2015 NFL Draft

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2015 NFL Draft
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General information
Date(s)April 30 – May 2
Location Auditorium Theatre
in Chicago, IL
Network(s) ESPN, ESPN2, NFL Network
Overview
256 total selections in 7 rounds
League NFL
First selection Jameis Winston, QB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mr. Irrelevant Gerald Christian, TE
Arizona Cardinals
Most selections (12) Cleveland Browns
Fewest selections (5) Carolina Panthers
San Diego Chargers
  2014
2016  
"Selection Square" at Congress Plaza in Grant Park Draft Town, Chicago 5-2-2015 (17134908763).jpg
"Selection Square" at Congress Plaza in Grant Park
"Draft Town" in Grant Park Draft Town, Chicago 5-2-2015 (17727711656).jpg
"Draft Town" in Grant Park
Draft Town and Selection Square seen from Michigan Avenue NFL Draft Town 2015 1.jpg
Draft Town and Selection Square seen from Michigan Avenue

The 2015 NFL Draft was the 80th annual meeting of National Football League (NFL) franchises to select newly eligible football players. It took place in Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre and in Grant Park, from April 30 to May 2. [1] [2] The previous fifty NFL drafts (since 1965) had been held in New York City. [3] The 2015 NFL draft was the first to feature an outdoor component, where fans would be able to see the Commissioner on the Auditorium Theatre stage from across the street in the park; this area was called Draft Town. [4] The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held the right to select first because they had the league's worst record in the previous season. The Arizona Cardinals made the final pick in the draft, commonly called Mr. Irrelevant.

Contents

One of the major storylines approaching the NFL draft was the competition between the previous two Heisman Trophy winners, Jameis Winston winning the award in 2013 and Marcus Mariota in 2014. Both were considered excellent prospects and had the potential to become the first overall draft selection. Winston was considered to be a more polished pocket passer and pro-style quarterback, but had several off-the-field issues while playing at Florida State, ranging from a sexual assault allegation to shoplifting incidents. Mariota was considered a better athlete, the fastest quarterback in the draft, and had a better off-the-field reputation. However, Mariota ran a spread offense at Oregon which typically had not transitioned well from college to the NFL. [5] Although neither was considered a perfectly safe pick, the two quarterbacks were selected first and second overall. This was only the sixth time in NFL history that this has occurred. (1971, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2012, and subsequently 2016). [6] It was also the first time that two Heisman trophy winners were selected with the first two overall picks. [7] All 22 running backs selected no longer play for their original team or have already retired.

Timing changes

Shortly before the draft, the NFL shortened the amount of time for certain selections to be made. [8] The time for seventh-round selections was reduced from five minutes to four minutes; similarly, the time for all compensatory selections, which cannot be traded, was reduced from seven minutes to four minutes.

Early entrants

Seventy-four underclassmen announced their intention to forgo their remaining NCAA eligibility and declare themselves available to be selected in the draft. An additional ten players who graduated but were still eligible to play college football chose to enter the draft, bringing to 84 the total number of players who chose to forgo college eligibility to enter the draft. [9]

Overview

The following is the breakdown of the 256 players selected by position: [10]

Selection order

The draft order is based generally on each team's record from the previous season, with teams which qualified for the postseason selecting after those which failed to make the playoffs. [11] The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tennessee Titans each finished 2014 with league-worst 2–14 records. The Buccaneers were awarded the first pick in round one due to having a worse strength of schedule. [12] The selection order for subsequent rounds follows the order of the first round, except that teams with the similar records (and the same playoff result for playoff teams) rotate selections round-by-round (e.g. the Titans picked first in the second round).

In addition to the seven picks each team is given (one in each round), the league allocated thirty-two (32) supplemental picks at the ends of round 3 through 7, for a total of 256 picks. The supplemental picks are awarded to teams who had net losses of free agent talent from the previous year.

