1982 NFL Draft

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1982 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)April 27–28, 1982
Location New York Sheraton Hotel
in New York City
Network(s) ESPN
334 total selections in 12 rounds
League NFL
First selection Kenneth Sims, DE
New England Patriots
Mr. Irrelevant Tim Washington, DB
San Francisco 49ers
Most selections (17) Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
Fewest selections (5) San Diego Chargers
Hall of Famers

The 1982 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held April 27–28, 1982, at the New York Sheraton Hotel in New York City, New York. [1] [2] At the time of the draft the Raiders were still the Oakland Raiders, they relocated to Los Angeles in May 1982. The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.


Player selections

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Round one

NOTE: The New Orleans Saints forfeited the No. 3 overall pick to select Illinois quarterback Dave Wilson in the 1981 supplemental draft.

Pick #NFL teamPlayerPositionCollege
1 New England Patriots Kenneth Sims Defensive end Texas
2 Baltimore Colts Johnie Cooks Outside linebacker Mississippi State
3 Cleveland Browns Chip Banks Outside linebacker USC
4Baltimore Colts (from Los Angeles Rams) Art Schlichter Quarterback Ohio State
5 Chicago Bears Jim McMahon Quarterback Brigham Young
6 Seattle Seahawks Jeff Bryant Defensive end Clemson University
7 Minnesota Vikings Darrin Nelson Running back Stanford University
8 Houston Oilers Mike Munchak Guard Penn State
9 Atlanta Falcons Gerald Riggs Running back Arizona State
10 Los Angeles Raiders Marcus Allen [4] Running backUSC
11 Kansas City Chiefs Anthony Hancock Wide receiver University of Tennessee
12 Pittsburgh Steelers Walter Abercrombie Running back Baylor University
13 New Orleans Saints Lindsay Scott Wide receiver University of Georgia
14 Los Angeles Rams (from Washington Redskins) Barry Redden Running back University of Richmond
15 Detroit Lions Jimmy Williams Outside linebacker University of Nebraska
16 St. Louis Cardinals Luis Sharpe Offensive tackle UCLA
17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sean Farrell GuardPenn State
18 New York Giants Butch Woolfolk Running back University of Michigan
19 Buffalo Bills Perry Tuttle Wide receiverClemson University
20 Philadelphia Eagles Mike Quick Wide receiver North Carolina State University
21 Denver Broncos Gerald Willhite Running back San Jose State University
22 Green Bay Packers Ron Hallstrom Guard University of Iowa
23 New York Jets Bob Crable Linebacker Notre Dame
24 Miami Dolphins Roy Foster GuardUSC
25 Dallas Cowboys Rod Hill Cornerback Kentucky State University
26 Cincinnati Bengals Glen Collins Defensive endMississippi State University
27New England Patriots (from San Francisco 49ers) Lester Williams Nose tackle University of Miami

Round two

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
28Baltimore Colts Leo Wisniewski Nose tacklePenn State
29 San Francisco 49ers (from New England) William "Bubba" Paris Offensive tackleUniversity of Michigan
30New Orleans Saints Brad Edelman Offensive guard University of Missouri
31Cleveland Browns Keith Baldwin Defensive end Texas A&M
32Tampa Bay Buccaneers Booker Reese Defensive end Bethune-Cookman
33Seattle Seahawks Bruce Scholtz LinebackerUniversity of Texas at Austin
34Baltimore Colts Rohn Stark Punter Florida State University
35Los Angeles Raiders Jack Squirek Linebacker University of Illinois
36Atlanta Falcons Doug Rogers Defensive endStanford University
37Los Angeles Raiders Jim Romano CenterPenn State
38St. Louis Cardinals David Galloway Defensive end University of Florida
39Minnesota Vikings Terry Tausch Offensive guardUniversity of Texas at Austin
40New England Patriots Robert Weathers Running backArizona State
41New England Patriots Andre Tippett LinebackerUniversity of Iowa
42Detroit Lions Bobby Watkins Defensive back Southwest Texas State University
43Pittsburgh SteelersJohn MeyerOffensive tackleArizona State
44Houston Oilers Oliver Luck Quarterback West Virginia University
45New York Giants Joe Morris Running back Syracuse University
46Kansas City Chiefs Calvin Daniels Linebacker University of North Carolina
47Philadelphia Eagles Lawrence Sampleton Tight endUniversity of Texas at Austin
48Buffalo Bills Matt Kofler QuarterbackSan Diego State
49 Washington Redskins Vernon Dean Defensive back San Diego State
50Denver Broncos Orlando McDaniel Wide receiver LSU
51New York Jets Reggie McElroy Offensive tackle West Texas State University
52Miami Dolphins Mark Duper Wide receiver Northwestern State University
53Dallas Cowboys Jeff Rohrer Linebacker Yale University
54Cincinnati Bengals Emanuel Weaver Nose tackle South Carolina State University
55New England Patriots Darryl Haley Offensive tackle University of Utah

