Pro Football Draft History: 1970
The 1970 NFL Draft - Held January 27-28, 1970
Terry Bradshaw First Pick: Terry Bradshaw, QB, Louisiana Tech
1970-83 Pittsburgh Steelers (14 playing seasons)
Passing: 27,989 yards, 212 touchdowns
All-Pro: 1 year
All-Conference: 1 year
Pro Bowls: 3
Elected to Hall of Fame in 1989
1970 Banner
  Draft# Team Player Pos College
Bust 1 Pittsburgh Steelers Terry Bradshaw QB Louisiana Tech
  2 Green Bay Packers1 Mike McCoy DT Notre Dame
  3 Cleveland Browns2 Mike Phipps QB Purdue
  4 Boston Patriots Phil Olsen DT Utah State
  5 Buffalo Bills Al Cowlings DE USC
  6 Philadelphia Eagles Steve Zabel TE Oklahoma
  7 Cincinnati Bengals Mike Reid DT Penn State
  8 St. Louis Cardinals Larry Stegent RB Texas A&M
  9 San Francisco 49ers Cedrick Hardman DE North Texas State
  10 New Orleans Saints Ken Burrough WR Texas Southern
  11 Denver Broncos Bobby Anderson RB Colorado
  12 Atlanta Falcons John Small LB Citadel
  13 New York Giants Jim Files LB Oklahoma
  14 Houston Oilers Doug Wilkerson G North Carolina Cent.
  15 San Diego Chargers Walker Gilette WR Richmond
  16 Green Bay Packers Rich McGeorge TE Elon
  17 San Francisco 49ers3 Bruce Taylor DB Boston University
  18 Baltimore Colts Norm Bulaich RB TCU
  19 Detroit Lions Steve Owens RB Oklahoma
  20 New York Jets Steve Tannen DB Florida
  21 Cleveland Browns Bob McKay T Texas
  22 Los Angeles Rams Jack Reynolds LB Tennessee
  23 Dallas Cowboys Duane Thomas RB W. Texas State
  24 Oakland Raiders Raymond Chester TE Morgan State
  25 Minnesota Vikings John Ward T Oklahoma State
  26 Kansas City Chiefs Sid Smith T USC
Mel Blount

Mel Blount


Hall of Famers Taken in 1970 NFL Draft
Terry Bradshaw, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers - 1st round (1st overall)
Mel Blount, CB, Pittsburgh Steelers - 3rd round (53rd overall)

1 - Acquired from Chicago Bears
2 - Acquired from Miami Dolphins
3 - Acquired from Washington Redskins

 1970 NFL Draft by Team