1977 NFL Draft

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1977 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)May 3–4, 1977
Location Roosevelt Hotel
in New York City, NY
Overview
335 total selections in 12 rounds
League NFL
First selection Ricky Bell, RB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mr. Irrelevant Jim Kelleher, RB
Minnesota Vikings
Most selections (18) Cincinnati Bengals
Pittsburgh Steelers
Fewest selections (6) Washington Redskins
Hall of Famers
  1976
1978  

The 1977 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 May 3–4, 1977, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, New York. [1] [2] The league also held its first supplemental draft, which took place after the regular draft and before the regular season.

Contents

This was the first draft in the common draft era (since 1967) to be 12 rounds, five rounds fewer than drafts of 1967–1976. The draft remained at 12 rounds through 1992 before being reduced to seven, where it has remained through 2022.

The draft began with commissioner Pete Rozelle dedicating a moment of silence to California Golden Bears quarterback Joe Roth, one of the most electric passers in college football who was eligible for the 1977 draft. He died in February from skin cancer at the age of 21.

With the first overall pick of the draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected running back Ricky Bell.

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Round One

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ricky Bell Running Back USC
2 Dallas Cowboys (from Seattle) Tony Dorsett Running Back Pittsburgh
3 Cincinnati Bengals (from Buffalo) Eddie Edwards Defensive End Miami (FL)
4 New York Jets Marvin Powell Tackle USC
5 New York Giants Gary Jeter Defensive Tackle USC
6 Atlanta Falcons Warren Bryant Tackle Kentucky
7 New Orleans Saints Joe Campbell Defensive End Maryland
8Cincinnati Bengals (from Philadelphia) Wilson Whitley Defensive Tackle Houston
9 Green Bay Packers Mike Butler Defensive End Kansas
10 Kansas City Chiefs Gary Green Cornerback Baylor
11 Houston Oilers Morris Towns Tackle Missouri
12 Buffalo Bills (from Detroit) Phil Dokes Defensive Tackle Oklahoma State
13 Miami Dolphins A. J. Duhe Defensive End Louisiana State
14 Seattle Seahawks (from San Diego through Dallas) Steve August Offensive tackle Tulsa
15 Chicago Bears Ted Albrecht Tackle California
16 New England Patriots (from San Francisco) Raymond Clayborn Cornerback Texas
17 Cleveland Browns Robert Jackson Linebacker Texas A&M
18 Denver Broncos Steve Schindler Guard Boston College
19 St. Louis Cardinals (from Washington) Steve Pisarkiewicz Quarterback Missouri
20Atlanta Falcons (from St. Louis) Wilson Faumuina Defensive Tackle San Jose State
21 Pittsburgh Steelers Robin Cole Linebacker New Mexico
22Cincinnati Bengals Mike Cobb Tight End Michigan State
23 Los Angeles Rams Bob Brudzinski Linebacker Ohio State
24 San Diego Chargers (from Dallas) Bob Rush Center Memphis State
25New England Patriots Stanley Morgan Wide Receiver Tennessee
26 Baltimore Colts Randy Burke Wide ReceiverKentucky
27 Minnesota Vikings Tommy Kramer Quarterback Rice
28Green Bay Packers (from Oakland) Ezra Johnson Defensive End Morris Brown

Round Two

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
29Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dave Lewis LinebackerUSC
30Seattle Seahawks Tom Lynch TackleBoston College
31Los Angeles Rams (from Buffalo through Seattle via Dallas) Nolan Cromwell Defensive BackKansas
32New York Giants Johnny Perkins Wide Receiver Abilene Christian
33New York Jets Wesley Walker Wide ReceiverCalifornia
34New Orleans Saints Mike Fultz Defensive Tackle Nebraska
35 Oakland Raiders Mike Davis Defensive Back Colorado
36Atlanta Falcons R. C. Thielemann Guard Arkansas
37Kansas City Chiefs Tony Reed Running BackColorado
38Houston Oilers George Reihner Guard Penn State
39Green Bay Packers Greg Koch TackleArkansas
40Miami Dolphins Bob Baumhower Defensive Tackle Alabama
41Seattle Seahawks (from San Diego through Dallas) Terry Beeson LinebackerKansas
42 Detroit Lions Walt Williams Defensive Back New Mexico State
43Chicago Bears Mike Spivey Defensive BackColorado
44New England Patriots (from San Francisco) Horace Ivory Running Back Oklahoma
45Denver Broncos Rob Lytle Running Back Michigan
46Cleveland Browns Tom Skladany Punter Ohio State
47St. Louis Cardinals George Franklin Running Back Texas A&I
48Pittsburgh Steelers Sidney Thornton Running Back NW Louisiana
49Cincinnati Bengals Pete Johnson Running BackOhio State
50Los Angeles Rams Billy Waddy Running BackColorado
51Seattle Seahawks Peter Cronan LinebackerBoston College
52New England Patriots Don Hasselbeck Tight EndColorado
53Baltimore Colts Mike Ozdowski Defensive End Virginia
54Dallas Cowboys Glenn Carano Quarterback UNLV
55Minnesota Vikings Dennis Swilley GuardTexas A&M
56Oakland Raiders Ted McKnight Running Back Minnesota-Duluth

