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2011 NFL draft
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General information
Date(s) April 28–30, 2011
Time 8:00 pm EDT April 28 (rd. 1)
6:00 pm EDT April 29 (rds. 2 & 3)
Noon EDT April 30 (rds. 4–7)
Location Radio City Music Hall
New York City
Network(s) (US) ESPN and NFL Network
Picks
First selection Cam Newton, QB
Carolina Panthers
Mr. Irrelevant Cheta Ozougwu, DE
Houston Texans
Most selections Washington (12)
Fewest selections Chicago (5)
Detroit
Indianapolis
Jacksonville
Overall selections 254
NFL draft
 < 2010 2012 > 

The 2011 NFL Draft was the 76th installment of the annual NFL Draft, where the franchises of the National Football League select newly eligible football players. Like the 2010 draft, the 2011 draft was held at Radio City Music Hall over three days: this year, the first round took place on Thursday, April 28, 2011; the second and third rounds took place on Friday, April 29; with the final four rounds on Saturday, April 30, 2011.

The Carolina Panthers, who had the worst record for the 2010 NFL season at 2–14, had the right to the first selection in each round of the draft. With the first pick the Panthers selected Auburn University quarterback Cam Newton, who was the 2010 Heisman Trophy winner.[1]

A second Heisman Trophy winner, running back Mark Ingram from Alabama was selected by New Orleans late in the first round. This was the eleventh draft which included multiple Heisman winners, and the first time ever that it has occurred in consecutive drafts (Sam Bradford and Tim Tebow in 2010).[2] Five of the first six picks played college football in the Southeastern Conference (SEC).[3]

For the second consecutive year—and the third time in NFL history—the top two selections of the draft won Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year awards, respectively.[4]

Teams were allowed ten minutes to make each selection in the first round, seven minutes per selection in the second round and five minutes in each of the subsequent rounds.[5]

The following is the breakdown of the 254 players selected by position:

Impact of labor situation[edit]

Main article: 2011 NFL lockout

Despite an ongoing labor dispute between league owners and players over a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA), a provision in the expired CBA ensured that this draft would still take place, despite the fact that the owners had imposed a lockout to prevent the start of the league year.[6] Fans in attendance at the draft expressed their displeasure with the lockout by booing NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during the event and chanting "We want football."[7]

Due to the labor situation and the lockout, franchises were not able to trade players for draft selections (trades involving only selections were permitted), and were unable to sign or even contact drafted or undrafted players until the lockout was lifted. Because of the lockout, the Panthers could not sign or even negotiate with their first draft pick before the draft began, as other teams have done in years past.[8][9]

The restriction on trading players extended to players selected in this draft—teams were unable to swap any player once selected, e.g. as happened in 2004 when the San Diego Chargers and New York Giants completed a draft day trade involving Eli Manning and Philip Rivers who had been selected first and fourth respectively.[10] In addition, with no agreement in place between owners and players mandating future drafts, teams were advised by the league that any trades involving future draft picks would be made at the teams' "own risk".[11] This warning did not dissuade several teams from making trades involving future selections.

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) considered plans to dissuade potential prospects from attending the draft,[12] but a record 25 potential draftees attended the event, including Von Miller, who was one of the named plaintiffs in the players' antitrust lawsuit against the league.[13][14]

Early entrants[edit]

A record 56 underclassmen announced their intention to forgo their remaining NCAA eligibility and declare themselves eligible to be selected in the draft.[15] Of the 56 eligible underclassmen, 43 (or 76.8%) were drafted.[16][17]

The selection of Newton, a junior, marked the third straight draft where the first overall selection was an underclassman. Since non-seniors were first eligible to be drafted in 1990, fourteen first overall picks ( including six of the last seven) have been players who have entered the draft early.[18] Eight of the first ten players chosen in this draft were non-seniors, which broke the record of six set in 1997 and matched in 2006. Jake Locker and Von Miller were the only two seniors among the first ten draftees.[18]

Determination of draft order[edit]

The draft order is based generally on each team's record from the previous season, with teams which qualified for the postseason selecting after those which failed to make the playoffs.

Player selections[edit]

