1998 NFL Draft

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1998 NFL Draft
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General information
Date(s)April 18–19, 1998
Location Theatre at MSG
in New York City, NY
Network(s) ESPN
Overview
241 total selections in 7 rounds
League NFL
First selection Peyton Manning, QB
Indianapolis Colts
Mr. Irrelevant Cam Quayle, TE
Baltimore Ravens
Most selections (12) New York Jets
Fewest selections (5) Detroit Lions
Hall of Famers
  1997
1999  

The 1998 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 18–19, 1998, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. [1] [2] The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.

Contents

Before the draft, there was much debate in the media on if the Indianapolis Colts would select Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf, both of whom were considered excellent prospects and future franchise quarterbacks, with the first overall pick. Leaf was considered to have more upside and a stronger throwing arm, while Manning was considered a polished prospect who was NFL ready and more mature.

On the day of the draft, the Colts selected Manning due to Leaf's disdain for Indianapolis. Manning went on to be a five-time Most Valuable Player award [3] winner, the most of any player in NFL history, and a two-time Super Bowl champion, whereas Leaf, who was selected second overall by the San Diego Chargers, was out of the NFL by 2002, and is considered one of the biggest draft busts in NFL history. [4]

Until their retirements following the 2015 season, the last remaining active players from the 1998 draft were quarterback Peyton Manning (the first overall pick) and cornerback Charles Woodson (the fourth overall pick). Both would go on to win Super Bowls in their careers; Manning in 2006 and 2015 with the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos, and Woodson in 2010 with the Green Bay Packers.

