1981 - Round 1
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
1 New Orleans Saints George Rogers RB South Carolina
2 New York Giants Lawrence Taylor LB North Carolina
3 New York Jets Freeman McNeil RB UCLA
4 Seattle Seahawks Kenny Easley DB UCLA
5 St. Louis Cardinals E.J. Junior LB Alabama
6 Green Bay Packers Rich Campbell QB California
7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hugh Green LB Pittsburgh
8 San Francisco 49ers Ronnie Lott DB USC
9 Los Angeles Rams Mel Owens LB Michigan
10 Cincinnati Bengals David Verser WR Kansas
11 Chicago Bears Keith Van Horne T USC
12 Baltimore Colts Randy McMillan RB Pittsburgh
13 Miami Dolphins David Overstreet RB Oklahoma
14 Kansas City Chiefs Willie Scott TE South Carolina
15 Denver Broncos Dennis Smith DB USC
16 Detroit Lions Mark Nichols WR San Jose State
17 Pittsburgh Steelers Keith Gary DE Oklahoma
18 Baltimore Colts Donnell Thompson DE North Carolina
19 New England Patriots Brian Holloway T Stanford
20 Washington Redskins Mark May T Pittsburgh
21 Oakland Raiders Ted Watts DB Texas Tech
22 Cleveland Browns Hanford Dixon DB Southern Mississippi
23 Oakland Raiders Curt Marsh G Washington
24 San Diego Chargers James Brooks RB Auburn
25 Atlanta Falcons Bobby Butler DB Florida State
26 Dallas Cowboys Howard Richards T Missouri
27 Philadelphia Eagles Leonard Mitchell DE Houston
28 Buffalo Bills Booker Moore RB Penn State
1981 - Round 2
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
29 New Orleans Saints Russell Gary DB Nebraska
30 New York Jets Marion Barber RB Minnesota
31 Seattle Seahawks David Hughes RB Boise State
32 New York Giants Dave Young TE Purdue
33 St. Louis Cardinals Neil Lomax QB Portland State
34 Tampa Bay Buccaneers James Wilder RB Missouri
35 Green Bay Packers Gary Lewis TE Texas-Arlington
36 San Francisco 49ers John Harty NT Iowa
37 Cincinnati Bengals Cris Collinsworth WR Florida
38 Chicago Bears Mike Singletary LB Baylor
39 Minnesota Vikings Mardye McDole WR Mississippi State
40 San Francisco 49ers Eric Wright DB Missouri
41 Kansas City Chiefs Joe Delaney RB Northwestern State-Louisiana
42 Denver Broncos Clay Brown TE Brigham Young
43 Los Angeles Rams Jim Collins LB Syracuse
44 Pittsburgh Steelers Anthony Washington DB Fresno State
45 Minnesota Vikings Robin Sendlein LB Texas
46 Detroit Lions Curtis Green DE Alabama State
47 New England Patriots Tony Collins RB East Carolina
48 Oakland Raiders Howie Long DE Villanova
49 Buffalo Bills Chris Williams DB Louisiana State
50 Buffalo Bills Byron Franklin WR Auburn
51 New Orleans Saints Rickey Jackson LB Pittsburgh
52 Minnesota Vikings Jarvis Redwine RB Nebraska
53 Dallas Cowboys Doug Donley WR Ohio State
54 Atlanta Falcons Lyman White LB Louisiana State
55 Philadelphia Eagles Dean Miraldi G Utah
56 Miami Dolphins Andra Franklin RB Nebraska
1981 - Round 3
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
57 New Orleans Saints Frank Warren DE Auburn
58 Seattle Seahawks Bill Dugan G Penn State
59 New York Giants John Mistler WR Arizona State
60 New York Jets Ben Rudolph DT Long Beach State
61 St. Louis Cardinals Jeff Griffin DB Utah
62 Green Bay Packers Ray Stachowicz P Michigan State
63 Los Angeles Rams Greg Meisner NT Pittsburgh
64 Cincinnati Bengals John Simmons DB Southern Methodist
65 San Francisco 49ers Carlton Williamson DB Pittsburgh
66 Los Angeles Rams Bob Cobb DE Arizona
67 Chicago Bears Ken Margerum WR Stanford
68 Baltimore Colts Randy Van Divier T Washington
69 Washington Redskins Russ Grimm G Pittsburgh
70 Kansas City Chiefs Marvin Harvey TE Southern Mississippi
71 New Orleans Saints Hoby Brenner TE USC
72 Detroit Lions Don Greco G Western Illinois
73 Pittsburgh Steelers Rick Donnalley C North Carolina
74 Minnesota Vikings Tim Irwin T Tennessee
75 Kansas City Chiefs Roger Taylor T Oklahoma State
76 Buffalo Bills Mike Mosley WR Texas A&M
77 San Diego Chargers Irvin Phillips DB Arkansas Tech
