American Football Database
1999 NFL Draft
General Information
Date(s) April 17–18, 1999
First selection Tim Couch, QB
Cleveland Browns
Mr. Irrelevant Jim Finn, FB
Chicago Bears
Most selections
Fewest selections
Overall selections 253
NFL Draft
 < 1998 2000 > 

The 1999 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 April 17-18, 1999. The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.

The New Orleans Saints traded all of their draft picks to the Washington Redskins for running back Ricky Williams, the first time ever that an NFL team has had only one pick in a draft.

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [1]

Round one

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Cleveland Browns Tim Couch Quarterback University of Kentucky
2 Philadelphia Eagles Donovan McNabb Quarterback Syracuse
3 Cincinnati Bengals Akili Smith Quarterback Oregon
4 Indianapolis Colts Edgerrin James Running Back Miami (FL)
5 New Orleans Saints (From Carolina Panthers via Washington Redskins) Ricky Williams [2] Running Back Texas
6 St. Louis Rams Torry Holt Wide Receiver NC State
7 Washington Redskins (From Chicago Bears) Champ Bailey Cornerback Georgia
8 Arizona Cardinals (From San Diego Chargers) David Boston Wide Receiver Ohio State
9 Detroit Lions Chris Claiborne Linebacker USC
10 Baltimore Ravens Chris McAlister Defensive Back Arizona
11 Minnesota Vikings (From Washington Redskins) Daunte Culpepper Quarterback Central Florida
12 Chicago Bears (From New Orleans Saints via Washington Redskins) Cade McNown Quarterback UCLA
13 Pittsburgh Steelers Troy Edwards Wide Receiver Louisiana Tech
14 Kansas City Chiefs John Tait Tackle Brigham Young
15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Anthony McFarland Defensive Tackle LSU
16 Tennessee Titans Jevon Kearse Defensive End Florida
17 New England Patriots (From Seattle Seahawks) Damien Woody Center Boston College
18 Oakland Raiders Matt Stinchcomb Tackle Georgia
19 New York Giants Luke Petitgout Tackle Notre Dame
20 Dallas Cowboys (From New England Patriots via Seattle Seahawks) Ebenezer Ekuban Defensive End UNC
21 Arizona Cardinals L. J. Shelton Tackle Eastern Michigan
22 Seattle Seahawks (From Dallas Cowboys) Lamar King Defensive End Saginaw Valley State
23 Buffalo Bills Antoine Winfield Defensive Back Ohio State
24 San Francisco 49ers (From Miami Dolphins) Reggie McGrew Defensive Tackle Florida
25 Green Bay Packers Antuan Edwards Defensive Back Clemson
26 Jacksonville Jaguars Fernando Bryant Defensive Back Alabama
27 Detroit Lions (From San Francisco 49ers via Miami Dolphins) Aaron Gibson Tackle Wisconsin
28 New England Patriots (From New York Jets) Andy Katzenmoyer Linebacker Ohio State
29 Minnesota Vikings Dimitrius Underwood Defensive End Michigan State
30 Atlanta Falcons Patrick Kerney Defensive End Virginia
31 Denver Broncos Al Wilson Linebacker Tennessee