Player selections

*= compensatory selection
= Pro Bowler [N 1]
= Hall of Famer [5]
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     
Peyton Manning, taken first overall, won two Super Bowls and is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. Peyton Manning passing.jpg
Peyton Manning, taken first overall, won two Super Bowls and is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.
Charles Woodson was a 9-time Pro Bowl selection, 4-time All-Pro, and was voted to the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team Charles Woodson 2014 2.JPG
Charles Woodson was a 9-time Pro Bowl selection, 4-time All-Pro, and was voted to the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
Randy Moss is considered one of the greatest wide receivers of all time, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018 Randy Moss with Vikings.jpg
Randy Moss is considered one of the greatest wide receivers of all time, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018
Receiver Hines Ward won two Super Bowls with Pittsburgh, winning the Super Bowl XL MVP award Hines Ward Steelers.jpg
Receiver Hines Ward won two Super Bowls with Pittsburgh, winning the Super Bowl XL MVP award
Rnd.Pick No.NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
1 1 Indianapolis Colts Peyton Manning Double-dagger-14-plain.png QB Tennessee SEC 1997 Maxwell Award winner.
1 2 San Diego Chargers Ryan Leaf   QB Washington State Pac-10 from Arizona [R1 - 1]
13 Arizona Cardinals Andre Wadsworth   DE Florida State ACC from San Diego   [R1 - 2]
14 Oakland Raiders Charles Woodson Double-dagger-14-plain.png CB Michigan Big Ten 1997 Heisman Trophy winner
15 Chicago Bears Curtis Enis   RB Penn State Big Ten
16 St. Louis Rams Grant Wistrom   DE Nebraska Big 12
17 New Orleans Saints Kyle Turley   OT San Diego State WAC
18 Dallas Cowboys Greg Ellis   DE North Carolina ACC
19 Jacksonville Jaguars Fred Taylor   RB Florida SEC from Buffalo [R1 - 3]
110 Baltimore Ravens Duane Starks   CB Miami (FL) Big East
111 Philadelphia Eagles Tra Thomas   OT Florida State ACC
112 Atlanta Falcons Keith Brooking   LB Georgia Tech ACC
113 Cincinnati Bengals Takeo Spikes   LB Auburn SEC
114 Carolina Panthers Jason Peter   DT Nebraska Big 12
115 Seattle Seahawks Anthony Simmons   LB Clemson ACC
116 Tennessee Oilers Kevin Dyson   WR Utah WAC
117 Cincinnati Bengals Brian Simmons   LB North Carolina ACC from Washington [R1 - 4]
118 New England Patriots Robert Edwards   RB Georgia SEC from N.Y. Jets [R1 - 5]
119 Green Bay Packers Vonnie Holliday   DE North Carolina ACC from Miami [R1 - 6]
120 Detroit Lions Terry Fair   CB Tennessee SEC
121 Minnesota Vikings Randy Moss Double-dagger-14-plain.png WR Marshall MAC
122 New England Patriots Tebucky Jones   S Syracuse Big East
123 Oakland Raiders Mo Collins   OT Florida SEC from Tampa Bay [R1 - 7]
124 New York Giants Shaun Williams   S UCLA Pac-10
125 Jacksonville Jaguars Donovin Darius   S Syracuse Big East
126 Pittsburgh Steelers Alan Faneca Double-dagger-14-plain.png OG LSU SEC
127 Kansas City Chiefs Victor Riley   OT Auburn SEC
128 San Francisco 49ers R.W. McQuarters   CB Oklahoma State Big 12
129 Miami Dolphins John Avery   RB Mississippi SEC from Green Bay   [R1 - 8]
130 Denver Broncos Marcus Nash   WR Tennessee SEC
2*31 Oakland Raiders Leon Bender   DT Washington State Pac-10
232 Indianapolis Colts Jerome Pathon   WR Washington Pac-10
233 Arizona Cardinals Corey Chavous   S Vanderbilt SEC from San Diego   [R1 - 9]
234 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jacquez Green   WR Florida SEC from Oakland   [R2 - 1]
235 Chicago Bears Tony Parrish   S Washington Pac-10
236 Arizona Cardinals Anthony Clement   OT Louisiana-Lafayette Ind. (I-A)
237 St. Louis Rams Robert Holcombe   FB Illinois Big Ten
238 Dallas Cowboys Flozell Adams   OT Michigan State Big Ten
239 Buffalo Bills Sam Cowart   LB Florida State ACC
240 New Orleans Saints Cameron Cleeland   TE Washington Pac-10
241 Pittsburgh Steelers Jeremy Staat   DE Arizona State Pac-10 from Philadelphia via N.Y. Jets [R2 - 2]
242 Baltimore Ravens Pat Johnson   WR Oregon Pac-10
243 Cincinnati Bengals Artrell Hawkins   S Cincinnati C-USA
244 Miami Dolphins Patrick Surtain   CB Southern Mississippi C-USA from Carolina [R2 - 3]
245 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Brian Kelly   CB USC Pac-10 from Atlanta [R2 - 4]
246 Tennessee Oilers Samari Rolle   CB Florida State ACC
247 Seattle Seahawks Todd Weiner   OT Kansas State Big 12
248 Washington Redskins Stephen Alexander   TE Oklahoma Big 12