Round three

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
56New England Patriots Cedric Jones Wide receiver Duke University
57Baltimore Colts James Burroughs Defensive back Michigan State University
58New Orleans Saints Rodney Lewis Defensive backUniversity of Nebraska
59Buffalo Bills Eugene Marve Linebacker Saginaw Valley State University
60New England Patriots Clayton Weishuhn Linebacker Angelo State University
61Washington RedskinsCarl PowellWide receiver Jackson State University
62Chicago Bears Tim Wrightman Tight endUCLA
63Atlanta Falcons Stacey Bailey Wide receiverSan Jose State University
64Los Angeles Raiders Vann McElroy SafetyBaylor University
65St. Louis Cardinals Benny Perrin Safety University of Alabama
66New Orleans Saints Eugene Goodlow Wide receiver Kansas State University
67Los Angeles RamsBill BechtoldCenter University of Oklahoma
68New Orleans Saints Kenny Duckett Wide receiver Wake Forest University
69Detroit Lions Steve Doig Linebacker University of New Hampshire
70Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Merriweather Linebacker Pacific
71Green Bay Packers Del Rodgers Running backUniversity of Utah
72Houston Oilers Stan Edwards Running backUniversity of Michigan
73St. Louis Cardinals Rusty Guilbeau Defensive end McNeese State University
74Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jerry Bell Tight endArizona State
75Seattle Seahawks Pete Metzelaars Tight end Wabash College
76New Orleans Saints John Krimm Defensive backNotre Dame
77Houston Oilers Robert Abraham LinebackerNorth Carolina State University
78Philadelphia Eagles Vyto Kab Tight endPenn State
79New York Jets Dwayne Crutchfield Running back Iowa State University
80Miami Dolphins Paul Lankford CornerbackPenn State
81Dallas Cowboys Jim Eliopulos Linebacker University of Wyoming
82Cincinnati Bengals Rodney Holman Tight end Tulane University
83Tampa Bay Buccaneers John Cannon Defensive end William and Mary

Round four

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
84Baltimore Colts Mike Pagel QuarterbackArizona State
85New England Patriots George Crump Defensive endEast Carolina
86New Orleans Saints Morten Andersen KickerMichigan State
87Cleveland Browns Dwight Walker Wide receiverNicholls State
88Los Angeles Rams Jeff Gaylord LinebackerMissouri
89Chicago Bears Dennis Gentry Running backBaylor
90St. Louis Cardinals Tootie Robbins TackleEast Carolina
91Los Angeles Raiders Ed Muransky TackleMichigan
92Minnesota Vikings Jim Fahnhorst LinebackerMinnesota
93Buffalo Bills Van Williams Running backCarson-Newman
94Houston Oilers Steve Bryant Wide receiverPurdue
95Atlanta FalconsReggie BrownRunning backOregon
96Detroit Lions Bruce McNorton Defensive backGeorgetown (KY)
97Pittsburgh Steelers Rick Woods Defensive back Boise State
98Green Bay Packers Robert Brown LinebackerVirginia Tech
99Washington Redskins Todd Liebenstein Defensive endUNLV
100Kansas City Chiefs Louis Haynes LinebackerNorth Texas State
101Dallas Cowboys Brian Carpenter Defensive backMichigan
102New York GiantsGerry RaymondGuardBoston College
103Tampa Bay BuccaneersDave BarrettRunning backHouston
104Kansas City Chiefs Stuart Anderson LinebackerVirginia
105Philadelphia Eagles Anthony Griggs LinebackerOhio State
106Denver BroncosDan PlaterWide receiverBrigham Young
107New York Jets George Floyd Defensive backEastern Kentucky
108Miami Dolphins Charles Bowser LinebackerDuke
109Dallas Cowboys Monty Hunter Defensive backSalem
110Cincinnati Bengals Rodney Tate Running backTexas
111New England Patriots Brian Ingram LinebackerTennessee

