami (FL) Ind.
5 122 Cincinnati Bengals Jeff West  P Cincinnati Ind.
from Dallas
5 123 Atlanta Falcons Greg McCrary  TE Clark Atlanta SIAC
from Buffalo
5 124 St. Louis Cardinals Harvey Goodman  OT Colorado Big Eight
5 125 San Diego Chargers Waddell, CharlesCharles Waddell  TE North Carolina ACC
from Washington via Los Angeles through Buffalo
5 126 Los Angeles Rams Rick Nuzum  C Kentucky SEC
5 127 Miami Dolphins Barry Hill  S Iowa State Big Eight
5 128 Oakland Raiders David Humm  QB Nebraska Big Eight
5 129 Minnesota Vikings Robert Miller  RB Kansas Big Eight
5 130 Pittsburgh Steelers Brent Sexton  CB Elon CIAC

Round six[edit]

Rnd. Pick No. NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
6 131 Baltimore Colts Don Westbrook  WR Nebraska Big Eight
from N. Y. Giants
6 132 Atlanta Falcons Fulton Kuykendall  LB UCLA Pac-8
from Baltimore
6 133 Atlanta Falcons Doug Payton  OG Colorado Big Eight
6 134 San Diego Chargers Carroll, JohnJohn Carroll  WR Oklahoma Big Eight
from Cleveland
6 135 Chicago Bears Bob Avellini  QB Maryland ACC
6 136 San Diego Chargers Billy Shields  OT Georgia Tech Ind.
6 137 Kansas City Chiefs Morris LaGrand  RB Tampa
6 138 Detroit Lions Cooper, FredFred Cooper  DB Purdue Big Ten
from New Orleans
6 139 Kansas City Chiefs Wasick, DaveDave Wasick  LB San Jose State PCAA
from San Francisco
6 140 Los Angeles Rams McCarthy, DariusDarius McCarthy  WR South Carolina State MEAC
6 141 Detroit Lions Horace King  RB Georgia SEC
from New England
6 142 Cincinnati Bengals Tom Shuman  QB Penn State Ind.
from Philadelphia
6 143 Miami Dolphins Steve Towle  LB Kansas Big Eight
from N. Y. Jets
6 144 Detroit Lions Dennis Franklin  WR Michigan Big Ten
6 145 Cincinnati Bengals Smith, RollenRollen Smith  DB Arkansas SWC
6 146 Houston Oilers O'Neal, JesseJesse O'Neal  DE Grambling State SWAC
6 147 Washington Redskins Doak, MarkMark Doak  OT Nebraska Big Eight
from Denver
6 148 Dallas Cowboys Roland Woolsey  CB Boise State Big Sky
6 149 New Orleans Saints Mike Lemon  LB Kansas Big Eight
from Buffalo
6 150 Cleveland Browns Charles Miller  DB West Virginia Ind.
from Washington
6 151 Chicago Bears Tom Hicks  LB Illinois Big Ten
from Los Angeles via San Diego
6 152 St. Louis Cardinals Larry Jameson  DT Indiana Big Ten
6 153 New York Jets Tom Alward  OG Nebraska Big Eight
from Miami
6 154 Cleveland Browns Henry Hynoski  RB Temple Ind.
from Oakland
6 155 Minnesota Vikings Broussard, BubbaBubba Broussard  LB Houston Ind.
6 156 Pittsburgh Steelers Marvin Crenshaw  OT Nebraska Big Eight

Round seven[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
157 Baltimore Colts Kim Jones Running back Colorado State
158 New York Giants Jim Obradovich Tight end USC
159 Atlanta Falcons Mike Esposito Running back Boston College
160 Baltimore Colts Steve Joachim Quarterback Temple
161 Cleveland Browns Merle Wang Tackle Texas Christian
162 Houston Oilers Mike Biehle Tackle Miami (OH)
163 New Orleans Saints Steve Rogers Running back Louisiana State
164 San Diego Chargers Rickey Young Running back Jackson State
165 Green Bay Packers Tony Giaquinto Wide receiver Central Connecticut St.
166 Buffalo Bills Gil Chapman Running back Michigan
167 Philadelphia Eagles Bill Capraun Tackle Miami (FL)
168 Baltimore Colts Derrel Luce Linebacker Baylor
169 Detroit Lions Mike Murphy Wide receiver Drake
170 Cincinnati Bengals Chris Devlin Linebacker Penn State
171 Houston Oilers Mark Cotney Defensive back Cameron
172 New England Patriots Lawrence Williams Wide receiver Texas Tech
173 Dallas Cowboys Michael Hegman Linebacker Tennessee State
174 Buffalo Bills Reggie Cherry Running back Houston
175 Buffalo Bills Harry Banks Defensive back Michigan
176 Los Angeles Rams Pat Haden Quarterback USC
177 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Beaird Running back Baylor
178 Chicago Bears Earl Douthitt Defensive back Iowa
179 Miami Dolphins Phillip Kent Running back Baylor
180 Oakland Raiders James Daniels Defensive back Texas A&M
181 Minnesota Vikings Henry Green Running back Southern
182 Pittsburgh Steelers Wayne Mattingly Tackle Colorado