249 Miami Dolphins Kenny Mixon   DE LSU SEC
250 Detroit Lions Germane Crowell   WR Virginia ACC
251 Minnesota Vikings Kailee Wong   LB Stanford Pac-10
252 New England Patriots Tony Simmons   WR Wisconsin Big Ten from N.Y. Jets [R2 - 5]
253 Atlanta Falcons Bob Hallen   C Kent State MAC from Tampa Bay   [R2 - 6]
254 New England Patriots Rod Rutledge   TE Alabama SEC
255 New York Giants Joe Jurevicius   WR Penn State Big Ten
256 New York Jets Dorian Boose   DE Washington State Pac-10 from Pittsburgh [R2 - 7]
257 Jacksonville Jaguars Cordell Taylor   CB Hampton MEAC
258 San Francisco 49ers Jeremy Newberry   C California Pac-10
259 San Diego Chargers Mikhael Ricks   TE Stephen F. Austin Southland from Kansas City via Oakland and Tampa Bay [R2 - 8]
260 Detroit Lions Charlie Batch   QB Eastern Michigan MAC from Green Bay via Miami [R2 - 9]
261 Denver Broncos Eric Brown   S Mississippi State SEC
362 Carolina Panthers Chuck Wiley   DE LSU SEC from Indianapolis [R3 - 1]
363 Oakland Raiders Jon Ritchie   FB Stanford Pac-10
364 Chicago Bears Olin Kreutz   C Washington Pac-10
365 St. Louis Rams Leonard Little   DE Tennessee SEC from Arizona via N.Y. Jets [R3 - 2]
366 Pittsburgh Steelers Chris Conrad   OT Fresno State WAC from San Diego [R3 - 3]
367 New York Jets Scott Frost   QB Nebraska Big 12 from St. Louis [R3 - 4]
368 Buffalo Bills Robert Hicks   OT Mississippi State SEC
369 Washington Redskins Skip Hicks   RB UCLA Pac-10 from New Orleans [R3 - 5]
370 New York Giants Brian Alford   WR Purdue Big Ten from Dallas via Philadelphia [R3 - 6]
371 Indianapolis Colts E.G. Green   WR Florida State ACC from Baltimore [R3 - 7]
372 Philadelphia Eagles Jeremiah Trotter   LB Stephen F. Austin Southland
373 Carolina Panthers Mitch Marrow   DE Pennsylvania Ivy
374 Atlanta Falcons Jammi German   WR Miami (FL) Big East
375 Cincinnati Bengals Steve Foley   LB NE Louisiana Ind. (I-A)
376 Seattle Seahawks Ahman Green   RB Nebraska Big 12
377 Tennessee Oilers Dainon Sidney   CB Alabama-Birmingham Ind. (I-A)
378 Cincinnati Bengals Mike Goff   OT Iowa Big Ten from Washington   [R3 - 8]
379 Miami Dolphins Brad Jackson   LB Cincinnati C-USA from Detroit   [R3 - 9]
380 Minnesota Vikings Ramos McDonald   CB New Mexico WAC
381 New England Patriots Chris Floyd   FB Michigan Big Ten from N.Y. Jets   [R3 - 10]
382 Miami Dolphins Larry Shannon   WR East Carolina C-USA
383 New England Patriots Greg Spires   DE Florida State ACC
384 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jamie Duncan   LB Vanderbilt SEC
385 Philadelphia Eagles Allen Rossum   CB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A) from N.Y. Giants   [R3 - 11]
386 Jacksonville Jaguars Jonathan Quinn   QB Middle Tennessee OVC
387 New York Jets Kevin Williams   S Oklahoma State Big 12 from Pittsburgh   [R3 - 12]
388 Kansas City Chiefs Rashaan Shehee   RB Washington Pac-10
389 San Francisco 49ers Chris Ruhman   OT Texas A&M Big 12
390 Green Bay Packers Jonathan Brown   DT Tennessee SEC
391 Denver Broncos Brian Griese   QB Michigan Big Ten
3*92 Pittsburgh Steelers Hines Ward   WR Georgia SEC
493 Indianapolis Colts Steve McKinney   C Texas A&M Big 12 from Indianapolis via Baltimore [R4 - 1]
494 Chicago Bears Alonzo Mayes   TE Oklahoma State Big 12
495 Arizona Cardinals Michael Pittman   RB Fresno State WAC
496 St. Louis Rams Az-Zahir Hakim   WR San Diego State WAC from San Diego [R4 - 2]
497 New Orleans Saints Fred Weary   CB Florida SEC from Oakland [R4 - 3]
498 St. Louis Rams Roland Williams   TE Syracuse Big East
499 New Orleans Saints Julian Pittman   DT Florida State ACC
4100 Dallas Cowboys Michael Myers   DT Alabama SEC
4101 Jacksonville Jaguars Tavian Banks   RB Iowa Big Ten from Buffalo   [R4 - 4]
4102 Miami Dolphins Lorenzo Bromell   DE Clemson ACC from Philadelphia [R4 - 5]
4103 Atlanta Falcons Omar Brown   S North Carolina ACC from Baltimore via Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore and Tampa Bay [R4 - 6]
4104 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Todd Washington   C Virginia Tech Big East in place of Atlanta (time expired).
4105 Cincinnati Bengals Glen Steele   DT Michigan Big Ten
4106 Carolina Panthers Donald Hayes   WR Wisconsin Big Ten
4107 Tennessee Oilers Joe Salave'a   DT Arizona Pac-10
4108 Seattle Seahawks DeShone Myles   LB Nevada Big West
4109 Oakland Raiders Gennaro DiNapoli   OG Virginia Tech Big East from Washington [R4 - 7]
4110 Minnesota Vikings Kivuusama Mays   LB North Carolina ACC
4111 New York Jets Jason Fabini   OT Cincinnati C-USA