* = compensatory selection
^ = supplemental compensatory selection
= Pro Bowler[N 1]
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 HB Halfback K Placekicker KR Kick 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 TB Tailback
TE Tight end WR Wide receiver        
Rnd. Pick # NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
1 1 Carolina Panthers Newton, CamCam Newton  QB Auburn SEC 2010 Heisman Trophy winner[N 2]
1 2 Denver Broncos Miller, VonVon Miller  LB Texas A&M Big 12
1 3 Buffalo Bills Dareus, MarcellMarcell Dareus  DE Alabama SEC
1 4 Cincinnati Bengals Green, A. J.A. J. Green  WR Georgia SEC
1 5 Arizona Cardinals Peterson, PatrickPatrick Peterson  CB LSU SEC
1 6 Atlanta Falcons Jones, JulioJulio Jones  WR Alabama SEC from Cleveland [R1 - 1]
1 7 San Francisco 49ers Smith, AldonAldon Smith  LB Missouri Big 12
1 8 Tennessee Titans Locker, JakeJake Locker  QB Washington Pac-10
1 9 Dallas Cowboys Smith, TyronTyron Smith  OT USC Pac-10
1 10 Jacksonville Jaguars Gabbert, BlaineBlaine Gabbert  QB Missouri Big 12 from Washington [R1 - 2]
1 11 Houston Texans Watt, J. J.J. J. Watt  DE Wisconsin Big Ten
1 12 Minnesota Vikings Ponder, ChristianChristian Ponder  QB Florida State ACC
1 13 Detroit Lions Fairley, NickNick Fairley  DT Auburn SEC
1 14 St. Louis Rams Quinn, RobertRobert Quinn  DE North Carolina ACC
1 15 Miami Dolphins Pouncey, MikeMike Pouncey  C Florida SEC
1 16 Washington Redskins Kerrigan, RyanRyan Kerrigan  DE Purdue Big Ten from Jacksonville [R1 - 3]
1 17 New England Patriots Solder, NateNate Solder  OT Colorado Big 12 from Oakland [R1 - 4]
1 18 San Diego Chargers Liuget, CoreyCorey Liuget  DT Illinois Big Ten
1 19 New York Giants Amukamara, PrincePrince Amukamara  CB Nebraska Big 12
1 20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Clayborn, AdrianAdrian Clayborn  DE Iowa Big Ten
1 21 Cleveland Browns Taylor, PhilPhil Taylor  DT Baylor Big 12 from Kansas City [R1 - 5]
1 22 Indianapolis Colts Castonzo, AnthonyAnthony Castonzo  OT Boston College ACC
1 23 Philadelphia Eagles Watkins, DannyDanny Watkins  G Baylor Big 12
1 24 New Orleans Saints Jordan, CameronCameron Jordan  DE California Pac-10
1 25 Seattle Seahawks Carpenter, JamesJames Carpenter  OT Alabama SEC
1 26 Kansas City Chiefs Baldwin, JonathanJonathan Baldwin  WR Pittsburgh Big East from Atlanta via Cleveland [R1 - 6]
1 27 Baltimore Ravens Smith, JimmyJimmy Smith  CB Colorado Big 12 in lieu of pick 26 (time expired) [N 3]
1 28 New Orleans Saints Ingram, MarkMark Ingram  RB Alabama SEC from New England [R1 - 7], 2009 Heisman Trophy winner[N 4]
1 29 Chicago Bears Carimi, GabeGabe Carimi  OT Wisconsin Big Ten
1 30 New York Jets Wilkerson, MuhammadMuhammad Wilkerson  DE Temple MAC
1 31 Pittsburgh Steelers Heyward, CameronCameron Heyward  DE Ohio State Big Ten
1 32 Green Bay Packers Sherrod, DerekDerek Sherrod  OT Mississippi State SEC
2 33 New England Patriots Dowling, Ras-IRas-I Dowling  CB Virginia ACC from Carolina [R2 - 1]
2 34 Buffalo Bills Williams, AaronAaron Williams  CB Texas Big 12
2 35 Cincinnati Bengals Dalton, AndyAndy Dalton  QB TCU MWC
2 36 San Francisco 49ers Kaepernick, ColinColin Kaepernick  QB Nevada WAC from Denver [R2 - 2]
2 37 Cleveland Browns Sheard, JabaalJabaal Sheard  DE Pittsburgh Big East
2 38 Arizona Cardinals Williams, RyanRyan Williams  RB Virginia Tech ACC
2 39 Tennessee Titans Ayers, AkeemAkeem Ayers  LB UCLA Pac-10
2 40 Dallas Cowboys Carter, BruceBruce Carter  LB North Carolina ACC
2 41 Washington Redskins Jenkins, JarvisJarvis Jenkins  DT Clemson ACC
2 42 Houston Texans Reed, BrooksBrooks Reed  DE Arizona Pac-10
2 43 Minnesota Vikings Rudolph, KyleKyle Rudolph  TE Notre Dame Ind.
2 44 Detroit Lions Young, TitusTitus Young  WR Boise State WAC
2 45 Denver Broncos Moore, RahimRahim Moore  S UCLA Pac-10 from San Francisco [R2 - 3]
2 46 Denver Broncos Franklin, OrlandoOrlando Franklin  OT Miami (FL) ACC from Miami [R2 - 4]
2 47 St. Louis Rams Kendricks, LanceLance Kendricks  TE Wisconsin Big Ten
2 48 Oakland Raiders Wisniewski, StefenStefen Wisniewski  C Penn State Big Ten
2 49 Indianapolis Colts Ijalana, BenBen Ijalana  OT Villanova CAA from Jacksonville via Washington [R2 - 5]
2 50 San Diego Chargers Gilchrist, MarcusMarcus Gilchrist  CB Clemson ACC
2 51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bowers, Da'QuanDa'Quan Bowers  DE Clemson ACC
2 52 New York Giants Austin, MarvinMarvin Austin  DT North Carolina ACC
2 53 Chicago Bears Paea, StephenStephen Paea  DT Oregon State Pac-10 from Indianapolis via Washington [R2 - 6]
2 54 Philadelphia Eagles Jarrett, JaiquawnJaiquawn Jarrett  S Temple MAC
2 55 Kansas City Chiefs Hudson, RodneyRodney Hudson  G Florida State ACC
2 56 New England Patriots Vereen, ShaneShane Vereen  RB California Pac-10 from New Orleans [R2 - 7]
2 57 Detroit Lions Leshoure, MikelMikel Leshoure  RB Illinois Big Ten from Seattle [R2 - 8]
2 58 Baltimore Ravens Smith, TorreyTorrey Smith  WR Maryland ACC
2 59 Cleveland Browns Little, GregGreg Little  WR North Carolina ACC from Atlanta [R2 - 9]
2 60 Houston Texans Harris, BrandonBrandon Harris  CB Miami (FL) ACC from New England [R2 - 10]
2 61 San Diego Chargers Mouton, JonasJonas Mouton  LB Michigan Big Ten from New York Jets [R2 - 11]
2 62 Miami Dolphins Thomas, DanielDaniel Thomas  RB Kansas State Big 12 from Chicago via Washington [R2 - 12]
2 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Gilbert, MarcusMarcus Gilbert  OT Florida SEC
2 64 Green Bay Packers Cobb, RandallRandall Cobb  WR Kentucky SEC
3 65 Carolina Panthers McClain, TerrellTerrell McClain  DT South Florida Big East
3 66 Cincinnati Bengals Moch, DontayDontay Moch  LB Nevada WAC
3 67 Denver Broncos Irving, NateNate Irving  LB North Carolina State ACC
3 68 Buffalo Bills Sheppard, KelvinKelvin Sheppard  LB LSU SEC
3 69 Arizona Cardinals Housler, RobRob Housler  TE Florida Atlantic Sun Belt
3 70 Kansas City Chiefs Houston, JustinJustin Houston  DE Georgia SEC from Cleveland [R3 - 1]
3 71 Dallas Cowboys Murray, DeMarcoDeMarco Murray  RB Oklahoma Big 12
3 72 New Orleans Saints Wilson, MartezMartez Wilson  LB Illinois Big Ten from Washington [R3 - 2]
3 73 New England Patriots Ridley, StevanStevan Ridley  RB LSU SEC from Houston [R3 - 3]
3 74 New England Patriots Mallett, RyanRyan Mallett  QB Arkansas SEC from Minnesota [R3 - 4]
3 75 Seattle Seahawks Moffitt, JohnJohn Moffitt  G Wisconsin Big Ten from Detroit [R3 - 5]
3 76 Jacksonville Jaguars Rackley, WillWill Rackley  G Lehigh Patriot from San Francisco [R3 - 6]
3 77 Tennessee Titans Casey, JurrellJurrell Casey  DT USC Pac-10
3 78 St. Louis Rams Pettis, AustinAustin Pettis  WR Boise State WAC
3 79 Washington Redskins Hankerson, LeonardLeonard Hankerson  WR Miami (FL) ACC from Miami [R3 - 7]
3 80 San Francisco 49ers Culliver, ChrisChris Culliver  CB South Carolina SEC from Jacksonville [R3 - 8]
3 81 Oakland Raiders Van Dyke, DeMarcusDeMarcus Van Dyke  CB Miami (FL) ACC
3 82 San Diego Chargers Brown, VincentVincent Brown  WR San Diego State MWC
3 83 New York Giants Jernigan, JerrelJerrel Jernigan  WR Troy Sun Belt
3 84 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foster, MasonMason Foster  LB Washington Pac-10
3 85 Baltimore Ravens Reid, JahJah Reid  OT Central Florida C-USA from Philadelphia [R3 - 9]