Player selections

*= compensatory selection
= Pro Bowler [N 1]
Positions key
C Center CB Cornerback DB Defensive back DE Defensive end
DL Defensive lineman DT Defensive tackle FB Fullback FS Free safety
G Guard HB Halfback K Placekicker KR Kick returner
LB Linebacker LS Long snapper OT Offensive tackle OL Offensive lineman
NT Nose tackle P Punter PR Punt returner QB Quarterback
RB Running back S Safety SS Strong safety TB Tailback
TE Tight end WR Wide receiver     
Quarterback Jameis Winston, taken first overall by Tampa Bay, broke several passing records but struggled with turnovers during his tenure with the Buccaneers. Jameis Winston 2015.jpg
Quarterback Jameis Winston, taken first overall by Tampa Bay, broke several passing records but struggled with turnovers during his tenure with the Buccaneers.
Quarterback Marcus Mariota, taken second overall by Tennessee, has broken several touchdown records, and sported a perfect passer rating in his first NFL start. Marcus Mariota 2018 08-09.jpg
Quarterback Marcus Mariota, taken second overall by Tennessee, has broken several touchdown records, and sported a perfect passer rating in his first NFL start.
Four-time Pro Bowl receiver Amari Cooper was taken fourth overall by the Oakland Raiders before being traded to Dallas. Amari Cooper 2017.jpg
Four-time Pro Bowl receiver Amari Cooper was taken fourth overall by the Oakland Raiders before being traded to Dallas.
Running back Todd Gurley, taken by the St. Louis Rams 10th overall, led the league in rushing twice and has received numerous Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors before being hampered by injuries. Todd Gurley 2019.png
Running back Todd Gurley, taken by the St. Louis Rams 10th overall, led the league in rushing twice and has received numerous Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors before being hampered by injuries.
Two-time Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon, taken 15th overall by the San Diego Chargers Melvin Gordon.JPG
Two-time Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon, taken 15th overall by the San Diego Chargers
Marcus Peters emerged as one of the league's top cornerbacks after his selection by Kansas City, but has been traded several times. Marcus Peters.jpg
Marcus Peters emerged as one of the league's top cornerbacks after his selection by Kansas City, but has been traded several times.
Receiver/special teamer Tyler Lockett, a third-round selection by Seattle. Tyler Lockett 2015.jpg
Receiver/special teamer Tyler Lockett, a third-round selection by Seattle.
Despite being a 5th round pick, Stefon Diggs has led the league in receptions and receiving yards in 2020. Stefon Diggs.JPG
Despite being a 5th round pick, Stefon Diggs has led the league in receptions and receiving yards in 2020.
Rnd.Pick No.NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jameis Winston   QB Florida State ACC 2013 Heisman Trophy winner
1 2 Tennessee Titans Marcus Mariota   QB Oregon Pac-12 2014 Heisman Trophy winner
13 Jacksonville Jaguars Dante Fowler   DE Florida SEC
14 Oakland Raiders Amari Cooper   WR Alabama SEC 2014 Fred Biletnikoff Award winner
15 Washington Redskins Brandon Scherff   OT Iowa Big Ten 2014 Outland Trophy winner
16 New York Jets Leonard Williams   DE USC Pac-12
17 Chicago Bears Kevin White   WR West Virginia Big 12
18 Atlanta Falcons Vic Beasley   DE Clemson ACC
19 New York Giants Ereck Flowers   OT Miami (FL) ACC
110 St. Louis Rams Todd Gurley   RB Georgia SEC
111 Minnesota Vikings Trae Waynes   CB Michigan State Big Ten
112 Cleveland Browns Danny Shelton   DT Washington Pac-12
113 New Orleans Saints Andrus Peat   OT Stanford Pac-12
114 Miami Dolphins DeVante Parker   WR Louisville ACC
115 San Diego Chargers Melvin Gordon   RB Wisconsin Big Ten from San Francisco   [R1 - 1]
2014 Doak Walker Award winner
116 Houston Texans Kevin Johnson   CB Wake Forest ACC
117 San Francisco 49ers Arik Armstead   DE Oregon Pac-12 from San Diego   [R1 - 2]
118 Kansas City Chiefs Marcus Peters   CB Washington Pac-12
119 Cleveland Browns Cameron Erving   C Florida State ACC from Buffalo   [R1 - 3]
120 Philadelphia Eagles Nelson Agholor   WR USC Pac-12
121 Cincinnati Bengals Cedric Ogbuehi   OT Texas A&M SEC
122 Pittsburgh Steelers Bud Dupree   LB Kentucky SEC
123 Denver Broncos Shane Ray   DE Missouri SEC from Detroit   [R1 - 4]
124 Arizona Cardinals D. J. Humphries   OT Florida SEC
125 Carolina Panthers Shaq Thompson   LB Washington Pac-12
126 Baltimore Ravens Breshad Perriman   WR UCF The American
127 Dallas Cowboys Byron Jones   CB Connecticut The American
128 Detroit Lions Laken Tomlinson   OG Duke ACC from Denver   [R1 - 5]
129 Indianapolis Colts Phillip Dorsett   WR Miami (FL) ACC
130 Green Bay Packers Damarious Randall   S Arizona State Pac-12
131 New Orleans Saints Stephone Anthony   LB Clemson ACC from Seattle   [R1 - 6]
132 New England Patriots Malcom Brown   DT Texas Big 12
233 New York Giants Landon Collins   S Alabama SEC from Tennessee   [R2 - 1]
234 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Donovan Smith   OT Penn State Big Ten
235 Oakland Raiders Mario Edwards Jr.   DE Florida State ACC
236 Jacksonville Jaguars T. J. Yeldon   RB Alabama SEC
237 New York Jets Devin Smith   WR Ohio State Big Ten
238 Washington Redskins Preston Smith   DE Mississippi State SEC
239 Chicago Bears Eddie Goldman   DT Florida State ACC
240 Tennessee Titans Dorial Green-Beckham   WR Missouri SEC from New York Giants   [R2 - 2]
241 Carolina Panthers Devin Funchess   WR Michigan Big Ten from St. Louis   [R2 - 3]
242 Atlanta Falcons Jalen Collins   CB LSU SEC
243 Houston Texans Benardrick McKinney   LB Mississippi State SEC from Cleveland [R2 - 4]
244 New Orleans Saints Hau'oli Kikaha   LB Washington Pac-12
245 Minnesota Vikings Eric Kendricks   LB UCLA Pac-12 2014 Butkus Award and Lott Trophy winner
246 San Francisco 49ers Jaquiski Tartt   S Samford SoCon
247 Philadelphia Eagles Eric Rowe   CB Utah Pac-12 from Miami [R2 - 5]
248 San Diego Chargers Denzel Perryman   LB Miami (FL) ACC
249 Kansas City Chiefs Mitch Morse   OG Missouri SEC
250 Buffalo Bills Ronald Darby   CB Florida State ACC
251 Cleveland Browns Nate Orchard   DE Utah Pac-12 from Houston [R2 - 6]
252 Miami Dolphins Jordan Phillips   DT Oklahoma Big 12 from Philadelphia [R2 - 7]
253 Cincinnati Bengals Jake Fisher   OT Oregon Pac-12
254 Detroit Lions Ameer Abdullah   RB Nebraska Big Ten
255 Baltimore Ravens Maxx Williams   TE Minnesota Big Ten from Arizona [R2 - 8]
256 Pittsburgh Steelers Senquez Golson   CB Ole Miss SEC
257 St. Louis Rams Rob Havenstein   OT Wisconsin Big Ten from Carolina [R2 - 9]
258 Arizona Cardinals Markus Golden   DE Missouri SEC from Baltimore [R2 - 10]
259 Denver Broncos Ty Sambrailo   OT Colorado State MW
260 Dallas Cowboys Randy Gregory   LB Nebraska Big Ten
261 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ali Marpet   OG Hobart Liberty from Indianapolis [R2 - 11]
262 Green Bay Packers Quinten Rollins   CB Miami (OH) MAC
263 Seattle Seahawks Frank Clark   DE Michigan Big Ten
264 New England Patriots Jordan Richards   S Stanford Pac-12
365 Indianapolis Colts D'Joun Smith   CB Florida Atlantic C-USA from Tampa Bay [R3 - 1]
366 Tennessee Titans Jeremiah Poutasi   OG Utah Pac-12
367 Jacksonville Jaguars A. J. Cann   OG South Carolina SEC
368 Oakland Raiders Clive Walford   TE Miami (FL) ACC
369 Seattle Seahawks Tyler Lockett   WR Kansas State Big 12 from Washington [R3 - 2]
370 Houston Texans Jaelen Strong   WR Arizona State Pac-12 from New York Jets [R3 - 3]
371 Chicago Bears Hroniss Grasu   C Oregon Pac-12
372 St. Louis Rams Jamon Brown   OT Louisville ACC
373 Atlanta Falcons Tevin Coleman   RB Indiana Big Ten
374 New York Giants Owa Odighizuwa   DE UCLA Pac-12
375 New Orleans Saints Garrett Grayson   QB Colorado State MW
376 Kansas City Chiefs Chris Conley   WR Georgia SEC from Minnesota   [R3 - 4]
377 Cleveland Browns Duke Johnson   RB Miami (FL) ACC
378 New Orleans Saints P. J. Williams   CB Florida State ACC from Miami   [R3 - 5]
379 San Francisco 49ers Eli Harold   DE Virginia ACC
380 Detroit Lions Alex Carter   CB Stanford Pac-12 from Kansas City via Minnesota   [R3 - 6]
381 Buffalo Bills John Miller   OG Louisville ACC
382 New York Jets Lorenzo Mauldin   LB Louisville ACC from Houston [R3 - 7]
383 San Diego Chargers Craig Mager   CB Texas State Sun Belt
384 Philadelphia Eagles Jordan Hicks   LB Texas Big 12
385 Cincinnati Bengals Tyler Kroft   TE Rutgers Big Ten
386 Arizona Cardinals David Johnson   RB Northern Iowa MVFC
387 Pittsburgh Steelers Sammie Coates   WR Auburn SEC
388 Minnesota Vikings Danielle Hunter   DE LSU SEC from Detroit   [R3 - 8]
389 St. Louis Rams Sean Mannion   QB Oregon State Pac-12 from Carolina [R3 - 9]
390 Baltimore Ravens Carl Davis   DT Iowa Big Ten
391 Dallas Cowboys Chaz Green   OT Florida SEC
392 Denver Broncos Jeff Heuerman   TE Ohio State Big Ten
393 Indianapolis Colts Henry Anderson   DE Stanford Pac-12
394 Green Bay Packers Ty Montgomery   WR Stanford Pac-12
395 Washington Redskins Matt Jones   RB Florida SEC from Seattle [R3 - 10]
396 Cleveland Browns Xavier Cooper   DT Washington State Pac-12 from New England [R3 - 11]
3*97 New England Patriots Geneo Grissom   DE Oklahoma Big 12
3*98 Kansas City Chiefs Steven Nelson   CB Oregon State Pac-12
3*99 Cincinnati Bengals Paul Dawson   LB TCU Big 12