4112 Philadelphia Eagles Brandon Whiting   DT California Pac-10 from Miami   [R4 - 8]
4113 Washington Redskins Shawn Barber   LB Richmond A-10 from Detroit via Oakland [R4 - 9]
4114 Atlanta Falcons Tim Dwight   WR Iowa Big Ten from Tampa Bay   [R4 - 10]
4115 New England Patriots Leonta Rheams   DT Houston C-USA
4116 Philadelphia Eagles Clarence Love   S Toledo MAC from N.Y. Giants   [R4 - 11]
4117 Pittsburgh Steelers Deshea Townsend   CB Alabama SEC
4118 Jacksonville Jaguars Deligianis, HarryHarry Deligianis  DT Youngstown State Gateway
4119 San Francisco 49ers Lance Schulters   S Hofstra Ind. (I-AA)
4120 Kansas City Chiefs Greg Favors   LB Mississippi State SEC
4121 Green Bay Packers Roosevelt Blackmon   CB Morris Brown SIAC
4122 Denver Broncos Curtis Alexander   RB Alabama SEC
4*123 Pittsburgh Steelers Carlos King   RB North Carolina State ACC
5124 Baltimore Ravens Martin Chase   DT Oklahoma Big 12 from Indianapolis   [R5 - 1]
5125 Arizona Cardinals Terry Hardy   TE Southern Mississippi C-USA
5126 San Diego Chargers Harden, CedricCedric Harden  DE Florida A&M MEAC
5127 Oakland Raiders Jeremy Brigham   TE Washington Pac-10
5128 Kansas City Chiefs Robert Williams   CB North Carolina ACC from Chicago [R5 - 2]
5129 St. Louis Rams Priester, RaymondRaymond Priester  FB Clemson ACC
5130 Dallas Cowboys Darren Hambrick   LB South Carolina SEC
5131 Buffalo Bills Jonathan Linton   FB North Carolina ACC
5132 New Orleans Saints Wilmont Perry   RB Livingstone CIAA
5133 Baltimore Ravens Ryan Sutter   S Colorado Big 12
5134 New York Jets Casey Dailey   LB Northwestern Big Ten from Philadelphia   [R5 - 3]
5135 Indianapolis Colts Antony Jordan   LB Vanderbilt SEC from Cincinnati [R5 - 4]
5136 Carolina Panthers Jerry Jensen   LB Washington Pac-10
5137 Pittsburgh Steelers Jason Simmons   S Arizona State Pac-10 from Atlanta [R5 - 5]
5138 Dallas Cowboys Oliver Ross   OT Iowa State Big 12 from Seattle [R5 - 6]
5139 Tennessee Oilers Benji Olson   OG Washington Pac-10
5140 Washington Redskins Mark Fischer   OG Purdue Big Ten
5141 New York Jets Karczewski, DougDoug Karczewski  OT Virginia ACC
5142 Philadelphia Eagles Ike Reese   LB Michigan State Big Ten from Miami   [R4 - 12]
5143 Miami Dolphins Scott Shaw   OG Michigan State Big Ten from Detroit   [R5 - 7]
5144 Minnesota Vikings Kerry Cooks   S Iowa Big Ten
5145 New England Patriots Ron Merkerson   LB Colorado Big 12
5146 New York Jets Blake Spence   TE Oregon Pac-10 from Tampa Bay [R5 - 8]
5147 New York Giants Toby Myles   OT Jackson State SWAC
5148 Jacksonville Jaguars John Wade   C Marshall MAC
5149 New York Jets Bateman, EricEric Bateman  OT BYU WAC from Pittsburgh   [R5 - 9]
5150 Green Bay Packers Corey Bradford   WR Jackson State SWAC from Kansas City [R5 - 10]
5151 San Francisco 49ers Phil Ostrowski   OG Penn State Big Ten
5152 Oakland Raiders Travian Smith   LB Oklahoma Big 12 from Green Bay [R5 - 11]
5153 Denver Broncos Chris Howard   RB Michigan Big Ten
6154 Baltimore Ravens Rogers, RonRon Rogers  LB Georgia Tech ACC from Indianapolis   [R6 - 1]
6155 San Diego Chargers Clifford Ivory   CB Troy State Southland
6156 Green Bay Packers Scott McGarrahan   S New Mexico WAC from Oakland   [R6 - 2]
6157 Chicago Bears Chris Draft   LB Stanford Pac-10
6158 Arizona Cardinals Zach Walz   LB Dartmouth Ivy
6159 St. Louis Rams Roundtree, GlennGlenn Roundtree  OG Clemson ACC
6160 Buffalo Bills Fred Coleman   WR Washington Pac-10
6161 New Orleans Saints Chris Bordano   LB Southern Methodist WAC
6162 Seattle Seahawks Carl Hansen   DT Stanford Pac-10 from Dallas   [R6 - 3]
6163 New York Jets Eric Ogbogu   DE Maryland ACC from Philadelphia [R6 - 4]
6164 Baltimore Ravens Sammy Williams   OT Oklahoma Big 12
6165 Carolina Panthers Damien Richardson   S Arizona State Pac-10
6166 Atlanta Falcons Elijah Williams   CB Florida SEC
6167 Cincinnati Bengals Jason Tucker   WR Texas Christian WAC
6168 Tennessee Oilers Wiggins, LeeLee Wiggins  CB South Carolina SEC
6169 Seattle Seahawks Bobby Shaw   WR California Pac-10
6170 Washington Redskins Palmer, PatPat Palmer  WR NE Louisiana Ind. (I-A)
6171 Miami Dolphins Strikwerda, NateNate Strikwerda  C Northwestern Big Ten
6172 Miami Dolphins John Dutton   QB Nevada Big West from Detroit   [R6 - 5]
6173 Minnesota Vikings Matt Birk   C Harvard Ivy
6174 New York Jets Chris Brazzell   WR Angelo State LSC
6175 Tampa Bay Buccaneers James Cannida   DT Nevada Big West
6176 New England Patriots Harold Shaw   RB Southern Mississippi C-USA
6177 New York Giants Pollack, ToddTodd Pollack  TE Boston College Big East