3 86 Kansas City Chiefs Bailey, AllenAllen Bailey  DE Miami (FL) ACC
3 87 Indianapolis Colts Nevis, DrakeDrake Nevis  DT LSU SEC
3 88 New Orleans Saints Patrick, JohnnyJohnny Patrick  CB Louisville Big East
3 89 San Diego Chargers Wright, ShareeceShareece Wright  CB USC Pac-10 from Seattle [R3 - 10]
3 90 Philadelphia Eagles Marsh, CurtisCurtis Marsh  CB Utah State WAC from Baltimore [R3 - 11]
3 91 Atlanta Falcons Dent, AkeemAkeem Dent  LB Georgia SEC
3 92 Oakland Raiders Barksdale, JosephJoseph Barksdale  OT LSU SEC from New England [R3 - 12]
3 93 Chicago Bears Conte, ChrisChris Conte  S California Pac-10
3 94 New York Jets Ellis, KenrickKenrick Ellis  DT Hampton MEAC
3 95 Pittsburgh Steelers Brown, CurtisCurtis Brown  CB Texas Big 12
3 96 Green Bay Packers Green, AlexAlex Green  RB Hawaii WAC
3* 97 Carolina Panthers Fua, SioneSione Fua  DT Stanford Pac-10
4 98 Carolina Panthers Hogan, BrandonBrandon Hogan  CB West Virginia Big East
4 99 Seattle Seahawks Wright, K. J.K. J. Wright  LB Mississippi State SEC from Denver via New England [R4 - 1]
4 100 Buffalo Bills Searcy, Da'NorrisDa'Norris Searcy  CB North Carolina ACC
4 101 Cincinnati Bengals Boling, ClintClint Boling  G Georgia SEC
4 102 Cleveland Browns Cameron, JordanJordan Cameron  TE USC Pac-10
4 103 Arizona Cardinals Acho, SamSam Acho  DE Texas Big 12
4 104 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Stocker, LukeLuke Stocker  TE Tennessee SEC from Washington via Philadelphia [R4 - 2]
4 105 Washington Redskins Helu, RoyRoy Helu  RB Nebraska Big 12 from Houston [R4 - 3]
4 106 Minnesota Vikings Ballard, ChristianChristian Ballard  DE Iowa Big Ten
4 107 Seattle Seahawks Durham, KrisKris Durham  WR Georgia SEC from Detroit [R4 - 4]
4 108 Denver Broncos Carter, QuintonQuinton Carter  S Oklahoma Big 12 from San Francisco [R4 - 5]
4 109 Tennessee Titans McCarthy, ColinColin McCarthy  LB Miami (FL) ACC
4 110 Dallas Cowboys Arkin, DavidDavid Arkin  G Missouri State MVFC
4 111 Miami Dolphins Gates, EdmondEdmond Gates  WR Abilene Christian LSC
4 112 St. Louis Rams Salas, GregGreg Salas  WR Hawai'i WAC
4 113 Oakland Raiders Chekwa, ChimdiChimdi Chekwa  CB Ohio State Big Ten
4 114 Jacksonville Jaguars Shorts, CecilCecil Shorts  WR Mount Union OAC
4 115 San Francisco 49ers Hunter, KendallKendall Hunter  RB Oklahoma State Big 12 from San Diego [R4 - 6]
4 116 Philadelphia Eagles Matthews, CaseyCasey Matthews  LB Oregon Pac-10 from Tampa Bay [R4 - 7]
4 117 New York Giants Brewer, JamesJames Brewer  OT Indiana Big Ten
4 118 Kansas City Chiefs Brown, JalilJalil Brown  CB Colorado Big 12
4 119 Indianapolis Colts Carter, DeloneDelone Carter  RB Syracuse Big East
4 120 Philadelphia Eagles Henery, AlexAlex Henery  K Nebraska Big 12
4 121 Jacksonville Jaguars Prosinski, ChrisChris Prosinski  S Wyoming MWC from New Orleans [R4 - 8]
4 122 Buffalo Bills Hairston, ChrisChris Hairston  OT Clemson ACC from Seattle [R4 - 9]
4 123 Baltimore Ravens Doss, TandonTandon Doss  WR Indiana Big Ten
4 124 Cleveland Browns Marecic, OwenOwen Marecic  FB Stanford Pac-10 from Atlanta [R4 - 10]
4 125 Oakland Raiders Jones, TaiwanTaiwan Jones  RB Eastern Washington Big Sky from New England [R4 - 11]
4 126 New York Jets Powell, BilalBilal Powell  RB Louisville Big East
4 127 Houston Texans Carmichael, RashadRashad Carmichael  CB Virginia Tech ACC from Chicago via Washington [R4 - 12]
4 128 Pittsburgh Steelers Allen, CortezCortez Allen  CB The Citadel SoCon
4 129 Denver Broncos Thomas, JuliusJulius Thomas  TE Portland State Big Sky from Green Bay [R4 - 13]
4* 130 Tennessee Titans Harper, JamieJamie Harper  RB Clemson ACC
4* 131 Green Bay Packers House, DavonDavon House  CB New Mexico State WAC
5 132 Carolina Panthers Pilares, KealohaKealoha Pilares  WR Hawaii WAC
5 133 Buffalo Bills White, JohnnyJohnny White  RB North Carolina ACC
5 134 Cincinnati Bengals Sands, RobertRobert Sands  S West Virginia Big East
5 135 Kansas City Chiefs Stanzi, RickyRicky Stanzi  QB Iowa Big Ten from Denver via Tampa Bay [R5 - 1]
5 136 Arizona Cardinals Sherman, AnthonyAnthony Sherman  FB Connecticut Big East
5 137 Cleveland Browns Skrine, BusterBuster Skrine  CB Chattanooga SoCon
5 138 New England Patriots Cannon, MarcusMarcus Cannon  OT TCU MWC from Houston [R5 - 2]
5 139 Minnesota Vikings Burton, BrandonBrandon Burton  CB Utah MWC
5 140 Kansas City Chiefs Miller, GabeGabe Miller  LB Oregon State Pac-10 from Detroit [R5 - 3]
5 141 Green Bay Packers Williams, D. J.D. J. Williams  TE Arkansas SEC from San Francisco via Denver [R5 - 4]
5 142 Tennessee Titans Klug, KarlKarl Klug  DE Iowa Big Ten
5 143 Dallas Cowboys Thomas, JoshJosh Thomas  CB Buffalo MAC
5 144 Houston Texans Keo, ShilohShiloh Keo  S Idaho WAC from Washington [R5 - 5]
5 145 Atlanta Falcons Rodgers, JacquizzJacquizz Rodgers  RB Oregon State Pac-10 from St. Louis [R5 - 6]
5 146 Washington Redskins Gomes, DejonDejon Gomes  S Nebraska Big 12 from Miami [R5 - 7]
5 147 Jacksonville Jaguars Issac, RodRod Issac  CB Middle Tennessee Sun Belt
5 148 Oakland Raiders Moore, DenariusDenarius Moore  WR Tennessee SEC
5 149 Philadelphia Eagles Lewis, DionDion Lewis  RB Pittsburgh Big East from San Diego [R5 - 8]
5 150 Cleveland Browns Pinkston, JasonJason Pinkston  OT Pittsburgh Big East from New York Giants via Minnesota [R5 - 9]
5 151 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Black, AhmadAhmad Black  S Florida SEC
5 152 Houston Texans Yates, T. J.T. J. Yates  QB North Carolina ACC from Indianapolis via Washington [R5 - 10]
5 153 New York Jets Kerley, JeremyJeremy Kerley  WR TCU MWC from Philadelphia [R5 - 11]
5 154 Seattle Seahawks Sherman, RichardRichard Sherman  CB Stanford Pac-10 from Kansas City via Detroit [R5 - 12]
5 155 Washington Redskins Paul, NilesNiles Paul  WR Nebraska Big 12 from New Orleans[R5 - 13]
5 156 Seattle Seahawks LeGree, MarkMark LeGree  S Appalachian State SoCon
5 157 Detroit Lions Hogue, DougDoug Hogue  LB Syracuse Big East from Baltimore via Seattle [R5 - 14]
5 158 St. Louis Rams Hines, JermaleJermale Hines  S Ohio State Big Ten from Atlanta [R5 - 15]
5 159 New England Patriots Smith, LeeLee Smith  TE Marshall C-USA
5 160 Chicago Bears Enderle, NathanNathan Enderle  QB Idaho WAC
5 161 Philadelphia Eagles Vandervelde, JulianJulian Vandervelde  G Iowa Big Ten from New York Jets [R5 - 16]
5 162 Pittsburgh Steelers Carter, ChrisChris Carter  LB Fresno State WAC
5 163 San Francisco 49ers Kilgore, DanielDaniel Kilgore  G Appalachian State SoCon from Green Bay [R5 - 17]
5* 164 Baltimore Ravens Brown, ChykieChykie Brown  CB Texas Big 12
5* 165 Baltimore Ravens McPhee, PernellPernell McPhee  DE Mississippi State SEC
6 166 Carolina Panthers Wilson, LawrenceLawrence Wilson  LB Connecticut Big East
6 167 Cincinnati Bengals Whalen, RyanRyan Whalen  WR Stanford Pac-10
6 168 Minnesota Vikings Love, DeMarcusDeMarcus Love  OT Arkansas SEC from Denver via Cleveland [R6 - 1]
6 169 Buffalo Bills White, ChrisChris White  LB Mississippi State SEC
6 170 Minnesota Vikings Raymond, MistralMistral Raymond  S South Florida Big East from Cleveland [R6 - 2]
6 171 Arizona Cardinals Sturdivant, QuanQuan Sturdivant  LB North Carolina ACC
6 172 Minnesota Vikings Fusco, BrandonBrandon Fusco  C Slippery Rock PSAC
