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NFL Draft By The Numbers

May 5, 2006


Numbers


Since the NFL’s inaugural draft was held on February 8, 1936, a total of 2,035 players from the 12 current ACC schools have been selected, including 192 first round selections  … the ACC had an all-time high eight first round selections in 1997 … Florida State has had at least one first round selection in eight of the past 12 years … Miami leads all ACC schools with 273 players selected in the NFL draft.


 


Most ACC players selected in NFL Draft:


36 in the 2005 draft.


 


Most ACC first round draft picks:


8 in the 1997 draft.


 


Most players selected from an ACC team:


10 by Florida State in 1995.


10 by Clemson in 1983


 


1st round picks from an ACC team:


4 by Florida State in 1997


(Miami had an NFL-record six first round selections in the 2004 draft prior to their entry into the ACC)


 


NFL Draft Picks by School All-Time (1936-2005)


 


Miami                           273


Florida State                 200


North Carolina             194


Maryland                     189


Georgia Tech               186


Boston College            184


Clemson                      183


Duke                           149


Virginia                        134


NC State                     128


Wake Forest                114


Virginia Tech                101


 


NFL Draft Picks as a member of the ACC


Clemson                   155    (1954-2005)


Maryland                  152    (1954-2005)


North Carolina          152    (1954-2005)


Virginia                     112    (1955-2005)


NC State                  109    (1954-2005)


Florida State               94    (1992-2005)


Duke                          85    (1954-2005)


Wake Forest              65    (1954-2005)


Georgia Tech             52    (1980-2005)


Miami                          5    (2005)


Virginia Tech                3    (2005)


 


 


First Round Selections


The ACC had five first round selections in the 2005 NFL Draft – the most since 1998 when the ACC had seven athletes chosen in the first round … the conference record for most first round picks is eight set in 1997 … the ACC has had at least one first round selection in 16 straight NFL drafts and in 26 of the last 28


 


NFL First Round Selections by School (1936-2005)


 


School                       No.     Last         1st Round Selection


Miami                        54       2005      Antrel Rolle, DB (Cardinals)


Florida State              29       2005      Travis Johnson, DT (Texans); Alex Barron, T (Rams)


Clemson                    19       2001      Rod Gardner, WF (Redskins)


North Carolina          16       2002      Julius Peppers, DE (Panthers); Ryan Sims, DT (Chiefs)


Maryland                  13       2005      Shawne Merriman, DE (Chargers)


Boston College         13        2002     William Green, RB (Browns); Marc Colombo, T (Bears)


NC State                  12        2004      Philip Rivers, QB (Chargers)


Virginia                     12        2005      Heath Miller, TE (Steelers)


Georgia Tech            7          1998      Keith Brooking, LB (Falcons)


Virginia Tech            6          2004      DeAngelo Hall, DB (Falcons); Kevin Jones, RB (Lions)


Duke                        6          1987      Mike Junkin, LB (Browns)


Wake Forest            3          2003      Calvin Pace, DE (Cardinals)


 


1st Round Picks by Conference (1992-2005)


 


                                Big      Big        Big    Conf      Mnt      Pac                       


Year           ACC      East       10         12    USA       Wst       10       SEC    WAC


1992              4           4         4            –          –            –         6           2         0


1993              4           0         4            –          –            –         5           6         0


1994              2           0         4            –          –            –         5           6         2


1995              3           2         9           0          –            –         6           3         1


1996              1           3         8           4         1            –         6           4         0


1997              8           4         4           5         1            –         3           4         0


1998              7           3         2           3         0            –         2         10         2


1999              4           3         5           1         0            –         4           8         1


2000              4           4         7           1         0           2         4           6         0


2001              4           6         8           3         0           0         4           5         1


2002              3           8         3           4         2           0         4           6         2


2003              1           4         6           6         0           1         8           4         0


2004              1           9         6           4         1           0         3           6         0


2005              5           1         4           5         1           1         3         10         1


 


 


A Look Back at 2005


An ACC-record 36 players were selected in the 2005 NFL Draft, surpassing the previous record of 32 set in 1957 … Florida State led all schools with nine overall selections, including two first round picks … Miami’s Antrel Rolle was the first ACC player chosen when selected by Arizona with the eighth overall pick …  Virginia set a school record with seven selections … selected as the 12th overall pick, Maryland’s Shawne Merriman became the first Terrapin player to be drafted in the first round since 1997, when Pittsburgh selected DB Chad Scott … of the 51 defensive backs taken in 2005, the ACC led all conferences with 10 selections … all 10 of those selections were among the first 38 defensive backs taken in the first five rounds of the draft.