Round Three

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
57Tampa Bay Buccaneers Charles Hannah Defensive EndAlabama
58Seattle Seahawks Dennis Boyd Defensive End Oregon State
59Buffalo Bills Curtis Brown Running BackMissouri
60Pittsburgh Steelers Tom Beasley Defensive Tackle Virginia Tech
61Chicago Bears Robin Earl Running Back Washington
62Dallas Cowboys Tony Hill Wide Receiver Stanford
63St. Louis Cardinals Edgar Fields Defensive TackleTexas A&M
64New Orleans Saints Robert Watts LinebackerBoston College
65 San Francisco 49ers Elmo Boyd Wide Receiver Eastern Kentucky
66Houston Oilers Tim Wilson Running BackMaryland
67Kansas City Chiefs Thomas Howard Linebacker Texas Tech
68Los Angeles Rams Ed Fulton GuardMaryland
69Detroit Lions Rick Kane Running BackSan José State
70Houston Oilers Jimmie Giles Tight End Alcorn State
71Miami DolphinsMike WatsonTackle Miami (OH)
72New York Jets Tank Marshall Defensive EndTexas A&M
73Buffalo Bills John Kimbrough Wide Receiver St. Cloud State
74Green Bay PackersRick ScribnerGuard Idaho State
75Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Smith Wide ReceiverMichigan
76Cincinnati Bengals Mike Voight Running Back North Carolina
77San Diego Chargers Keith King Defensive Back Colorado State
78St. Louis Cardinals Kurt Allerman LinebackerPenn State
79Los Angeles Rams Wendell Tyler Running Back UCLA
80St. Louis Cardinals Terdell Middleton Running BackMemphis State
81Dallas Cowboys Val Belcher GuardHouston
82New England Patriots Sidney Brown Defensive BackOklahoma
83Minnesota Vikings Tom Hannon Defensive BackMichigan State
84Houston Oilers Rob Carpenter Running BackMiami (OH)

Round Four

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
85Cincinnati Bengals Rick Walker Tight EndUCLA
86Buffalo Bills Jimmy Dean Defensive TackleTexas A&M
87Seattle Seahawks John Yarno Center Idaho
88New York Giants Mike Vaughan TackleOklahoma
89New York Jets Scott Dierking Running Back Purdue
90Atlanta Falcons Allan Leavitt Kicker Georgia
91Los Angeles Rams Vince Ferragamo QuarterbackNebraska
92Kansas City Chiefs Mark Bailey Running Back Long Beach State
93Pittsburgh Steelers Ted Petersen Center Eastern Illinois
94Kansas City Chiefs Andre Samuels Tight End Bethune-Cookman
95Kansas City Chiefs Darius Helton Guard North Carolina Central
96Detroit Lions Luther Blue Wide Receiver Iowa State
97 Washington Redskins Duncan McCollDefensive EndStanford
98Houston Oilers Warren Anderson Wide Receiver West Virginia State
99Pittsburgh Steelers Laverne Smith Running BackKansas
100San Francisco 49ers Stan Black Defensive Back Mississippi State
101Denver Broncos Billy Bryan Center Duke
102Cleveland Browns Oliver Davis Defensive Back Tennessee State
103Cincinnati Bengals Mike Wilson TackleGeorgia
104Kansas City Chiefs Eric Harris Defensive BackMemphis State
105Cincinnati Bengals Jerry Anderson Defensive BackOklahoma
106Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Audick Guard Hawaii
107Los Angeles RamsEarl JonesDefensive EndMemphis State
108Dallas Cowboys Guy Brown LinebackerHouston
109New England Patriots Gerald Skinner TackleArkansas
110Cleveland Browns Robert Sims Defensive Tackle South Carolina State
111Seattle Seahawks Larry Seivers Wide ReceiverTennessee
112Oakland Raiders Mickey Marvin GuardTennessee
0Seattle Seahawks (supplemental draft) Al Hunter Running BackNotre Dame