6 173 Seattle Seahawks Maxwell, ByronByron Maxwell  CB Clemson ACC from Detroit [R6 - 3]
6 174 Miami Dolphins Clay, CharlesCharles Clay  FB Tulsa C-USA from San Francisco via Green Bay [R6 - 4]
6 175 Tennessee Titans Stingily, ByronByron Stingily  OT Louisville Big East
6 176 Dallas Cowboys Harris, DwayneDwayne Harris  WR East Carolina C-USA
6 177 Washington Redskins Royster, EvanEvan Royster  RB Penn State Big Ten
6 178 Washington Redskins Robinson, AldrickAldrick Robinson  WR SMU C-USA from Houston [R6 - 5]
6 179 Green Bay Packers Schlauderaff, CalebCaleb Schlauderaff  G Utah MWC from Miami [R6 - 6]
6 180 Baltimore Ravens Taylor, TyrodTyrod Taylor  QB Virginia Tech ACC from St. Louis [R6 - 7]
6 181 Oakland Raiders Gordon, RichardRichard Gordon  TE Miami (FL) ACC
6 182 San Francisco 49ers Johnson, RonaldRonald Johnson  WR USC Pac-10 from Jacksonville [R6 - 8]
6 183 San Diego Chargers Todman, JordanJordan Todman  RB Connecticut Big East
6 184 Arizona Cardinals Carter, DavidDavid Carter  DT UCLA Pac-10 from Tampa Bay via Philadelphia [R6 - 9]
6 185 New York Giants Jones, GregGreg Jones  LB Michigan State Big Ten
6 186 Green Bay Packers Smith, D. J.D. J. Smith  OLB Appalachian State SoCon from Philadelphia via Detroit and Denver [R6 - 10]
6 187 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bradford, AllenAllen Bradford  RB USC Pac-10 from Kansas City[R6 - 11]
6 188 Indianapolis Colts Rucker, Chris L.Chris L. Rucker  CB Michigan State Big Ten
6 189 Denver Broncos Mohamed, MikeMike Mohamed  LB California Pac-10 from New Orleans via New England [R6 - 12]
6 190 San Francisco 49ers Jones, ColinColin Jones  S TCU MWC from Seattle [R6 - 13]
6 191 Philadelphia Eagles Kelce, JasonJason Kelce  C Cincinnati Big East from Baltimore [R6 - 14]
6 192 Atlanta Falcons Bosher, MattMatt Bosher  P Miami (FL) ACC
6 193 Philadelphia Eagles Rolle, BrianBrian Rolle  LB Ohio State Big Ten from New England[R6 - 15]
6 194 New England Patriots Carter, MarkellMarkell Carter  DE Central Arkansas Southland from New York Jets via Philadelphia [R6 - 16]
6 195 Chicago Bears Thomas, J. T.J. T. Thomas  LB West Virginia Big East
6 196 Pittsburgh Steelers Williams, KeithKeith Williams  G Nebraska Big 12
6 197 Green Bay Packers Elmore, RickyRicky Elmore  DE Arizona Pac-10
6* 198 New York Giants Sash, TylerTyler Sash  S Iowa Big Ten
6* 199 Kansas City Chiefs Powe, JerrellJerrell Powe  DT Ole Miss SEC
6* 200 Minnesota Vikings Homan, RossRoss Homan  LB Ohio State Big Ten
6* 201 San Diego Chargers Schilling, StephenStephen Schilling  G Michigan Big Ten
6* 202 New York Giants Williams, JacquianJacquian Williams  LB South Florida Big East
6* 203 Carolina Panthers Williams, ZackZack Williams  C Washington State Pac-10
7 204 Denver Broncos Green, VirgilVirgil Green  TE Nevada WAC from Carolina via Green Bay [R7 - 1]
7 205 Seattle Seahawks Levingston, LazariusLazarius Levingston  DE LSU SEC from Denver via Detroit [R7 - 2]
7 206 Buffalo Bills Rogers, JustinJustin Rogers  CB Richmond CAA
7 207 Cincinnati Bengals Lindsey, KoreyKorey Lindsey  CB Southern Illinois MVFC
7 208 New York Jets McElroy, GregGreg McElroy  QB Alabama SEC from Arizona [R7 - 3]
7 209 Detroit Lions Culbreath, JohnnyJohnny Culbreath  OT South Carolina State MEAC from Cleveland via Seattle [R7 - 4]
7 210 Atlanta Falcons Jackson, AndrewAndrew Jackson  G Fresno State WAC from Detroit [R7 - 5]
7 211 San Francisco 49ers Miller, BruceBruce Miller  FB Central Florida C-USA
7 212 Tennessee Titans Clayton, ZachZach Clayton  DT Auburn SEC
7 212.5 Dallas Cowboys selection forfeited because of use of 7th round selection in 2010 Supplemental Draft [Forfeited picks 1]
7 213 Washington Redskins Thompson, BrandynBrandyn Thompson  CB Boise State WAC
7 214 Houston Texans Newton, DerekDerek Newton  OT Arkansas State University Sun Belt
7 215 Minnesota Vikings Reed, D'AundreD'Aundre Reed  DE Arizona Pac-10
7 216 St. Louis Rams Baker, MikailMikail Baker  CB Baylor Big 12
7 217 Washington Redskins Hurt, MauriceMaurice Hurt  OT Florida SEC from Miami [R7 - 6]
7 218 Green Bay Packers Taylor, RyanRyan Taylor  TE North Carolina ACC from Jacksonville via Miami [R7 - 7]
7 219 New England Patriots Williams, MalcolmMalcolm Williams  CB TCU MWC from Oakland [R7 - 8]
7 220 Dallas Cowboys Chapas, ShaunShaun Chapas  FB Georgia SEC from San Diego [R7 - 9]
7 221 New York Giants Scott, Da'RelDa'Rel Scott  RB Maryland ACC
7 222 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Gaitor, AnthonyAnthony Gaitor  CB Florida International Sun Belt
7 223 Kansas City Chiefs Bannon, ShaneShane Bannon  FB Yale Ivy
7 224 Washington Redskins White, MarkusMarkus White  DE Florida State ACC from Indianapolis [R7 - 10]
7 225 Baltimore Ravens Allen, AnthonyAnthony Allen  RB Georgia Tech ACC from Philadelphia [R7 - 11]
7 226 New Orleans Saints Romeus, GregGreg Romeus  DE Pittsburgh Big East
7 227 New York Jets McKnight, ScottyScotty McKnight  WR Colorado Big 12 from Seattle via Philadelphia [R7 - 12]
7 228 St. Louis Rams Williams, JabaraJabara Williams  LB Stephen F. Austin Southland from Baltimore[R7 - 13]
7 229 St. Louis Rams Nelson, JonathanJonathan Nelson  CB Oklahoma Big 12 from Atlanta [R7 - 14]
7 230 Atlanta Falcons Matthews, CliffCliff Matthews  DE South Carolina SEC from New England [R7 - 15]
7 230.5 Chicago Bears selection forfeited because of use of 7th round selection in 2010 Supplemental Draft [Forfeited picks 2]
7 231 Miami Dolphins Kearse, FrankFrank Kearse  DT Alabama A&M SWAC from New York Jets via Detroit, San Francisco and Green Bay [R7 - 16]
7 232 Pittsburgh Steelers Batch, BaronBaron Batch  RB Texas Tech Big 12
7 233 Green Bay Packers Guy, LawrenceLawrence Guy  DT Arizona State Pac-10
7* 234 San Diego Chargers Gachkar, AndrewAndrew Gachkar  LB Missouri Big 12
7* 235 Miami Dolphins Wilson, JimmyJimmy Wilson  CB Montana Big Sky
7* 236 Minnesota Vikings Burton, StephenStephen Burton  WR West Texas A&M LSC
7* 237 Philadelphia Eagles Lloyd, Jr., GregGreg Lloyd, Jr.  LB Connecticut Big East
7* 238 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hardy, DanielDaniel Hardy  TE Idaho WAC
7* 239 San Francisco 49ers Person, MikeMike Person  OL Montana State University Big Sky
7* 240 Philadelphia Eagles Havili, StanleyStanley Havili  FB USC Pac-10
7* 241 Oakland Raiders Ausberry, DavidDavid Ausberry  WR USC Pac-10
7* 242 Seattle Seahawks Smith, MalcolmMalcolm Smith  LB USC Pac-10 Super Bowl 48 MVP
7* 243 New Orleans Saints Bussey, NateNate Bussey  LB Illinois Big Ten
7^ 244 Carolina Panthers Ziemba, LeeLee Ziemba  OT Auburn SEC
7^ 245 Buffalo Bills Jasper, MichaelMichael Jasper  G Bethel (TN) Mid-South
7^ 246 Cincinnati Bengals Finley, JayJay Finley  RB Baylor Big 12
7^ 247 Denver Broncos Beal, JeremyJeremy Beal  LB Oklahoma Big 12
7^ 248 Cleveland Browns Hagg, EricEric Hagg  CB Nebraska Big 12
7^ 249 Arizona Cardinals Sampson, DeMarcoDeMarco Sampson  WR San Diego State MWC
7^ 250 San Francisco 49ers Holcomb, CurtisCurtis Holcomb  CB Florida A&M MEAC
7^ 251 Tennessee Titans Campbell, TommieTommie Campbell  CB California (PA) PSAC
7^ 252 Dallas Cowboys Nagy, BillBill Nagy  C Wisconsin Big Ten
7^ 253 Washington Redskins Neild, ChrisChris Neild  DT West Virginia Big East
7^ 254 Houston Texans Ozougwu, ChetaCheta Ozougwu  DE Rice C-USA

