1975 NFL Draft

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]

1975 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)January 28–29, 1975
LocationHilton at Rockefeller Center
in New York City, NY
Overview
442 total selections in 17 rounds
LeagueNFL
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 Famers4

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Round one

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Atlanta Falcons Steve Bartkowski Quarterback California
2 Dallas Cowboys Randy White Defensive Tackle Maryland
3 Baltimore Colts Ken Huff Guard North Carolina
4 Chicago Bears Walter Payton Running Back Jackson State
5 Cleveland Browns Mack Mitchell Defensive End Houston
6 Houston Oilers Robert Brazile Linebacker Jackson State
7 New Orleans Saints Larry Burton Wide Receiver Purdue
8 San Diego Chargers Gary Johnson Defensive Tackle Grambling State
9 Los Angeles Rams Mike Fanning Defensive Tackle Notre Dame
10 San Francisco 49ers Jimmy Webb Defensive Tackle Mississippi State
11 Los Angeles Rams Dennis Harrah Offensive Tackle Miami (FL)
12 New Orleans Saints Kurt Schumacher Offensive Tackle Ohio State
13 Detroit Lions Lynn Boden Guard South Dakota State
14 Cincinnati Bengals Glenn Cameron Linebacker Florida
15 Houston Oilers Don Hardeman Running Back Texas A&I
16 New England Patriots Russ Francis Tight End Oregon
17 Denver Broncos Louis Wright Cornerback San Jose State
18 Dallas Cowboys Tom Henderson Linebacker Langston
19 Buffalo Bills Tom Ruud Linebacker Nebraska
20 Los Angeles Rams Doug France Offensive Tackle Ohio State
21 St. Louis Cardinals Tim Gray Safety Texas A&M
22 San Diego Chargers Mike Williams Cornerback Louisiana State
23 Miami Dolphins Darryl Carlton Offensive Tackle Tampa
24 Oakland Raiders Neal Colzie Cornerback Ohio State
25 Minnesota Vikings Mark Mullaney Defensive End Colorado State
26 Pittsburgh Steelers Dave Brown Cornerback Michigan

Round two

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
27 New York Giants Al Simpson Offensive Tackle Colorado State
28 Los Angeles Rams Monte Jackson Cornerback San Diego State
29 Atlanta Falcons Ralph Ortega Linebacker Florida
30 San Diego Chargers Louis Kelcher Defensive Tackle Southern Methodist
31 Chicago Bears Mike Hartenstine Defensive End Penn State
32 New Orleans Saints Lee Gross Center Auburn
33 San Diego Chargers Fred Dean Defensive End Louisiana Tech
34 Kansas City Chiefs Elmore Stephens Tight End Kentucky
35 San Francisco 49ers Greg Collins Linebacker Notre Dame
36 Miami Dolphins Fred Solomon Wide Receiver Tampa
37 New York Jets Anthony Davis Running Back USC
38 Detroit Lions Doug English Defensive Tackle Texas
39 Cincinnati Bengals Al Krevis Offensive Tackle Boston College
40 Houston Oilers Emmett Edwards Wide Receiver Kansas
41 New England Patriots Rod Shoate Linebacker Oklahoma
42 Buffalo Bills Bob Nelson Linebacker Nebraska
43 Denver Broncos Charles Smith Defensive End North Carolina Central
44 Dallas Cowboys Burton Lawless Guard Florida
45 Oakland Raiders Charles Phillips Safety USC
46 St. Louis Cardinals Jim Germany Running Back New Mexico State
47 Green Bay Packers Bill Bain Guard USC
48 Los Angeles Rams Leroy Jones Defensive End Norfolk State
49 Miami Dolphins Stan Winfrey Running Back Arkansas State
50 Buffalo Bills Glenn Loft Defensive Back Drake
51 Pittsburgh Steelers Bob Barber Defensive End Grambling
52 Minnesota Vikings Art Riley Defensive Tackle USC