Round Five

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
113Miami Dolphins Mike Michel KickerStanford
114Detroit Lions Ron Crosby LinebackerPenn State
115Buffalo Bills Fred Besana QuarterbackCalifornia
116New York Jets Perry Griggs Wide Receiver Troy State
117New York Giants Randy Dean Quarterback Northwestern
118New Orleans Saints Dave LaFary TacklePurdue
119 Philadelphia Eagles Skip SharpDefensive BackKansas
120Atlanta Falcons Shelton Diggs Wide ReceiverUSC
121Pittsburgh Steelers Cliff Stoudt Quarterback Youngstown State
122Green Bay Packers Nate Simpson Running BackTennessee State
123Miami Dolphins Leroy Harris Running Back Arkansas State
124San Diego Chargers Clarence Williams Running Back South Carolina
125Pittsburgh Steelers Steve Courson GuardSouth Carolina
126Oakland Raiders Lester Hayes CornerbackTexas A&M
127Buffalo Bills Neil O'Donoghue Kicker Auburn
128San Diego Chargers Cliff Olander QuarterbackNew Mexico State
129New York JetsGary GregoryTackleBaylor
130Los Angeles Rams Donnie Hickman GuardUSC
131St. Louis CardinalsErnest LeeDefensive TackleTexas
132Pittsburgh Steelers Dennis Winston LinebackerArkansas
133Cincinnati Bengals Ray Phillips LinebackerNebraska
134Los Angeles Rams Jeff Williams Guard Rhode Island
135St. Louis Cardinals Andy Spiva LinebackerTennessee
136New Orleans Saints Dave Hubbard Tackle Brigham Young
137Dallas Cowboys Andy Frederick TackleNew Mexico
138Minnesota Vikings Ken Moore Tight End Northern Illinois
139Oakland Raiders Jeff Barnes LinebackerCalifornia

Round Six

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
140Chicago Bears Vince Evans QuarterbackUSC
141San Francisco 49ers Mike Burns Defensive BackUSC
142Seattle Seahawks Tony Benjamin Running BackDuke
143New York GiantsBob JordanTackleMemphis State
144New York Jets Joe Klecko Defensive Tackle Temple
145Philadelphia EaglesKevin RussellDefensive BackTennessee State
146San Diego Chargers Dave Lindstrom Defensive End Boston University
147New Orleans Saints Cliff Parsley PunterOklahoma State
148Houston Oilers Gary Woolford Defensive Back Florida State
149Green Bay Packers Tim Moresco Defensive Back Syracuse
150Kansas City ChiefsRick BurlesonDefensive EndTexas
151San Diego Chargers Larry Barnes Running BackTennessee State
152San Diego Chargers Pete Shaw Defensive BackNorthwestern
153New York Giants Emery Moorehead Wide ReceiverColorado
154Philadelphia Eagles Wilbert Montgomery Running BackAbilene Christian
155San Francisco 49ers Jim Harlan Center Howard Payne
156Los Angeles Rams Art Best Running Back Kent State
157Buffalo BillsRon PruittDefensive EndNebraska
158Philadelphia EaglesMark MitchellDefensive Back Tulane
159Pittsburgh Steelers Paul Harris LinebackerAlabama
160Cincinnati Bengals Tommy Duniven QuarterbackTexas Tech
161Atlanta FalconsKeith JenkinsDefensive Back Cincinnati
162New Orleans Saints Tom Schick GuardMaryland
163Baltimore Colts Calvin O'Neal LinebackerMichigan
164Dallas Cowboys Jim Cooper TackleTemple
165Houston Oilers David Carter Center Western Kentucky
166Detroit Lions Reggie Pinkney Defensive Back East Carolina
167Kansas City ChiefsAndre HerreraRunning BackSouthern Illinois