Supplemental draft[edit]

A supplemental draft was held on August 22, 2011. For each player selected in the supplemental draft, the team forfeits its pick in that round in the draft of the following season. Six players were available in the supplemental draft, but only one was selected.

Rnd. Pick # NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
3 - Oakland Raiders Pryor, TerrelleTerrelle Pryor  QB Ohio State Big Ten

Notable undrafted players[edit]

Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Carolina Panthers Bell, ByronByron Bell  OT New Mexico MWC Current starter at left tackle for the Carolina Panthers
Dallas Cowboys Bailey, DanDan Bailey  K Oklahoma State Big 12 Current starter at kicker for the Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys Forbath, KaiKai Forbath  K UCLA Pac-10 Current starter at kicker for the Washington Redskins
Dallas Cowboys Jones, ChrisChris Jones  P Carson–Newman SAC Current starting punter for the Dallas Cowboys
Denver Broncos Harris, ChrisChris Harris  CB Kansas Big 12 Led NFL in tackles among rookie defensive backs, 4th among all NFL rookies. Was not invited to combine and did not participate in any pro day
New England Patriots Ross, JeremyJeremy Ross  WR California Pac-10 Kick returner and receiver for the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions
New Orleans Saints Abdul-Quddus, IsaIsa Abdul-Quddus  FS Fordham Patriot Safety for the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions
New York Giants Herzlich, MarkMark Herzlich  LB Boston College ACC Overcame a rare form of bone cancer to play in the NFL for the Giants and win Super Bowl XLVI in his rookie season
New York Giants Hynoski, HenryHenry Hynoski  FB Pittsburgh Big East Starting Fullback for Super Bowl 46 Champion New York Giants in his rookie season
New York Giants Paysinger, SpencerSpencer Paysinger  OLB Oregon Pac-10 Active special teams player and linebacker for the Super Bowl 46 Champion New York Giants in his rookie season
Oakland Raiders Moore, SterlingSterling Moore  CB SMU C-USA Pass defended in the endzone of the 2011 AFC Championship game with 0:22 seconds remaining to secure a win for the New England Patriots
Philadelphia Eagles Thornton, CedricCedric Thornton  DE Southern Arkansas GSC Starting defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles
Seattle Seahawks Baldwin, DougDoug Baldwin  WR Stanford Pac-10 First undrafted rookie free agent to lead his team in receptions and yards receiving since the AFL-NFL merger

Trades and notes[edit]

In the explanations below, (D) denotes trades that took place during the draft, while (PD) indicates trades completed pre-draft.