4100 Tennessee Titans Angelo Blackson   DT Auburn SEC
4101 New England Patriots Trey Flowers   DE Arkansas SEC from Tampa Bay   [R4 - 1]
4102 Carolina Panthers Daryl Williams   OT Oklahoma Big 12 from Oakland   [R4 - 2]
4103 New York Jets Bryce Petty   QB Baylor Big 12 from Jacksonville   [R4 - 3]
4104 Jacksonville Jaguars James Sample   S Louisville ACC from New York Jets   [R4 - 4]
4105 Washington Redskins Jamison Crowder   WR Duke ACC
4106 Chicago Bears Jeremy Langford   RB Michigan State Big Ten
4107 Atlanta Falcons Justin Hardy   WR East Carolina The American 2014 Burlsworth Trophy winner
4108 Tennessee Titans Jalston Fowler   FB Alabama SEC from New York Giants [R4 - 5]
4109 Indianapolis Colts Clayton Geathers   S UCF The American from St. Louis via Tampa Bay [R4 - 6]
4110 Minnesota Vikings T. J. Clemmings   OT Pittsburgh ACC
4111 New England Patriots Tre' Jackson   OG Florida State ACC from Cleveland [R4 - 7]
4112 Washington Redskins Arie Kouandjio   OG Alabama SEC from New Orleans via Seattle [R4 - 8]
4113 Detroit Lions Gabe Wright   DT Auburn SEC from San Francisco via Buffalo and Philadelphia   [R4 - 9]
4114 Miami Dolphins Jamil Douglas   OG Arizona State Pac-12
4115 Cleveland Browns Ibraheim Campbell   S Northwestern Big Ten from Buffalo   [R4 - 10]
4116 Arizona Cardinals Rodney Gunter   DT Delaware State MEAC from Houston via Cleveland [R4 - 11]
4117 San Francisco 49ers Blake Bell   TE Oklahoma Big 12 from San Diego   [R4 - 12]
4118 Kansas City Chiefs Ramik Wilson   LB Georgia SEC
4119 St. Louis Rams Andrew Donnal   OT Iowa Big Ten from Philadelphia   [R4 - 13]
4120 Cincinnati Bengals Josh Shaw   CB USC Pac-12
4121 Pittsburgh Steelers Doran Grant   CB Ohio State Big Ten
4122 Baltimore Ravens Za'Darius Smith   LB Kentucky SEC from Detroit   [R4 - 14]
4123 Cleveland Browns Vince Mayle   WR Washington State Pac-12 from Arizona   [R4 - 15]
4124 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kwon Alexander   LB LSU SEC from Carolina via Oakland   [R4 - 16]
4125 Baltimore Ravens Javorius Allen   RB USC Pac-12
4126 San Francisco 49ers Mike Davis   RB South Carolina SEC from Denver   [R4 - 17]
4127 Dallas Cowboys Damien Wilson   LB Minnesota Big Ten
4128 Oakland Raiders Jon Feliciano   OG Miami (FL) ACC from Indianapolis via Tampa Bay [R4 - 18]
4129 Green Bay Packers Jake Ryan   LB Michigan Big Ten
4130 Seattle Seahawks Terry Poole   OG San Diego State MW
4131 New England Patriots Shaq Mason   C Georgia Tech ACC
4*132 San Francisco 49ers DeAndre Smelter   WR Georgia Tech ACC
4*133 Denver Broncos Max Garcia   C Florida SEC
4*134 Seattle Seahawks Mark Glowinski   OG West Virginia Big 12
4*135 Cincinnati Bengals Marcus Hardison   DE Arizona State Pac-12
4*136 Baltimore Ravens Tray Walker   CB Texas Southern SWAC
5137 Atlanta Falcons Grady Jarrett   DT Clemson ACC from Tampa Bay via Buffalo and Minnesota   [R5 - 1]
5138 Tennessee Titans David Cobb   RB Minnesota Big Ten
5139 Jacksonville Jaguars Rashad Greene   WR Florida State ACC
5140 Oakland Raiders Ben Heeney   LB Kansas Big 12
5141 Washington Redskins Martrell Spaight   LB Arkansas SEC
5142 Chicago Bears Adrian Amos   S Penn State Big Ten from New York Jets   [R5 - 2]
5143 Minnesota Vikings MyCole Pruitt   TE Southern Illinois MVFC from Chicago via Denver and Detroit [R5 - 3]
5144 New York Giants Mykkele Thompson   S Texas Big 12
5145 Miami Dolphins Bobby McCain   CB Memphis The American from St. Louis via Philadelphia [R5 - 4]
5146 Minnesota Vikings Stefon Diggs   WR Maryland Big Ten from Atlanta   [R5 - 5]
5147 Green Bay Packers Brett Hundley   QB UCLA Pac-12 from Cleveland via New England [R5 - 6]
5148 New Orleans Saints Davis Tull   LB Chattanooga SoCon
5149 Miami Dolphins Jay Ajayi   RB Boise State MW from Minnesota   [R5 - 7]
5150 Miami Dolphins Cedric Thompson   S Minnesota Big Ten
5151 Indianapolis Colts David Parry   DT Stanford Pac-12 from San Francisco   [R5 - 8]
5152 New York Jets Jarvis Harrison   OG Texas A&M SEC from Houston [R5 - 9]
5153 San Diego Chargers Kyle Emanuel   LB North Dakota State MVFC 2014 Buchanan Award winner
5154 New Orleans Saints Tyeler Davison   DT Fresno State MW from Kansas City   [R5 - 10]
5155 Buffalo Bills Karlos Williams   RB Florida State ACC
5156 Miami Dolphins Tony Lippett   WR Michigan State Big Ten from Philadelphia [R5 - 11]
5157 Cincinnati Bengals C. J. Uzomah   TE Auburn SEC
5158 Arizona Cardinals Shaquille Riddick   DE West Virginia Big 12 from Detroit via Baltimore [R5 - 12]
5159 Arizona Cardinals J. J. Nelson   WR UAB C-USA
5160 Pittsburgh Steelers Jesse James   TE Penn State Big Ten
5161 Oakland Raiders Neiron Ball   LB Florida SEC from Carolina   [R5 - 13]
5162 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kenny Bell   WR Nebraska Big Ten from Baltimore   [R5 - 14]
5163 Dallas Cowboys Ryan Russell   DE Purdue Big Ten
5164 Denver Broncos Lorenzo Doss   CB Tulane The American
5165 San Francisco 49ers Bradley Pinion   P Clemson ACC from Indianapolis   [R5 - 15]
5166 New England Patriots Joe Cardona   LS Navy Ind. (FBS) from Green Bay   [R5 - 16]
5167 New Orleans Saints Damian Swann   CB Georgia SEC from Seattle via Washington [R5 - 17]
5168 Detroit Lions Michael Burton   FB Rutgers Big Ten from New England via Tampa Bay   [R5 - 18]
5*169 Carolina Panthers David Mayo   LB Texas State Sun Belt
5*170 Seattle Seahawks Tye Smith   CB Towson CAA
5*171 Baltimore Ravens Nick Boyle   TE Delaware CAA
5*172 Kansas City Chiefs D. J. Alexander   LB Oregon State Pac-12
5*173 Kansas City Chiefs James O'Shaughnessy   TE Illinois State MVFC
5*174 Carolina Panthers Cameron Artis-Payne   RB Auburn SEC
5*175 Houston Texans Keith Mumphery   WR Michigan State Big Ten
5*176 Baltimore Ravens Robert Myers   OG Tennessee State OVC
