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1st Overall NFL Draft Picks




Here is a list players who were 1st overall picks from past NFL drafts dating back to 1936.

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1st Overall Draft Picks
YearPlayer Pos. School Drafted By
2013 Eric Fisher OT Central Michigan Kansas City
2012 Andrew Luck QB Stanford Indianapolis
2011 Cam Newton QB Auburn Carolina
2010 Sam Bradford QB Oklahoma St. Louis
2009 Matt Stafford QB Georgia Detroit
2008Jake Long OT Michigan Miami
2007JaMarcus Russell QB LSU Oakland
2006Mario Williams DE North Carolina State Houton
2005Alex D. Smith QB Utah San Francisco
2004Eli Manning QB Mississippi San Diego
2003Carson Palmer QB USC Cincinnati
2002David Carr QB Fresno State Houston
2001Michael Vick QB Virginia Tech Atlanta
2000Courtney Brown DE Penn State Cleveland
1999Tim Couch QB Kentucky Cleveland
1998Peyton Manning QB Tennessee Indianapolis
1997Orlando Pace T Ohio State St. Louis Rams
1996Keyshawn Johnson WR USC N.Y. Jets
1995Ki-Jana Carter RB Penn State Cincinnati
1994Dan Wilkinson DT Ohio State Cincinnati
1993Drew Bledsoe QB Washington State New England
1992Steve Emtman DT Washington Indianapolis
1991Russell Maryland DT Miami (FL) Dallas
1990Jeff George QB Illinois Indianapolis
1989Troy Aikman QB UCLA Dallas
1988Aundray Bruce LB Auburn Atlanta
1987Vinny Testaverde QB Miami (FL) Tampa Bay
1986Bo Jackson RB Auburn Tampa Bay
1985Bruce Smith DE Virginia Tech Buffalo
1984Irving Fryar WR Nebraska New England
1983John Elway QB Stanford Baltimore
1982Kenneth Sims DT Texas New England
1981George Rogers RB South Carolina New Orleans
1980Billy Sims RB Oklahoma Detroit
1979Tom Cousineau LB Ohio State Buffalo
1978Earl Campbell RB Texas Houston
1977Ricky Bell RB USC Tampa Bay
1976Lee Roy Selmon DE Oklahoma Tampa Bay
1975Steve Bartkowski QB California Atlanta
1974Ed (Too Tall) Jones DE Tennessee State Dallas
1973John Matuszak DE Tampa Houston
1972Walt Patulski DE Notre Dame Buffalo
1971Jim Plunkett QB Stanford New England
1970Terry Bradshaw QB Louisiana Tech Pittsburgh
1969O.J. Simpson RB USC Buffalo
1968Ron Yary T USC Minnesota
1967Charles (Bubba) Smith DT Michigan State Baltimore
1966Jim Grabowski RB Illinois Atlanta (N)
1966Tommy Nobis LB Texas Miami (A)
1965Tucker Frederickson RB Auburn N.Y. Giants (N)
1965Joe Namath QB Alabama Houston (A)
1964Bob Brown T Nebraska San Francisco (N)
1964Dave Parks WR Texas Tech Bos. Patriots (A)
1963Terry Baker QB Oregon State L.A. Rams (N)
1963Buck Buchanan DT Grambling Kansas City (A)
1962Ernie Davis RB Syracuse Washington (N)
1962Roman Gabriel QB North Carolina State Oakland (A)
1961Bob Gaiters RB New Mexico State Minnesota (N)
1961Tommy Mason RB Tulane Buffalo (A)
1960Billy Cannon RB Louisiana State Los Angeles
1959Randy Duncan QB Iowa Green Bay
1958King Hill QB Rice Chi. Cardinals
1957Paul Hornung RB Notre Dame Green Bay
1956Gary Glick QB Colorado State Pittsburgh
1955George Shaw QB Oregon Baltimore
1954Bobby Garrett QB Stanford Cleveland
1953Harry Babcock E Georgia San Francisco
1952Billy Wade QB Vanderbilt L.A. Rams
1951Kyle Rote B Southern Methodist N.Y. Giants
1950Leon Hart E Notre Dame Detroit
1949Chuck Bednarik C Pennsylvania Philadelphia
1948Harry Gilmer QB Alabama Washington
1947Bob Fenimore B Oklahoma State Chicago
1946Frank (Boley) Dancewicz QB Notre Dame Boston
1945Charley Trippi B Georgia Chi. Cardinals
1944Angelo Bertelli QB Notre Dame Boston Yanks
1943Frank Sinkwich RB Georgia Detroit
1942Bill Dudley B Virginia Pittsburgh
1941Tom Harmon B Michigan Chi. Bears
1940George Cafego B Tennessee Chi. Cardinals
1939Ki Aldrich C Texas Christian Chi. Cardinals
1938Corbett Davis B Indiana Clev. Rams
1937Sam Francis B Nebraska Philadelphia
1936Jay Berwanger B Chicago Philadelphia