Round two

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
32 Cleveland Browns Kevin Johnson Wide Receiver Syracuse
33 Cincinnati Bengals Charles Fisher Cornerback West Virginia
34 Carolina Panthers Chris Terry Tackle Georgia
35 Philadelphia Eagles Barry Gardner Outside Linebacker Northwestern
36 Indianapolis Colts Mike Peterson Middle Linebacker Florida
37 Washington Redskins Jon Jansen Tackle Michigan
38 Carolina Panthers Mike Rucker Defensive End Nebraska
39 Miami Dolphins James Johnson Running Back Mississippi State
40 Oakland Raiders Tony Bryant Defensive End Florida State
41 St. Louis Rams Dré Bly Cornerback North Carolina
42 Atlanta Falcons Reggie Kelly Tight End Mississippi State
43 Miami Dolphins Rob Konrad Fullback Syracuse
44 Minnesota Vikings Jim Kleinsasser Tight End North Dakota
45 Cleveland Browns Rahim Abdullah Outside Linebacker Clemson
46 New England Patriots Kevin Faulk Running Back LSU
47 Green Bay Packers (from Seattle)[3] Fred Vinson Cornerback Vanderbilt
48 Chicago Bears Russell Davis Nose Tackle North Carolina
49 New York Giants Joe Montgomery Running Back Ohio State
50 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shaun King Quarterback Tulane
51 Arizona Cardinals Johnny Rutledge Middle Linebacker Florida
52 Tennessee Titans John Thornton Defensive Tackle West Virginia
53 Buffalo Bills Peerless Price Wide Receiver Tennessee
54 Kansas City Chiefs Mike Cloud Running Back Boston College
55 Dallas Cowboys Solomon Page Guard West Virginia
56 Jacksonville Jaguars Larry Smith Defensive Tackle Florida State
57 New York Jets Randy Thomas Guard Mississippi State
58 Denver Broncos Montae Reagor Defensive Tackle Texas Tech
59 Pittsburgh Steelers Scott Shields Free Safety Weber State
60 San Diego Chargers Jermaine Fazande Running Back Oklahoma
61 Denver Broncos Lennie Friedman Guard Duke

Round three

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
62 Cleveland Browns Daylon McCutcheon Cornerback USC
63 Indianapolis Colts Brandon Burlsworth Guard Arkansas
64 Philadelphia Eagles Doug Brzezinski Guard Boston College
65 Cincinnati Bengals Cory Hall Free Safety Fresno State
66 Chicago Bears Rex Tucker Offensive Tackle Texas A&M
67 Denver Broncos Chris Watson Cornerback Eastern Illinois
68 St. Louis Rams Rich Coady Strong Safety Texas A&M
69 San Diego Chargers Steve Heiden Tight End South Dakota State
70 Detroit Lions Jared DeVries Defensive End Iowa
71 Chicago Bears D'Wayne Bates Wide Receiver Northwestern
72 Miami Dolphins Grey Ruegamer Center Arizona State
73 Pittsburgh Steelers Joey Porter Outside Linebacker Colorado State
74 Pittsburgh Steelers Kris Farris Tackle UCLA
75 Kansas City Chiefs Gary Stills Defensive End West Virginia
76 Cleveland Browns Marquis Smith Strong Safety California
77 Seattle Seahawks Brock Huard Quarterback Washington
78 Chicago Bears Marty Booker Wide Receiver Louisiana-Monroe
79 New York Giants Dan Campbell Tight End Texas A&M
80 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Martín Gramática Kicker Kansas State
81 Tennessee Titans Zach Piller Guard Florida
82 Seattle Seahawks Karsten Bailey Wide Receiver Auburn
83 Arizona Cardinals Tom Burke Defensive End Wisconsin
84 Kansas City Chiefs Larry Atkins Outside Linebacker UCLA
85 Dallas Cowboys Dat Nguyen Inside Linebacker Texas A&M
86 Buffalo Bills Shawn Bryson Fullback Tennessee
87 Green Bay Packers Mike McKenzie Cornerback Memphis
88 Jacksonville Jaguars Anthony Cesario Guard Colorado State
89 San Francisco 49ers Chike Okeafor Defensive End Purdue
90 New York Jets David Loverne Guard San Jose State
91 New England Patriots Tony George Strong Safety Florida
92 Atlanta Falcons Jeff Paulk Fullback Arizona State
93 Denver Broncos Travis McGriff Wide Receiver Florida
94 Green Bay Packers Cletidus Hunt Defensive Tackle Kentucky State
95 Pittsburgh Steelers Amos Zereoue Running Back West Virginia

