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1984 NFL Draft
General Information
Date(s) May 1–2, 1984
Location New York City
Picks
First selection Irving Fryar, WR
New England Patriots
Mr. Irrelevant Randy Essington, QB
Los Angeles Raiders
Most selections
Fewest selections
Overall selections 336
NFL Draft
 < 1983 1985 > 

The 1984 NFL Draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held May 1-2, 1984. No teams elected to claim any players in the regular supplemental draft that year. The NFL did have a special supplemental draft for players who had already signed with the USFL or CFL on June 5, 1984.

Player selectionsEdit

= Pro Bowler [1]

Round oneEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1New England Patriots(from Tampa Bay through Cincinnati)Irving FryarWide ReceiverNebraska
2Houston OilersDean SteinkuhlerOffensive TackleNebraska
3New York GiantsCarl BanksOutside LinebackerMichigan State
4Philadelphia EaglesKenny JacksonWide ReceiverPenn State
5Kansas City ChiefsBill MaasNose TacklePitt
6San Diego ChargersMossy CadeDefensive BackTexas
7Cincinnati BengalsRicky HunleyLinebackerArizona
8Indianapolis ColtsLeonard ColemanSafetyVanderbilt
9Atlanta FalconsRick BryanDefensive EndOklahoma
10New York JetsRussell CarterSafetySouthern Methodist
11Chicago BearsWilber MarshallOutside LinebackerFlorida
12Green Bay PackersAlphonso CarrekerDefensive EndFlorida State
13Minnesota VikingsKeith MillardDefensive TackleWashington State
14Miami Dolphins(from Buffalo)Jackie ShippInside LinebackerOklahoma
15New York Jets(from New Orleans)Ron FaurotDefensive EndArkansas
16Cincinnati Bengals(from New England)Pete KochDefensive EndMaryland
17St. Louis CardinalsClyde DuncanWide ReceiverTennessee
18Cleveland BrownsDon RogersDefensive BackUCLA
19Indianapolis Colts(from Denver)Ron SoltGuardMaryland
20Detroit LionsDavid LewisTight EndCalifornia
21Kansas City Chiefs(from L.A. Rams)John AltOffensive TackleIowa
22Seattle SeahawksTerry TaylorCornerbackSouthern Illinois
23Pittsburgh SteelersLouis LippsWide ReceiverSouthern Mississippi
24San Francisco 49ersTodd ShellLinebackerBrigham Young
25Dallas CowboysBilly CannonLinebackerTexas A&M
26Buffalo Bills(from Miami)Greg BellRunning BackNotre Dame
27New York Giants(from Washington)William RobertsGuardOhio State
28Cincinnati Bengals(from L.A. Raiders through New England)Brian BladosOffensive TackleNorth Carolina

Round twoEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
29Houston OilersDoug SmithDefensive endAuburn
30Tampa Bay BuccaneersKeith BrownerLinebackerUSC
31Washington RedskinsBob SlaterDefensive tackleOklahoma
32Atlanta FalconsScott CaseDefensive backOklahoma
33San Diego ChargersMike GuendlingLinebackerNorthwestern
34Kansas City ChiefsScott RadecicLinebackerPenn State
35Indianapolis ColtsBlaise WinterDefensive tackleSyracuse
36Atlanta FalconsThomas BensonLinebackerOklahoma
37New York JetsJim SweeneyCenterPittsburgh
38Cincinnati BengalsBoomer EsiasonQuarterbackMaryland
39New York JetsGlenn DennisonTight endMiami (FL)
40Dallas CowboysVictor ScottDefensive backColorado
41Buffalo BillsEric RichardsonWide receiverSan Jose State
42New Orleans SaintsJumpy GeathersDefensive endWichita State
43New England PatriotsEd WilliamsLinebackerTexas
44Chicago BearsRon RiveraLinebackerCalifornia
45St. Louis CardinalsDoug DawsonGuardTexas
46Denver BroncosAndre TownsendDefensive endMississippi
47Detroit LionsPete MandleyWide receiverNorthern Arizona
48Cleveland BrownsChris RockinsDefensive backOklahoma State
49Seattle SeahawksDaryl TurnerWide receiverMichigan State
50Cleveland BrownsBruce DavisWide receiverBaylor
51Los Angeles RaidersSean JonesDefensive endNortheastern
52Pittsburgh SteelersChris KolodziejskiTight endWyoming
53Miami DolphinsJay BrophyLinebackerMiami (FL)
54Houston OilersBo EasonDefensive backCalifornia-Davis
55Washington RedskinsSteve HamiltonDefensive endEast Carolina
56San Francisco 49ersJohn FrankTight endOhio State

