1987 NFL Draft

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1987 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s) April 28–29, 1987
Location New York
Picks
First selection Vinny Testaverde, QB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mr. Irrelevant Norman Jefferson, DB
Green Bay Packers
Most selections Tampa Bay Buccaneers (20)
Fewest selections Cleveland Browns (8)
Overall selections 335
NFL Draft
 < 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. The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.

Player selections[edit]

= Pro Bowler [1] = Hall of Famer

Round one[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vinny Testaverde [2] 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[edit]

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 Running Back 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 David 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[edit]

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 Defensive back 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 Running back Penn State
81 Los Angeles Raiders Steve Smith Running back 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[edit]

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 Defensive back Baylor
95 Dallas Cowboys Kelvin Martin Wide receiver Boston College
96 New Orleans Saints Steve Trapilo Guard Boston College
97 Atlanta Falcons Ralph VanDyke 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 Defensive back 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[edit]

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 Defensive back 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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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 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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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 Defensive back 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[edit]

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 Defensive back Texas
334 Denver Broncos Tyrone Braxton Defensive back North Dakota State
335 [3] Green Bay Packers Norman Jefferson Defensive back Louisiana State
= Pro Bowler [1]

Notable undrafted free agents: John Settle, RB, Appalachian State, Atlanta Falcons (1987–1990); first undrafted running back in NFL history to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season (1988) Jessie Tuggle, ILB, Valdosta State; Atlanta Falcons (1987–2000); according to atlantafalcons.com, he's credited with 2,065 total tackles in his career.

Hall of Famers[edit]

  • Rod Woodson, Defensive Back from Purdue University, taken 1st round 10th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2009.
  • Cris Carter, Wide Receiver from Ohio State, taken 4th round in the Supplemental Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013.

Notable undrafted players[edit]

= Pro Bowler[1]
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Atlanta Falcons Gordon, TimTim Gordon  CB Tulsa Ind.
Atlanta Falcons Kramer, ErikErik Kramer  QB North Carolina State ACC
Atlanta Falcons Settle, JohnJohn Settle  RB Appalachian State SoCon
Atlanta Falcons Tuggle, JessieJessie Tuggle  LB Valdosta State GSC
Chicago Bears Lynch, LorenzoLorenzo Lynch  CB Sacramento State Western
Chicago Bears Wojciechowski, JohnJohn Wojciechowski  OT Michigan State Big Ten
Cincinnati Bengals Carney, JohnJohn Carney  K Notre Dame Ind.
Dallas Cowboys Heller, RonRon Heller  TE Oregon State Pac-10
Dallas Cowboys Ruzek, RogerRoger Ruzek  K Weber State Big Sky
Dallas Cowboys Smith, DaryleDaryle Smith  OT Tennessee SEC
Denver Broncos Graddy, SamSam Graddy  WR Tennessee SEC
Denver Broncos Kartz, KeithKeith Kartz  C California Pac-10
Denver Broncos Lucas, TimTim Lucas  LB California Pac-10
Houston Oilers Seale, EugeneEugene Seale  LB Lamar N/A
Indianapolis Colts Criswell, JeffJeff Criswell  OT Graceland N/A
Kansas City Chiefs Faulkner, JeffJeff Faulkner  DT Southern SWAC
Los Angeles Rams Anno, SamSam Anno  LB USC Pac-10
Minnesota Vikings Henderson, WymonWymon Henderson  CB UNLV PCAA
New York Giants Haddix, WayneWayne Haddix  CB Liberty Ind.
New York Jets Rose, KenKen Rose  LB UNLV PCAA
Pittsburgh Steelers Blankenship, BrianBrian Blankenship  CB Nebraska Big 8
Pittsburgh Steelers Stone, DwightDwight Stone  RB Middle Tennessee State Ohio Valley
Pittsburgh Steelers Stowe, TyronneTyronne Stowe  LB Rutgers Ind.
St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) Morris, MikeMike Morris  CB Truman State N/A
San Diego Chargers Kirk, RandyRandy Kirk  LB San Diego State WAC
San Diego Chargers Miller, LesLes Miller  DE Fort Hays State N/A
San Francisco 49ers Cofer, MikeMike Cofer  K NC State ACC
San Francisco 49ers Sydney, HarryHarry Sydney  RB Kansas Big Eight
Seattle Seahawks Jenkins, MelvinMelvin Jenkins  CB Cincinnati Ind.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Land, DanDan Land  S Albany State SIAC
Tampa Bay Buccaneers McHale, TomTom McHale  G Cornell Ivy
Washington Redskins Brilz, DarrickDarrick Brilz  C/G Oregon State Pac-10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. ^ Vinny Testaverde, 1986 Heisman Trophy winner "1986 Heisman Trophy winner". Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.

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