6178 Pittsburgh Steelers Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala   FB Utah WAC
6179 Jacksonville Jaguars Williams, LeManzerLeManzer Williams  DE Minnesota Big Ten
6180 San Francisco 49ers Fred Beasley   FB Auburn SEC
6181 Kansas City Chiefs Derrick Ransom   DT Cincinnati C-USA
6182 Jacksonville Jaguars McLeod, KevinKevin McLeod  RB Auburn SEC from Green Bay [R6 - 6]
6183 New York Jets Johnson, DustinDustin Johnson  FB BYU WAC from Denver [R6 - 7]
6*184 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shevin Smith   CB Florida State ACC
6*185 Detroit Lions Alexander, JamaalJamaal Alexander  CB Southern Miss C-USA
6*186 Pittsburgh Steelers Olson, RyanRyan Olson  DT Colorado Big 12
6*187 Green Bay Packers Matt Hasselbeck   QB Boston College Big East
6*188 Dallas Cowboys Izell Reese   S Alabama-Birmingham Ind. (I-A)
6*189 Chicago Bears Patrick Mannelly   LS Duke ACC
7190 Indianapolis Colts Aaron Taylor   C Nebraska Big 12
7191 Washington Redskins David Terrell   S Texas-El Paso WAC from Oakland [R7 - 1]
7192 Jacksonville Jaguars Alvis Whitted   WR North Carolina State ACC from Chicago [R7 - 2]
7193 Arizona Cardinals Savoy, PhilPhil Savoy  WR Colorado Big 12
7194 San Diego Chargers Haskins, JonJon Haskins  LB Stanford Pac-10
7195 New York Jets Hart, LawrenceLawrence Hart  TE Southern SWAC from St. Louis [R7 - 3]
7196 Carolina Panthers Vili Maumau   DT Colorado Big 12 from New Orleans [R7 - 4]
7197 Seattle Seahawks Jason McEndoo   OG Washington State Pac-10 from Dallas   [R6 - 8]
7198 Buffalo Bills Allotey, VictorVictor Allotey  OG Indiana Big Ten
7199 Atlanta Falcons Ephraim Salaam   OT San Diego State WAC from Baltimore via Pittsburgh [R7 - 5]
7200 Denver Broncos Trey Teague   C Tennessee SEC from Philadelphia [R7 - 6]
7201 Atlanta Falcons Ken Oxendine   RB Virginia Tech Big East
7202 Cincinnati Bengals Parker, MarcusMarcus Parker  FB Virginia Tech Big East
7203 Atlanta Falcons Henry Slay   DT West Virginia Big East from Carolina via Pittsburgh [R7 - 7]
7204 New Orleans Saints Andy McCullough   WR Tennessee SEC from Seattle [R7 - 8]
7205 Tennessee Oilers Sprotte, JimmyJimmy Sprotte  LB Arizona Pac-10
7206 Washington Redskins Antwaune Ponds   LB Syracuse Big East
7207 Detroit Lions Chris Liwienski   OG Indiana Big Ten
7208 Minnesota Vikings Chester Burnett   LB Arizona Pac-10
7209 Arizona Cardinals Cousins, George "Jomo"George "Jomo" Cousins  DE Florida A&M MEAC from N.Y. Jets
7210 Miami Dolphins Jim Bundren   OG Clemson ACC
7211 New England Patriots Jason Andersen   C BYU WAC
7212 Tampa Bay Buccaneers McCarty, ChanceChance McCarty  DE Texas Christian WAC
7213 New York Giants Ben Fricke   C Houston C-USA
7214 Jacksonville Jaguars Brandon Tolbert   LB Georgia SEC
7215 San Francisco 49ers Ryan Thelwell   WR Minnesota Big Ten from Pittsburgh via Atlanta [R7 - 9]
7216 Kansas City Chiefs Eric Warfield   CB Nebraska Big 12
7217 Chicago Bears Chad Overhauser   OG UCLA Pac-10 from San Francisco [R7 - 10]
7218 Green Bay Packers Watson, EdwinEdwin Watson  FB Purdue Big Ten
7219 Denver Broncos Nate Wayne   LB Mississippi SEC
7*220 Philadelphia Eagles Akins, ChrisChris Akins  DT Texas Big 12
7*221 Pittsburgh Steelers Angel Rubio   DT SE Missouri State OVC
7*222 Cincinnati Bengals Damian Vaughn   TE Miami (OH) MAC
7*223 Dallas Cowboys Smith, TarikTarik Smith  RB California Pac-10
7*224 Kansas City Chiefs Blackwell, ErnestErnest Blackwell  RB Missouri Big 12
7*225 Minnesota Vikings Darden, TonyTony Darden  CB Texas Tech Big 12
7*226 Arizona Cardinals Pat Tillman   S Arizona State Pac-10
7*227 Dallas Cowboys Antonio Fleming   OG Georgia SEC
7*228 Carolina Panthers Turner, JimJim Turner  WR Syracuse Big East
7*229 Tennessee Oilers Kevin Long   C Florida State ACC
7*230 Oakland Raiders Vince Amey   DT Arizona State Pac-10
7*231 Indianapolis Colts Gaines, CoreyCorey Gaines  S Tennessee SEC
7*232 Chicago Bears Moses Moreno   QB Colorado State WAC
7*233 Arizona Cardinals Janes, RonRon Janes  FB Missouri Big 12
7*234 San Diego Chargers Sanford, KioKio Sanford  WR Kentucky SEC
7*235 Oakland Raiders Sanders, DavidDavid Sanders  DE Arkansas SEC
7*236 St. Louis Rams Jason Chorak   LB Washington Pac-10
7*237 Dallas Cowboys Rodrick Monroe   TE Cincinnati C-USA
7*238 Buffalo Bills Loud, KamilKamil Loud  WR Cal Poly Ind. (I-AA)
7*239 New Orleans Saints Ron Warner   LB Kansas Big 12
7*240 Philadelphia Eagles Thomas, MelvinMelvin Thomas  OG Colorado Big 12
7* 241 Baltimore Ravens Quayle, CamCam Quayle  TE Weber State Big Sky
  1. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro Bowl at any time in their career.

