Pro Football Draft History: 1980
The 1980 NFL Draft - April 29-30, 1980
Billy Sims First Pick: Billy Sims, RB, Oklahoma
1980-84 Detroit Lions (five playing seasons)
Rushing: 5,106 yards, 42 TDs
Receiving: 2,072 yards, 186 receptions, 5 TDs
All-Pro: 1 year
All-Conference: 2 years
Pro Bowls: 3
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  Draft# Team Player Pos College
  1 Detroit Lions Billy Sims RB Oklahoma
  2 New York Jets1 Johnny "Lam" Jones WR Texas
3 Cincinnati Bengals Anthony Muñoz T USC
  4 Green Bay Packers Bruce Clark DE Penn State
  5 Baltimore Colts Curtis Dickey RB Texas A&M
  6 St. Louis Cardinals Curtis Greer DE Michigan
  7 Atlanta Falcons Junior Miller TE Nebraska
  8 New York Giants Mark Haynes DB Colorado
  9 Minnesota Vikings Doug Martin DT Washington
  10 Seattle Seahawks2 Jacob Green DE Texas
  11 Kansas City Chiefs Brad Budde G USC
  12 New Orleans Saints Stan Brock T Colorado
  13 San Francisco 49ers3 Earl Cooper RB Rice
  14 New England Patriots Roland James DB Tennessee
  15 Oakland Raiders Marc Wilson QB BYU
  16 Buffalo Bills4 Jim Ritcher C North Carolina State
  17 Los Angeles Rams5 Johnnie Johnson DB Texas
18 Washington Redskins Art Monk WR Syracuse
  19 Chicago Bears Otis Wilson LB Louisville
  20 San Francisco 49ers6 Jim Stuckey DT Clemson
  21 Miami Dolphins Don McNeal DB Alabama
  22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ray Snell G Wisconsin
  23 Philadelphia Eagles Boynell Young DB Alcorn State
  24 Baltimore Colts7 Derrick Hatchett DB Texas
  25 New England Patriots8 Vagas Ferguson RB Notre Dame
  26 Green Bay Packers9 George Cumby LB Oklahoma
  27 Cleveland Browns10 Charles White RB USC
  26 Pittsburgh Steelers Mark Malone QB Arizona State
Dwight Stephenson

Dwight Stephenson

Hall of Famers Taken in 1980 NFL Draft
Anthony Muñoz, T, Cincinnati Bengals - 1st round (3rd overall)
Art Monk, WR, Washington Redskins - 1st Round (18th overall)
Dwight Stephenson, C, Miami Dolphins - 2nd round (48th overall)

1 - Pick acquired from the San Francisco 49ers
2 - Pick acquired from the Buffalo Bills
3 - Pick acquired from the New York Jets
4 - Pick acquired from the Seattle Seahawks
5 - Pick acquired from the Cleveland Browns
6 - Pick acquired from the Denver Broncos
7 - Pick acquired from the Dallas Cowboys
8 - Pick acquired from the Houston Oilers
9 - Pick acquired from the San Diego Chargers
10 - Pick acquired from the Los Angeles Rams

 1980 NFL Draft by Team