Round one[edit]

  1. ^ #6: Cleveland → Atlanta. (D) Cleveland traded this pick to Atlanta for Atlanta's first (27th overall, which later became #26), second (59th) and fourth-rounder (124th) and also Atlanta's first- and fourth-round selections in 2012.[source 1]
  2. ^ #10: Washington → Jacksonville. (D) Jacksonville acquired this pick from Washington for Jacksonville's first- (16th overall) and second-round (49th) selections.[source 2]
  3. ^ #16: Jacksonville → Washington. (D) see #10: Washington → Jacksonville.[source 2]
  4. ^ #17: Oakland → New England (PD). Oakland traded this selection to New England for defensive lineman Richard Seymour.[source 3]
  5. ^ #21: Kansas City → Cleveland. (D) Cleveland acquired this pick from Kansas City for a first-round pick Cleveland got in an earlier trade with Atlanta (27th overall, which later became #26) and Cleveland's third-rounder (70th overall).[source 1]
  6. ^ #26: multiple trades:
           #26: Atlanta → Cleveland. (D) see #6: Cleveland → Atlanta.[source 1]
           #26: Cleveland → Kansas City. (D) see #21: Kansas City → Cleveland.[source 1]
           #26: Baltimore Ravens (time expired). This selection initially belonged to Baltimore, but their ten-minute time allotment expired while they were working out a trade, which allowed Kansas City to jump ahead of Baltimore and make this selection.[source 4]
  7. ^ #28: New England → New Orleans (D). New England traded this selection to New Orleans for New Orleans' second-round selection in 2011 (56th overall) and first-round selection in 2012.[source 5]

Round two[edit]

  1. ^ #33: Carolina → New England (PD). Carolina traded this selection to New England for a 2010 third-round selection (89th overall; Carolina selected Armanti Edwards).[source 6]
  2. ^ #36: Denver → San Francisco (D). San Francisco acquired this selection from Denver in exchange for San Francisco's second- (#45), fourth- (#108) and fifth-round (#141) picks.[source 7]
  3. ^ #45: Denver Broncos via San Francisco → San Diego (SD). see #36: Denver → San Francisco.[source 7]
  4. ^ #46: Miami → Denver (PD). Miami traded this selection and a 2010 second-round selection (43rd overall; traded to Baltimore, who selected Sergio Kindle) to Denver for wide receiver Brandon Marshall.[source 8]
  5. ^ #49: multiple trades:
           #49: Jacksonville → Washington. (D) see #10: Washington → Jacksonville.[source 2]
           #49: Washington → Indianapolis. (D) Washington traded this selection to Indianapolis in exchange for Indianapolis' second- (#53) and fifth-round (#152) selections.[source 9]
  6. ^ #53: multiple trades:
           #53: Indianapolis → Washington. (D) see #49: Washington → Indianapolis.[source 9]
           #53: Washington → Chicago. (D) Washington traded this selection to Chicago for Chicago's second- (#62) and fourth-round (#127) selections.[source 10]
  7. ^ #56: New Orleans → New England (D). see #28: New England → New Orleans .[source 5]
  8. ^ #57: Seattle → Detroit (D). Detroit acquired this pick from Seattle in exchange for Detroit's third- (#75) and fourth-round (#107) selections. In addition the clubs swapped fifth- and seventh-round picks, with Detroit getting pick 157 and pick 209 and Seattle receiving pick 154 and pick 205.[source 11]
  9. ^ #59: Atlanta → Cleveland. (D) see #6: Cleveland → Atlanta.[source 1]
  10. ^ #60: New England → Houston. (D) New England traded this selection to Houston for Houston's third- (#73) and fifth-round (#138) selections.[source 12]
  11. ^ #61: New York Jets → San Diego (PD). The Jets traded this conditional selection to San Diego for cornerback Antonio Cromartie.[source 13]
  12. ^ #62: multiple trades:
           #62: Chicago → Washington. (D) see '#53: Washington → Chicago.[source 10]
           #62: Washington → Miami. (D) Miami acquired this pick from Washington for Miami's third- (#79) fifth- (#146) and seventh-round picks (#217).[source 14]

Round three[edit]

  1. ^ #70: Cleveland → Kansas City. (D) see #21: Kansas City → Cleveland.[source 1]
  2. ^ #72: Washington → New Orleans (PD). Washington traded this selection and a conditional 2012 sixth-round selection to New Orleans for offensive tackle Jammal Brown and a fifth-round selection.[source 15]
  3. ^ #73: Houston → New England. (D) see #60: New England → Houston.[source 12]
  4. ^ #74: Minnesota → New England (PD). Minnesota traded this selection to New England for wide receiver Randy Moss and a 2012 seventh-round selection.[source 16]
  5. ^ #75: Detroit → Seattle (D). see #57: Seattle → Detroit.[source 11]
  6. ^ #76: San Francisco → Jacksonville (D). Jacksonville obtained this pick from San Francisco for Jacksonville's third- (#80) and sixth-round (#182) selections.[source 17]
  7. ^ #79: Miami → Washington. (D) see #62: Washington → Miami.[source 14]
  8. ^ #80: Jacksonville → San Francisco (D). see #76: San Francisco → Jacksonville.[source 17]
  9. ^ #85: Philadelphia → Baltimore (D). Philadelphia traded this pick to Baltimore for Baltimore's third- (#90) and sixth-round (#191) selections.[source 18]
  10. ^ #89: Seattle → San Diego (PD). Seattle traded this selection and a 2010 second-round selection (40th overall; traded to Miami, who selected Koa Misi) to San Diego for quarterback Charlie Whitehurst and a 2010 second-round selection (60th overall; Seattle selected Golden Tate).[source 19]
  11. ^ #85: Baltimore → Philadelphia (D). see #85: Philadelphia → Baltimore.[source 18]
  12. ^ #92: New England → Oakland (D). New England traded this pick along with a fourth-rounder (#125) to Oakland for Oakland's second-rounder in 2012 and a seventh-round selection (#219) in this draft.[source 20]

Round four[edit]