Round three

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
53 Baltimore Colts Mike Washington Cornerback Alabama
54 Denver Broncos Mike Franckowiak Fullback Central Michigan
55 Cincinnati Bengals Gary Burley Defensive End Pittsburgh
56 Baltimore Colts Dave Pear Defensive Tackle Washington
57 Cleveland Browns Oscar Roan Tight End Southern Methodist
58 Green Bay Packers Willard Harrell Running Back Pacific
59 Kansas City Chiefs Cornelius Walker Defensive Tackle Rice
60 New Orleans Saints Andrew Jones Running Back Washington State
61 Los Angeles Rams Geoff Reece Center Washington State
62 New York Giants Danny Buggs Wide Receiver West Virginia
63 New Orleans Saints Elois Grooms Defensive End Tennessee Tech
64 Cincinnati Bengals Gary Sheide Quarterback Brigham Young
65 Atlanta Falcons Woody Thompson Running Back Miami (FL)
66 New England Patriots Pete Cusick Defensive Tackle Ohio State
67 Los Angeles Rams Dan Nugent Tight End Auburn
68 New York Jets Richard Wood Linebacker USC
69 Denver Broncos Drew Mahalic Linebacker Notre Dame
70 Dallas Cowboys Bob Breunig Linebacker Arizona State
71 San Francisco 49ers Jeff Hart Offensive Tackle Oregon State
72 San Francisco 49ers Steve Mike-Mayer Kicker Maryland
73 San Diego Chargers Mike Fuller Safety Auburn
74 San Francisco 49ers Wayne Baker Defensive Tackle Brigham Young
75 Miami Dolphins Gerald Hill Linebacker Houston
76 Oakland Raiders Louis Carter Running Back Maryland
77 Cincinnati Bengals Bo Harris Linebacker LSU
78 Pittsburgh Steelers Walter White Tight End Maryland

Round four

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
79 New York Giants Robert Giblin Defensive Back Houston
80 Baltimore Colts Marshall Johnson Wide Receiver Houston
81 Atlanta Falcons John Nessel Guard Penn State
82 Cleveland Browns Tony Peters Defensive Back Oklahoma
83 Chicago Bears Virgil Livers Defensive Back Western Kentucky
84 Denver Broncos Steve Taylor Defensive Back Georgia
85 San Francisco 49ers Cleveland Elam Defensive End Tennessee State
86 New England Patriots Allen Carter Running Back USC
87 San Francisco 49ers Frank Oliver Defensive Back Kentucky State
88 Green Bay Packers Steve Luke Defensive Back Ohio State
89 Minnesota Vikings Harold "Champ" Henson Running back Ohio State
90 Dallas Cowboys Pat Donovan Defensive end Stanford
91 New England Patriots Steve Burks Wide receiver Arkansas State
92 New Orleans Saints John Starkebaum Defensive back Nebraska
93 Baltimore Colts Paul Linford Defensive tackle Brigham Young
94 Detroit Lions Craig Hertwig Tackle Georgia
95 Denver Broncos Rick Upchurch Wide receiver Minnesota
96 Dallas Cowboys Randy Hughes Defensive back Oklahoma
97 Cincinnati Bengals Stan Fritts Running back North Carolina State
98 Los Angeles Rams Rod Perry Defensive back Colorado
99 New Orleans Saints Charlie Hall Defensive end Tulane
100 Miami Dolphins Bruce Elia Linebacker Ohio State
101 San Diego Chargers Kenneth Bernich Linebacker Auburn
102 Buffalo Bills Tom Donchez Running back Penn State
103 Minnesota Vikings Bruce Adams Wide receiver Kansas
104 Pittsburgh Steelers Harold Evans Linebacker Houston

Round five

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
105 Baltimore Colts Roosevelt Leaks Running back Texas
106 Miami Dolphins Morris Owens Wide receiver Arizona State
107 Denver Broncos Stan Rogers Tackle Maryland
108 Washington Redskins Mike Thomas Running back UNLV
109 Cleveland Browns John Zimba Defensive end Villanova
110 Chicago Bears Revie Sorey Guard Illinois
111 San Diego Chargers Kevin Nosbusch Defensive tackle Notre Dame
112 Los Angeles Rams Wayne Hammond Defensive tackle Montana State
113 Dallas Cowboys Kyle Davis Center Oklahoma
114 San Francisco 49ers Wayne Bullock Running back Notre Dame
115 Buffalo Bills John McCrumbly Linebacker Texas A&M
116 New England Patriots Steve Grogan Quarterback Kansas State
117 New England Patriots Steve Freeman Defensive back Mississippi State
118 New York Jets Joe Wysock Guard Miami (FL)
119 Cleveland Browns Jim Cope Linebacker Ohio State
120 Cincinnati Bengals Pat McInally Wide receiver Harvard
121 Denver Broncos Rubin Carter Defensive tackle Miami (FL)
122 Cincinnati Bengals Jeff West Punter Cincinnati
123 Atlanta Falcons Greg McCrary Tight end Clark
124 St. Louis Cardinals Harvey Goodman Tackle Colorado
125 San Diego Chargers Charles Waddell Tight end North Carolina
126 Los Angeles Rams Rick Nuzum Center Kentucky
127 Miami Dolphins Barry Hill Defensive back Iowa State
128 Oakland Raiders David Humm Quarterback Nebraska
129 Minnesota Vikings Robert Miller Running back Kansas
130 Pittsburgh Steelers Brent Sexton Defensive back Elon