6177 Tennessee Titans Deiontrez Mount   LB Louisville ACC
6178 New England Patriots Matthew Wells   LB Mississippi State SEC from Tampa Bay   [R6 - 1]
6179 Oakland Raiders Max Valles   LB Virginia ACC
6180 Jacksonville Jaguars Michael Bennett   DT Ohio State Big Ten
6181 Washington Redskins Kyshoen Jarrett   S Virginia Tech ACC from New York Jets via Seattle [R6 - 2]
6182 Washington Redskins Tevin Mitchel   CB Arkansas SEC
6183 Chicago Bears Tayo Fabuluje   OT TCU Big 12
6184 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kaelin Clay   WR Utah Pac-12 from St. Louis   [R6 - 3]
6185 Minnesota Vikings Tyrus Thompson   OT Oklahoma Big 12 from Atlanta   [R6 - 4]
6186 New York Giants Geremy Davis   WR Connecticut The American
6187 Washington Redskins Evan Spencer   WR Ohio State Big Ten from New Orleans   [R6 - 5]
6188 Buffalo Bills Tony Steward   LB Clemson ACC from Minnesota   [R6 - 6]
6189 Cleveland Browns Charles Gaines   CB Louisville ACC
6190 San Francisco 49ers Ian Silberman   OG Boston College ACC
6191 Philadelphia Eagles JaCorey Shepherd   CB Kansas Big 12 from Miami [R6 - 7]
6192 San Diego Chargers Darius Philon   DT Arkansas SEC
6193 Minnesota Vikings B. J. Dubose   DE Louisville ACC from Kansas City [R6 - 8]
6194 Buffalo Bills Nick O'Leary   TE Florida State ACC
6195 Cleveland Browns Malcolm Johnson   TE Mississippi State SEC from Houston [R6 - 9]
6196 Philadelphia Eagles Randall Evans   CB Kansas State Big 12
6197 Cincinnati Bengals Derron Smith   S Fresno State MW
6198 Cleveland Browns Randall Telfer   TE USC Pac-12 from Arizona   [R6 - 10]
6199 Pittsburgh Steelers Leterrius Walton   DT Central Michigan MAC
6200 Detroit Lions Quandre Diggs   S Texas Big 12
6201 St. Louis Rams Bud Sasser   WR Missouri SEC from Carolina [R6 - 11]
6202 New England Patriots A. J. Derby   TE Arkansas SEC from Baltimore via Cleveland   [R6 - 12]
6203 Denver Broncos Darius Kilgo   DT Maryland Big Ten
6204 Baltimore Ravens Darren Waller   TE Georgia Tech ACC from Dallas   [R6 - 13]
6205 Indianapolis Colts Josh Robinson   RB Mississippi State SEC
6206 Green Bay Packers Aaron Ripkowski   FB Oklahoma Big 12
6207 Indianapolis Colts Amarlo Herrera   LB Georgia SEC from Seattle   [R6 - 14]
6208 Tennessee Titans Andy Gallik   C Boston College ACC from New England   [R6 - 15]
6*209 Seattle Seahawks Obum Gwacham   DE Oregon State Pac-12
6*210 Green Bay Packers Christian Ringo   DE Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt
6*211 Houston Texans Reshard Cliett   LB USF The American
6*212 Pittsburgh Steelers Anthony Chickillo   DE Miami (FL) ACC
6*213 Green Bay Packers Kennard Backman   TE UAB C-USA
6*214 Seattle Seahawks Kristjan Sokoli   DT Buffalo MAC
6*215 St. Louis Rams Cody Wichmann   OG Fresno State MW
6*216 Houston Texans Christian Covington   DT Rice C-USA
6*217 Kansas City Chiefs Rakeem Nunez-Roches   DT Southern Miss C-USA
7218 Oakland Raiders Anthony Morris   OT Tennessee State OVC from Tampa Bay   [R7 - 1]
7219 Cleveland Browns Hayes Pullard   LB USC Pac-12 from Tennessee via New England   [R7 - 2]
7220 Jacksonville Jaguars Neal Sterling   WR Monmouth Big South
7221 Oakland Raiders Andre Debose   WR Florida SEC
7222 Washington Redskins Austin Reiter   C USF The American
7223 New York Jets Deon Simon   DT Northwestern State Southland
7224 St. Louis Rams Bryce Hager   LB Baylor Big 12 from Chicago via NY Jets [R7 - 3]
7225 Atlanta Falcons Jake Rodgers   OT Eastern Washington Big Sky
7226 New York Giants Bobby Hart   OT Florida State ACC
7227 St. Louis Rams Martin Ifedi   DE Memphis The American
7228 Minnesota Vikings Austin Shepherd   OT Alabama SEC
7229 Jacksonville Jaguars Ben Koyack   TE Notre Dame Ind. (FBS) from Cleveland via Houston and New York Jets   [R7 - 4]
7230 New Orleans Saints Marcus Murphy   RB Missouri SEC
7231 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Joey Iosefa   FB Hawaii MW from Miami via Baltimore and Detroit   [R7 - 5]
7232 Minnesota Vikings Edmond Robinson   LB Newberry SAC from San Francisco via Miami   [R7 - 6]
7233 Kansas City Chiefs Da'Ron Brown   WR NIU MAC
7234 Buffalo Bills Dezmin Lewis   WR Central Arkansas Southland
7235 Houston Texans Kenny Hilliard   RB LSU SEC
7236 Dallas Cowboys Mark Nzeocha   LB Wyoming MW from San Diego   [R7 - 7]
7237 Philadelphia Eagles Brian Mihalik   DE Boston College ACC
7238 Cincinnati Bengals Mario Alford   WR West Virginia Big 12
7239 Pittsburgh Steelers Gerod Holliman   S Louisville ACC 2014 Jim Thorpe Award winner
7240 Detroit Lions Corey Robinson   OT South Carolina SEC
7241 Cleveland Browns Ifo Ekpre-Olomu   CB Oregon Pac-12 from Arizona   [R7 - 8]
7242 Oakland Raiders Dexter McDonald   CB Kansas Big 12 from Carolina   [R7 - 9]
7243 Dallas Cowboys Laurence Gibson   OT Virginia Tech ACC from Baltimore   [R7 - 10]
7244 San Francisco 49ers Trent Brown   OT Florida SEC from Dallas via Indianapolis   [R7 - 11]
7245 Tennessee Titans Tre McBride   WR William & Mary CAA from Denver via New York Giants   [R7 - 12]
7246 Dallas Cowboys Geoff Swaim   TE Texas Big 12 from Indianapolis via San Francisco [R7 - 13]
7247 New England Patriots Darryl Roberts   CB Marshall C-USA from Green Bay   [R7 - 14]
7248 Seattle Seahawks Ryan Murphy   S Oregon State Pac-12
7249 Atlanta Falcons Akeem King   CB San Jose State MW from New England via St. Louis   [R7 - 15]
7*250 Denver Broncos Trevor Siemian   QB Northwestern Big Ten
7*251 Denver Broncos Taurean Nixon   CB Tulane The American
7*252 Denver Broncos Josh Furman   S Oklahoma State Big 12
7*253 New England Patriots Xzavier Dickson   LB Alabama SEC
7*254 San Francisco 49ers Rory Anderson   TE South Carolina SEC
7*255 Indianapolis Colts Denzelle Good   OT Mars Hill SAC
7* 256 Arizona Cardinals Gerald Christian   TE Louisville ACC Mr. Irrelevant