  1. ^ #99: multiple trades:
           #99: Denver → New England (PD). Denver traded this selection to New England for a sixth-round selection and running back Laurence Maroney.[source 21]
           #99: New England → Seattle (PD). New England traded this selection it acquired from Denver to Seattle for wide receiver Deion Branch.[source 22]
  2. ^ #104: multiple trades:
           #104: Washington → Philadelphia (PD). Washington traded this selection and a 2010 second-round selection (37th overall; Philadelphia selected Nate Allen) to Philadelphia for quarterback Donovan McNabb.[source 23]
           #104: Philadelphia → Tampa Bay (D). Tampa Bay acquired this selection from Philadelphia for Tampa Bay's fourth-round selection in this draft (#116) and Tampa Bay's fourth-round pick in 2012.[source 24]
  3. ^ #105: Houston → Washington (D). Washington acquired this selection along with a sixth-rounder (#178) from Houston for a fourth-round (#127) and two fifth-round picks(#144 and #152).[source 25]
  4. ^ #107: Detroit → Seattle (D). see #57: Seattle → Detroit.[source 11]
  5. ^ #108: San Francisco → Denver (D). see #36: Denver → San Francisco.[source 7]
  6. ^ #115: San Diego → San Francisco (PD). San Diego traded this selection, a 2010 third-round selection (91st overall; San Francisco selected Navorro Bowman), and a 2010 sixth-round selection it acquired from Miami (173rd overall; San Francisco selected Anthony Dixon) to San Francisco for a 2010 third-round selection (79th overall; San Diego selected Donald Butler).[source 26]
  7. ^ #116: Tampa Bay → Philadelphia (D). see #104: Philadelphia → Tampa Bay.[source 24]
  8. ^ #121: New Orleans → Jacksonville (PD). New Orleans traded this selection to Jacksonville for a 2010 fifth-round selection it acquired from Oakland (158th overall; New Orleans selected Matt Tennant).[source 27]
  9. ^ #122: Seattle → Buffalo (PD). Seattle traded this selection and a conditional 2012 selection to Buffalo for running back Marshawn Lynch.[source 28]
  10. ^ #124: Atlanta → Cleveland. (D) see #6: Cleveland → Atlanta.[source 1]
  11. ^ #125: New England → Oakland (D). see #92: New England → Oakland.[source 20]
  12. ^ #127: multiple trades:
           #127: Chicago → Washington. (D) see '#53: Washington → Chicago.[source 10]
           #127: Washington → Houston. (D) see #105: Houston → Washington.[source 25]
  13. ^ #129: Green Bay → Denver (D). Denver acquired this selection along with a seventh-rounder (#204) from Green Bay for Denver's fifth- (#141) and sixth-round (#186) picks.[source 29]

Round five[edit]

  1. ^ #135: multiple trades:
           #135: Denver → Tampa Bay (PD). Denver traded this selection to Tampa Bay for a 2010 seventh-round selection it acquired from Pittsburgh (225th overall; Denver selected Syd'Quan Thompson) and a 2010 seventh-round selection it acquired from Baltimore (232nd overall; Denver selected Jammie Kirlew).[source 30]
           #135: Tampa Bay → Kansas City (PD). Tampa Bay traded this selection to Kansas City for Kansas City's 6th round selection (#187) and defensive tackle Alex Magee.[source 31]
  2. ^ #73: Houston → New England. (D) see #60: New England → Houston.[source 12]
  3. ^ #140: Detroit/Kansas City swap. As a penalty for tampering with Kansas City players, Detroit was forced to swap its fifth-round selection with Kansas City's, and to forfeit its 2012 seventh-round selection, or sixth round if they make the playoffs.[source 32]
  4. ^ #141: multiple trades:
           #141: San Francisco → Denver (D). see #36: Denver → San Francisco.[source 7]
           #141: Denver → Green Bay (D). see #129: Green Bay → Denver.[source 29]
  5. ^ #144: Washington → Houston (D). see #105: Houston → Washington.[source 25]
  6. ^ #145: St. Louis → Atlanta (D). Atlanta acquired this pick from St. Louis in exchange for fifth- (#158) and seventh-round (#229) selections.[source 33]
  7. ^ #146: Miami → Washington. (D) see #62: Washington → Miami.[source 14]
  8. ^ #149: San Diego → Philadelphia (PD). San Diego traded this selection and a 2010 fifth-round selection (159th overall; Philadelphia selected Riley Cooper) to Philadelphia for a 2010 fifth-round selection it acquired from Cleveland (146th overall; San Diego selected Cam Thomas).[source 34]
  9. ^ #150: multiple trades:
           #150: New York Giants → Minnesota (PD). The New York Giants traded this selection and a conditional 2012 selection to Minnesota for running back Darius Reynaud and quarterback Sage Rosenfels.[source 35]
           #150: Minnesota → Cleveland. (D) Minnesota traded this selection to Cleveland for two sixth-round picks (#168 and #170)[source 36]
  10. ^ #152: multiple trades:
           #152: Indianapolis → Washington. (D) see #49: Washington → Indianapolis.[source 9]
           #152: Washington → Houston. (D) see #105: Houston → Washington.[source 25]
  11. ^ #153: Philadelphia → New York Jets (D). The New York Jets acquired this selection along with a seventh-round pick (#227) from Philadelphia in exchange for a fifth- (#161) and a sixth-round (#194) selection.[source 37]
  12. ^ #154: multiple trades:
           #154: Kansas City/Detroit swap. see #140: Detroit/Kansas City swap.
           #154: Detroit → Seattle (D). see #57: Seattle → Detroit.[source 11]
  13. ^ #155: New Orleans → Washington (PD). See #72: Washington → New Orleans above.
  14. ^ #157: multiple trades:
           #157: Baltimore → Seattle (PD). Baltimore traded this conditional selection to Seattle for cornerback Josh Wilson.[source 38]
           #157: Seattle → Detroit (D). see #57: Seattle → Detroit.[source 11]
  15. ^ #158: Atlanta → St. Louis (D). see #145: St. Louis → Atlanta.[source 33]
  16. ^ #161: New York Jets → Philadelphia (D). see #153: Philadelphia → New York Jets.[source 37]
  17. ^ #163: Green Bay → San Francisco (D). San Francisco acquired this pick from Green Bay for a sixth- (#174) and a seventh-round (#231) selection.[source 39]

Round six[edit]