Round threeEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
57Tampa Bay BuccaneersFred AcornDefensive backTexas
58Houston OilersJohnny MeadsLinebackerNicholls State
59New York GiantsJeff HostetlerQuarterbackWest Virginia
60Philadelphia EaglesRusty RussellTackleSouth Carolina
61Kansas City ChiefsHerman HeardRunning backSouthern Colorado
62Detroit LionsEric WilliamsDefensive tackleWashington State
63Atlanta FalconsRod McSwainDefensive backClemson
64New York JetsKyle CliftonLinebackerTexas Christian
65Cincinnati BengalsStanford JenningsRunning backFurman
66Indianapolis ColtsChris ScottDefensive tacklePurdue
67Minnesota VikingsAlfred AndersonRunning backBaylor
68New Orleans SaintsTerry HoageDefensive backGeorgia
69New Orleans Saints Tyrone AnthonyRunning backNorth Carolina
70New England PatriotsJonathan WilliamsRunning backPenn State
71Chicago BearsStefan HumphriesGuardMichigan
72Green Bay PackersDonnie HumphreyDefensive tackleAuburn
73San Francisco 49ersGuy McIntyreGuardGeorgia
74Detroit LionsErnest AndersonRunning backOklahoma State
75Detroit LionsSteve BaackDefensive endOregon
76Seattle SeahawksFredd YoungLinebackerNew Mexico State
77Buffalo BillsRodney BellingerDefensive backMiami (FL)
78Denver BroncosTony LillyDefensive backFlorida
79Buffalo BillsSean McNanieDefensive endSan Diego State
80St. Louis CardinalsRick McIvorQuarterbackTexas
81Dallas CowboysFred CornwellTight endUSC
82Buffalo BillsSpeedy NealRunning backMiami (FL)
83Washington RedskinsJay SchroederQuarterbackUCLA
84Los Angeles RaidersJoe McCallRunning backPittsburgh

Round fourEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
85Houston OilersMark StudawayDefensive endTennessee
86Seattle SeahawksRickey HagoodDefensive tackleSouth Carolina
87New York GiantsConrad GoodeTackleMissouri
88Philadelphia EaglesEvan CooperDefensive backMichigan
89Denver BroncosRandy RobbinsDefensive backArizona
90Kansas City ChiefsMark RobinsonDefensive backPenn State
91New York JetsBobby BellLinebackerMissouri
92Cincinnati BengalsJohn FarleyRunning backSacramento State
93Indianapolis ColtsCraig CurryDefensive backTexas
94Atlanta FalconsRydell MalanconLinebackerLouisiana State
95Buffalo BillsMitchell BrookinsWide receiverIllinois
96Cleveland BrownsRickey BoldenTight endSouthern Methodist
97New Orleans SaintsJoel HilgenbergCenterIowa
98Chicago BearsTom AndrewsGuardLouisville
99Green Bay PackersJohn DorseyLinebackerConnecticut
100Houston OilersPatrick AllenDefensive backUtah State
101St. Louis CardinalsMartin BaylessDefensive backBowling Green
102Washington RedskinsJimmy SmithRunning backElon
103Indianapolis ColtsGeorge WonsleyRunning backMississippi State
104Cleveland BrownsBrian BrennanWide receiverBoston College
105New York GiantsGary ReasonsLinebackerNorthwest Louisiana
106Detroit LionsDave D'AddioRunning backMaryland
107Tampa Bay BuccaneersMichael GunterRunning backTulsa
108Pittsburgh SteelersWeegie ThompsonWide receiverFlorida State
109Miami DolphinsJoe CarterRunning backAlabama
110Dallas CowboysSteve DeOssieLinebackerBoston College
111Pittsburgh SteelersTerry LongGuardEast Carolina
112Tampa Bay BuccaneersRon HellerTacklePenn State