Supplemental draft

A supplemental draft was held in the summer of 1998. For each player selected in the supplemental draft, the team forfeits its pick in that round in the draft of the following season. The Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers both selected players in the 2nd round.

Rnd.Pick No.NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
2- Green Bay Packers Mike Wahle   OG Navy Ind. (I-A)
2- San Diego Chargers Jamal Williams   DT Oklahoma State Big 12

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler [N 1]
Original NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
Atlanta Falcons Jody Littleton   LS Baylor Big 12
Atlanta Falcons Jose Portilla   T Arizona Pac-10
Baltimore Ravens Lional Dalton   DT Eastern Michigan MAC
Baltimore Ravens Chuck Darby   DT South Carolina State MEAC
Baltimore Ravens Jeff Saturday   C North Carolina ACC
Carolina Panthers Rob Bohlinger   T Wyoming WAC
Carolina Panthers Thabiti Davis   WR Wake Forest ACC
Carolina Panthers Paul Janus   T Northwestern Big Ten
Cincinnati Bengals Brad Costello   P Boston University A-10
Cincinnati Bengals Erik Storz   LB Boston College Big East
Dallas Cowboys Zebbie Lethridge   CB Texas Tech Big 12
Dallas Cowboys Jeff Ogden   WR Eastern Washington Big Sky
Dallas Cowboys Tim Seder   K Ashland MIFC
Dallas Cowboys Robert Thomas   FB Henderson State Gulf South
Denver Broncos Cyron Brown   DE Western Illinois Gateway
Denver Broncos Chris Gizzi   LB Air Force WAC
Detroit Lions Lamar Campbell   CB Wisconsin Big Ten
Detroit Lions Kevin O'Neill   LB Bowling Green MAC
Detroit Lions Travis Reece   RB Michigan State Big Ten
Detroit Lions Tawambi Settles   FS Duke ACC
Detroit Lions Corey Thomas   WR Duke ACC
Green Bay Packers Jude Waddy   LB William & Mary A-10
Indianapolis Colts Billy Austin   CB New Mexico WAC
Indianapolis Colts Larry Chester   DT Temple Big East
Indianapolis Colts Larry Moore   OG BYU WAC
Indianapolis Colts Mike Vanderjagt   K West Virginia Big East
Jacksonville Jaguars Damon Dunn   WR Stanford Pac-10
Jacksonville Jaguars Winfield Garnett   DT Ohio State Big Ten
Jacksonville Jaguars Reggie Swinton   WR Murray State OVC
Jacksonville Jaguars Steve Zahursky   OG/T Kent State MAC
Kansas City Chiefs Eric Hicks   DE Maryland ACC
Miami Dolphins Chris Fontenot   TE McNeese State Southland
Miami Dolphins Antoine Simpson   DT Houston C-USA
Minnesota Vikings Cory Withrow   C Washington State Pac-10
New England Patriots Scott Dragos   FB Boston College Big East
New York Giants Nate Hobgood-Chittick   DT North Carolina ACC
New York Giants Jason Whittle   OG Southwest Missouri State Gateway
New York Giants George Williams III   DE/DT NC State ACC
New Orleans Saints Earl Little   S Miami Big East
Oakland Raiders Phil Dawson   K Texas Big 12
Oakland Raiders Rodney Williams   WR Arizona Pac-10
Philadelphia Eagles Kevin McKenzie   WR Washington State Pac-10
Pittsburgh Steelers Matt Cushing   TE Illinois Big Ten
St. Louis Rams Roger Chanoine   T Temple Big East
St. Louis Rams London Fletcher   LB John Carroll OAC
St. Louis Rams Tony Horne   WR/KR Clemson ACC
St. Louis Rams Jeremy McKinney   OG Iowa Big Ten
San Diego Chargers Wendell Davis   TE Temple Big East
San Diego Chargers DeMingo Graham   OG Hofstra Ind. (I-AA)
San Diego Chargers Kendyl Jacox   OG Kansas State Big 12
San Diego Chargers Lloyd Lee   S Dartmouth Ivy
San Diego Chargers Henry Taylor   DT South Carolina SEC
San Francisco 49ers Tony Blevins   CB Kansas Big 12
San Francisco 49ers Jim Nelson   LB Penn State Big Ten
San Francisco 49ers Brock Olivo   RB Missouri Big 12
Seattle Seahawks Joey Eloms   S Indiana Big Ten
Seattle Seahawks Brian Finneran   WR Villanova A-10
Seattle Seahawks Dirk Johnson   P Northern Colorado NCC
Seattle Seahawks Wade Richey   K LSU SEC
Seattle Seahawks Paul Spicer   DE Saginaw Valley State MIFC
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rabih Abdullah   RB Lehigh Patriot
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lamont Hall   TE Clemson ACC
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chris Jackson   WR Washington State Pac-10
Tennessee Oilers Perry Phenix   S Southern Miss C-USA
Tennessee Oilers Ron Powlus   QB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
Tennessee Oilers Mike Sutton   DE LSU SEC
Washington Redskins Tim Denton   CB Sam Houston State Southland

Hall of Famers

Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

Trades

In the explanations below, (D) denotes trades that took place during the 1994 Draft, while (PD) indicates trades completed pre-draft.

