2010 NFL Draft Notes: Part II

Official NFL Release

2010 NFL DRAFT NOTES

-- 75TH NFL DRAFT --

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL, NEW YORK CITY

APRIL 22-24, 2010

 

"MOSTS"

Number of times QB and RB from same college have been chosen in top 10:  10  1942 (QB Frank Albert, RB Pete Kmetovic-Stanford), 1943 (QB Jack Jenkins, RB Bob Steuber-Missouri), 1944 (QB Angelo Bertelli, RB Creighton Miller-Notre Dame), 1946 (QB Frank Dancewicz, QB Johnny Lujack, RB Emil Sitko-Notre Dame), 1947 (QB Ernie Case, RB Cal Rossi-UCLA), 1948 (QB Harry Gilmer, RB Lowell Tew-Alabama), 1983 (QB Todd Blackledge, RB Curt Warner-Penn State), 1993(QB Rick Mirer, RB Jerome Bettis- Notre Dame), 1995 (QB Kerry Collins, RB Ki-Jana Carter-Penn State), 2006 (QB Matt Leinart, RB Reggie Bush-Southern California).

 

Most offensive linemen taken in first round:  10

1968 - T Ron Yary, C Robert Johnson, T Russ Washington, T Mike Taylor, C Forrest Blue, G Maurice Moorman, G George Daney, T John Williams, G Bill Lueck, T Doug Crusan.

Colleges with most No. 1 overall draft choices:

Notre Dame (5)

1973: Walt Patulski, DE (Buffalo); 1957: Paul Hornung, HB (Green Bay);1950: Leon Hart, E (Detroit); 1946: Frank Dancewicz, QB (Boston Yanks); 1944: Angelo Bertelli, QB (Boston Yanks)

Southern California (5)

2003: Carson Palmer, QB (Cincinnati); 1996: Keyshawn Johnson, WR (N.Y. Jets); 1977: Ricky Bell, RB (Tampa Bay); 1969: O.J. Simpson, RB (Buffalo); 1968: Ron Yary, T (Minnesota)


Most first-round selections from one college in single year:  6

2004 - Miami (Sean Taylor, Kellen Winslow, Jonathan Vilma, D.J. Williams, Vernon Carey, Vince Wilfork).


Number of times wide receivers from same college have been selected in first round in consecutive years:  5 (Note: No wide receivers were selected in the first round in 2008.)

Ohio State - Joey Galloway (1995) and Terry Glenn (1996); Santonio Holmes (2006) and Ted Ginn Jr. (2007) and Anthony Gonzalez (2007)

Colorado - Charles Johnson (1994) and Michael Westbrook (1995)

Southern California - Curtis Conway (1993) and Johnnie Morton (1994)

Tennessee - Anthony Hancock (1982), Willie Gault (1983) and Clyde Duncan (1984)


College with most players taken in single draft: Texas, 17 in 1984.


Consecutive first-round choices from same college that played same position:

1991: Tennessee Ts Charles McRae (#7-Tampa Bay) and Antone Davis (#8-Philadelphia).

1993: Alabama DEs John Copeland (#5-Cincinnati) and Eric Curry (#6-Tampa Bay).

1997: Miami DEs Kenard Lang (#17- Washington) and Kenny Holmes (#18-Tennessee).

 

Number of  Pro Football Hall of Famers chosen No. 1 overall:  13

1942 - "Bullet" Bill Dudley/Pittsburgh; 1945 - Charley Trippi/Chicago Cardinals1949 - Chuck Bednarik/Philadelphia; 1957 - Paul Hornung/Green Bay; 1963 - Buck Buchanan/Kansas City (AFL);1968 - Ron Yary/Minnesota; 1969 - O.J. Simpson/Buffalo; 1970 - Terry Bradshaw/Pittsburgh; 1976 - Lee Roy Selmon/Tampa Bay; 1978 - Earl Campbell/Houston; 1983 - John Elway/Baltimore Colts1985- Bruce Smith/Buffalo Bills1989 - Troy Aikman/Dallas Cowboys.