Round fiveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
113Dallas CowboysSteve PelluerQuarterbackWashington
114Houston OilersRobert LylesLinebackerTexas Christian
115New York GiantsClint HarrisDefensive backEast Carolina
116Philadelphia EaglesAndre HardyRunning backSt. Mary's (CA)
117Kansas City ChiefsEric HolleDefensive endTexas
118San Diego ChargersLionel JamesRunning backAuburn
119Cincinnati BengalsBarney BusseyDefensive backSouth Carolina State
120Indianapolis ColtsGolden TateWide receiverTennessee State
121San Francisco 49ersMichael CarterDefensive tackleSouthern Methodist
122New York JetsTron ArmstrongWide receiverEastern Kentucky
123New Orleans SaintsJitter FieldsDefensive backTexas
124New England PatriotsPaul FairchildGuardKansas
125Washington RedskinsJeff PeguesLinebackerEast Carolina
126Green Bay PackersTom FlynnDefensive backPittsburgh
127Los Angeles RaidersAndy ParkerTight endUtah
128Buffalo BillsJohn KiddPunterNorthwestern
129St. Louis CardinalsJeff LeidingLinebackerTexas
130Indianapolis ColtsKevin CallTackleColorado State
131Cleveland BrownsDave PiepkornTackleNorth Dakota State
132Atlanta FalconsCliff BensonTight endPurdue
133Los Angeles RamsHal StephensDefensive endEast Carolina
134Kansas City ChiefsJeff PaineLinebackerTexas A&M
135Pittsburgh SteelersVan HughesDefensive tackleSouthwest Texas State
136St. Louis CardinalsJohn GoodeTight endYoungstown State
137Dallas CowboysNorm GrangerRunning backIowa
138Miami DolphinsDean MayQuarterbackLouisville
139San Francisco 49ersJeff FullerLinebackerTexas A&M
140Minnesota VikingsAllen RiceRunning backBaylor

Round sixEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
141Houston OilersJohn GrimsleyLinebackerKentucky
142Tampa Bay BuccaneersChris WashingtonLinebackerIowa State
143New York GiantsJim ScottDefensive endClemson
144Philadelphia EaglesScott RaridonTackleNebraska
145San Diego ChargersKeith GuthrieDefensive tackleTexas A&M
146Kansas City ChiefsRufus StevensWide receiverGrambling
147Indianapolis ColtsDwight BeverlyRunning backIllinois
148Atlanta FalconsBen BennettQuarterbackDuke
149New York JetsTony PaigeRunning backVirginia Tech
150Cincinnati BengalsDon KernTight endArizona State
151New England PatriotsErnest GibsonDefensive backFurman
152Dallas CowboysEugene LockhartLinebackerHouston
153Green Bay PackersRandy WrightQuarterbackWisconsin
154Minnesota VikingsDwight CollinsWide receiverPittsburgh
155Buffalo BillsTony SlatonCenterUSC
156New Orleans SaintsDon ThorpDefensive tackleIllinois
157St. Louis CardinalsRod ClarkLinebackerSouthwest Texas State
158Cleveland BrownsTerry NugentQuarterbackColorado State
159Denver BroncosAaron SmithLinebackerUtah State
160Detroit LionsJohn WitkowskiQuarterbackColumbia
161Houston OilersEric MullinsWide receiverStanford
162Seattle SeahawksJohn KaiserLinebackerArizona
163Atlanta FalconsDan RalphDefensive tackleOregon
164Pittsburgh SteelersChris BrownDefensive backNotre Dame
165Miami DolphinsRowland TatumLinebackerOhio State
166Dallas CowboysJoe LevelisGuardIowa
167Washington RedskinsCurt SingerTackleTennessee
168Los Angeles RaidersStacey ToranDefensive backNotre Dame