 


ACC Players in 2005 NFL Draft


 


First Round


8         Antrel Rolle, CB, UM                           Arizona


12       Shawne Merriman, OLB, Md                San Diego


16       Travis Johnson, DT, FSU                      Houston


19       Alex Barron, OT, FSU                          St. Louis


30       Heath Miller, TE, UVa                          Pittsburgh


Second Round


55       Roscoe Parrish, WR, UM                      Buffalo


57       Justin Miller, CB, CU                            NY Jets


62       Bryant McFadden, CB, FSU                 Pittsburgh


Third Round


65       Frank Gore, RB, UM                            San Francisco


75       Eric Green, CB, VT                              Arizona


86       Kevin Everett, TE, UM                         Buffalo


91       Chris Colmer, OT, NCS                        Tampa Bay


95       Darryl Blackstock, OLB, UVa              Arizona


97       Domonique Foxworth, CB, Md            Denver


98       Leroy Hill, OLB, CU                            Seattle


Fourth Round


105     Ray Willis, OT, FSU                             Seattle


108     Vincent Fuller, FS, VT                          Tennessee


111     Elton Brown, G, UVa                           Arizona


116     Craphonso Thorpe, WR, FSU               Kansas City


117     Jerome Carter, SS, FSU                         St. Louis


124     Jason Brown, C, UNC                          Baltimore


127     Alvin Pearman, RB, UVa                      Jacksonville


128     Chauncey Davis, DE, FSU                    Atlanta


132     Chris Canty, DE, UVa                          Dallas


Fifth Round


140     Airese Currie, WR, CU                         Chicago


152     Adrian McPherson, QB, FSU                New Orleans


156     Eric King, CB, WF                                Buffalo


157     Gerald Sensabaugh, SS, UNC               Jacksonville


161     Andre Maddox, SS, NCS                      NY Jets


Sixth Round


186     Eric Moore, DE, FSU                            NY Giants


194     Pat Thomas, OLB, NCS                        Jacksonville


200     Chris Myers, G, UM                             Denver


203     Andrew Hoffman, DT, UVa                 Cleveland


Seventh Round


217     Jon Dunn, OT, VT                                Cleveland


248     Patrick Estes, TE, UVa                          San Francisco


251     Madison Hedgecock, FB, UNC             St. Louis


 


Florida State Draft History


                        