Round five

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
112New England Patriots Fred Marion SafetyMiami (FL)
113Baltimore Colts Terry Crouch GuardOklahoma
114New Orleans Saints Tony Elliott Defensive endNorth Texas State
115Cleveland Browns Mike Baab CenterTexas
116Chicago Bears Perry Hartnett TackleSouthern Methodist
117Los Angeles Rams Wally Kersten TackleMinnesota
118Los Angeles Rams Doug Barnett Defensive endAzusa Pacific
119St. Louis Cardinals Vance Bedford Defensive backTexas
120Miami Dolphins Bob Nelson Defensive tackleMiami (FL)
121Houston Oilers Malcolm Taylor Defensive endTennessee State
122Atlanta Falcons Von Mansfield Defensive backWisconsin
123Los Angeles RaidersEd JacksonLinebackerLouisiana Tech
124Pittsburgh Steelers Ken Dallafior TackleMinnesota
125St. Louis Cardinals Earl Ferrell Running backEast Tennessee State
126Green Bay Packers Mike Meade Running backPenn State
127Detroit Lions William Graham Defensive backTexas
128Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jeff Davis LinebackerClemson
129New York Giants Rich Umphrey CenterColorado
130Kansas City Chiefs Del Thompson Running backTexas-El Paso
131Denver Broncos Sammy Winder Running backSouthern Mississippi
132Philadelphia Eagles Dennis DeVaughn Defensive backBishop
133Washington Redskins Michael Williams Tight endAlabama A&M
134Chicago BearsDennis TabronDefensive backDuke
135New York Jets Mark Jerue LinebackerWashington
136Miami Dolphins Rich Diana Running backYale
137Dallas Cowboys Phil Pozderac TackleNotre Dame
138Cincinnati BengalsPaul SorensenDefensive backWashington State
139San Francisco 49ers Newton Williams Running backArizona State

Round six

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
140Baltimore Colts Pat Beach Tight endWashington State
141New England Patriots Ricky Smith Defensive backAlabama State
142New Orleans SaintsMarvin LewisRunning backTulane
143Dallas CowboysKen HammondGuardVanderbilt
144Seattle SeahawksJack CampbellTackleUtah
145Los Angeles Rams Kerry Locklin Tight endNew Mexico State
146Chicago Bears Kurt Becker GuardMichigan
147Minnesota VikingsGreg StorrLinebackerBoston College
148Houston Oilers Gary Allen Tight endHawaii
149Atlanta Falcons Mike Kelley QuarterbackGeorgia Tech
150St. Louis Cardinals Craig Shaffer LinebackerIndiana State
151San Francisco 49ersVince WilliamsRunning backOregon
152Green Bay Packers Chet Parlavecchio LinebackerPenn State
153Washington RedskinsLemont Holt JeffersLinebackerTennessee
154Detroit Lions Mike Machurek Quarterback Idaho State
155Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Perko Defensive tackleUtah State
156New York Giants Darrell Nicholson LinebackerNorth Carolina
157Kansas City Chiefs Durwood Roquemore Defensive backTexas A&I
158Tampa Bay BuccaneersAndre TylerWide receiverStanford
159Philadelphia EaglesCurt GrieveWide receiverYale
160Buffalo BillsDeWayne ChiversTight endSouth Carolina
161Miami Dolphins Tom Tutson Defensive backSouth Carolina State
162Cleveland Browns Mike Whitwell Wide receiverTexas A&M
163New York JetsLonell PheaWide receiverHouston
164Miami Dolphins Ron Hester LinebackerFlorida State
165Dallas CowboysCharles DaumDefensive tackleCal Poly-San Luis Obispo
166Cincinnati BengalsArthur KingDefensive endGrambling
167Pittsburgh Steelers Craig Bingham LinebackerSyracuse