Round one
  1. No. 2: Arizona → San Diego (PD). Arizona traded its first-round selection (2nd) to San Diego in exchange for San Diego's first and second-round selections (3rd and 33rd) and first-round selection (8th) in 1999 plus RB Eric Metcalf and LB Patrick Sapp.
  2. No. 3: San Diego → Arizona (PD). see No. 2: Arizona → San Diego.
  3. No. 9: Buffalo → Jacksonville (PD). Buffalo traded its first- and fourth-round selections (9th and 101st) to Jacksonville in exchange for QB Rob Johnson.
  4. No. 17: Washington → Cincinnati (PD). Cincinnati were awarded Washington's first- and third-round selections (17th and 78th) as compensation for Washington signing restricted free agent DT Dan Wilkinson.
  5. No. 18: N.Y. Jets → New England (PD). New England were awarded the Jets' first- and third-round selections (18th and 81st) as compensation for the Jets signing restricted free agent RB Curtis Martin.
  6. No. 19: Miami → Green Bay (D). Miami traded its first-round selection (19th) to Green Bay in exchange for Green Bay's first- and second-round selections (29th and 60th).
  7. No. 23: Tampa Bay → Oakland (D). Tampa Bay traded its first-round selection (23rd) to Oakland in exchange for Oakland's two second-round selections (34th and 59th).
  8. No. 29: Green Bay → Miami (D). see No. 19: Miami → Green Bay.
  9. No. 33: San Diego → Arizona (PD). see No. 2: Arizona → San Diego.
Round two
  1. No. 34: Oakland → Tampa Bay (D). see No. 23: Tampa Bay → Oakland.
  2. No. 41: multiple trades:
        No. 41: Philadelphia → N.Y. Jets (PD). Philadelphia traded its second- and fifth-round selections (41st and 134th) to N.Y. Jets in exchange for DE Hugh Douglas.
        No. 41: N.Y. Jets → Pittsburgh (D). N.Y. Jets traded its second-round selection (41st) to Pittsburgh in exchange for Pittsburgh's second-, third- and fifth-round selections (56th, 87th and 149th).
  3. No. 44: Carolina → Miami (D). Carolina traded its second-round selection (44th) to Miami in exchange for Miami's first-round selection in 2000.
  4. No. 45: Atlanta → Tampa Bay (D). Atlanta traded its second-round selection (45th) to Tampa Bay in exchange for Tampa Bay's second- and fourth-round selections (53rd and 114th).
  5. No. 52: N.Y. Jets → New England (PD). N.Y. Jets traded its second-round selection (56th), second- and third-round selections (61st and 97th) in 1997 and first-round selection in 1999 to New England in exchange for the Patriots releasing head coach Bill Parcells from his coaching contract.
  6. No. 53: Tampa Bay → Atlanta (D). see No. 45: Atlanta → Tampa Bay.
  7. No. 56: N.Y. Jets → New England (PD). see No. 56: N.Y. Jets → Pittsburgh.
  8. No. 59: multiple trades:
        No. 59: Kansas City → Oakland (PD). Oakland were awarded Kansas City's second-round selection as compensation for the Chiefs signing restricted free agent DT Chester McGlockton.
        No. 59: Oakland → Tampa Bay (D). see No. 23: Tampa Bay → Oakland.
        No. 59: Tampa Bay → San Diego (D). Tampa Bay traded this second-round selection (59th) to San Diego in exchange for San Diego's first-round selection in 2000.
  9. No. 60: multiple trades:
        No. 60: Green Bay → Miami (D). see No. 19: Miami → Green Bay.
        No. 60: Miami → Detroit (D). Miami traded this second-round selection to Detroit in exchange for Detroit's third-, fifth- and sixth-round selections (79th, 143rd and 172nd).
Round three
  1. No. 52: Indianapolis → Carolina (PD). Indianapolis traded its third-round selection (62nd) to Carolina in exchange for hiring Panthers' GM Bill Polian.
  2. No. 65: multiple trades:
        No. 65: Arizona → N.Y. Jets (PD). Arizona traded its third-round selection (65th) to N.Y. Jets in exchange for RB Adrian Murrell.
        No. 65: N.Y. Jets → St. Louis (D). N.Y. Jets traded this third-round selection (65th) to St. Louis in exchange for St. Louis' third- and seventh-round selections (67th and 195th).
  3. No. 66: San Diego → Pittsburgh (PD). San Diego traded its third-round selection (66th) to Pittsburgh in exchange for Pittsburgh's fifth-round selection (146th) in 1997.
  4. No. 67: St. Louis → N.Y. Jets (D). see No. 65: N.Y. Jets → St. Louis.
  5. No. 69: New Orleans → Washington (PD). New Orleans traded its third-round selection (69th) and its fifth-round selection (132nd) in 1997 to Washington in exchange for QB Heath Shuler.
  6. No. 70: multiple trades:
        No. 70: Dallas → Philadelphia (D). Dallas traded its third-round selection (70th) and first- and fifth-round selections (25th and 155th) to Philadelphia in exchange for Philadelphia's first-round selection (22nd) in 1997.
        No. 70: Philadelphia → N.Y. Giants (D). Philadelphia traded this third-round selection (70th) to N.Y. Giants in exchange for the Giants' third- and fourth-round selections (85th and 116th).
  7. No. 71: Baltimore → Indianapolis (PD). Baltimore traded its third- and fourth-round selections (71st and 103rd) to Indianapolis in exchange for QB Jim Harbaugh and Indianapolis' fourth-round selection (93rd).
  8. No. 78: Washington → Cincinnati (PD). see No. 17: Washington → Cincinnati.
  9. No. 79: Detroit → Miami (D). see No. 60: Miami → Detroit.
  10. No. 81: N.Y. Jets → New England (PD). see No. 18: N.Y. Jets → New England.
  11. No. 85: N.Y. Giants → Philadelphia (D). see No. 70: Philadelphia → N.Y. Giants.
  12. No. 87: Pittsburgh → N.Y. Jets (D). see No. 41: N.Y. Jets → Pittsburgh.
Round four
  1. No. 93: multiple trades:
        No. 93: Indianapolis → Baltimore (D). see No. 71: Baltimore → Indianapolis.
        No. 93: Baltimore → Indianapolis (D). Baltimore traded this fourth-round selection (93rd) to Indianapolis in exchange for Indianapolis' fourth-, fifth- and sixth-round selections (103rd, 124th and 154th).
  2. No. 96: San Diego → St. Louis (PD). San Diego traded its fourth-round selection (96th) and seventh-round selection (215th) in 1997 to St. Louis in exchange for St. Louis' fifth-round selection (138th) in 1998.