Round four

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
96 Indianapolis Colts Paul Miranda Cornerback Central Florida
97 Philadelphia Eagles John Welbourn Tackle California
98 Cincinnati Bengals Craig Yeast Wide Receiver Kentucky
99 San Francisco 49ers Anthony Parker Cornerback Weber State
100 Carolina Panthers Hannibal Navies Outside Linebacker Colorado
101 St. Louis Rams Joe Germaine Quarterback Ohio State
102 Oakland Raiders Dameane Douglas Wide Receiver California
103 Detroit Lions Sedrick Irvin Running Back Michigan State
104 San Diego Chargers Jason Perry Free Safety North Carolina State
105 Baltimore Ravens Brandon Stokley Wide Receiver Louisiana-Lafayette
106 Chicago Bears Warrick Holdman Outside Linebacker Texas A&M
107 Washington Redskins Nate Stimson Linebacker Georgia Tech
108 Kansas City Chiefs Larry Parker Wide Receiver USC
109 Pittsburgh Steelers Aaron Smith Defensive End Northern Colorado
110 San Francisco 49ers Pierson Prioleau Strong Safety Virginia Tech
111 Chicago Bears Rosevelt Colvin Outside Linebacker Purdue
112 New York Giants Sean Bennett Running Back Northwestern
113 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dexter Jackson [4] Strong Safety Florida State
114 Tennessee Titans Brad Ware Strong Safety Auburn
115 Seattle Seahawks Antonio Cochran Defensive End Georgia
116 Arizona Cardinals Joel Makovicka Fullback Nebraska
117 Tennessee Titans Donald Mitchell Cornerback Southern Methodist
118 Dallas Cowboys Wane McGarity Wide Receiver Texas
119 Buffalo Bills Keith Newman Outside Linebacker North Carolina
120 Minnesota Vikings Kenny Wright Cornerback Northwestern State, La.
121 Jacksonville Jaguars Kevin Landolt Tackle West Virginia
122 Buffalo Bills Bobby Collins Tight End North Alabama
123 New York Jets Jason Wiltz Tackle Nebraska
124 Cleveland Browns Wali Rainer Linebacker Virginia
125 Minnesota Vikings Jay Humphrey Tackle Texas
126 Atlanta Falcons Johndale Carty Strong Safety Utah State
127 Denver Broncos Olandis Gary Running Back Georgia
128 Philadelphia Eagles Damon Moore Strong Safety Ohio State
129 Baltimore Ravens Edwin Mulitalo Guard Arizona
130 Philadelphia Eagles Na Brown Wide Receiver North Carolina
131 Green Bay Packers Aaron Brooks Quarterback Virginia
132 Dallas Cowboys Peppi Zellner Defensive End Fort Valley State
133 Green Bay Packers Josh Bidwell Punter Oregon
0 New England PatriotsSupplemental Draft J'Juan Cherry Defensive Back Arizona State

Round five

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
134 Miami Dolphins Cecil Collins Running Back McNeese State
135 Cincinnati Bengals Nick Luchey Fullback Miami (FL)
136 Pittsburgh Steelers Jerame Tuman Tight End Michigan
137 Detroit Lions (from Philadelphia)[5] Tyree Talton Safety Northern Iowa
138 Indianapolis Colts Brad Scioli Defensive End Penn State
139 San Diego Chargers Adrian Dingle Defensive End Clemson
140 Seattle Seahawks Floyd Wedderburn Guard Penn State
141 San Diego Chargers Reggie Nelson Guard McNeese State
142 Miami Dolphins Bryan Jones Linebacker Oregon State
143 Chicago Bears Jerry Wisne Tackle Notre Dame
144 Chicago Bears Khari Samuel Middle Linebacker Massachusetts
145 St. Louis Rams Cameron Spikes Guard Texas A&M
146 Oakland Raiders Eric Barton Outside Linebacker Maryland
147 Chicago Bears Jerry Azumah Cornerback New Hampshire
148 Cleveland Browns Darrin Chiaverini Wide Receiver Colorado
149 New York Giants Mike Rosenthal Tackle Notre Dame
150 Tampa Bay Buccaneers John McLaughlin Defensive End California
151 Tennessee Titans Kevin Daft Quarterback UC Davis
152 Seattle Seahawks Charlie Rogers Running Back Georgia Tech
153 Oakland Raiders Roderick Coleman Defensive Tackle East Carolina
154 New England Patriots Derrick Fletcher Guard Baylor
155 Arizona Cardinals Paris Johnson Safety Miami (OH)
156 Buffalo Bills Jay Foreman Inside Linebacker Nebraska
157 San Francisco 49ers Terry Jackson Fullback Florida
158 Denver Broncos David Bowens Defensive End Western Illinois
159 Green Bay Packers De'mond Parker Running Back Oklahoma
160 Jacksonville Jaguars Jason Craft Cornerback Colorado State
161 San Francisco 49ers Tyrone Hopson Guard Eastern Kentucky
162 New York Jets Jermaine Jones Cornerback Northwestern State, La.
163 Green Bay PackersFrom Oakland[6] Craig Heimburger Guard Missouri
164 Atlanta Falcons Eugene Baker Wide Receiver Kent State
165 Washington Redskins Derek Smith Tackle Virginia Tech
166 Pittsburgh Steelers Malcolm Johnson Wide Receiver Notre Dame
167 Denver Broncos Darwin Brown Cornerback Texas Tech
168 Arizona Cardinals Yusuf Scott Guard Arizona
169 Minnesota Vikings Chris Jones Safety Clemson