Round Seven

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
168New York Jets Charles White Running BackBethune-Cookman
169Seattle Seahawks David Sims Running Back Georgia Tech
170Buffalo Bills Mike Nelms Defensive BackBaylor
171New York Jets Bob Grupp Defensive BackDuke
172Green Bay Packers Derrel Gofourth CenterOklahoma State
173Cleveland BrownsKen RandleWide ReceiverUSC
174New Orleans Saints Greg Boykin Running BackNorthwestern
175Philadelphia Eagles Charles Johnson Defensive TackleColorado
176Green Bay PackersRell TiptonGuardBaylor
177Kansas City Chiefs Chris Golub Defensive BackKansas
178New York Giants Al Dixon Tight EndIowa State
179Detroit Lions Tim Black LinebackerBaylor
180Miami Dolphins Bruce Herron LinebackerNew Mexico
181San Diego ChargersRon BushDefensive BackUSC
182Chicago Bears Gerald Butler Wide Receiver Nicholls State
183San Francisco 49ers Jim Van Wagner Running Back Michigan Tech
184Cleveland Browns Blane Smith Tight EndPurdue
185Denver Broncos Larry Swider PunterPittsburgh
186Pittsburgh SteelersRandy FrischDefensive TackleMissouri
187Cincinnati Bengals Louis Breeden Defensive BackNorth Carolina Central
188Oakland Raiders Rich Martini Wide Receiver California-Davis
189Cleveland Browns Bob Lingenfelter TackleNebraska
190Washington Redskins Reggie Haynes Tight EndUNLV
191Dallas Cowboys Dave Stalls Defensive Tackle Northern Colorado
192New England PatriotsKen SmithWide Receiver Arkansas-Pine Bluff
193Baltimore Colts Blanchard Carter TackleUNLV
194Cincinnati Bengals Jim Corbett Tight EndPittsburgh
195New York Jets Kevin Long Running BackSouth Carolina

Round Eight

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
196Tampa Bay Buccaneers Randy Hedberg Quarterback Minot State
197Buffalo Bills Greg Morton Defensive TackleMichigan
198Houston Oilers (from Seattle)Steve DavisWide ReceiverGeorgia
199New York GiantsBill RiceDefensive TackleBrigham Young
200New York Jets Dan Alexander Defensive TackleLouisiana State
201New Orleans Saints Jimmy Stewart Defensive BackTulsa
202Philadelphia Eagles Cleveland Franklin Running BackBaylor
203Atlanta Falcons Walter Packer Wide ReceiverMississippi State
204Kansas City ChiefsRon OlsonoskiLinebacker St. Thomas (MN)
205Houston Oilers Eddie Foster Wide ReceiverHouston
206Green Bay Packers David Whitehurst Quarterback Furman
207Miami Dolphins Horace Perkins Defensive BackColorado
208Dallas CowboysAl ClevelandDefensive End Pacific
209Detroit LionsMark GriffinTackleNorth Carolina
210New York JetsEd ThompsonLinebackerOhio State
211New York GiantsOtis RodgersLinebackerIowa State
212Denver BroncosCalvin CulliverRunning BackAlabama
213Cleveland BrownsBill ArmstrongDefensive Back Wake Forest
214Cincinnati BengalsJose St. VictorGuardSyracuse
215Kansas City Chiefs Waddell Smith Wide ReceiverKansas
216St. Louis Cardinals Eric Williams LinebackerUSC
217Pittsburgh SteelersPhil AugustWide ReceiverMiami (FL)
218Los Angeles RamsRod BockwoldtDefensive Back Weber State
219New England Patriots Brad Benson GuardPenn State
220Baltimore ColtsKen HelmsTackleGeorgia
221Dallas Cowboys Fred Williams Running Back Arizona State
222Minnesota VikingsClint StrozierDefensive BackUSC
223Oakland Raiders Terry Robiskie Running BackLouisiana State

Round Nine

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
224Tampa Bay BuccaneersByron HemingwayLinebackerBoston College
225Seattle SeahawksGeorge AdzickDefensive backMinnesota
226Kansas City ChiefsDerrick GlantonDefensive endBishop
227New York Jets Matt Robinson QuarterbackGeorgia
228New York GiantsKen MullinsDefensive endFlorida A&M
229Philadelphia EaglesT.J. HumphreysGuardArkansas State
230Atlanta FalconsJohn MaxwellTackleBoston College
231New Orleans SaintsDave KnowlesTackleIndiana
232Houston Oilers Bill Currier Defensive backSouth Carolina
233Green Bay PackersJoel MullinsTackleArkansas State
234Kansas City ChiefsDave GreenTackleNew Mexico
235San Diego ChargersGene WashingtonWide receiverGeorgia
236Detroit LionsSteve MathiesonQuarterbackFlorida State
237Miami DolphinsRobert TurnerRunning backOklahoma State
238Chicago BearsNick BuonamiciDefensive tackleOhio State
239San Francisco 49ersDavid PoseyKickerFlorida
240Cleveland BrownsDaryl BrownDefensive backTufts
241Denver Broncos Charles Jackson Defensive tackleWashington
242Atlanta FalconsRobert SpeerDefensive endArkansas State
243St. Louis CardinalsJohnny JacksonDefensive tackleSouthern
244Pittsburgh SteelersRoosevelt KellyTight endEastern Kentucky
245Cincinnati BengalsWillie ZacharyWide receiverCentral State (OH)
246Washington RedskinsMike NorthingtonRunning backPurdue
247Baltimore ColtsGlen CapriolaRunning backBoston College
248Dallas CowboysMark CantrellCenterNorth Carolina
249New England PatriotsJerry VogeleLinebackerMichigan
250Minnesota Vikings Scott Studwell LinebackerIllinois
251Tampa Bay BuccaneersLarry MuckerWide receiverArizona State