Round sevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
169Tampa Bay BuccaneersJay CarrollTight endMinnesota
170Houston OilersWillie JoynerRunning backMaryland
171New York GiantsLionel ManuelWide receiverPacific
172Philadelphia EaglesJoe HayesRunning backCentral State (OK)
173Kansas City ChiefsKevin RossDefensive backTemple
174San Diego ChargersJesse BendrossWide receiverAlabama
175Atlanta FalconsKirk DodgeLinebackerUNLV
176New York JetsHarry HamiltonDefensive backPenn State
177Cincinnati BengalsLeo BarkerLinebackerNew Mexico State
178Detroit LionsJimmie CarterLinebackerNew Mexico
179Chicago BearsNakita RobertsonRunning backCentral Arkansas
180Minnesota VikingsJohn HainesDefensive tackleTexas
181Green Bay PackersDaryll JonesDefensive backGeorgia
182Buffalo BillsStan DavidDefensive backTexas Tech
183Los Angeles RaidersMitch WillisDefensive endSouthern Methodist
184New England PatriotsBruce KallmeyerKickerKansas
185St. Louis CardinalsQuentin WalkerRunning backVirginia
186Denver BroncosClarence KayTight endGeorgia
187Detroit LionsRenwick AtkinsTackleKansas
188Los Angeles RamsGeorge RadachowskyDefensive backBoston College
189Seattle SeahawksSam SlaterTackleWeber State
190Cleveland BrownsJim DumontLinebackerRutgers
191Pittsburgh SteelersScott CampbellQuarterbackPurdue
192New England PatriotsDerwin WilliamsWide receiverNew Mexico
193Dallas CowboysEd MartinLinebackerIndiana State
194Miami DolphinsBernard CarvalhoGuardHawaii
195Washington RedskinsMark SmithWide receiverNorth Carolina
196Minnesota VikingsLloyd LewisGuardTexas A&I

Round eightEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
197Houston OilersKevin BaughWide receiverPenn State
198Tampa Bay BuccaneersFred RobinsonDefensive endMiami (FL)
199San Diego ChargersRay WoodardDefensive tackleTexas
200Philadelphia EaglesManny MatsakisKickerCapital
201St. Louis CardinalsNiko NogaLinebackerHawaii
202Kansas City ChiefsRandy ClarkDefensive backFlorida
203New York JetsBilly GriggsTight endVirginia
204Cincinnati BengalsBruce ReimersTackleIowa State
205Indianapolis ColtsEugene DanielDefensive backLouisiana State
206Atlanta FalconsJeff JacksonLinebackerAuburn
207Denver BroncosWinford HoodTackleGeorgia
208Minnesota VikingsPaul SverchekDefensive tackleCal Poly-San Luis Obispo
209Buffalo BillsStacy RayfieldDefensive backTexas-Arlington
210New Orleans SaintsClemon TerrellRunning backSouthern Mississippi
211New England PatriotsJames KeytonTackleArizona State
212Chicago BearsBrad AndersonWide receiverArizona
213St. Louis CardinalsBob PaullingKickerClemson
214Detroit LionsDavid JonesCenterTexas
215Los Angeles RamsEd BradyLinebackerIllinois
216Seattle SeahawksJohn PuzarCenterLong Beach State
217New York JetsBret WrightPunterSoutheastern Louisiana
218Denver BroncosScott GarnettDefensive tackleWashington
219San Diego ChargersBob CraigheadRunning backN.E. Louisiana
220Pittsburgh SteelersRandy RasmussenCenterMinnesota
221Miami DolphinsRonnie LandryRunning backMcNeese State
222Dallas CowboysMike RevellRunning backBethune-Cookman
223Washington RedskinsJeff SmithDefensive backMissouri
224Los Angeles RaidersSam SealeWide receiverWestern Colorado