Round six

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
170 Seattle Seahawks Steve Johnson Cornerback Tennessee
171 San Francisco 49ers Tai Streets Wide Receiver Michigan
172 Philadelphia Eagles Cecil Martin Fullback Wisconsin
173 Cincinnati Bengals Kelly Gregg Nose Tackle Oklahoma
174 Cleveland Browns Marcus Spriggs Guard Troy
175 Carolina Panthers Robert Daniel Defensive End Northwestern State, La.
176 St. Louis Rams Lionel Barnes Defensive End Louisiana-Monroe
177 Detroit Lions Clint Kriewaldt Inside Linebacker Wisconsin–Stevens Point
178 San Diego Chargers Tyrone Bell Cornerback North Alabama
179 Denver Broncos Desmond Clark Tight End Wake Forest
180 New England Patriots Marcus Washington Safety Colorado State
181 Washington Redskins Jeff Hall Kicker Tennessee
182 Jacksonville Jaguars Emarlos Leroy Defensive Tackle Georgia
183 New York Jets Marc Megna Linebacker Richmond
184 Chicago Bears Rashard Cook Free Safety Southern California
185 Minnesota Vikings Talance Sawyer Defensive Tackle Nevada-Las Vegas
186 Tennessee Titans Darran Hall Wide Receiver Colorado State
187 Cleveland Browns Kendall Ogle Linebacker Maryland
188 Oakland Raiders Daren Yancey Defensive Tackle Brigham Young
189 New York Giants Lyle West Strong Safety San Jose State
190 Arizona Cardinals Coby Rhinehart Cornerback Southern Methodist
191 Cleveland Browns James Dearth Long Snapper Tarleton State
192 Miami Dolphins Brent Bartholomew Punter Ohio State
193 Dallas Cowboys MarTay Jenkins Wide Receiver Nebraska-Omaha
194 Buffalo Bills Armon Hatcher Safety Oregon State
195 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lamarr Glenn Fullback Florida State
196 Green Bay Packers Dee Miller Wide Receiver Ohio State
197 New York Jets J. P. Machado Center Illinois
198 Atlanta Falcons Jeff Kelly Middle Linebacker Kansas State
199 Minnesota Vikings Antico Dalton Linebacker Hampton
200 Atlanta Falcons Eric Thigpen Safety Iowa
201 Philadelphia Eagles Troy Smith Wide Receiver East Carolina
202 Arizona Cardinals Melvin Bradley Linebacker Arkansas
203 Green Bay Packers Scott Curry Tackle Montana
204 Denver Broncos Chad Plummer Wide Receiver Cincinnati
205 New York Giants Andre Weathers Cornerback Michigan
206 Arizona Cardinals Dennis McKinley Fullback Mississippi State