Round eight[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
183 New York Giants John Tate Linebacker Jackson State
184 Baltimore Colts John Bushong Defensive end Western Kentucky
185 Atlanta Falcons Brent Adams Tackle Tennessee-Chattanooga
186 Cleveland Browns Barry Santini Tight end Purdue
187 Baltimore Colts Greg Denboer Tight end Michigan
188 St. Louis Cardinals John Adams Defensive tackle West Virginia
189 Kansas City Chiefs Wayne Hoffman Tackle Oklahoma
190 Pittsburgh Steelers Tom Knopp Linebacker Kearney State
191 San Francisco 49ers Preston Kendrick Linebacker Florida
192 Baltimore Colts Mario Cage Running back Northwest Louisiana
193 New York Jets James Scott Wide receiver Henderson J.C.
194 Detroit Lions Leonard Thompson Running back Oklahoma State
195 Cincinnati Bengals Ricky Davis Defensive back Alabama
196 Houston Oilers Jerry Lawrence Defensive tackle South Dakota State
197 Chicago Bears Joe Harris Linebacker Georgia Tech
198 Philadelphia Eagles Jeff Bleamer Tackle Penn State
199 Denver Broncos Steve Foley Defensive back Tulane
200 Dallas Cowboys Mitch Hoopes Punter Arizona
201 Buffalo Bills John Hill Defensive tackle Duke
202 St. Louis Cardinals Louis Lauriano Defensive back Long Beach State
203 San Diego Chargers Barry Collier Tackle Georgia
204 Los Angeles Rams John Washington Defensive back Tulane
205 Miami Dolphins Barney Crawford Defensive tackle Harding
206 San Diego Chargers Ralph Perretta Guard Purdue
207 Minnesota Vikings Joe Hollimon Defensive back Arkansas State
208 Pittsburgh Steelers Al Humphrey Defensive end Tulsa

Round nine[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
209 Baltimore Colts Royce McKinney Defensive back Kentucky State
210 New York Giants Mike Mahoney Wide receiver Richmond
211 Atlanta Falcons Brad Davis Running back Louisiana State
212 Chicago Bears Roger Stillwell Defensive tackle Stanford
213 Cleveland Browns Larry Poole Running back Kent State
214 San Diego Chargers Larry Keller Linebacker Houston
215 Cleveland Browns Floyd Hogan Defensive back Arkansas
216 New Orleans Saints Mike Strachan Running back Iowa State
217 Green Bay Packers Jay Hodgin Running back South Carolina
218 San Francisco 49ers James Johnson Defensive back Tennessee State
219 Detroit Lions Steve Strinko Linebacker Michigan
220 Cincinnati Bengals Greg Dubinetz Guard Yale
221 Houston Oilers Bob Bruer Tight end Mankato State
222 Pittsburgh Steelers Eugene Clark Guard UCLA
223 San Francisco 49ers Dan Natale Tight end Penn State
224 New York Jets Everett Taylor Defensive back Memphis State
225 Denver Broncos Rousell Williams Defensive back Arizona
226 Dallas Cowboys Ed Jones Defensive back Rutgers
227 Cincinnati Bengals Lofell Williams Wide receiver Virginia Union
228 Washington Redskins Dallas Hickman Defensive end California
229 Los Angeles Rams Gordon Riegel Linebacker Stanford
230 San Francisco 49ers Caesar Douglas Tackle Illinois Wesleyan
231 Miami Dolphins James Wilson Guard Clark
232 Oakland Raiders Harry Knight Quarterback Richmond
233 Minnesota Vikings John Passananti Guard Western Illinois
234 Pittsburgh Steelers Bruce Reimer Running back North Dakota State