78 Kansas City Chiefs Lloyd Burruss DB Maryland
79 Houston Oilers Mike Holston WR Morgan State
80 Atlanta Falcons Scott Woerner DB Georgia
81 Dallas Cowboys Glen Titensor G Brigham Young
82 Philadelphia Eagles Greg LaFleur TE Louisiana State
83 Buffalo Bills Robert Geathers -- South Carolina State
1981 - Round 4
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
84 Miami Dolphins Sam Greene -- Nevada-Las Vegas
85 New York Giants Cliff Chatman RB Central Oklahoma
86 New York Jets Al Washington LB Ohio State
87 Seattle Seahawks Scott Phillips -- Brigham Young
88 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Rhodes -- Oklahoma
89 Tampa Bay Buccaneers John Holt DB West Texas A&M
90 Washington Redskins Tom Flick QB Washington
91 Dallas Cowboys Scott Pelluer LB Washington State
92 Cleveland Browns Mike Robinson DE Arizona
93 Cincinnati Bengals Guy Frazier LB Wyoming
94 Baltimore Colts Tim Sherwin TE Boston College
95 Chicago Bears Todd Bell DB Ohio State
96 Miami Dolphins Brad Wright QB New Mexico
97 Kansas City Chiefs Ron Washington -- Arizona State
98 Denver Broncos Mark Herrmann QB Purdue
99 Detroit Lions Tracy Porter WR Louisiana State
100 Pittsburgh Steelers Robbie Martin WR Cal Poly-S.L.O.
101 Minnesota Vikings John Swain DB Miami (Fla.)
102 New England Patriots Don Blackmon LB Tulsa
103 San Diego Chargers Amos Lawrence RB North Carolina
104 Los Angeles Rams George Lilja C Michigan
105 Green Bay Packers Richard Turner NT Oklahoma
106 Houston Oilers Nick Eyre T Brigham Young
107 San Diego Chargers Eric Sievers TE Maryland
108 Dallas Cowboys Derrie Nelson LB Nebraska
109 Atlanta Falcons John Scully C Notre Dame
110 Philadelphia Eagles Calvin Murray RB Ohio State
111 Oakland Raiders Johnny Robinson NT Louisiana Tech
1981 - Round 5
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
112 New Orleans Saints Louis Oubre G Oklahoma
113 New York Jets Tyrone Keys DE Mississippi State
114 Seattle Seahawks Edwin Bailey G South Carolina State
115 New York Giants Bill Neill NT Pittsburgh
116 St. Louis Cardinals John Gillen LB Illinois
117 Green Bay Packers Byron Braggs DE Alabama
118 Oakland Raiders James Davis DB Southern University
119 Washington Redskins Dexter Manley DE Oklahoma State
120 Cincinnati Bengals Benjie Pryor -- Pittsburgh
121 San Francisco 49ers Lynn Thomas DB Pittsburgh
122 San Francisco 49ers Arrington Jones KOR Winston-Salem State
123 Minnesota Vikings Wendell Ray -- Missouri
124 Kansas City Chiefs Todd Thomas C North Dakota
125 Denver Broncos Ken Lanier T Florida State
126 Miami Dolphins Ken Poole DE Louisiana-Monroe
127 Pittsburgh Steelers Ricky Martin -- New Mexico
128 New Orleans Saints Jerry Boyarsky NT Pittsburgh
129 Detroit Lions Larry Lee G UCLA
130 New England Patriots Steven Clark DE Kansas State
131 San Diego Chargers Keith Ferguson DE Ohio State
132 Washington Redskins Gary Sayre -- Cameron
133 Houston Oilers Delbert Fowler -- West Virginia
134 Cleveland Browns Steve Cox P Arkansas
135 Buffalo Bills Calvin Clark DE Purdue
136 Atlanta Falcons Eric Sanders T Nevada-Reno
137 Dallas Cowboys Danny Spradlin LB Tennessee
138 Miami Dolphins Tommy Vigorito RB Virginia
1981 - Round 6
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
139 New Orleans Saints Nat Hudson G Georgia
140 Seattle Seahawks Steve Durham DE Clemson
141 San Diego Chargers Andrew Gissinger T Syracuse
142 New York Jets John Woodring LB Brown
143 St. Louis Cardinals Dave Ahrens LB Wisconsin
144 New Orleans Saints Johnnie Poe DB Missouri
145 New York Giants Melvin Hoover WR Arizona State
146 Cincinnati Bengals Rex Robinson K Georgia
147 San Francisco 49ers Pete Kugler NT Penn State
148 Washington Redskins Larry Kubin LB Penn State
149 Baltimore Colts Bubba Green DT North Carolina State
150 Chicago Bears Reuben Henderson DB San Diego State
151 Denver Broncos Alvin Lewis -- Colorado State
152 Miami Dolphins Mack Moore DE Texas A&M
153 Kansas City Chiefs Dock Luckie -- Florida