Round seven

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
168New England PatriotsJeff RobertsLinebackerTulane
169Baltimore Colts Fletcher Jenkins Defensive tackleWashington
170Miami Dolphins Dan Johnson Tight endIowa State
171Buffalo Bills Gary Anderson KickerSyracuse
172Pittsburgh Steelers Edmund Nelson Defensive tackleAuburn
173Chicago Bears Henry Waechter Defensive tackleNebraska
174Seattle SeahawksEugene WilliamsLinebackerTulsa
175Detroit LionsPhil BatesRunning backNebraska
176Atlanta FalconsDavid ToloumuRunning backHawaii
177Los Angeles RaidersJeff JacksonDefensive endToledo
178St. Louis CardinalsBob SebroCenterColorado
179Minnesota Vikings Steve Jordan Tight endBrown
180Washington RedskinsJohn SchachtnerLinebackerNorthern Arizona
181Los Angeles Rams Joe Shearin GuardTexas
182Pittsburgh Steelers Emil Boures CenterPittsburgh
183Green Bay PackersJoey WhitleyDefensive backTexas-El Paso
184Kansas City ChiefsGreg SmithDefensive tackleKansas
185Tampa Bay BuccaneersTom MorrisDefensive backMichigan State
186New York Giants Jeff Wiska GuardMichigan State
187Detroit LionsVictor SimmonsWide receiverOregon State
188San Diego ChargersHollis HallDefensive backClemson
189Denver BroncosAlvin RubenDefensive endHouston
190Philadelphia Eagles Harvey Armstrong Defensive tackleSouthern Methodist
191New York Jets Tom Coombs Tight end Idaho
192Miami Dolphins Larry Cowan Running backJackson State
193Dallas Cowboys Bill Purifoy Defensive endTulsa
194Cincinnati BengalsBen NeedhamLinebackerMichigan
195San Francisco 49ers Ron Ferrari LinebackerIllinois

Round eight

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
196Baltimore ColtsTony LoiaGuardArizona State
197New England PatriotsKen CollinsLinebackerWashington State
198New Orleans SaintsChuck SlaughterTackleSouth Carolina
199Cleveland Browns Mark Kafentzis Defensive backHawaii
200Chicago Bears Jerry Doerger TackleWisconsin
201Seattle SeahawksChester CooperWide receiverMinnesota
202Los Angeles Rams A. J. Jones Running backTexas
203Atlanta FalconsRicky EberhartDefensive backMorris Brown
204Cleveland BrownsVan HeflinTight endVanderbilt
205St. Louis CardinalsChris LindstromDefensive tackleBoston University
206Minnesota VikingsKirk HarmonLinebackerPacific
207Los Angeles Rams Mike Reilly LinebackerOklahoma
208Detroit Lions Martin Moss Defensive endUCLA
209Pittsburgh SteelersJohn GoodsonPunterTexas
210Green Bay Packers Thomas Boyd LinebackerAlabama
211Cleveland Browns Bill Jackson Defensive backNorth Carolina
212Tampa Bay BuccaneersKelvin AtkinsLinebackerIllinois
213New York GiantsRobert HubbleTight endRice
214Kansas City ChiefsCase DeBruijnPunterIdaho State
215San Diego Chargers Maury Buford PunterTexas Tech
216Dallas Cowboys George Peoples Running backAuburn
217Philadelphia EaglesJim FritzcheTacklePurdue
218Buffalo Bills Luc Tousignant QuarterbackFairmont State
219New York JetsLawrence TexadaRunning backHenderson State
220Miami Dolphins Tate Randle Defensive backTexas Tech
221Dallas Cowboys Dwight Sullivan Running backNorth Carolina State
222Cincinnati BengalsKari Yli-RenkoTackleCincinnati
223Washington RedskinsRalph WarthenDefensive tackleGardner-Webb

Round nine

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
224New England PatriotsKelvin MurdockWide receiverTroy State
225Baltimore ColtsTony BerryhillCenterClemson
226Washington Redskins Ken Coffey Defensive backSouthwest Texas State
227Cleveland BrownsMilton BakerTight endWest Texas State
228Seattle SeahawksDavid JeffersonLinebackerMiami (FL)
229Los Angeles RamsBob SpeightTackleBoston University
230Chicago BearsMike HatchettDefensive backTexas
231Detroit Lions Dan Wagoner Defensive backKansas
232St. Louis CardinalsDarnell DaileyLinebackerMaryland
233Minnesota VikingsBryan HowardDefensive backTennessee State
234Houston Oilers Matt Bradley Defensive backPenn State
235Atlanta Falcons Mike Horan PunterLong Beach State
236Pittsburgh SteelersMike HirnTight endCentral Michigan
237Green Bay Packers Charles Riggins Defensive endBethune-Cookman
238Washington Redskins Randy Trautman Defensive tackleBoise State
239Miami Dolphins Steve Clark Defensive endUtah
240New York GiantsJohn HigginsDefensive backUNLV
241Kansas City ChiefsLyndle ByfordTackleOklahoma
242Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bob Lane QuarterbackN.E. Louisiana
243Denver Broncos Keith Uecker TackleAuburn
244Philadelphia Eagles Tony Woodruff Wide receiverFresno State
245Buffalo Bills Dennis Edwards Defensive tackleUSC
246San Diego ChargersWarren LylesDefensive tackleAlabama
247New York Jets Rocky Klever Running backMontana
248Miami Dolphins Mack Boatner Running backSoutheastern Louisiana
249Dallas Cowboys Joe Gary Defensive tackleUCLA
250Cincinnati BengalsJames BennettWide receiverNorthwest Louisiana
251San Francisco 49ers Bryan Clark QuarterbackMichigan State
0Detroit Lions (supplemental draft)Kevin RobinsonDefensive backNorth Carolina A&T

