Pro Football Draft History: 1974
The 1974 NFL Draft - Held January 29-30, 1974
Ed First Pick: Ed "Too Tall" Jones, DE, Tennessee State
1974-1989 Dallas Cowboys (16 playing seasons)
Played in 224 career games
Recorded 57.5 official sacks
All-Pro: 2 years
All Conference: 2 years
Pro Bowls: 3
1974 Banner
  Draft# Team Player Pos College
  1 Dallas Cowboys1 Ed Jones DE Tennessee St.
  2 San Diego Chargers Bo Matthews RB Colorado
  3 New York Giants John Hicks G Ohio State
  4 Chicago Bears Waymond Bryant LB Tennessee St.
  5 Baltimore Colts John Dutton DE Nebraska
  6 New York Jets Carl Barzilauskas DT Indiana
  7 St. Louis Cardinals J.V. Cain TE Colorado
  8 Detroit Lions3 Ed O'Neil LB Penn State
  9 San Francisco 49ers4 Wilbur Jackson RB Alabama
  10 San Francisco 49ers Bill Sandifer DT UCLA
  11 Los Angeles Rams5 John Cappellitti RB Penn State
  12 Green Bay Packers Barty Smith RB Richmond
  13 New Orleans Saints6 Rick Middleton LB Ohio State
  14 Denver Broncos Randy Gradishar LB Ohio State
  15 San Diego Chargers7 Don Goode LB Kansas
  16 Kansas City Chiefs Woody Green Rb Arizona State
  17 Minnesota Vikings2 Fred McNeill LB UCLA
  18 Buffalo Bills Reuben Grant TE Oklahoma State
  19 Oakland Raiders Henry Lawrence T Florida A&M
  20 Chicago Bears8 Dave Gallagher DE-DT Michigan
21 Pittsburgh Steelers Lynn Swann WR USC
  22 Dallas Cowboys Charley Young RB North Carolina St.
  23 Cincinnati Bengals Bill Kollar DT Montana State
  24 Baltimore Colts9 Roger Carr WR Louisiana Tech
  25 Minnesota Vikings Steve Riley T USC
  26 Miami Dolphins Don Reese DE Jackson State
Jack Lambert

Jack Lambert


Hall of Famers Taken in 1974 NFL Draft
Lynn Swann, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers - 1st round (21st overall)
Dave Casper, TE, Oakland Raiders - 2nd round (45th overall)
Jack Lambert, LB, Pittsburgh Steelers - 2nd round (46th overall)
John Stallworth, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers - 4th round (82nd overall)
Mike Webster, C, Pittsburgh Steelers - 5th round (125th overall)

1 - Acquired from Houston Oilers
2 - Acquired from Atlanta Falcons
3 - Acquired from New Orleans Saints
4 - Acquired from New England Patriots
5 - Acquired from Philadelphia Eagles
6 - Acquired from Detroit Lions
7 - Acquired from Cleveland Browns
8 - Acquired from Washington thru L.A. Rams
9 - Acquired from Los Angeles Rams


 1974 NFL Draft by Team