154 Miami Dolphins Fulton Walker DB West Virginia
155 Detroit Lions Sam Johnson -- Maryland
156 Pittsburgh Steelers Bryan Hinkle LB Oregon
157 New England Patriots Ron Wooten G North Carolina
158 Los Angeles Rams William Daniels -- Alabama State
159 Houston Oilers Bill Kay DB Purdue
160 Cleveland Browns Ron Simmons -- Florida State
161 Buffalo Bills Robert Holt WR Baylor
162 San Diego Chargers Bobby Duckworth WR Arkansas
163 Dallas Cowboys Vince Skillings -- Ohio State
164 Atlanta Falcons Harry Stanback DE North Carolina
165 New York Giants Edward O'Neal -- Tuskegee
166 New Orleans Saints Glen Redd LB Brigham Young
1981 - Round 7
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
167 New Orleans Saints Kevin Williams WR USC
168 New York Giants Louis Jackson RB Cal Poly-S.L.O.
169 New York Jets Kenny Neil DE Iowa State
170 Seattle Seahawks Ron Johnson WR Long Beach State
171 St. Louis Cardinals Kevin Donnalley DB North Dakota State
172 Green Bay Packers Bill Whitaker DB Missouri
173 Dallas Cowboys Ron Fellows DB Missouri
174 Philadelphia Eagles Alan Duncan -- Tennessee
175 Los Angeles Rams Ron Battle TE North Texas
176 Cincinnati Bengals Jeff Schuh LB Minnesota
177 Chicago Bears Jeff Fisher DB USC
178 Baltimore Colts Obed Ariri K Clemson
179 Miami Dolphins Michael Daum T Cal Poly-S.L.O.
180 Kansas City Chiefs Billy Jackson RB Alabama
181 Denver Broncos Steve Busick LB USC
182 Detroit Lions Lee Spivey -- Southern Methodist
183 Pittsburgh Steelers David Little LB Florida
184 Minnesota Vikings Don Shaver -- Kutztown
185 New England Patriots Kenneth Toler WR Mississippi
186 Seattle Seahawks Brad Scovill -- Penn State
187 Cleveland Browns Eddie Johnson LB Louisville
188 Buffalo Bills Steve Doolittle -- Colorado
189 San Diego Chargers Pete Holohan TE Notre Dame
190 Los Angeles Rams Mike Clark DE Florida
191 Dallas Cowboys Ken Miller -- Eastern Michigan
192 Philadelphia Eagles Doak Field LB Baylor
193 Houston Oilers Don Washington -- Texas A&M - Kingsville
1981 - Round 8
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
194 New England Patriots Ken Naber -- Stanford
195 New York Jets Lloyd Jones -- Brigham Young
196 Seattle Seahawks Eric Lane RB Brigham Young
197 New York Giants John Powers -- Michigan
198 St. Louis Cardinals Mike Fisher WR Baylor
199 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Denver Johnson -- Tulsa
200 Green Bay Packers Larry Werts -- Jackson State
201 Washington Redskins Charlie Brown WR South Carolina State
202 Cincinnati Bengals Bobby Kemp DB Cal State-Fullerton
203 San Francisco 49ers Garry White -- Minnesota
204 Baltimore Colts Ken Sitton -- Oklahoma
205 Chicago Bears Scott Zettek -- Notre Dame
206 Kansas City Chiefs David Dorn -- Rutgers
207 New York Giants Mark Reed QB Morehead State
208 Miami Dolphins William Judson DB South Carolina State
209 Pittsburgh Steelers Frank Wilson TE Rice
210 Minnesota Vikings Wade Wilson QB Texas A&M-Commerce
211 Detroit Lions Bob Niziolek TE Colorado
212 New England Patriots Lin Dawson TE North Carolina State
213 New York Jets J.C. Watts -- Oklahoma
214 New Orleans Saints Gene Gladys -- Penn State
215 New Orleans Saints Kevin Evans -- Arkansas
216 Los Angeles Rams Art Plunkett T Nevada-Las Vegas
217 Houston Oilers Willie Tullis DB Troy State
218 Dallas Cowboys Paul Piurowski -- Florida State
219 Atlanta Falcons Cliff Toney -- Auburn
220 Baltimore Colts Hosea Taylor DE Houston
221 New York Giants Billy Ard G Wake Forest
1981 - Round 9
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
222 New Orleans Saints Toussaint Tyler RB Washington
223 Seattle Seahawks Jim Stone -- Notre Dame
224 New York Giants Byron Hunt LB Southern Methodist
225 New York Jets Admiral Dewey Larry -- Nevada-Las Vegas
226 St. Louis Cardinals Stump Mitchell RB The Citadel
227 Green Bay Packers Tim Huffman G Notre Dame
228 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Ford QB Southern Methodist