Pro Football Hall of Famers chosen consecutively in first round by same team in one draft:

1965: Dick Butkus (#3-Illinois/LB) and Gale Sayers (#4-Kansas/RB) by Chicago Bears.

 

Number of times in past 10 years that two players with same surname were drafted consecutively:  6

2000:  Round 6 - WR Emanuel Smith (Jacksonville/#196) and DE Robaire Smith (Tennessee/#197)

2004:  Round 7 - CB Nathan Jones (Dallas/#205) and WR Mark Jones (Tampa Bay/#206)

2006:  Round 1 - G Davin Joseph (Tampa Bay/#23) and DB Johnathan Joseph (Cincinatti/#24)

2006:  Round 4 - LB Leon Williams (Cleveland/#110) and WR Demetrius Williams (Baltimore/#111)

2008:  Round 1 - T Jake Long (Miami/#1) and DE Chris Long (St. Louis/#2)


DRAFT TIMES

NOTE:  The first combined (AFL-NFL) draft in 1967 consisted of 17 rounds.  In 1977, the draft was reduced to 12 rounds.  There were eight rounds in 1993 and seven since 1994.

Longest first round since 1967: 2007 (6 hours, 8 minutes)

Shortest first round since 1967: 1972 (2 hours)

Longest seven-round draft: 2007 (18 hours, 5 minutes)

Shortest seven-round draft: 1998 (14 hours, 25 minutes)

Most rounds on draft day: 30 (1943-1959 drafts)


 

 

 

 

CONFERENCES

Number of players drafted by conference since 1990:

 1. SEC                      733

 2. BIG TEN               638

 3. PAC-10                 637

 4. ACC                      523

 5. BIG EAST             393

 6. BIG XII                  381 (1997 draft was first in Big XII history)

 7. WAC                     206

 8. BIG-8                     185 (Merged with SWC in 1996 to form Big XII)

 9. SWC                     160 (Merged with Big 8 in 1996 to form Big XII)

10. C-USA                 139 (1997 draft was first in history)


Others:

INDEPENDENT - 386

BIG SKY - 47

MAC - 119  

OHIO VALLEY - 41

MOUNTAIN WEST - 103 (2000 draft was first in history)

GATEWAY - 39

SWAC - 86

SOUTHERN - 31

SOUTHLAND - 67

YANKEE - 15

MEAC - 53



COLLEGES WITH THREE PLAYERS DRAFTED IN FIRST ROUND

Number of times in past 10 years college has had at least 3 players chosen in first round16

2000:  Florida State - Peter Warrick/Cincinnati; Corey Simon/Philadelphia; Sebastian Janikowski/Oakland.

2001:  Miami (4) - Dan Morgan/Carolina; Damione Lewis/St. Louis; Santana Moss/ N.Y. Jets; Reggie Wayne/Indianapolis.

            Michigan - David Terrell/Chicago; Steve Hutchinson/Seattle; Jeff Backus/Detroit.

2002:  Miami (5) - Bryant McKinnie/Minnesota; Jeremy Shockey/N.Y. Giants; Phillip Buchanon/Oakland; Ed Reed/Baltimore; Mike Rumph/San Francisco.

            Tennessee - John Henderson/Jacksonville; Donte' Stallworth/New Orleans; Albert Haynesworth/Tennessee.

2003:  Miami (4) - Andre Johnson/Houston; Jerome McDougle/Philadelphia; Willis McGahee/Buffalo; William Joseph/N.Y. Giants.

            Penn State (4) - Jimmy Kennedy/St. Louis; Michael Haynes/Chicago; Bryant Johnson/Arizona; Larry Johnson/Kansas City.

2004:  Miami (6) - Sean Taylor/Washington; Kellen Winslow/Cleveland; Jonathan Vilma/N.Y.

Jets; D.J. Williams/Denver; Vernon Carey/Miami; Vince Wilfork/New England.