Round ten[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
235 New York Giants Terry McClowry Linebacker Michigan State
236 Baltimore Colts Phil Waganheim Punter Maryland
237 Atlanta Falcons Marshall Mills Wide receiver West Virginia
238 Cleveland Browns Stan Lewis Defensive end Wayne State (NE)
239 Miami Dolphins Clyde Russell Running back Oklahoma
240 Denver Broncos Hank Englehardt Center Pacific
241 New Orleans Saints Chuck Heater Running back Michigan
242 San Diego Chargers Otha Bradley Defensive tackle USC
243 San Francisco 49ers Donnie Layton Running back South Carolina State
244 Green Bay Packers Bill Cooke Defensive end Massachusetts
245 Cincinnati Bengals Rockey Felker Defensive back Mississippi State
246 Houston Oilers Alan Pringle Kicker Rice
247 Pittsburgh Steelers Kirk Heyer Defensive tackle Kearney State
248 Philadelphia Eagles Ken Schroy Defensive back Maryland
249 New York Jets Charles James Defensive back Jackson State
250 Detroit Lions Brad Boyd Tight end Louisiana State
251 Denver Broncos Steve Haggerty Wide receiver UNLV
252 Dallas Cowboys Dennis Booker Running back Millersville (PA)
253 Buffalo Bills Roland Hooks Running back North Carolina State
254 Chicago Bears Mike Julius Guard St. Thomas (MN)
255 St. Louis Cardinals Mike McGraw Linebacker Wyoming
256 Miami Dolphins Joe Jackson Tight end Penn State
257 Miami Dolphins Joe Danelo Kicker Washington State
258 Minnesota Vikings Neil Clabo Punter Tennessee
259 Oakland Raiders Steve Sylvester Tackle Notre Dame
260 Pittsburgh Steelers Archie Gray Wide receiver Wyoming

Round eleven[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
261 Baltimore Colts Dave Hazel Wide receiver Ohio State
262 New York Giants George Martin Defensive end Oregon
263 Atlanta Falcons Jeff Merrow Defensive tackle West Virginia
264 Chicago Bears Mike Dean Kicker Texas
265 Cleveland Browns Tom Marinelli Guard Boston College
266 New Orleans Saints Danny Lee Punter N.E. Louisiana
267 San Diego Chargers Vince Phason Defensive back Arizona
268 Kansas City Chiefs Dale Hegland Guard Minnesota
269 Green Bay Packers Bob Martin Defensive end Washington
270 San Francisco 49ers Gene Hernandez Defensive back Texas Christian
271 Houston Oilers John Sawyer Tight end Southern Mississippi
272 New England Patriots Rene Garnett Defensive back Idaho State
273 Philadelphia Eagles Keith Rowen Guard Stanford
274 New York Jets Jon Bradford Running back Central State (OH)
275 Detroit Lions Steve Myers Guard Ohio State
276 Cincinnati Bengals Marvin Cobb Defensive back USC
277 Washington Redskins Ardell Johnson Defensive back Nebraska
278 Dallas Cowboys Greg Krpalek Center Oregon State
279 Buffalo Bills Tom Drake Defensive back Michigan
280 St. Louis Cardinals Jerry Latin Running back Northern Illinois
281 Los Angeles Rams Howard Strickland Running back California
282 Washington Redskins Jerry Hackenbruck Defensive end Oregon State
283 Miami Dolphins John Dilworth Defensive back Northwest Louisiana
284 San Diego Chargers Ike McBee Wide receiver San Jose State
285 Minnesota Vikings Ike Spencer Running back Utah
286 Pittsburgh Steelers Randy Little Tight end West Liberty