Round Ten

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
252Tampa Bay BuccaneersRobert MorganRunning backFlorida
253Pittsburgh SteelersAlvin CowansDefensive backFlorida
254Seattle Seahawks Sam Adkins QuarterbackWichita State
255New York GiantsMike JonesWide receiverMinnesota
256New York Jets John Hennessy Defensive endMichigan
257Atlanta Falcons Billy Ryckman Wide receiverLouisiana Tech
258New Orleans Saints Rafael Septién KickerSouthwestern Louisiana
259Philadelphia EaglesJohn MastronardoWide receiverVillanova
260Green Bay Packers Jim Culbreath Running backOklahoma
261Kansas City ChiefsMark VitaliQuarterbackPurdue
262Houston OilersHarvey HullLinebackerMississippi State
263Detroit Lions Gary Anderson GuardStanford
264Miami DolphinsMark CarterTight endEastern Michigan
265San Diego ChargersCurtis TownsendLinebackerArkansas
266Chicago BearsDennis BrecknerDefensive endMiami (FL)
267Tampa Bay BuccaneersAaron BallLinebackerFullerton State
268Denver BroncosOren MiddlebrookWide receiverArkansas State
269Cleveland BrownsTom BurkettTackleNorth Carolina
270St. Louis CardinalsJim LeJayWide receiverSan Jose State
271Pittsburgh Steelers Dave LaCrosse LinebackerWake Forest
272Cincinnati BengalsBob BialikPunterHillsdale
273Washington Redskins James Sykes Running backRice
274Los Angeles RamsDon PetersenTight endBoston College
275Dallas Cowboys Steve DeBerg QuarterbackSan Jose State
276New England PatriotsJohn RasmussenTackleWisconsin
277Baltimore Colts Ron Baker GuardOklahoma State
278Minnesota VikingsDan BeaverKickerIllinois
279New England PatriotsGiles AlexanderDefensive endTulsa

Round Eleven

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
280Tampa Bay BuccaneersChuck RodgersDefensive backNorth Dakota State
281Seattle SeahawksBill WestbeldTackleDayton
282Buffalo BillsNate JacksonRunning backTennessee State
283Philadelphia EaglesRocco MooreTackleWestern Michigan
284New York GiantsBill HelmsTight endSan Diego State
285New Orleans Saints John Blain TackleSan Jose State
286Philadelphia EaglesMike CordovaQuarterbackStanford
287Atlanta FalconsDave FarmerRunning backUSC
288Kansas City ChiefsMaurice MitchellWide receiverNorthern Michigan
289Houston Oilers Al Romano LinebackerPittsburgh
290Green Bay Packers Terry Randolph Defensive backAmerican International
291Miami DolphinsJohn AlexanderDefensive endRutgers
292Cincinnati Bengals Joel Parrish GuardGeorgia
293Detroit Lions Tony Daykin LinebackerGeorgia Tech
294Chicago Bears Connie Zelencik CenterPurdue
295San Francisco 49ers Brian Billick Tight endBrigham Young
296Cleveland BrownsCharles NashWide receiverArizona
297Denver BroncosPhil HeckLinebackerCalifornia
298Pittsburgh Steelers Lou West Defensive backCincinnati
299Cincinnati Bengals Carl Allen Defensive backSouthern Mississippi
300Washington Redskins Don Harris Defensive backRutgers
301St. Louis CardinalsGreg LeeDefensive backWestern Illinois
302Los Angeles Rams Carson Long KickerPittsburgh
303New England Patriots Ray Costict LinebackerMississippi State
304Baltimore ColtsBrian RuffLinebackerThe Citadel
305Dallas CowboysDon WardlowTight endWashington
306Minnesota Vikings Keith Hartwig Wide receiverArizona
307New York Jets Dave Butterfield Defensive backNebraska