            Ohio State - Will Smith/Saints, Chris Gamble/Panthers, Mike Jenkins/Falcons.

2005:  Auburn (4) - Ronnie Brown/Miami; Jason Campbell/Washington; Carlos Rogers/Washington; Carnell Williams/Tampa Bay.

2006:  Ohio State (5) - A.J. Hawk/Green Bay; Donte Whitner/Buffalo; Bobby Carpenter/Dallas; Santonio Holmes/Pittsburgh; Nick Mangold/N.Y. Jets.

            Florida State (4) - Ernie Sims/Detroit; Kamerion Wimbley/Cleveland; Brodrick Bunkley/Philadelphia; Antonio Cromartie/San Diego.

North Carolina State - Mario Williams/Houston; Manny Lawson/San Francisco; John McCargo/Buffalo.

2007:  Louisiana State (4) - JaMarcus Russell/Oakland; LaRon Landry/Washington; Dwayne Bowe/Kansas City; Craig Davis/San Diego.

            Miami - Brandon Meriweather/New England; Jon Beason/Carolina; Greg Olsen/Chicago.

2008: Southern California (4) - Sedrick Ellis/New Orleans; Keith Rivers/Cincinnati; Sam Baker/Atlanta; Lawrence Jackson/Seattle.

2009: Southern California (3) - Mark Sanchez/N.Y. Jets; Brian Cushing/Houston; Clay Matthews/Green Bay


 

 

 

 

CALIFORNIA/FLORIDA

Number of times at least 3 players who played college football in California have been selected in top 10:  9

1942

Pete Kmetovic

Stanford

Philadelphia (#3)

 

Bob Robertson

USC

Brooklyn (#7)

 

Frankie Albert

Stanford

Chicago Bears (#10)

 

1947

Cal Rossi

UCLA

Washington (#4)

 

Ernie Case

UCLA

Green Bay (#6)

 

Herman Wedemeyer

St. Mary's (CA)

Los Angeles (#9)

 

1953

Johnny Olszewski

California

Chicago Cardinals (#4)

 

Billy Anderson

Compton J.C.

Chicago Bears (#6)

 

Al Carmichael

USC

Green Bay (#7)

 

Donn Moomaw

UCLA

Los Angeles (#9)

 

1968

Ron Yary

USC

Minnesota (#1)

 

Haven Moses

San Diego State

Buffalo (#9)

 

Mike Taylor

USC

Pittsburgh (#10)

 

1972

Sherman White

California

Cincinnati (#2)

 

Gregory Sampson

Stanford

Houston (#6)

 

Willie Buchanon

San Diego State

Green Bay (#7)

 

Jeff Siemon

Stanford

Minnesota (#10)

 

1977

Ricky Bell

USC

Tampa Bay (#1)

 

Marvin Powell

USC

N.Y. Jets (#4)

 

Gary Jeter

USC

N.Y. Giants (#5)

 

1981

Freeman McNeil

UCLA

N.Y. Jets (#3)

 

Kenny Easley

UCLA

Seattle (#4)

 

Rich Campbell

California

Green Bay (#6)

 

Ronnie Lott

USC

San Francisco (#8)

 

1982

Chip Banks

USC

Cleveland (#3)

 

Darrin Nelson

Stanford

Minnesota (#7)

 

Marcus Allen

USC

Oakland (#10)

 

1994

Marshall Faulk

San Diego State

Indianapolis (#2)

Willie McGinest

USC

New England (#4)

Trent Dilfer

Fresno State

Tampa Bay (#6)

Jamir Miller

UCLA

Arizona (#10)



Number of times three players who played college football in Florida have been selected

in top 10:  4

1987 

Vinny Testaverde

Miami

Tampa Bay (#1)

Alonzo Highsmith

Miami

Houston (#3)

Jerome Brown

Miami

Philadelphia (#9)

1997

Peter Boulware

Florida State

Baltimore (#4)

Walter Jones

Florida State

Seattle (#6)