Round nineEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
225Tampa Bay BuccaneersRick MalloryGuardWashington
226Houston OilersJeff DonaldsonDefensive backColorado
227Houston OilersMike JohnsonDefensive endIllinois
228Cleveland BrownsDon JonesWide receiverTexas A&M
229Kansas City ChiefsScott AuerTackleMichigan State
230San Diego ChargersZack BarnesDefensive tackleAlabama State
231Cincinnati BengalsBruce KozerskiCenterHoly Cross
232Dallas CowboysJohn HuntGuardFlorida
233Atlanta FalconsGlen HoweTackleSouthern Mississippi
234New York JetsTom BaldwinDefensive tackleTulsa
235Minnesota VikingsKeith KiddWide receiverArkansas
236Buffalo BillsLeroy HowellDefensive endAppalachian State
237New Orleans SaintsBrian HansenPunterSioux Falls
238New England PatriotsScott BolzanTackleNorthern Illinois
239San Francisco 49ersLee MillerDefensive backFullerton State
240Kansas City ChiefsDave HesteraTight endColorado
241St. Louis CardinalsJohn WalkerRunning backTexas
242Los Angeles RamsGeorge ReynoldsPunterPenn State
243Seattle SeahawksAdam SchreiberGuardTexas
244Chicago BearsMark CasaleQuarterbackMontclair State
245Denver BroncosChris BrewerRunning backArizona
246Detroit LionsRich HollinsWide receiverWest Virginia
247Pittsburgh SteelersRich ErenbergRunning backColgate
248San Francisco 49ersDerrick HarmonRunning backCornell
249Dallas CowboysNeil MauneGuardNotre Dame
250Miami DolphinsJim BoyleTackleTulane
251New England PatriotsDavid WindhamLinebackerJackson State
252Houston OilersMike RussellLinebackerToledo

Round tenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
253Los Angeles RamsNorwood VannTight endEast Carolina
254Tampa Bay BuccaneersJim GalleryKickerMinnesota
255New York GiantsDavid JordanGuardAuburn
256Philadelphia EaglesJohn ThomasDefensive backTexas Christian
257New York GiantsHeyward GoldenDefensive backSouth Carolina State
258Kansas City ChiefsAl WenglikowskiLinebackerPittsburgh
259Detroit LionsWilliam FrizzellDefensive backNorth Carolina Central
260Atlanta FalconsDerrick FranklinDefensive backFresno State
261New York JetsRonny ConeRunning backGeorgia Tech
262Cincinnati BengalsAaron JacksonLinebackerNorth Carolina
263Buffalo BillsJoe AzelbyLinebackerHarvard
264New Orleans SaintsPaul GrayLinebackerWestern Kentucky
265Cincinnati BengalsBrent ZieglerRunning backSyracuse
266Chicago BearsKurt VestmanTight endIdaho
267Green Bay PackersGary HoffmanTackleSanta Clara
268Minnesota VikingsJames SpencerLinebackerOklahoma State
269St. Louis CardinalsMark SmytheDefensive tackleIndiana
270Seattle SeahawksRandall MorrisRunning backTennessee
271Chicago BearsShaun GayleDefensive backOhio State
272Denver BroncosBobby MichoTight endTexas
273Detroit LionsJames ThaxtonDefensive backLouisiana Tech
274Los Angeles RamsJoe DooleyCenterOhio State
275San Francisco 49ersDave MoritzWide receiverIowa
276Pittsburgh SteelersKirk McJunkinTackleTexas
277Miami DolphinsJohn ChesleyTight endOklahoma State
278Dallas CowboysBrian SalonenTight endMontana
279Washington RedskinsKeith GriffinRunning backMiami (FL)
280Cleveland BrownsEarnest BynerRunning backEast Carolina

