Pro Football Draft History: 1989
The 1989 NFL Draft - April 23-24, 1989
Troy Aikman First Pick: Troy Aikman, QB, UCLA
1989-2000 Dallas Cowboys (12 playing seasons)
Passed for 32,942 yards and 165 TDs during his career.
All-Pro: 1 year
Pro Bowls: 6
Elected to Hall of Fame in 2006
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  Draft# Team Player Pos College
1 Dallas Cowboys Troy Aikman QB UCLA
  2 Green Bay Packers Tony Mandarich T Michigan State
3 Detroit Lions Barry Sanders RB Oklahoma State
4 Kansas City Chiefs Derrick Thomas LB Alabama
5 Atlanta Falcons Deion Sanders DB Florida State
  6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Broderick Thomas LB Nebraska
  7 Pittsburgh Steelers Tim Worley RB Georgia
  8 San Diego Chargers Burt Grossman DE Pittsburgh
  9 Miami Dolphins Sammie Smith RB Florida State
  10 Phoenix Cardinals Eric Hill LB Louisiana State
  11 Chicago Bears1 Donnell Woolford DB Clemson
  12 Chicago Bears2 Trace Armstrong DE Florida
  13 Cleveland Browns3 Eric Metcalf RB Texas
  14 New York Jets Jeff Lageman LB Virginia
  15 Seattle Seahawks4 Andy Heck T Notre Dame
  16 New England Patriots Hart Lee Dykes WR Oklahoma State
  17 Phoenix Cardinals5 Joe Wolf G Boston College
  18 New York Giants Brian Williams G Minnesota
  19 New Orleans Saints Wayne Martin DE Arkansas
  20 Denver Broncos6 Steve Atwater DB Arkansas
  21 Los Angeles Rams Bill Hawkins DE Miami
  22 Indianapolis Colts7 Andre Rison WR Michigan State
  23 Houston Oilers David Williams T Florida
  24 Pittsburgh Steelers8 Tom Ricketts T Pittsburgh
  25 Miami Dolphins9 Louis Oliver DB Florida
  26 Los Angeles Rams10 Cleveland Gary RB Miami
  27 Atlanta Falcons11 Shawn Collins WR Northern Arizona
  28 San Francisco 49ers Keith DeLong LB Tennessee
Barry Sanders

Barry Sanders

Hall of Famers Taken in 1989 NFL Draft

Troy Aikman, QB, Dallas Cowboys - 1st round (1st overall)
Barry Sanders, RB, Detroit Lions - 1st round (3rd overall)
Derrick Thomas, LB, Kansas City Chiefs - 1st round (4th overall)
Deion Sanders, CB-KR-PR, Atlanta Falcons, 1st round (5th overall)


1 - Pick acquired from the Los Angeles Raiders
2 - Pick acquired from the Washington Redskins
3 - Pick acquired from the Denver Broncos
4 - Pick acquired from the Indianapolis Colts
5 - Pick acquired from the Seattle Seahawks
6 - Pick acquired from the Cleveland Browns
7 - Pick acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles
8 - Pick acquired from the Minnesota Vikings
9 - Pick acquired from the Chicago Bears
10 - Pick acquired from the Buffalo Bills
11 - Pick acquired from the Cincinnati Bengals

 1989 NFL Draft by Team