Ike Hilliard

Florida

N.Y. Giants (#7)

1998

Andre Wadsworth

Florida State

Arizona (#3)

Fred Taylor

Florida

Jacksonville (#9)

Duane Starks

Miami

Baltimore (#10)

2000

Peter Warrick

Florida State

Cincinnati (#4)

Corey Simon

Florida State

Philadelphia (#6)

Travis Taylor

Florida

Baltimore (#10)



FIRST ROUND BY POSITION

Most first-round selections by position (one year):

Quarterback (6-1983):

John Elway/Baltimore, Todd Blackledge/Kansas City, Jim Kelly/Buffalo, Tony Eason/New England, Ken O'Brien/NY Jets, Dan Marino/Miami

Halfback/Running Back (9-1938, 1941):

(Last time) 1941 - Tom Harmon/Chicago Bears, John Kimbrough/Chicago Cardinals, Norm Standlee/Chicago Bears, John Thomason/Detroit, George Franck/New York, George Paskavan/Green Bay, Dean McAdams/Brooklyn, Don Scott/Chicago Bears, Forrest Evashevski/Washington

Wide Receiver (7-2004):

Larry Fitzgerald/Arizona, Roy Williams/Detroit, Reggie Williams/Jacksonville, Lee Evans/Buffalo, Michael Clayton/Tampa Bay, Michael Jenkins/Atlanta, Rashaun Woods/San Francisco.

Tight End (3-1970, 2002):

(Last time) 2002 - Jeremy Shockey/N.Y. Giants; Daniel Graham/New England; Jerramy Stevens/Seattle

Center (2-1949, 1950, 1968, 2009):

(Last time) 2009 - Alex Mack/Cleveland, Eric Wood/Buffalo

Guard (4-1982):

Mike Munchak/Houston, Sean Farrell/Tampa Bay, Ron Hallestrom/Green Bay, Roy Foster/Miami

Tackle (8-2008):

Jake Long/Miami, Ryan Clady/Denver, Chris Williams/Chicago, Branden Albert/Kansas City, Gosder Cherilus/Detroit, Jeff Otah/Carolina, Sam Baker/Atlanta, Duane Brown/Houston

Defensive Back (7-1998, 2006):

(Last time) 2006 - Michael Huff/Texas, Donte Williams/Buffalo, Tye Hill/St. Louis, Jason Allen/Miami, Antonio Cromartie/San Diego, Johnathan Joseph/Cincinnati, Kelly Jennings/Seattle

Linebacker (7-1990):

Keith McCants/Tampa Bay, Junior Seau/San Diego, Chris Singleton/New England, James Francis/Cincinnati, Percy Snow/Kansas City, Lamar Lathon/Houston, Tony Bennett/GB

Defensive End (6-1992):

Steve Emtman/Indianapolis, Sean Gilbert/LA Rams, Chester McGlockton/LA Raiders, Alonzo Spellman/Chicago, Chris Mims/San Diego, Robert Porcher/Detroit

Defensive Tackle (6-1977, 2001, 2003):

(Last time) 2003 - Dewayne Robertson/N.Y. Jets, Johnathan Sullivan/New Orleans, Kevin Williams/Minnesota, Jimmy Kennedy/St. Louis, Ty Warren/New England, William Joseph/N.Y. Giants.

Nose Tackle (1-1986, 1988):

 

(Last time) 1988 -Ted Gregory/Denver

 

Kicker/Punter (1-1966, 1973, 1978, 1979, 2000):

(Last time) 2000 - K Sebastian Janikowski/Oakland



 

 

 

 