Round elevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
281Tampa Bay BuccaneersBlair KielQuarterbackNotre Dame
282Los Angeles RaidersGardner WilliamsDefensive backSt. Mary's (CA)
283New York GiantsFrank CephousRunning backUCLA
284Philadelphia EaglesJohn RobertsonTackleEast Carolina
285Kansas City ChiefsBobby JohnsonRunning backSan Jose State
286San Diego ChargersBuford McGeeRunning backMississippi
287Atlanta FalconsTommy NormanWide receiverJackson State
288New York JetsDan MartinTackleIowa State
289Cincinnati BengalsSteve McKeaverRunning backCentral State (OK)
290Indianapolis ColtsBob StoweTackleIllinois
291New Orleans SaintsMichel BourgeauDefensive endBoise State
292New England PatriotsCharlie FlagerGuardWashington State
293Los Angeles RamsMichael HarperRunning backUSC
294Green Bay PackersMark CannonCenterTexas-Arlington
295Minnesota VikingsEdgar PickettLinebackerClemson
296Buffalo BillsCraig WhiteWide receiverMissouri
297St. Louis CardinalsKyle MackeyQuarterbackEast Texas State
298Chicago BearsMark ButkusDefensive tackleIllinois
299Denver BroncosGene LangRunning backLouisiana State
300Detroit LionsMike SaxonPunterSan Diego State
301Los Angeles RamsDwayne LoveRunning backHouston
302Seattle SeahawksSteve GemzaTackleUCLA
303Pittsburgh SteelersElton VealsRunning backTulane
304San Francisco 49ersKirk PendletonWide receiverBrigham Young
305Dallas CowboysDowe AughtmanDefensive tackleAuburn
306Miami DolphinsBud BrownDefensive backSouthern Mississippi
307Washington RedskinsAnthony JonesTight endWichita State
308Minnesota VikingsLawrence ThompsonWide receiverMiami (FL)

Round twelveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
309Los Angeles RamsRod FisherDefensive backOklahoma State
310Tampa Bay BuccaneersThad JemisonWide receiverOhio State
311New York GiantsLawrence GreenLinebackerTennessee-Chattanooga
312Philadelphia EaglesPaul McFaddenKickerYoungstown State
313Green Bay PackersLenny TaylorWide receiverTennessee
314Kansas City ChiefsMark LangLinebackerTexas
315New York JetsDavid RobersonWide receiverHouston
316Cincinnati BengalsSteve RaquetLinebackerHoly Cross
317Indianapolis ColtsSteve HathawayDefensive endWest Virginia
318Atlanta FalconsDon HolmesWide receiverMesa State
319New England PatriotsHarper HowellTight endUCLA
320Miami DolphinsWilliam DevaneDefensive tackleClemson
321Green Bay PackersMark EmansLinebackerBowling Green
322Minnesota VikingsMike JonesRunning backNorth Carolina A&T
323Buffalo BillsRussell DavisTight endMaryland
324New Orleans SaintsByron NelsonTackleArizona
325St. Louis CardinalsPaul ParkerGuardOklahoma
326Denver BroncosMurray JarmanWide receiverClemson
327Detroit LionsGlenn StrenoCenterTennessee
328Los Angeles RamsMoe BiasLinebackerIllinois
329Seattle SeahawksTheodis WindhamDefensive backUtah State
330Chicago BearsDonald JordanRunning backHouston
331San Diego ChargersPaine HarperWide receiverLaVerne
332Pittsburgh SteelersGernandars GillespieRunning backWilliam Jewell
333Miami DolphinsMike WeingradLinebackerIllinois
334Dallas CowboysCarl LewisWide receiverHouston
335Washington RedskinsCurtland ThomasWide receiverMissouri
336 [2]Los Angeles RaidersRandy EssingtonQuarterbackColorado
= Pro Bowler [1]

Hall of FamersEdit

Steve Young (drafted #1 overall), Gary Zimmerman (drafted #3 overall), and Reggie White (drafted #4) were all selected in the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft of USFL and CFL Players and all have been elected to the Professional Football Hall of Fame. To date, they are the only members of any of the 1984 draft classes (regular or supplemental) to be elected to the Hall of Fame.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.

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