Round twelve[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
287 New York Giants Marsh White Running back Arkansas
288 Baltimore Colts Brad Storm Linebacker Iowa State
289 Atlanta Falcons Alonza Picket Tackle Texas Southern
290 Cleveland Browns Dick Ambrose Linebacker Virginia
291 Chicago Bears Doug Plank Defensive back Ohio State
292 San Diego Chargers Jerry Dahl Linebacker North Dakota State
293 Kansas City Chiefs James Rackley Running back Florida A&M
294 New Orleans Saints Ron Gustafson Wide receiver North Dakota
295 San Francisco 49ers Rick Worley Quarterback Howard Payne
296 Green Bay Packers Carlos Brown Quarterback Pacific
297 New England Patriots Matt Kendon Defensive tackle Idaho State
298 Philadelphia Eagles Richard Pawlewicz Running back William & Mary
299 New York Jets Bert Cooper Linebacker Florida State
300 Detroit Lions Andre Roundtree Linebacker Iowa State
301 Cincinnati Bengals Jack Novak Tight end Wisconsin
302 Houston Oilers Willie Miller Wide receiver Colorado State
303 Denver Broncos Harry Walters Linebacker Maryland
304 Dallas Cowboys Charles Bland Defensive back Cincinnati
305 Buffalo Bills Mark Johnson Defensive end Missouri
306 New England Patriots Condredge Holloway Defensive back Tennessee
307 Los Angeles Rams Chandler Williams Wide receiver Lincoln
308 St. Louis Cardinals Ben Jones Wide receiver Louisiana State
309 Miami Dolphins Joe Yancey Tackle Henderson State
310 Oakland Raiders Jack Magee Center Boston College
311 Minnesota Vikings Autry Beamon Defensive back East Texas State
312 Pittsburgh Steelers Greg Murphy Defensive end Penn State

Round thirteen[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
313 Baltimore Colts John Roman Guard Idaho State
314 New York Giants Ricky Townsend Kicker Tennessee
315 Atlanta Falcons Carl Russ Linebacker Michigan
316 Chicago Bears Charles McDaniel Running back Louisiana Tech
317 Cleveland Browns Willie Armstead Wide receiver Utah
318 Kansas City Chiefs John Snider Linebacker Stanford
319 New Orleans Saints Jim Upchurch Running back Arizona
320 San Diego Chargers Peter Demmerle Wide receiver Notre Dame
321 Green Bay Packers Bob Fuhriman Defensive back Utah State
322 San Francisco 49ers Dale Mitchell Linebacker USC
323 Philadelphia Eagles Tom Ehlers Linebacker Kentucky
324 New York Jets Dan Spivey Defensive tackle Georgia
325 Detroit Lions James Smith Running back North Carolina Central
326 Cincinnati Bengals Ron Rosenberg Linebacker Montana
327 Houston Oilers Ricky Scales Wide receiver Virginia Tech
328 New England Patriots Joe Harvey Defensive end Northern Michigan
329 Denver Broncos Eric Penick Running back Notre Dame
330 Dallas Cowboys Herbert Scott Guard Virginia Union
331 Buffalo Bills Mark Dienhart Tackle St. Thomas (MN)
332 Los Angeles Rams A. J. Jacobs Defensive back Louisville
333 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Lindgren Defensive end Hamline
334 Miami Dolphins Leonard Isabell Wide receiver Tulsa
335 San Diego Chargers Glen Printers Running back Southern Colorado State
336 Minnesota Vikings Mike Hurd Wide receiver Michigan State
337 Pittsburgh Steelers Bob Gaddis Wide receiver Mississippi Valley State
338 Washington Redskins Morris McKie Defensive back North Carolina A&T

Round fourteen[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
339 Miami Dolphins James Lewis Defensive back Tennessee State
340 Baltimore Colts Mike Smith Center Southern Methodist
341 Atlanta Falcons Steve Robinson Defensive tackle Tuskegee
342 Cleveland Browns Tim Barrett Running back John Carroll
343 Chicago Bears Walter Hartfield Running back Southwest Texas State
344 New Orleans Saints Randy Rhino Defensive back Georgia Tech
345 San Diego Chargers Reggie Barnett Defensive back Notre Dame
346 Kansas City Chiefs Gene Moshier Guard Vanderbilt
347 San Francisco 49ers David Henson Wide receiver Abilene Christian
348 Green Bay Packers Stan Blackmon Tight end North Texas State
349 New York Jets Joe Fields Center Widener
350 Detroit Lions Jim McMillan Quarterback Boise State
351 Cincinnati Bengals Frank Haywood Defensive tackle North Carolina State
352 Houston Oilers Jody Medford Guard Rice
353 New England Patriots Tom Gossom Wide receiver Auburn
354 Philadelphia Eagles Larry O'Rourke Defensive tackle Ohio State
355 Denver Broncos Jerry Arnold Guard Oklahoma
356 Dallas Cowboys Scott Laidlaw Running back Stanford
357 Buffalo Bills Robert Evans Wide receiver Morris Brown
358 St. Louis Cardinals Ritch Bahe Wide receiver Nebraska
359 Washington Redskins Dave Benson Linebacker Weber State
360 Los Angeles Rams Arthur Allen Wide receiver Clark
361 Miami Dolphins John Graham Quarterback Colorado State
362 Oakland Raiders Tom Doyle Quarterback Yale
363 Minnesota Vikings Mike Strickland Running back Eastern Michigan
364 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Collier Running back Morgan State