229 Cincinnati Bengals Jim Hannula T Northern Illinois
230 Cincinnati Bengals Samoa Samoa -- Washington State
231 Washington Redskins Darryl Grant DT Rice
232 Chicago Bears Frank Ditta -- Baylor
233 Baltimore Colts Tim Gooch -- Kentucky
234 Denver Broncos Rusty Olsen -- Washington
235 Miami Dolphins John Noonan -- Nebraska
236 Seattle Seahawks Jimbo Whatley -- Washington State
237 Kansas City Chiefs Tony Vereen -- Southeastern Louisiana
238 Detroit Lions Hugh Jernigan -- Arkansas
239 Pittsburgh Steelers James Hunter NT USC
240 Detroit Lions David Martin DB Villanova
241 Buffalo Bills Robb Riddick RB Millersville
242 Los Angeles Rams Ron Seawell -- Portland State
243 Houston Oilers Avon Riley LB UCLA
244 Cleveland Browns Randy Schleusener -- Nebraska
245 Atlanta Falcons Calvin Fance -- Rice
246 Dallas Cowboys Mike Wilson WR Washington State
247 Philadelphia Eagles Chuck Commiskey G Mississippi
248 Oakland Raiders Curt Mohl -- UCLA
1981 - Round 10
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
249 New Orleans Saints Hokie Gajan RB Louisiana State
250 New York Giants Mike Barker -- Grambling State
251 New York Jets Marty Wetzel LB Tulane
252 Seattle Seahawks Ken Dawson -- Savannah State
253 St. Louis Cardinals James Mallard -- Alabama
254 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ken McCune -- Texas
255 Green Bay Packers Nickie Hall -- Tulane
256 Baltimore Colts Gregg Gerken -- Northern Arizona
257 Washington Redskins Phil Kessel -- Northern Michigan
258 Cincinnati Bengals Hubert Simpson -- Tennessee
259 Baltimore Colts Trent Bryant DB Arkansas
260 Chicago Bears Tim Clifford -- Indiana
261 Miami Dolphins Steve Folsom TE Utah
262 Kansas City Chiefs Les Studdard C Texas
263 St. Louis Cardinals Jim Joiner -- Miami (Fla.)
264 Detroit Lions Andy Cannavino -- Michigan
265 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Mayock DB Boston College
266 Minnesota Vikings James Murphy WR Utah State
267 Washington Redskins Allan Kennedy T Washington State
268 San Diego Chargers Robert Parham -- Grambling State
269 Los Angeles Rams Robert Alexander RB West Virginia
270 Houston Oilers Larry Jones -- Colorado State
271 Cleveland Browns Dean Prater DE Oklahoma State
272 Buffalo Bills Justin Cross T Western State (Colo.)
273 Dallas Cowboys Pat Graham -- California
274 Atlanta Falcons Robert Murphy -- Ohio State
275 Philadelphia Eagles Hubie Oliver RB Arizona
276 Oakland Raiders Frank Hawkins RB Nevada-Reno
1981 - Round 11
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
277 New Orleans Saints Lester Mickens -- Kansas
278 New York Jets Ed Gall -- Maryland
279 Seattle Seahawks Lance Olander -- Colorado
280 San Diego Chargers Matt Petrzelka -- Iowa