Round ten

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
252Baltimore Colts Tom Deery SafetyWidener
253New England PatriotsBrian ClarkKickerFlorida
254Washington RedskinsHarold SmithDefensive endKentucky State
255Cleveland BrownsRicky FloydRunning backSouthern Mississippi
256Los Angeles Rams Miles McPherson Defensive backNew Haven
257Chicago BearsJoe TurnerDefensive backUSC
258Seattle SeahawksCraig AustinLinebackerSouth Dakota
259St. Louis Cardinals Eddie McGill Tight endWestern Carolina
260Minnesota VikingsGerald LucearWide receiver Did not playTemple
261Houston Oilers Ron Reeves QuarterbackTexas Tech
262Atlanta FalconsCurtis StowersLinebackerMississippi State
263Los Angeles RaidersRich D'AmicoLinebackerPenn State
264Green Bay Packers Eddie Garcia KickerSouthern Methodist
265Washington RedskinsTerry DanielsDefensive backTennessee
266Detroit Lions Roosevelt Barnes LinebackerPurdue
267Pittsburgh Steelers Sal Sunseri LinebackerPittsburgh
268Kansas City Chiefs Larry Brodsky Wide receiverMiami (FL)
269San Francisco 49ers Dana McLemore Defensive backHawaii
270New York Giants Rich Baldinger TackleWake Forest
271Miami DolphinsRobin FisherLinebackerFlorida
272Buffalo BillsVic JamesDefensive backColorado
273San Diego Chargers Andre Young Defensive backLouisiana Tech
274Denver Broncos Ken Woodard LinebackerTuskegee
275New York Jets Darryl Hemphill Defensive backWest Texas State
276Miami DolphinsWayne JonesTackleUtah
277Dallas CowboysTodd EckersonTackleNorth Carolina State
278Cincinnati BengalsLarry HogueDefensive backUtah State
279San Francisco 49ersTim BarbianDefensive tackleWestern Illinois

Round eleven

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
280Baltimore ColtsLamont MeachamDefensive backWestern Kentucky
281Washington Redskins Dan Miller KickerMiami (FL)
282Cleveland BrownsSteve MichutaQuarterbackGrand Valley State
283Chicago BearsGuy BoliauxLinebackerWisconsin
284Seattle Seahawks Sam Clancy Defensive endPittsburgh (never played college football, was a basketball standout) [5]
285Los Angeles RamsRicky CoffmanWide receiverUCLA
286Minnesota Vikings Curtis Rouse GuardTennessee-Chattanooga
287Houston OilersJim CampbellTight endKentucky
288Atlanta FalconsJeff KellerWide receiverWashington State
289Los Angeles RaidersWillie TurnerWide receiverLouisiana State
290St. Louis CardinalsJames WilliamsDefensive endNorth Carolina A&T
291Washington Redskins Bob Holly QuarterbackPrinceton
292Detroit LionsEdward LeeWide receiverSouth Carolina State
293Pittsburgh SteelersMikal Abdul-SaboorGuardMorgan State
294Green Bay Packers John Macaulay CenterStanford
295Dallas CowboysGeorge ThompsonWide receiverAlbany State
296New England PatriotsSteve SandonQuarterbackNorthern Iowa
297Kansas City ChiefsBob CarterWide receiverArizona
298Buffalo Bills Frank Kalil GuardArizona
299San Diego ChargersAnthony WatsonDefensive backNew Mexico State
300Denver BroncosStuart YatskoGuardOregon
301Philadelphia EaglesRon IngramWide receiverOklahoma State
302New York JetsPerry ParmeleeWide receiverSanta Clara
303Miami DolphinsGary CrumTackleWyoming
304Dallas Cowboys Michael Whiting Running backFlorida State
305Cincinnati BengalsRussell DavisRunning backIdaho
306San Francisco 49ersGary GibsonLinebackerArizona