Year    Rd.        No.        Name                        Pos.      Team


2006    1              9        Ernie Sims                 OLB     Lions


            1            13      Kamerion Wimbley    DE       Browns


            1            14      Brodrick Bunkley       DT       Eagles


            1            19      Antonio Cromartie      CB       Chargers


            3            95      Willie Reid                  WR      Steelers


            4          117      Leon Washington        RB       NY Jets


            5          138      Pat Watkins                 S          Cowboys


            5          157      A.J. Nicholson            LB       Bengals                       


2005   1            16        Travis Johnson          DT      Texans


           1            19        Alex Barron               OT      Rams


           2            62        Bryant McFadden      CB      Steelers


           4          105        Ray Willis                  OT      Seahawks


           4          116        Craphonso Thorpe     WR      Chiefs


           4          117        Jerome Carter            SS        Rams              


           5          152        Adrian McPherson     QB       Saints


           6          186        Eric Moore                 DE      Giants


2004   2            53        Michael Boulware      LB      Seahawks


           2            55        Greg Jones                 RB      Jaguars


           3            64        Darnell Dockett         DE      Cardinals


           4          107        Kendyll Pope             LB      Colts


           5          164        P.K. Sam                  WR      Patriots


2003   2            54        Anquan Boldin          WR      Cardinals


           2            59        Alonzo Jackson         DE      Steelers


           4          102        Montrae Holland        G         Saints


           4          113        Brett Williams            T          Chiefs


           7          225        Todd Williams           G         Titans


           7          231        Talman Gardner        WR      Saints


2002   1            20        Javon Walker            WR      Packers


           3            94        Chris Hope                DB      Steelers


2001   1            10        Jamal Reynolds         DE      Packers


           1            28        Derrick Gibson          DB      Raiders


           2            42        Tommy Polley           LB      Rams


           3            67        Tay Cody                   DB      Chargers


           3            77        Marvin Minnis           WR      Chiefs


           3            83        Brian Allen                LB      Rams


           3            85        Travis Minor              RB      Dolphins


           4          106        Chris Weinke             QB      Panthers


           7          242        Char-ron Dorsey        T          Cowboys


2000   1              4        Peter Warrick             WR      Bengals


           1              6        Corey Simon              DT      Eagles


           1            17        Sebastian Janikowski  K         Raiders


           3            66        Ron Dugans               WR      Bengals


           3            78        Laveranues Coles      WR      Jets


           4          101        Jerry Johnson            DT      Broncos


           6          180        Mario Edwards          DB      Cowboys


1999   2            40        Tony Bryant              DE      Raiders


           2            56        Larry Smith                DT      Jaguars


           4          113        Dexter Jackson          DB      Buccaneers


           6          195        Lamarr Glenn            RB      Buccaneers


1998   1              3        Andre Wadsworth      DE      Cardinals


           1            11        Tra Thomas                T          Eagles


           2            39        Sam Cowart               LB      Bills


           2            46        Samari Rolle              DB      Oilers


           3            71        E.G. Green                 WR      Colts


           3            83        Greg Spires                DE      Patriots


           4            99        Julian Pittman            DE      Saints


           6          184        Shevin Smith             DB      Buccaneers


           7          229        Kevin Long                C          Oilers


1997   1              4        Peter Boulware          DE      Ravens


           1              6        Walter Jones             T          Seahawks


           1            12        Warrick Dunn            RB      Buccaneers


           1            14        Reinard Wilson          DE      Bengals


           4          100        Henri Crockett           LB      Falcons


           5          159        Vernon Crawford      LB      Patriots


           7          225        Byron Capers             DB      Eagles


1996   3            67        Clay Shiver               C          Cowboys


           4          130        Danny Kanell            QB      Giants


           6          199        Philip Riley                WR      Chiefs


           6          200        Orpheus Roye            DE      Steelers


1995   1            11        Derrick Alexander     DE      Vikings


           1            26        Devin Bush                DB      Falcons


           1            28        Derrick Brooks          LB      Buccaneers


           2            55        Corey Fuller               DB      Vikings


           3            79        Zack Crockett            RB      Colts


            3            81        Tamarick Vanover     WR      Chiefs


            4          100      Chris Cowart               LB       Chargers


           5          143        Clifton Abraham        DB      Buccaneers


           5          156        Kez McCorvey          WR      Lions


           5          162        `Omar Ellison            WR      Chargers


1994   1            28        William Floyd            RB      49ers


           2            61        Lonnie Johnson         TE        Bills


           4          104        Corey Sawyer            DB      Bengals


           4          129        Sean Jackson             RB      Oilers


           6          192        Kevin Knox               WR     Bills


           7          216        Toddrick McIntosh    DT      Cowboys


1993   1              4        Marvin Jones             LB      Jets


           2            35        Carl Simpson             DT      Bears


           2            42        Dan Footman             DE      Browns


           2            53        Reggie Freeman         LB      Saints


           4          101        Sterling Palmer           DE      Redskins


           8          205        Shannon Baker          WR     Falcons


1992   1              5      Terrell Buckley           DB      Packers


           2            45        Amp Lee                    RB      49ers


           3            73        Howard Dinkins        LB      Falcons


           4          102        Casey Weldon           QB      Eagles


           4          103        Edgar Bennett            RB      Packers


           9          227        Brad Johnson             QB      Vikings


1991   2            30        Reggie Johnson          TE        Broncos


           3            66        Lawrence Dawsey     WR      Buccaneers


           5          139        Anthony Moss           LB      Giants


           6          151        Richie Andrews        K         Lions


           7          182        Hayward Haynes      G         Saints


1990   1            25        Dexter Carter             RB      49ers


           2            48        LeRoy Butler             DB      Packers