Round fifteen[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
365 Baltimore Colts John Goodie Running back Langston
366 New York Giants Jim O'Connor Running back Drake
367 Atlanta Falcons Jimmy Robinson Wide receiver Georgia Tech
368 Chicago Bears Steve Marcantonio Wide receiver Miami (FL)
369 Cleveland Browns Willie Moore Defensive tackle Johnson C. Smith
370 San Diego Chargers John Roush Guard Oklahoma
371 Pittsburgh Steelers James Thatcher Wide receiver Langston
372 New Orleans Saints Grant Burget Running back Oklahoma
373 Green Bay Packers Randy Allen Wide receiver Southern
374 San Francisco 49ers Rich Lavin Tight end Western Illinois
375 Detroit Lions Rudy Green Running back Yale
376 Cincinnati Bengals Greg Enright Kicker Southern Oregon State
377 Houston Oilers Jack Holmes Running back Texas Southern
378 New England Patriots Don Clayton Running back Murray State
379 Philadelphia Eagles Clayton Korver Defensive end Northwestern (Iowa)
380 New York Jets Brison Manor Defensive tackle Arkansas
381 Denver Broncos Ken Shelton Tight end Virginia
382 Dallas Cowboys Willie Hamilton Running back Arizona
383 Buffalo Bills Chris Kupec Quarterback North Carolina
384 Washington Redskins Art Kuehn Center UCLA
385 Los Angeles Rams Alvin White Quarterback Oregon State
386 St. Louis Cardinals Ron Franklin Defensive tackle Boise State
387 Miami Dolphins Skip Johns Running back Carson-Newman
388 Minnesota Vikings Ollie Bakken Linebacker Minnesota
389 Oakland Raiders Paul Careathers Running back Tennessee
390 Pittsburgh Steelers Marty Smith Defensive tackle Louisville

Round sixteen[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
391 New York Giants Jim Micklos Tight end Ball State
392 Baltimore Colts Bill Malouf Quarterback Mississippi
393 Atlanta Falcons Steve Knutson Tackle USC
394 Cleveland Browns John McKay Wide receiver USC
395 Chicago Bears Witt Beckman Wide receiver Miami (FL)
396 Kansas City Chiefs Mark Peterson Defensive end Illinois
397 New Orleans Saints Mike McDonald Linebacker Catawba
398 San Diego Chargers Chip Salvestrini Guard Yankton
399 Baltimore Colts Mike Evavold Defensive tackle MacAlester
400 Green Bay Packers Bob McCaffrey Center USC
401 Cincinnati Bengals John Tuttle Wide receiver Kansas State
402 Houston Oilers Ken Lambert Defensive back Virginia Tech
403 New England Patriots Kerry Marbury Running back West Virginia
404 Philadelphia Eagles Calvin Jones Wide receiver Texas Tech
405 New York Jets Greg Wells Guard Albany State
406 Detroit Lions Les Chaves Defensive back Kansas State
407 Dallas Cowboys Pete Clark Tight end Colorado State
408 Buffalo Bills Tom Fine Tight end Notre Dame
409 Denver Broncos Bubba Bridges Defensive tackle Colorado
410 Los Angeles Rams Francis Reynolds Running back Alcorn A&M
411 St. Louis Cardinals Mark Miller Wide receiver Missouri
412 Washington Redskins Dennis Pavelka Guard Nebraska
413 Miami Dolphins Vernon Smith Center Georgia
414 Minnesota Vikings Tom Goedjen Kicker Iowa State
415 Pittsburgh Steelers Miller Bassler Tight end Houston
416 Baltimore Colts Robert Smith Defensive back Maryland

Round seventeen[edit]