Round twelve

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
307Baltimore ColtsJohnnie WrightRunning backSouth Carolina
308New England PatriotsGreg TaylorWide receiverVirginia
309Washington Redskins Donald Laster TackleTennessee State
310Cleveland Browns Scott Nicolas LinebackerMiami (FL)
311Seattle Seahawks Frank Naylor CenterRutgers
312Los Angeles RamsRaymond ColeyDefensive tackleAlabama A&M
313Chicago BearsRicky YoungLinebackerOklahoma State
314Houston Oilers Donnie Craft Running backLouisville
315Atlanta Falcons Dave Levenick LinebackerWisconsin
316Los Angeles RaidersRandy SmithWide receiverEast Texas State
317St. Louis Cardinals Bob Atha KickerOhio State
318Minnesota VikingsBill BusarelloRunning backGlassboro St
319Detroit Lions Ricky Porter Running backSlippery Rock
320Pittsburgh SteelersAl HughesDefensive endWestern Michigan
321Green Bay Packers Phil Epps Wide receiverTexas Christian
322Washington RedskinsJeff GoffLinebackerArkansas
323New York Giants Mark Seale Defensive tackleRichmond
324Kansas City ChiefsMike MillerDefensive backSouthwest Texas State
325Tampa Bay Buccaneers Michael Morton Running backUNLV
326Detroit Lions Rob Rubick Tight endGrand Valley State
327Denver BroncosBrian ClarkGuardClemson
328Philadelphia Eagles Rob Taylor TackleNorthwestern
329Buffalo BillsTony SuberDefensive tackleGardner-Webb
330New York JetsTom CarlstromGuardNebraska
331Miami DolphinsMike RodrigueWide receiverMiami (FL)
332Dallas CowboysRich BurtnessGuardMontana
333Cincinnati BengalsDan FeradayQuarterbackToronto
334 [6] San Francisco 49ers Tim Washington Defensive backFresno State
= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers

Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2001. [7]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2003. [7]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2008. [7]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2017.

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler [3]
Original NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
Atlanta Falcons Scott Norwood   K James Madison Ind. (I-AA)
Baltimore Colts Bernard Henry   WR Arizona State Pac-10
Buffalo Bills Joey Lumpkin   LB Arizona State Pac-10
Chicago Bears Calvin Thomas   RB Illinois Big Ten
Dallas Cowboys Brian Baldinger   OG Duke ACC
Dallas Cowboys Dave Finzer   P DePauw Ind. (Div. III)
Denver Broncos Darren Comeaux   LB Arizona State Pac-10
Denver Broncos Rick Dennison   LB Colorado State WAC
Denver Broncos Roger Jackson   DB Bethune-Cookman MEAC
Green Bay Packers Bill Cherry   C Middle Tennessee State OVC
Green Bay Packers Larry Rubens   LB Montana State Big Sky
New England Patriots Tim Golden   LB Florida SEC
New England Patriots Mike Kerrigan   QB Northwestern Big Ten
New England Patriots Dennis Owens   DT NC State ACC
New York Giants Floyd Eddings   WR California Pac-10
New York Giants Jerome Sally   DT Missouri Big Eight
New York Jets Joe Pellegrini   OG Harvard Ivy
New York Jets Eric Truvillion   WR Florida A&M MEAC
Philadelphia Eagles Brian Franco   K Penn State Ind. (I-A)
Philadelphia Eagles Jeff Rodenberger   RB Maryland ACC
Pittsburgh Steelers Craig Walls   LB Indiana Big Ten
Pittsburgh Steelers Keith Willis   DE Northeastern Ind. (I-AA)
San Diego Chargers Dennis McKnight   OG Drake MVC
San Francisco 49ers Frank Frazier   OG Miami Ind. (I-A)
San Francisco 49ers Renaldo Nehemiah   WR Maryland ACC
San Francisco 49ers Jeff Stover   DE Oregon Pac-10
Seattle Seahawks Norm Johnson   K UCLA Pac-10
Seattle Seahawks Kani Kauahi   C Hawaii WAC
Seattle Seahawks Joe Nash   DT Boston College Ind. (I-A)
Seattle Seahawks Shelton Robinson   LB North Carolina ACC
Seattle Seahawks Byron Walker   WR The Citadel SoCon

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