Round six

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
131 Baltimore Colts Don Westbrook Wide receiver Nebraska
132 Atlanta Falcons Fulton Kuykendall Linebacker UCLA
133 Atlanta Falcons Doug Payton Guard Colorado
134 San Diego Chargers John Carroll Wide receiver Oklahoma
135 Chicago Bears Bob Avellini Quarterback Maryland
136 San Diego Chargers Billy Shields Tackle Georgia Tech
137 Kansas City Chiefs Morris LeGrand Running back Tampa
138 Detroit Lions Fred Cooper Defensive back Purdue
139 Kansas City Chiefs Dave Wasick Linebacker San Jose State
140 Los Angeles Rams Darius McCarthy Wide receiver South Carolina State
141 Detroit Lions Horace King Running back Georgia
142 Cincinnati Bengals Tom Shuman Quarterback Penn State
143 Miami Dolphins Steve Towle Linebacker Kansas
144 Detroit Lions Dennis Franklin Wide receiver Michigan
145 Cincinnati Bengals Rollen Smith Defensive back Arkansas
146 Houston Oilers Jesse O'Neal Defensive end Grambling
147 Washington Redskins Mark Doak Tackle Nebraska
148 Dallas Cowboys Roland Woolsey Defensive back Boise State
149 New Orleans Saints Mike Lemon Linebacker Kansas
150 Cleveland Browns Charles Miller Defensive back West Virginia
151 Chicago Bears Tom Hicks Linebacker Illinois
152 St. Louis Cardinals Larry Jameson Defensive tackle Indiana
153 New York Jets Tom Alward Guard Nebraska
154 Cleveland Browns Harry Hynoskis Running back Temple
155 Minnesota Vikings Bubba Broussard Linebacker Houston
156 Pittsburgh Steelers Marvin Crenshaw Tackle Nebraska

Round seven

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 [4] Pittsburgh Steelers Stan Hegener Guard Nebraska
= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers

  • Walter Payton, running back from Jackson State taken 1st round 4th overall by the Chicago Bears.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1993.[5]
  • Randy White, defensive tackle from Maryland taken 1st round 2nd overall by the Dallas Cowboys.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1994.[5]
  • Fred Dean, defensive end from Louisiana Tech taken 2nd round 33rd overall by the San Diego Chargers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2008.[6]
  • Robert Brazile, linebacker from Jackson State taken 1st round 6th overall by the Houston Oilers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.[7]

Notable undrafted players

= 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  G Duke ACC
Dallas Cowboys Percy Howard  WR Austin Peay OVC Never played college football, was a basketball player[8]
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 Big West
Houston Oilers Greg Stemrick  CB Colorado State WAC
Houston Oilers Ted Thompson  LB SMU SWC
Miami Dolphins Earnest Rhone  LB Henderson State Arkansas
New Orleans Saints Rusty Chambers  LB Tulane Ind.
New Orleans Saints Sylvester Croom  C Alabama SEC
Oakland Raiders Mike Reinfeldt  S Wisconsin-Milwaukee Ind. (Div. III)
Pittsburgh Steelers John Banaszak  DT Eastern Michigan MAC
San Francisco 49ers Bill Larson  TE Colorado State WAC
Washington Redskins Pete Wysocki  LB Western Michigan MAC

References

  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 Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  4. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Retrieved October 11, 2008.
  7. ^ "Robert Brazile - Pro Football Hall of Fame Official Site". www.profootballhof.com.
  8. ^ Mihoces, Gary (April 20, 2005). "NFL seeks best players on the court or mat". USA Today. Archived from the original on October 28, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013.

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For other people names Mike Williams, see Mike Williams.Mikell Herman Williams (born November 22, 1953) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers 22nd overall in the 1975 NFL Draft. Born in New Orleans, he played college football at Louisiana State. Williams also played for the Los Angeles Rams in his final season.

Ricky Davis (American football)

Richard Terrell Davis (born May 18, 1953) was a National Football League defensive back who played from 1975 to 1978 for the Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs. He attended Jess Lanier High School, college at the University of Alabama and was the Cincinnati Bengals 8th round pick in the 1975 NFL Draft.

Tim Gray

Timothy Gray (November 11, 1952 – October 8, 2015) wan an American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals 21st overall in the 1975 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas A&M.

Gray also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers. He died in 2015 at the age of 62.

Tom Alward

Thomas Lavern Alward (born October 13, 1952 in Flint, Michigan) was a National Football League offensive guard who played in 1976 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He attended high school at Bendle High School, college at the University of Nebraska and was the New York Jets 6th round pick in the 1975 NFL Draft.

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