Supplemental draft

A supplemental draft was held on July 9, 2015. For each player selected in the supplemental draft, the team forfeits its pick in that round in the draft of the following season. Seven players were available, [13] but only one was selected. [14] [15]

Rnd.Pick No.NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
5- St. Louis Rams Isaiah Battle   OT Clemson ACC

Notable undrafted players

Original NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
Arizona Cardinals Edwin Jackson   LB Georgia Southern Sun Belt
Arizona Cardinals Xavier Williams   NT Northern Iowa MVFC
Baltimore Ravens Daniel Brown   TE James Madison CAA
Baltimore Ravens Nick Easton   OG Harvard Ivy
Buffalo Bills Chris Manhertz   TE Canisius
Carolina Panthers Matt Wile   P Michigan Big Ten
Carolina Panthers Damiere Byrd   WR South Carolina SEC
Chicago Bears Bryce Callahan   CB Rice C-USA
Chicago Bears Rick Lovato   LS Old Dominion C-USA
Chicago Bears John Timu   LB Washington Pac-12
Cincinnati Bengals Troy Hill   CB Oregon Pac-12
Cincinnati Bengals Jake Kumerow   WR Wisconsin–Whitewater WIAC
Cleveland Browns Darius Jennings   WR Virginia ACC
Dallas Cowboys La'el Collins   OT LSU SEC
Denver Broncos AJ Johnson   LB Tennessee SEC
Detroit Lions Zach Zenner   RB South Dakota State MVFC
Houston Texans Greg Mancz   C Toledo MAC
Jacksonville Jaguars Sam Ficken   K Penn State Big Ten
Kansas City Chiefs David Irving   DE Iowa State Big 12
Miami Dolphins Matt Darr   P Tennessee SEC
Miami Dolphins Andrew Franks   K Rensselaer Liberty
Miami Dolphins Neville Hewitt   LB Marshall C-USA
Miami Dolphins Mike Hull   LB Penn State Big Ten
Minnesota Vikings Anthony Harris   S Virginia ACC
Minnesota Vikings Justin Coleman   CB Tennessee SEC
Minnesota Vikings Taylor Heinicke   QB Old Dominion C-USA
New England Patriots David Andrews   C Georgia SEC
New England Patriots Brandon King   LB Auburn SEC
New York Giants Matt LaCosse   TE Illinois Big Ten
Philadelphia Eagles Raheem Mostert   RB Purdue Big Ten
Pittsburgh Steelers B. J. Finney   C Kansas State Big 12
Pittsburgh Steelers Eli Rogers   WR Louisville ACC
San Diego Chargers Josh Lambo   K Texas A&M SEC
San Diego Chargers Tyrell Williams   WR Western Oregon GNAC
Seattle Seahawks Jesse Davis   OT Idaho Sun Belt
Seattle Seahawks Thomas Rawls   RB Central Michigan MAC
Seattle Seahawks Alex Singleton   LB Montana State Big Sky
St. Louis Rams Malcolm Brown   RB Texas Big 12
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Adam Humphries   WR Clemson ACC
Tennessee Titans Quinton Spain   OG West Virginia Big 12
Washington Redskins Ty Long   P UAB C-USA
Cincinnati Bengals DeShawn Williams   DT Clemson ACC

Trades

In the explanations below, (PD) indicates trades completed prior to the start of the draft (i.e. Pre-Draft), while (D) denotes trades that took place during the 2015 draft.