  1. ^ #168: multiple trades:
           #168: Denver → Cleveland (PD). Denver traded this selection, a conditional 2012 selection, and running back Peyton Hillis to Cleveland for quarterback Brady Quinn.[source 40]
           #168: Cleveland → Minnesota. (D) see #150: Minnesota → Cleveland.[source 36]
  2. ^ #170: Cleveland → Minnesota. (D) see #150: Minnesota → Cleveland.[source 36]
  3. ^ #173: Detroit → Seattle (PD). Detroit traded this selection to Seattle for defensive end Lawrence Jackson.[source 41]
  4. ^ #174: multiple trades:
           #174: San Francisco → Green Bay (D). see #163: Green Bay → San Francisco.[source 39]
           #174: Green Bay → Miami (D). Miami acquired this pick from Green Bay in a swap of the teams' sixth- and seventh-round selections. Green Bay received pick 179 and pick 218, while Miami got this pick and pick 231.[source 42]
  5. ^ #178: Houston → Washington (D). see #105: Houston → Washington.[source 25]
  6. ^ #179: Miami → Green Bay (D). see #174: Green Bay → Miami.[source 42]
  7. ^ #180: St. Louis → Baltimore (PD). St. Louis traded this selection to Baltimore for Baltimore's seventh-round selection (#228) and wide receiver Mark Clayton.[source 43]
  8. ^ #182: Jacksonville → San Francisco (D). see #76: San Francisco → Jacksonville.[source 17]
  9. ^ #184: multiple trades:
           #184: Tampa Bay → Philadelphia (PD). Tampa Bay traded this selection to Philadelphia for wide receiver Reggie Brown. [source 44]
           #184: Philadelphia → Arizona (PD). Philadelphia traded this selection to Arizona for guard Reggie Wells. [source 45]
  10. ^ #186: multiple trades:
           #186: Philadelphia → Detroit (PD). Philadelphia traded this selection to Detroit for a 2010 seventh-round selection it had acquired from Denver (220th overall; Philadelphia selected Jamar Chaney).[source 46]
           #186: Detroit → Denver (PD). Denver received this selection and tight end Dan Gronkowski from Detroit in exchange for cornerback Alphonso Smith and the Broncos' 2011 seventh round selection (#205).[source 47]
           #186: Denver → Green Bay (D). see #129: Green Bay → Denver[source 29]
  11. ^ #187: Kansas City → Tampa Bay (PD). See #135: Tampa Bay → Kansas City (PD). above.
  12. ^ #189: multiple trades:
           #189: New Orleans → New England (PD). New Orleans traded this selection to New England for tight end David Thomas. [source 48]
           #189: New England → Denver (PD). see #99: Denver → New England.
  13. ^ #190: Seattle → San Francisco (PD). Seattle traded this selection to San Francisco for defensive lineman Kentwan Balmer.[source 49]
  14. ^ #191: Baltimore → Philadelphia (D). see #85: Philadelphia → Baltimore.[source 18]
  15. ^ #193: New England → Philadelphia (D). New England traded this selection to Philadelphia for pick 194. The trade, which has little significance as it involves swapping consecutive picks, was reportedly made "just for fun".[source 50]
  16. ^ #194: multiple trades:
           #194: New York Jets → Philadelphia (D). see #153: Philadelphia → New York Jets.[source 37]
           #194: Philadelphia → New England (D). see #193: New England → Philadelphia.[source 50]

Round seven[edit]

  1. ^ #204: multiple trades:
           #204: Carolina → Green Bay (PD). Carolina traded this conditional selection to Green Bay for long snapper J. J. Jansen.[source 51]
           #204: Green Bay → Denver (D). see #129: Green Bay → Denver.[source 29]
  2. ^ #205: multiple trades:
           #205: Denver → Detroit (PD). see #186: Detroit → Denver (PD).. [source 52]
           #205: Detroit → Seattle (D). see #57: Seattle → Detroit.[source 11]
  3. ^ #208: Arizona → New York Jets (PD). Arizona traded this selection and a 2010 fourth-round selection (124th overall; traded to Carolina, who selected Eric Norwood) to the New York Jets for safety Kerry Rhodes.[source 53]
  4. ^ #209: multiple trades:
           #209: Cleveland → Seattle (PD). Cleveland traded this conditional selection to Seattle for quarterback Seneca Wallace.[source 54]
           #209: Seattle → Detroit (D). see #57: Seattle → Detroit.[source 11]
  5. ^ #210: Detroit → Atlanta (PD). Detroit traded this conditional selection and a 2010 sixth-round selection (171st overall; Atlanta selected Shann Schillinger) to Atlanta for cornerback Chris Houston.[source 55]
  6. ^ #217: Miami → Washington. (D) see #62: Washington → Miami.[source 14]
  7. ^ #218: multiple trades:
           #218: Jacksonville → Miami. Jacksonville traded this conditional selection to Miami for guard Justin Smiley.[source 56]
           #218: Miami → Green Bay (D). see #174: Green Bay → Miami.[source 42]
  8. ^ #219: Oakland → New England (D).see #92: New England → Oakland.[source 20]
  9. ^ #220: San Diego → Dallas (PD). San Diego traded this conditional selection to Dallas for wide receiver Patrick Crayton.[source 57]
  10. ^ #224: Indianapolis → Washington (PD). Indianapolis traded this selection to Washington for cornerback Justin Tryon.[source 58]
  11. ^ #225: Philadelphia → Baltimore (PD). Philadelphia traded this selection to Baltimore for defensive end Antwan Barnes.[source 59]
  12. ^ #227: multiple trades:
           #227: Seattle → Philadelphia (PD). Seattle traded this selection to Philadelphia for offensive lineman Stacy Andrews.[source 60]
           #227: Philadelphia → New York Jets (D). see #153: Philadelphia → New York Jets.[source 37]
  13. ^ #228: Baltimore → St. Louis (PD). See #180: St. Louis → Baltimore (PD). above.
  14. ^ #229: Atlanta → St. Louis (D). see #145: St. Louis → Atlanta.[source 33]
  15. ^ #230: New England → Atlanta (PD). New England traded this selection to Atlanta for offensive lineman Quinn Ojinnaka.[source 61]
  16. ^ #231: multiple trades:
           #231: New York Jets → Detroit (PD). The New York Jets traded this selection to Detroit for quarterback Kevin O'Connell.[source 62]
           #231: Detroit → San Francisco (PD). Detroit traded this selection to San Francisco for quarterback Shaun Hill.[source 63]
           #231: San Francisco → Green Bay (D). see #163: Green Bay → San Francisco.[source 39]
           #231: Green Bay → Miami (D). see #174: Green Bay → Miami.[source 42]

Forfeited picks[edit]

Two picks in the 2011 draft were forfeited:

  1. ^ Dallas forfeited its seventh-round selection pick to take DT Josh Brent in the 2010 Supplemental Draft.[21]
  2. ^ Chicago forfeited its seventh-round selection to take RB Harvey Unga in the 2010 Supplemental Draft.[21]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. ^ Cam Newton was the 2010 winner of the Heisman Trophy which is awarded annually to the player deemed the most outstanding player in collegiate football.[19]
  3. ^ #27: Baltimore Ravens (time expired). Baltimore originally held the 26th pick, but they did not submit their pick in the allotted ten minutes which allowed Kansas City to jump in front of them. Baltimore had an agreement to trade the 26th pick to Chicago in exchange for pick #29 and Chicago's fourth-round selection. However, Chicago failed to call in the trade to the league office and thus the trade was not completed. Baltimore recovered to make this selection after Kansas City submitted its pick.[source 4]
  4. ^ Mark Ingram was the 2009 winner of the Heisman Trophy which is awarded annually to the player deemed the most outstanding player in collegiate football.[20]


Selections by college conference[edit]

The players selected in this draft played in the following college football athletic conferences (Division I FBS or FCS unless otherwise indicated):[17]:29 [22]

Rank Conference # of
players
selected
1 Southeastern Conference 38
2 Atlantic Coast Conference 35
3 Pac-10 Conference 31
4 Big 12 Conference 30
5 Big Ten Conference 29
6 Big East Conference 22
7 Western Athletic Conference 16
8 Mountain West Conference 10
9 Conference USA 7
10 Southern Conference 5
10 Sun Belt Conference 5
12 Big Sky Conference 4
13 Mid-American Conference 3
13 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 3
15 Colonial Athletic Association 2
15 Lone Star Conference (Division II) 2
15 Missouri Valley Football Conference 2
15 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (Division II) 2
15 Southland Conference 2
20 Ivy League 1
20 Mid-South Conference (NAIA) 1
20 Ohio Athletic Conference (Division III) 1
20 Patriot League 1
20 Southwestern Athletic Conference 1
20 Independent 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General references
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