MOST PLAYERS DRAFTED FROM SINGLE SCHOOL SINCE 1970

Year

College

Players

1970

Grambling, Southern California

  9


1971

Ohio State

13


1972

Michigan

10


1973

Oklahoma

11


1974

UCLA

12


1975

Southern California

14


1976

Nebraska, Ohio State

11


1977

Southern California

14


1978

Florida

10


1979

Notre Dame, Oklahoma

10


1980

Nebraska, Southern California

10


1981

Pittsburgh

12


1982

Texas

12


1983

Southern California

11


1984

Texas

17


1985

Wisconsin

11


1986

Illinois, Southern California

  9


1987

Penn State

13


1988

Oklahoma

13


1989

Auburn

10


1990

Southern California

10


1991

Miami

11


1992

Washington

11


1993

Notre Dame, Miami

  9


1994

Notre Dame

10


1995

Colorado, Florida State

10


1996

Penn State

10


1997

Arizona State, Miami, Nebraska

  8


1998

Washington

10


1999

Florida, Ohio State

8


2000

Tennessee

9


2001

Florida State

9


2002

Miami

11


2003

Florida, Miami, Tennessee

8


2004

Ohio State

14


2005

Oklahoma

11

2006

Southern California

11

2007

Florida

9

2008

Southern California

10

2009

Southern California

11



UNDERCLASSMEN AND THE DRAFT

NOTE:  In the past 20 years (since 1990), 11 of the No. 1 overall picks have been juniors (Jeff George - 1990, Steve Emtman - 1992, Drew Bledsoe - 1993, Dan Wilkinson - 1994, Ki-Jana Carter - 1995, Orlando Pace - 1997, Tim Couch - 1999, Michael Vick - 2001, Mario Williams - 2006, JaMarcus Russell - 2007, Matthew Stafford - 2009).

Year

Entered

Drafted

Top-10 Picks

2009

46

41

5

2008

53

39

4

2007

40

29

5

2006

52

33

6

2005

51

37

4

2004

43

35

5

2003

47

32

5

2002

38

26

2

2001

35

27

5

2000

26

20

4

1999

31

22

5

1998

32

19

3

1997

34

25

6

1996

24

16

4

1995

33

22

2

1994

31

25

6

1993

34

24

5

1992

30

21

5

1991

23

19

1

1990

28

18

5



 

 

 

 

COLLEGES WITH MOST FIRST-ROUND PICKS

(Since first common draft in 1967)

College

Total

College

Total

USC

63

Oklahoma

28

Miami (Fla.)

56

Nebraska

27

Ohio State

53

Alabama

27

Florida

37

Arizona State

22

Tennessee

36

Georgia

22

Notre Dame

35

Michigan State

22

Florida St.

34

UCLA

22

Michigan

32

Texas A&M

21

Penn State

31

Pittsburgh

21

Texas

31

Colorado

20


COLLEGES WITH MOST FIRST-ROUND PICKS BY YEAR (Since 1967)

1967-Michigan State/4

1989-Florida/3

1968-Southern California/5

1990-Multiple with 2

1969-Notre Dame, Ohio St., Southern California /2

1991-Tennessee/3

1970-Oklahoma/3

1992-Multiple with 2

1971-Ohio State/4

1993-Notre Dame/4

1972-Nebraska, Notre Dame/3

1994-Notre Dame, Texas A&M/3

1973-Purdue, Southern California/3

1995- Fla. St., Michigan, Ohio St., Penn St./3

1974-Ohio State/3

1996-Ohio State/3

1975-Ohio State/3

1997-Florida State/4

1976-Colorado, Oklahoma/3

1998-North Carolina, Tennessee/3

1977-Southern California/3

1999-Ohio State/3

1978-Notre Dame/3

2000-Florida State/3

1979-Multiple with 2

2001-Miami/4

1980-Southern California, Texas/3

2002-Miami/5

1981-Southern California, Pittsburgh/3

2003-Miami/4, Penn State/4

1982-Southern California/3

2004-Miami/6

1983-Pittsburgh, Southern California/3

2005-Auburn/4

1984-Maryland, Nebraska, Oklahoma/2

2006-Ohio State/5

1985-Wisconsin/3

2007-Lousiana State/4

1986-Iowa/3

2008- Southern California/4

1987-Miami/3

2009- Southern California/3

1988-Arizona State, Miami, Oklahoma/2

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