Round one
  1. No. 15: San Francisco → San Diego (D). San Francisco traded this selection to San Diego in exchange for San Diego's 2015 first and fourth round selections (17th & 117th), and their fifth round selection in 2016 (142nd). [source 1]
  2. No. 17: San Diego → San Francisco (D). see No. 15: San Francisco → San Diego. [source 1]
  3. No. 19: Buffalo → Cleveland (PD). Buffalo traded this selection along with their fourth round selection (115th) and their first round selection in 2014 (9th) to Cleveland in exchange for Cleveland's first round selection in 2014 (4th) which Buffalo used to select wide receiver Sammy Watkins. [source 2]
  4. No. 23: Detroit → Denver (D). Detroit traded this selection to Denver in exchange for Denver's 2015 first and fifth round selections (28th & 143rd), their fifth round selection in 2016 (169th), and guard Manny Ramirez. [source 3]
  5. No. 28: Denver → Detroit (D). see No. 23: Detroit → Denver. [source 3]
  6. No. 31: Seattle → New Orleans (PD). Seattle traded their first round selection (31st overall) and center Max Unger to New Orleans in exchange for New Orleans' fourth round selection (112th) and tight end Jimmy Graham. [source 4]
Round two
  1. No. 33: Tennessee → New York Giants (D). Tennessee traded this selection to the Giants in exchange for New York's 2015 second, fourth and seventh round selections (40th, 108th & 245th). [source 5]
  2. No. 40: New York Giants → Tennessee (D). see No. 33: Tennessee → New York Giants. [source 5]
  3. No. 41: St. Louis → Carolina (D). St. Louis traded this selection to Carolina in exchange for Carolina's 2015 second, third and sixth round selections (57th, 89th & 201st). [source 3]
  4. No. 43: Cleveland → Houston (D). Cleveland traded this selection and their seventh round selection (229th) to Houston in exchange for Houston's 2015 second, fourth and sixth round selections (51st, 116th & 195th). [source 6]
  5. No. 47: Miami → Philadelphia (D). Miami traded this selection and their sixth round selection (191st) to Philadelphia in exchange for Philadelphia's 2015 second round selection and two 2015 fifth round selections (52nd, 145th & 156th). [source 7]
  6. No. 51: Houston → Cleveland (D). see No. 43: Cleveland → Houston. [source 6]
  7. No. 52: Philadelphia → Miami (D). see No. 47: Miami → Philadelphia. [source 7]
  8. No. 55: Arizona → Baltimore (D). Arizona traded this selection to Baltimore in exchange for Baltimore's 2015 second round selection and a fifth round selection (58th & 158th). [source 8]
  9. No. 57: Carolina → St. Louis (D). see No. 41: Carolina → St. Louis. [source 3]
  10. No. 58: Baltimore → Arizona (D). see No. 55: Arizona → Baltimore. [source 8]
  11. No. 61: Indianapolis → Tampa Bay (D). Indianapolis traded this selection and their fourth round selection (128th) to Tampa Bay in exchange for Tampa Bay's 2015 third round selection and a fourth round selection (65th & 109th). [source 9]
Round three
  1. No. 65: Tampa Bay → Indianapolis (D). see No. 61: Indianapolis → Tampa Bay. [source 9]
  2. No. 69: Washington → Seattle (D). Washington traded this selection to Seattle in exchange for Seattle's 2015 third, fourth, fifth and sixth round selections (95th, 112th, 167th, & 181st). [source 10]
  3. No. 70: New York Jets → Houston (D). The Jets traded this selection to Houston in exchange for Seattle's 2015 third, fifth and seventh round selections (82nd, 152nd, & 229th). [source 11]
  4. No. 76: Minnesota → Kansas City (D). Minnesota traded this selection to Kansas City in exchange for Kansas City's 2015 third and sixth round selections (80th & 193rd). [source 3]
  5. No. 78: Miami → New Orleans (PD). Miami traded this selection and linebacker Dannell Ellerbe to New Orleans in exchange for wide receiver Kenny Stills. [source 12]
  6. No. 80: multiple trades:
        No. 80: Kansas City → Minnesota (D). see No. 76: Minnesota → Kansas City
        No. 80: Minnesota → Detroit (D). Minnesota traded their third round selection to Detroit in exchange for Detroit's 2015 third and fifth round selections (88th & 143rd). [source 3]
  7. No. 82: Houston → New York Jets (D). see No. 70: New York Jets → Houston. [source 11]
  8. No. 88: Detroit → Minnesota (D). see No. 80: Minnesota → Detroit. [source 3]
  9. No. 89: Carolina → St. Louis (D). see No. 41: Carolina → St. Louis. [source 3]
  10. No. 95: Seattle → Washington (D). see No. 69: Washington → Seattle. [source 10]
  11. No. 96: New England → Cleveland (D). New England traded this selection and their seventh round selection (219th) to Cleveland in exchange for Cleveland's fourth, fifth and sixth round selections (111th, 147th, & 202nd). [source 13]
Round four
  1. No. 101: Tampa Bay → New England (PD). Tampa Bay traded this selection along with tight end Tim Wright to New England in exchange for guard Logan Mankins. [source 14]
  2. No. 102: Oakland → Carolina (D). Oakland traded this selection to Carolina in exchange for Carolina's fourth, fifth and seventh round selections (124th, 161st, & 242nd). [source 3]
  3. No. 103: Jacksonville → New York Jets (D). Jacksonville traded this selection to the Jets in exchange for New York's fourth and seventh round selections (104th & 229th). [source 3]
  4. No. 104: New York Jets → Jacksonville (D). see No. 103: Jacksonville → New York Jets. [source 3]
  5. No. 108: New York Giants → Tennessee (D). see No. 33: Tennessee → New York Giants. [source 5]
  6. No. 109: multiple trades:
        No. 109: St. Louis → Tampa Bay (PD). St. Louis traded this selection as well as their sixth round selection (183rd) to Tampa Bay in exchange for safety Mark Barron.
        No. 109: Tampa Bay → Indianapolis (D). see No. 61: Indianapolis → Tampa Bay. [source 9]
  7. No. 111: Cleveland → New England (D). see No. 96: New England → Cleveland. [source 13]
  8. No. 112: multiple trades:
        No. 112: New Orleans → Seattle (PD). see No. 31: Seattle → New Orleans. [source 4]
        No. 112: Seattle → Washington (D). see No. 69: Washington → Seattle. [source 10]
  9. No. 113: multiple trades:
        No. 113: San Francisco → Buffalo (PD). San Francisco traded their fourth round selection to Buffalo in exchange for wide receiver Stevie Johnson. [source 15]
        No. 113: Buffalo → Philadelphia (PD). Buffalo traded their seventh round selection in the 2014 draft (224th) to Philadelphia in exchange for running back Bryce Brown and Philadelphia's 2014 seventh round selection (237th). The trade also included a conditional future selection to be received by Philadelphia which will either be this pick, which Buffalo may receive from San Francisco (depending on whether Stevie Johnson hits certain undisclosed statistical thresholds in 2014) or Buffalo's third or fourth round selection in 2016 (depending on Brown achieving undisclosed performance levels in 2014). [source 16] The conditions resulted in the 49ers fourth round selection being sent to Philadelphia via Buffalo. [source 17]
        No. 113: Philadelphia → Detroit (D). Philadelphia traded this selection to Detroit in exchange for Detroit's 2016 third round selection (77th). [source 18]
  10. No. 115: Buffalo → Cleveland (PD). see No. 19: Buffalo → Cleveland. [source 2]
  11. No. 116: multiple trades:
        No. 116: Houston → Cleveland (D). see No. 43: Cleveland → Houston. [source 6]
        No. 116: Cleveland → Arizona (D). Cleveland traded this selection to Arizona in exchange for Arizona's fourth, sixth and seventh round selection (123rd, 198th, & 241st). [source 3]
  12. No. 117: San Diego → San Francisco (D). see No. 15: San Francisco → San Diego. [source 1]
  13. No. 119: Philadelphia → St. Louis (PD). Philadelphia traded this selection, their second round selection in 2016 (43rd), and quarterback Nick Foles to St. Louis in exchange for St. Louis' fifth round selection (145th) and quarterback Sam Bradford. The trade also includes a possible 2016 conditional selection going to Philadelphia based on Bradford's playing time in 2015. If Bradford takes less than 50 percent of the snaps, Philadelphia will receive St. Louis' fourth round selection. If he does not play at all, Philadelphia will receive St. Louis' third round selection. [source 19]
  14. No. 122: Detroit → Baltimore (PD). Detroit traded this selection along with their fifth round selection (158th) to Baltimore in exchange for a seventh round selection (231st) and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata. [source 20]
  15. No. 123: Arizona → Cleveland (D). see No. 116: Cleveland → Arizona. [source 3]
  16. No. 124: multiple trades:
        No. 124: Carolina → Oakland (D). see No. 102: Oakland → Carolina. [source 3]
        No. 124: Oakland → Tampa Bay (D). Oakland traded this selection to Tampa Bay in exchange for Tampa Bay's fourth and seventh round selections (128th & 218th). [source 3]
  17. No. 126: Denver → San Francisco (PD). Denver traded this selection, along with their second and fifth round selections in 2014 (63rd & 171st) to San Francisco in exchange for San Francisco's second and seventh round selections in 2014 (56th & 242nd). [source 21]
  18. No. 128: multiple trades:
        No. 128: Indianapolis → Tampa Bay (D). see No. 61: Indianapolis → Tampa Bay. [source 9]
        No. 128: Tampa Bay → Oakland (D). see No. 124: Oakland → Tampa Bay. [source 3]