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
417 Baltimore Colts David McKnight Linebacker Georgia
418 New York Giants Rondy Colbert Defensive back Lamar
419 Atlanta Falcons Mitch Anderson Quarterback Northwestern
420 Chicago Bears Roland Harper Running back Louisiana Tech
421 Cleveland Browns Dave Graf Linebacker Penn State
422 New Orleans Saints Greg Westbrooks Linebacker Colorado
423 San Diego Chargers Neal Jeffrey Quarterback Baylor
424 Kansas City Chiefs Mike Bulino Defensive back Pittsburgh
425 Green Bay Packers Tom Ray Defensive back Central Michigan
426 Baltimore Colts Mike Bengard Defensive end Northwestern (Iowa)
427 Houston Oilers Ricky Seeker Center Texas A&M
428 New England Patriots Myke Horton Tackle UCLA
429 Philadelphia Eagles Garry Webb Defensive end Temple
430 New York Jets Mike Bartoszek Tight end Ohio State
431 Detroit Lions Mark Lancaster Guard Tulsa
432 Cincinnati Bengals Elvin Charity Defensive back Yale
433 Denver Broncos Lester Sherman Running back Albany State
434 Dallas Cowboys Jim Testerman Tight end Dayton
435 Buffalo Bills Jeff Turcotte Defensive end Colorado
436 St. Louis Cardinals Ken Monroe Running back Indiana State
437 Washington Redskins Carl Taylor Defensive end Memphis State
438 Los Angeles Rams Skip Boyd Punter Washington
439 Miami Dolphins Dwaine Copeland Running back Middle Tennessee State
440 Baltimore Colts Frank Russell Wide receiver Maryland
441 Minnesota Vikings Adolph Bellizeare Running back Pennsylvania
442 [5] Pittsburgh Steelers Stan Hegener Guard Nebraska
= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers[edit]

  • Walter Payton, running back from Jackson State, taken 1st round 4th overall by Chicago Bears
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1993.[6]
  • Randy White, defensive tackle from Maryland, taken 1st round 2nd overall by Dallas Cowboys
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1994.[6]
  • Fred Dean, defensive end from Louisiana Tech, taken 2nd round 33rd overall by San Diego Chargers
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2008.[7]
  • Robert Brazile, linebacker from Jackson State, taken 1st round 6th overall by Houston Oilers
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.[8]

Notable undrafted players[edit]

= Pro Bowler[3]
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Atlanta Falcons Alfred Jenkins  WR Morris Brown SIAC
Cincinnati Bengals Brad Cousino  LB Miami MAC
Cleveland Browns Robert Jackson  OG Duke ACC
Dallas Cowboys Percy Howard  WR Austin Peay OVC
Dallas Cowboys Jim Zorn  QB Cal Poly Pomona CCAA
Denver Broncos Jack Dolbin  WR Wake Forest ACC
Denver Broncos Bob Swenson  LB California Pac-8
Green Bay Packers Johnnie Gray  S Cal State Fullerton CCAA
Houston Oilers Greg Stemrick  CB Colorado State WAC
Houston Oilers Ted Thompson  LB SMU SWC
Kansas City Chiefs Charlie Ane  C Michigan State Big Ten
Miami Dolphins Earnest Rhone  LB Henderson State Arkansas
New England Patriots David Tipton  DT Western Illinois Ind. (Coll.)
New Orleans Saints Rusty Chambers  LB Tulane Ind.
New Orleans Saints Sylvester Croom  C Alabama SEC
New York Jets J. J. Jones  QB Fisk SIAC
Oakland Raiders Mike Reinfeldt  S Wisconsin-Milwaukee Ind. (Div. II)
Philadelphia Eagles Dennis Franks  C Michigan Big Ten
Philadelphia Eagles Jim Opperman  LB Colorado State WAC
Pittsburgh Steelers John Banaszak  DT Eastern Michigan MAC
San Diego Chargers Dwight McDonald  WR San Diego State Big West
San Francisco 49ers Bill Larson  TE Colorado State WAC
Washington Redskins Pete Wysocki  LB Western Michigan MAC


  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. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  6. ^ a b List of 1990s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on July 31, 2008. Retrieved October 11, 2008.
  7. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on July 31, 2008. Retrieved October 11, 2008.
  8. ^ "Robert Brazile - Pro Football Hall of Fame Official Site". www.profootballhof.com.

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