Round Twelve

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
308Tampa Bay BuccaneersChip SheffieldWide receiverLenoir-Rhyne
309Buffalo Bills Charles Romes Defensive backNorth Carolina Central
310Pittsburgh SteelersJimmy StephensTight endFlorida
311New York GiantsElmo SimmonsRunning backTexas-Arlington
312New York JetsPhil GargisRunning backAuburn
313New York JetsDave ConradTackleMaryland
314St. Louis Cardinals Don Parrish Defensive endPittsburgh
315New Orleans SaintsOakley DaltonDefensive tackleJackson State
316Houston Oilers Ove Johansson KickerAbilene Christian
317Oakland Raiders Rod Martin LinebackerUSC
318Kansas City ChiefsRay BurksLinebackerUCLA
319San Diego ChargersJim StansikTight endEastern Michigan
320Detroit LionsDave GreenwoodGuardIowa State
321Miami Dolphins Terry Anderson Wide receiverBethune-Cookman
322Cincinnati BengalsTerry IrvingDefensive backJackson State
323San Francisco 49ersScott MartinGuardNorth Dakota
324Denver BroncosScott LevenhagenTight endWestern Illinois
325Cleveland BrownsLeo TierneyCenterGeorgia Tech
326Cincinnati BengalsAlex PercivalWide receiverMorehouse (GA)
327Washington RedskinsCurtis KirklandDefensive endMissouri
328St. Louis CardinalsRick FenlawLinebackerTexas
329Seattle SeahawksI. V. WilsonDefensive tackleTulsa
330Los Angeles RamsBarry CaudillCenterSouthern Mississippi
331Baltimore ColtsBill DeutschRunning backNorth Dakota
332Dallas Cowboys Greg Peters GuardCalifornia
333New England Patriots Dave Preston Running backBowling Green
334Oakland Raiders Rolf Benirschke KickerCalifornia-Davis
335 [4] Minnesota VikingsJim KelleherRunning backColorado
= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers

Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1994. [5]
Inducted: For his Head Coaching achievements Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2016.

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer [6]
Original NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
Atlanta Falcons June Jones   QB Portland State Ind. (Coll.)
Atlanta Falcons Secdrick McIntyre   RB Auburn SEC
Baltimore Colts Wade Griffin   OT Mississippi SEC
Buffalo Bills Shane Nelson   LB Baylor SWC
Chicago Bears Fred Dean   OG Texas Southern SWAC
Dallas Cowboys Bruce Huther   LB New Hampshire Yankee
Dallas Cowboys Larry Brinson   RB Florida SEC
Denver Broncos Ron Egloff   TE Wisconsin Big Ten
Denver Broncos Rob Nairne   LB Oregon State Pac-8
Houston Oilers Ken Kennard   DT Angelo State LSC
Houston Oilers Guido Merkens   QB Sam Houston State LSC
Kansas City Chiefs Ed Beckman   TE Florida State Ind.
Kansas City Chiefs Ricky Wesson   DB SMU SWC
Los Angeles Rams Glen Walker   P USC Pac-8
Miami Dolphins Charles Cornelius   DB Bethune–Cookman SIAC
New England Patriots Tim Mazzetti   K Penn Ivy
New Orleans Saints Rich Mauti   WR Penn State Ind.
New York Giants Frank Marion   LB Florida A&M SIAC
New York Giants J. T. Turner   OG Duke ACC
New York Jets Bruce Harper   RB Kutztown PSAC
Philadelphia Eagles Herm Edwards   CB San Diego State Ind.
Philadelphia Eagles Wally Henry   WR UCLA Pac-8
Pittsburgh Steelers Tony Dungy Double-dagger-14-plain.png S Minnesota Big Ten
San Francisco 49ers Mike Baldassin   LB Washington Pac-8
Seattle Seahawks Doug Long   DB Whitworth NWC
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cecil Johnson   LB Pittsburgh Ind.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dana Nafziger   LB Cal Poly CCAA
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jack Wender   RB Fresno State PCAA
Washington Redskins Mark Murphy   S Colgate Ind.

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  3. 1 2 3 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.
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  6. Players are identified as a Hall of Famer if they have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.