Round five
  1. No. 137: multiple trades:
        No. 137: Tampa Bay → Buffalo (PD). Tampa Bay traded this selection and a seventh round selection in 2014 (221st) to Buffalo in exchange for Buffalo's fifth round selection in 2014 (149th). [source 22]
        No. 137: Buffalo → Minnesota (PD). Buffalo traded this selection and their seventh round selection in 2016 (240th) to Minnesota in exchange for quarterback Matt Cassel and Minnesota's sixth round selection (187th). [source 23]
        No. 137: Minnesota → Atlanta (D). Minnesota traded this selection to Atlanta in exchange for Atlanta's fifth and sixth round selections (146th & 185th). [source 3]
  2. No. 142: New York Jets → Chicago (PD). The Jets traded this selection to Chicago in exchange for wide receiver Brandon Marshall and a seventh round selection (224th). [source 24]
  3. No. 143: multiple trades:
        No. 143: Chicago → Denver (PD). Chicago traded this selection along with their fifth round selection in 2014 (156th) to Denver in exchange for Denver's fourth and seventh round selections in 2014 (131st & 246th). [source 25]
        No. 143: Denver → Detroit (D). see No. 23: Detroit → Denver. [source 3]
        No. 143: Detroit → Minnesota (D). see No. 80: Minnesota → Detroit. [source 3]
  4. No. 145: multiple trades:
        No. 145: St. Louis → Philadelphia (PD). see No. 119: Philadelphia → St. Louis. [source 19]
        No. 145: Philadelphia → Miami (D). see No. 47: Miami → Philadelphia. [source 7]
  5. No. 146: Atlanta → Minnesota (D). see No. 137: Minnesota → Atlanta. [source 3]
  6. No. 147: multiple trades:
        No. 147: Cleveland → New England (D). see No. 96: New England → Cleveland. [source 13]
        No. 147: New England → Green Bay (D). New England traded this selection to Green Bay in exchange for Green Bay's fifth and seventh round selections (166th & 247th). [source 3]
  7. No. 149: Minnesota → Miami (PD). Minnesota traded this selection to Miami in exchange for wide receiver Mike Wallace and a seventh round selection (232nd). [source 26]
  8. No. 151: San Francisco → Indianapolis (D). San Francisco traded this selection to Indianapolis in exchange for Indianapolis' fifth and seventh round selections (165th & 244th). [source 3]
  9. No. 152: Houston → New York Jets (D). see No. 70: New York Jets → Houston. [source 11]
  10. No. 154: Kansas City → New Orleans (PD). Kansas City traded this selection to New Orleans in exchange for guard Ben Grubbs. [source 27]
  11. No. 156: Philadelphia → Miami (D). see No. 47: Miami → Philadelphia. [source 7]
  12. No. 158: multiple trades:
        No. 158: Detroit → Baltimore (PD). see No. 122: Detroit → Baltimore. [source 20]
        No. 158: Baltimore → Arizona (D). see No. 55: Arizona → Baltimore. [source 8]
  13. No. 161: Carolina → Oakland (D). see No. 102: Oakland → Carolina. [source 3]
  14. No. 162: Baltimore → Tampa Bay (PD). Baltimore traded this selection to Tampa Bay in exchange for offensive lineman Jeremy Zuttah. [source 28]
  15. No. 165: Indianapolis → San Francisco (D). see No. 151: San Francisco → Indianapolis. [source 3]
  16. No. 166: Green Bay → New England (D). see No. 147: New England → Green Bay. [source 3]
  17. No. 167: multiple trades:
        No. 167: Seattle → Washington (D). see No. 69: Washington → Seattle. [source 10]
        No. 167: Washington → New Orleans (D). Washington traded this selection to New Orleans in exchange for New Orleans' sixth round selection (187th) and their sixth round selection in the 2016 NFL draft (187th). [source 3]
  18. No. 168: multiple trades:
        No. 168: New England → Tampa Bay (PD). New England traded this selection to Tampa Bay in exchange for linebacker Jonathan Casillas and Tampa Bay's sixth round selection. [source 29]
        No. 168: Tampa Bay → Detroit (PD). Tampa Bay traded this selection to Detroit in exchange for defensive end George Johnson and Detroit's seventh round selection (231st). [source 30]
Round six
  1. No. 177: Tampa Bay → New England (PD). see No. 168: New England → Tampa Bay. [source 29]
  2. No. 181: multiple trades:
        No. 181: New York Jets → Seattle (PD). The Jets traded this selection to Seattle in exchange for wide receiver Percy Harvin. [source 31] [source 32]
        No. 181: Seattle → Washington (D). see No. 69: Washington → Seattle. [source 10]
  3. No. 183: St. Louis → Tampa Bay (PD). see No. 109: St. Louis → Tampa Bay.
  4. No. 185: Atlanta → Minnesota (D). see No. 137: Minnesota → Atlanta. [source 3]
  5. No. 187: New Orleans → Washington (D). see No. 167: Washington → New Orleans. [source 3]
  6. No. 187: Minnesota → Buffalo (PD). see No. 137: Buffalo → Minnesota. [source 23]
  7. No. 191: Miami → Philadelphia (D). see No. 47: Miami → Philadelphia. [source 7]
  8. No. 193: Kansas City → Minnesota (D). see No. 76: Minnesota → Kansas City
  9. No. 195: Houston → Cleveland (D). see No. 43: Cleveland → Houston. [source 6]
  10. No. 198: Arizona → Cleveland (D). see No. 116: Cleveland → Arizona. [source 3]
  11. No. 201: Carolina → St. Louis (D). see No. 41: Carolina → St. Louis. [source 3]
  12. No. 202: multiple trades:
        No. 202: Baltimore → Cleveland (PD). Baltimore traded this selection to Cleveland in exchange for Cleveland's seventh round selection in 2014 (218th). [source 22]
        No. 202: Cleveland → New England (D). see No. 96: New England → Cleveland. [source 13]
  13. No. 203: Dallas → Baltimore (PD). Dallas traded this selection to Baltimore in exchange for Baltimore's seventh round selection and linebacker Rolando McClain. [source 33]
  14. No. 206: Seattle → Indianapolis (PD). Seattle traded this selection to Indianapolis in exchange for cornerback Marcus Burley. [source 34]
  15. No. 207: New England → Tennessee (PD). New England traded this selection to Tennessee in exchange for linebacker Akeem Ayers and Tennessee's seventh round selection (219th). [source 35]
Round seven
  1. No. 128: Tampa Bay → Oakland (D). see No. 124: Oakland → Tampa Bay. [source 3]
  2. No. 219: multiple trades:
        No. 219: Tennessee → New England (PD). see No. 207: New England → Tennessee. [source 35]
        No. 219: New England → Cleveland (D). see No. 96: New England → Cleveland. [source 13]
  3. No. 224: multiple trades:
        No. 224: Chicago → New York Jets (PD). see No. 224: New York Jets → Chicago. [source 24]
        No. 224: New York Jets → St. Louis (D). The Jets traded this selection to St. Louis in exchange for running back Zac Stacy. [source 3]
  4. No. 229: multiple trades:
        No. 229: Cleveland → Houston (D). see No. 43: Cleveland → Houston. [source 6]
        No. 229: Houston → New York Jets (D). see No. 70: New York Jets → Houston. [source 11]
        No. 104: New York Jets → Jacksonville (D). see No. 103: Jacksonville → New York Jets. [source 3]
  5. No. 231: multiple trades:
        No. 231: Miami → Baltimore (PD). Miami traded this selection to Baltimore in exchange for offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie. [source 36]
        No. 231: Baltimore → Detroit (PD). see No. 122: Detroit → Baltimore. [source 20]
        No. 231: Detroit → Tampa Bay (PD). see No. 168: Tampa Bay → Detroit. [source 30]
  6. No. 232: multiple trades:
        No. 232: San Francisco → Miami (PD). San Francisco traded this selection to Miami in exchange for offensive tackle Jonathan Martin. [source 37]
        No. 232: Miami → Minnesota (PD). see No. 149: Minnesota → Miami. [source 26]
  7. No. 236: San Diego → Dallas (PD). San Diego traded this selection to Dallas in exchange for defensive tackle Sean Lissemore. [source 38]
  8. No. 241: Arizona → Cleveland (D). see No. 116: Cleveland → Arizona. [source 3]
  9. No. 242: Carolina → Oakland (D). see No. 102: Oakland → Carolina. [source 3]
  10. No. 243: Baltimore → Dallas (PD). see No. 203: Dallas → Baltimore. [source 33]
  11. No. 244: multiple trades:
        No. 244: Dallas → Indianapolis (PD). Dallas traded this selection to Indianapolis in exchange for linebacker Caesar Rayford. [source 39]
        No. 244: Indianapolis → San Francisco (D). see No. 151: San Francisco → Indianapolis. [source 3]
  12. No. 245: multiple trades:
        No. 245: Denver → New York Giants (PD). Denver traded this selection to the Giants in exchange for kicker Brandon McManus. [source 40]
        No. 245: New York Giants → Tennessee (D). see No. 33: Tennessee → New York Giants. [source 5]
  13. No. 246: multiple trades:
        No. 246: Indianapolis → San Francisco (PD). Indianapolis traded this selection to San Francisco in exchange for linebacker Cam Johnson. [source 41]
        No. 246: San Francisco → Dallas (D). San Francisco traded this selection to Dallas in exchange for Dallas' sixth round selection in the 2016 NFL draft (178th). [source 3]
  14. No. 247: Green Bay → New England (D). see No. 147: New England → Green Bay. [source 3]
  15. No. 249: multiple trades:
        No. 249: New England → St. Louis (PD). New England traded this selection to St. Louis in exchange for wide receiver Greg Salas. [source 42]
        No. 249: St. Louis → Atlanta (PD). St. Louis traded this selection along with their first round selection in 2013 (22nd) to Atlanta in exchange for Atlanta's first, third and sixth round selections in 2013 (30th, 92nd and 198th). [source 43] [source 44]