           3            63        Peter Tom Willis        QB      Bears


           3            68        Ron Lewis                 WR      49ers


           5          119        Eric Hayes                 DT      Seahawks


           9          248      Odell Haggins             DT      49ers


           11         281     Terry Anthony            WR      Buccaneers


1989   1             5       Deion Sanders            DB      Falcons


           1             9        Sammie Smith             RB      Dolphins


           4            99        Pat Tomerblin            G         Colts


           7          183        Marion Butts              RB      Chargers


           11         287        Victor Floyd              RB      Chargers


           12         310        Stan Shiver                DB      Packers


1988   2            32      Pat Carter                    TE        Lions


           9          237      Paul McGowan           LB      Vikings


           10        262       Martin Mayhew          DB      Bills


           11        282       Danny McManus        QB      Chiefs


1987   7          187       Gerald Nichols            DT      Jets


1986   5          120        Hassan Jones             WR      Vikings


            9          242        John Ionata                G         Cowboys


           10        276        Cletis Jones                RB      Patriots


           11        296        Garth Jax                   LB      Cowboys


           12        318        Jesse Solomon           LB      Vikings


           12        326        Isaac Williams           DT       Colts


1985   1            23        Jessie Hester             WR      Raiders


           2            35        Greg Allen                 RB      Browns


           4            95        Billy Allen                 DB      Saints


           8          222        Eric Riley                   DB      Broncos


            Supp.      8       Roosevelt Snipes        RB       49ers


1984    1            12        Alphonso Carreker    DE      Packers


           4          108        Weegie Thompson     WR      Steelers


1982   2            34        Rohn Stark                 P          Colts


           6          164        Ron Hester                LB      Dolphins


           11        304        Michael Whiting        RB      Cowboys


1981   1            25        Bobby Butler             DB      Falcons


           5          125        Ken Lanier                 T          Broncos


           6          160        Ron Simmons            DT      Browns


           8          218        Paul Piurowski           LB      Cowboys


           12        324        Bill Capece               K         Oilers


1980   8          196        Mark Lyles                RB      Bengals


           9          246        Jackie Flowers           WR      Cowboys


           10        264        Walter Carter             DT      Raiders


           12        320         Jimmy Jordan           QB      Patriots


1979   2            42        Willie Jones               DE      Raiders


           11        283        Nate Henderson         T          Cardinals


1978   6          141        Bobby Jackson          DB      Jets


           10        254        Louis Richardson       DE      Jets


           10        256        Larry Key                  RB      Packers


           11        279        Nat Terry                   DB      Steelers


1977   6          148        Gary Woolford          DB      Oilers


           9          236        Steve Mathieson        QB      Lions


1976   5          135        Greg Johnson             DT      Eagles


           10        266        Randy Coffield          LB      Seahawks


           15        420        Lee Nelson                DB      Cardinals


1975   12        299        Bert Cooper               LB      Jets


1974   17        436        Buzzy Lewis              DB      Colts


1973   1            21        Barry Smith               WR     Packers


           1            24        James Thomas           DB      Steelers


           2            33        Gary Huff                  QB      Bears


           4            95        Eddie McMillan         DB      Rams


           10        253        Charlie Hunt              LB      49ers


           15        372        Gary Parris                 TE        Chargers


1972   10        240        Rhett Dawson            WR      Oilers


            10        260        Richard Amman        DT      Cowboys


           12        306        Kent Gaydos              TE        Raiders


1971   10        256        Tom Bailey                RB      Eagles


1970   2            51        Bill Cappleman          QB      Vikings


           6          135        Grant Guthrie             K         Bills


           6          136        Jeff Curchin               T          Bears


           15        366        Phil Abraira               DB      Bears


1969   1              6        Ron Sellers                WR      Patriots


           3            72        Charles Gass              TE        Browns


           4            97        Bill Rhodes               G         Cardinals


            7          176        Walt Summer             DB      Browns


           12        297        Dale McCullers          LB      Dolphins


1968   6          142        Kim Hammond          QB      Dolphins


           7          183        Lane Fenner               WR    Chargers


           12        312        Thurston Taylor         TE        Eagles


           14        368        Bill Moreman             RB      Giants


           17        455        Wayne McDuffie      C          Browns


1967   3            79        Del Williams             C          Saints


           17        422        Larry Kissam            T          Dolphins


1966   9          131        Jack Shinholser          LB      Redskins


           12        184        Jim Mankins              RB      Packers


1965   2              0        Fred Biletnikoff         WR     Raiders


           3            39        Fred Biletnikoff         WR     Lions


           16        224        Steve Tensi                QB      Colts


1964   12        161        Bill Dawson               E          Rams


1963   8          104        Keith Kinderman      B          Packers


1962   18        243        Don Donatelli            C          Cardinals


           20        267        Ed Trancygier            QB      Redskins


1961   19        255        Tony Romoe             E          Redskins


1958   22        264        Bob Renn                 B          Browns


           23        270        Ron Schomburger      E          Redskins


1957   29        346        Lee Corso                 B          Cardinals


1956   8            96        George Boyer            LB       Rams


           19        220        Jerry Jacobs               G         Steelers


1955   4            40        Tom Feamster            E          Rams


           20        241        Bill Proctor               T          Browns


1954   16        191        Bobby Fiveash           B          49ers


           25        294        Tom Feamster            E          Bears


           29        340        Bill Mote                   T          Giants


1952   12        144        Roy Thompson         B          Browns


1951   12        142        Milan Sellers              B          Browns


           24        291        Wayne Benner           B          Browns


           29        351        Bill Driver                 B          Browns


                                                                            


 

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