Round seven

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
207 Cleveland Browns Madre Hill Running Back Arkansas
208 Philadelphia Eagles Jed Weaver Tight End Oregon
209 Cincinnati Bengals Tony Coats Guard Washington
210 Indianapolis Colts Hunter Smith Punter Notre Dame
211 Carolina Panthers Tony Booth Safety James Madison
212 Green Bay PackersFrom St. Louis[7] Chris Akins Free Safety Arkansas-Pine Bluff
213 Green Bay PackersFrom Chicago[8] Donald Driver Wide Receiver Alcorn State
214 Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Dingle Defensive Tackle Virginia
215 Detroit Lions Mike Pringley Defensive End North Carolina
216 Baltimore Ravens Anthony Poindexter Strong Safety Virginia
217 Washington Redskins Tim Alexander Wide Receiver Oregon State
218 Denver Broncos Billy Miller Tight End Southern California
219 Pittsburgh Steelers Chad Kelsay Outside Linebacker Nebraska
220 Kansas City Chiefs Eric King Guard Richmond
221 Chicago Bears Sulecio Sanford Wide Receiver Middle Tennessee
222 Tennessee Titans Phil Glover Linebacker Utah
223 New York Jets Ryan Young Tackle Kansas State
224 Oakland Raiders JoJuan Armour Strong Safety Miami (OH)
225 New York Giants Ryan Hale Defensive Tackle Arkansas
226 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Robert Hunt Guard Virginia
227 New England Patriots Michael Bishop Quarterback Kansas State
228 Pittsburgh Steelers Kris Brown Kicker Nebraska
229 Dallas Cowboys Mike Lucky Tight End Arizona
230 Buffalo Bills Sheldon Jackson Tight End Nebraska
231 New York Giants O. J. Childress Linebacker Clemson
232 Miami Dolphins Jermaine Haley Defensive Tackle Butte JC
233 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Autry Denson Running Back Notre Dame
234 San Francisco 49ers Kory Minor Outside Linebacker Notre Dame
235 New York Jets J. J. Syvrud Linebacker Jamestown
236 Minnesota Vikings Noel Scarlett Defensive Tackle Langston, Okla.
237 Atlanta Falcons Todd McClure Center Louisiana State
238 Denver Broncos Justin Swift Tight End Kansas State
239 Arizona Cardinals Chris Greisen Quarterback N.W. Missouri
240 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Darnell McDonald Wide Receiver Kansas State
241 New England Patriots Sean Morey Wide Receiver Brown
242 Jacksonville Jaguars Dee Moronkola Cornerback Washington State
243 Dallas Cowboys Kelvin Garmon Guard Baylor
244 Miami Dolphins Joe Wong Tackle Brigham Young
245 Cincinnati Bengals Scott Covington Quarterback Miami (FL)
246 Jacksonville Jaguars Chris White Defensive End Southern U.
247 Atlanta Falcons Rondel Menendez Wide Receiver Eastern Kentucky
248 Buffalo Bills Bryce Fisher Defensive End Air Force
249 Cincinnati Bengals Donald Broomfield Defensive Tackle Clemson
250 Indianapolis Colts Corey Terry Linebacker Tennessee
251 Philadelphia Eagles Pernell Davis Defensive Tackle Alabama-Birmingham
252 St. Louis Rams Rodney Williams Punter Georgia Tech
253 [9] Chicago Bears Jim Finn Fullback Pennsylvania
= Pro Bowler [1]

Supplemental draft selections

For each player selected in the Supplemental Draft, the team forfeited its pick in that round in the draft of the following season.

Rnd. Pick # NFL Team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
4 - New England Patriots Cherry, J'JuanJ'Juan Cherry DB Arizona State Pac-10

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler[1]
Rnd. Pick # NFL Team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
{{{round}}} {{{picknum}}} Green Bay Packers Hanson, ChrisChris Hanson P Marshall MAC
{{{round}}} {{{picknum}}} Baltimore Ravens Douglas, MarquesMarques Douglas DE Howard N/A

Hall of famers

No player selected in this draft has yet been inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. Ricky Williams, 1998 Heisman Trophy winner "1998 Heisman Trophy winner". Archived from the original on 2009-05-13. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
  3. Seattle sent this pick to Green Bay in exchange for hiring Packer coach Mike Holmgren
  4. Jackson was awarded Super Bowl MVP after the Buccaneers 48-21 win over the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII.
  5. Philadelphia traded this pick to Detroit for their 4th round choice in 2000 Draft. "Eagles' Year by Year Draft" (PDF). Philadelphia Eagles ( Retrieved 2007-06-13.
  6. Acquired from Oakland during 1998 Draft
  7. Green Bay acquired this pick from St. Louis in a trade for Steve Bono
  8. Green Bay acquired this pick from Chicago in a trade for Glyn Milburn
  9. This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.

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