281 St. Louis Cardinals Mike Sherrod -- Illinois
282 Green Bay Packers Forrest Valora -- Oklahoma
283 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Johnny Ray Smith DB Lamar
284 Washington Redskins Jerry Hill -- North Alabama
285 Cincinnati Bengals Robert Jackson DB Central Michigan
286 San Francisco 49ers Ron DeBose -- UCLA
287 Chicago Bears Lonnie Johnson -- Indiana
288 Baltimore Colts Holden Smith WR California
289 Kansas City Chiefs Frank Case DE Penn State
290 Denver Broncos Pat Walker -- Miami (Fla.)
291 Miami Dolphins Jim Jensen WR Boston U.
292 Pittsburgh Steelers Rick Trocano QB Pittsburgh
293 Minnesota Vikings Bill Stephanos -- Boston College
294 Detroit Lions Willie Jackson -- Mississippi State
295 New England Patriots Brian Buckley -- Harvard
296 Los Angeles Rams Marcellus Greene DB Arizona
297 Houston Oilers Claude Matthews -- Auburn
298 Cleveland Browns Larry Friday DB Mississippi State
299 Buffalo Bills Buster Barnett TE Jackson State
300 San Diego Chargers Carlos Bradley LB Wake Forest
301 Atlanta Falcons Keith Chappelle -- Iowa
302 Dallas Cowboys Tim Morrison -- Georgia
303 Philadelphia Eagles Gail Davis -- Virginia Union
304 Oakland Raiders Chester Willis RB Auburn
306 Seattle Seahawks Jeff Bednarek -- U. of Pacific
1981 - Round 12
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
305 New Orleans Saints Jim Wilks DE San Diego State
307 New York Giants Mike Maher -- Western Illinois
308 New York Jets Mike Moeller -- Drake
309 St. Louis Cardinals Joe Adams -- Nebraska
310 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Brad White NT Tennessee
311 Green Bay Packers Cliff Lewis LB Southern Mississippi
312 Cincinnati Bengals Mark O'Connell -- Ball State
313 San Francisco 49ers Major Ogilvie -- Alabama
314 Washington Redskins Clint Didier TE Portland State
315 Baltimore Colts Eric Scoggins LB USC
316 Chicago Bears Bob Shupryt -- New Mexico
317 Denver Broncos John Hankerd -- Notre Dame
318 Miami Dolphins John Alford -- South Carolina State
319 Kansas City Chiefs Bob Gagliano QB Utah State
320 Minnesota Vikings Brian Williams TE Southern University
321 Denver Broncos Mandel Robinson -- Wyoming
322 San Francisco 49ers Joe Adams -- Tennessee State
323 New England Patriots Cris Crissy DB Princeton
324 Houston Oilers Bill Capece K Florida State
325 Cleveland Browns Kevin McGill -- Oregon
326 Buffalo Bills Keith Clark -- Memphis
327 San Diego Chargers Stacy Charles -- Bethune-Cookman
328 Los Angeles Rams Jairo Penaranda RB UCLA
329 Dallas Cowboys Nate Lundy -- Indiana
330 Atlanta Falcons Mark McCants -- Temple
331 Philadelphia Eagles Ray Ellis DB Ohio State
332 Oakland Raiders Phil Nelson -- Delaware
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