Summary

Selections by college athletic conference

ConferenceRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7Total
NCAA Division I FBS football conferences
The American 200222311
ACC 9477411547
Big 12 214436525
Big Ten 3846103135
C-USA 00101316
MAC 01000214
MWC 011122310
Pac-12 9610533339
SEC 7961068854
Sun Belt 00101103
Ind. 00001012
NCAA Division I FCS football conferences
Big Sky 00000011
Big South 00000011
CAA 00002013
MEAC 00010001
MVFC 00103004
OVC 00001012
SoCon 01001002
Southland 00000022
SWAC 00010001
Non-Division I football conferences
Liberty (DIII)01000001
SAC (DII)00000022

Schools with multiple draft selections

SelectionsSchools
11 Florida State
10 Louisville
8 Florida
7 Alabama, Miami (FL)
6 Missouri, Oklahoma, Stanford, USC
5 Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson, Georgia, Mississippi State, Ohio State, Oregon, Oregon State, Texas
4 Arizona State, LSU, Michigan State, Minnesota, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, West Virginia
3 Boston College, Fresno State, Georgia Tech, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Penn State, UCLA
2 Baylor, Colorado State, Connecticut, Duke, Kansas State, Kentucky, Maryland, Memphis, Northwestern, Rutgers, TCU, Tennessee State, Texas A&M, Texas State, Tulane, UAB, UCF, USF, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Washington State, Wisconsin

Selections by position

PositionRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7Total
Center 10120116
Cornerback 455345531
Defensive end 455324225
Defensive tackle 222337120
Fullback 00011114
Guard 123622016
Linebacker 453476534
Long snapper 00001001
Offensive tackle 542302824
Punter 00001001
Quarterback 20211017
Running back 224341218
Safety 130332315
Tight end 013155419
Wide receiver 635465635
PositionRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7Total
Offense17122021191723129
Defense15201516192416125
Special teams00002002

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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