  3. No. 97: Oakland → New Orleans (PD). Oakland traded its fourth-round selection (97th) to New Orleans in exchange for CB Eric Allen.
  4. No. 101: Buffalo → Jacksonville (PD). see No. 9: Buffalo → Jacksonville.
  5. No. 102: Philadelphia → Miami (D). Philadelphia traded its fourth-round selection (102nd) to Miami in exchange for Miami's fourth- and fifth-round selections (112th and 142nd).
  6. No. 103: multiple trades:
        No. 103: Baltimore → Indianapolis (D). see No. 71: Baltimore → Indianapolis.
        No. 103: Indianapolis → Baltimore (D). see No. 93: Baltimore → Indianapolis.
        No. 103: Baltimore → Tampa Bay (D). Baltimore traded this fourth-round selection (103rd) to Tampa Bay in exchange for Tampa Bay's third-round selection in 1999.
        No. 103: Tampa Bay → Atlanta (D). Tampa Bay failed to make their selection within the allotted time, allowing Atlanta to pick ahead of them.
  7. No. 109: Washington → Oakland (D). Washington traded its fourth-round selection (109th) to Oakland in exchange for Oakland's fourth- and seventh-round selections (113rd and 191st).
  8. No. 112: Miami → Philadelphia (D). see No. 102: Philadelphia → Miami.
  9. No. 113: multiple trades:
        No. 113: Detroit → Oakland (PD). Detroit traded its fourth-round selection (113th) to Oakland in exchange for LB Rob Fredrickson.
        No. 113: Oakland → Washington (D). see No. 109: Washington → Oakland.
  10. No. 114: Tampa Bay → Atlanta (D). see No. 45: Atlanta → Tampa Bay.
  11. No. 116: N.Y. Giants → Philadelphia (D). see No. 70: Philadelphia → N.Y. Giants.
  12. No. 142: Miami → Philadelphia (D). see No. 102: Philadelphia → Miami.
Round five
  1. No. 124: Indianapolis → Baltimore (D). see No. 93: Baltimore → Indianapolis.
  2. No. 128: Chicago → Kansas City (PD). Chicago traded its fifth-round selection (128th) to Kansas City in exchange for WR Chris Penn.
  3. No. 134: Philadelphia → N.Y. Jets (PD). see No. 41: Philadelphia → N.Y. Jets.
  4. No. 135: Cincinnati → Indianapolis (PD). Cincinnati traded its fifth-round selection (135th) to Indianapolis in exchange for QB Paul Justin.
  5. No. 137: Atlanta → Pittsburgh (D). Atlanta traded its fifth-round selection (137th) to Pittsburgh in exchange for Pittsburgh's three seventh-round selections (199th, 203rd and 215th).
  6. No. 138: Seattle → Dallas (D). Seattle traded its fifth-round selection (138th) to Dallas in exchange for Dallas' sixth- and seventh-round selections (162nd and 197th).
  7. No. 143: Detroit → Miami (D). see No. 60: Miami → Detroit.
  8. No. 146: Tampa Bay → N.Y. Jets (PD). Tampa Bay traded its fifth-round selection (146th) to N.Y. Jets in exchange for FB Lorenzo Neal.
  9. No. 149: Pittsburgh → N.Y. Jets (D). see No. 41: N.Y. Jets → Pittsburgh.
  10. No. 150: Kansas City → Green Bay (PD). Kansas City traded its fifth-round selection (150th) to Green Bay in exchange for LB Wayne Simmons.
  11. No. 150: Green Bay → Oakland (D). Green Bay traded its sixth-round selection (152nd) to Oakland in exchange for Oakland's sixth-round selection (156th) and sixth-round selection in 1999.
Round six
  1. No. 124: Indianapolis → Baltimore (D). see No. 93: Baltimore → Indianapolis.
  2. No. 152: Oakland → Green Bay (D). see No. 152: Green Bay → Oakland.
  3. No. 162: Dallas → Seattle (D). see No. 138: Seattle → Dallas.
  4. No. 163: Philadelphia → N.Y. Jets (PD). Philadelphia traded its sixth-round selection (163rd) to N.Y. Jets in exchange for WR Jeff Graham.
  5. No. 172: Detroit → Miami (D). see No. 60: Miami → Detroit.
  6. No. 182: Green Bay → Jacksonville (PD). Green Bay traded its sixth-round selection (182nd) to Jacksonville in exchange for DT Paul Frase.
  7. No. 183: Denver → N.Y. Jets (PD). Denver traded its sixth-round selection (183rd) and third-, sixth- and seventh-round selections (88th, 191st and 229th) in 1997 to N.Y. Jets in exchange for the Jets' third-round selection (67th) in 1997.
  8. No. 197: Dallas → Seattle (D). see No. 138: Seattle → Dallas.
Round seven
  1. No. 113: Oakland → Washington (D). see No. 109: Washington → Oakland.
  2. No. 192: Chicago → Jacksonville (PD). Chicago traded its seventh-round selection (192nd) to Jacksonville in exchange for OT Jimmy Herndon.
  3. No. 195: St. Louis → N.Y. Jets (D). see No. 65: N.Y. Jets → St. Louis.
  4. No. 196: New Orleans → Carolina (PD). Carolina received New Orleans' seventh-round selection (196th) as compensation for the Saints signing restricted free agent S Chad Cota.
  5. No. 199: multiple trades:
        No. 199: Baltimore → Pittsburgh (PD). Baltimore traded its seventh-round selection (199th) to Pittsburgh in exchange for G Bernard Dafney.
        No. 199: Pittsburgh → Atlanta (D). see No. 137: Atlanta → Pittsburgh.
  6. No. 200: Philadelphia → Denver (D). Philadelphia traded its seventh-round selection (200th) to Denver in exchange for Denver's sixth-round selection in 1999.
  7. No. 203: multiple trades:
        No. 203: Carolina → Pittsburgh (PD). Carolina traded its seventh-round selection (203rd) to Pittsburgh in exchange for DE Israel Raybon.
        No. 203: Pittsburgh → Atlanta (D). see No. 137: Atlanta → Pittsburgh.
  8. No. 204: Seattle → New Orleans (PD). Seattle traded its seventh-round selection (204th) to New Orleans in exchange for WR Daryl Hobbs.
  9. No. 215: multiple trades:
        No. 215: Pittsburgh → Atlanta (D). see No. 137: Atlanta → Pittsburgh.
        No. 203: Atlanta → San Francisco (D). Atlanta traded this seventh-round selection (203rd) to San Francisco in exchange for the 49ers' sixth-round selection in 1999.
  10. No. 217: San Francisco → Chicago (PD). San Francisco traded its seventh-round selection (217th) to Chicago in exchange for LB Tony Peterson.

Notes

  1. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro Bowl at any time in their career.

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