1980 National Football League Draft


April 29-30, 1980

Round. Last Name, First Name, Position, College, Selected Overall

Atlanta Falcons
1. Miller, Junior, TE, Nebraska, 7
2. Curry, Buddy, LB, North Carolina, 36
3. Jones, Earl, DB, Norfolk State, 63
4. Laughlin, Jim, LB, Ohio State, 91
Hipp, I.M., RB, Nebraska [from Phi] 104
5. Vassar, Brad, LB, Pacific, 117
Johnson, Kenny, DB, Mississippi State [from LARm thru Was] 137
6. Davis, Mike, DB, Colorado, 146
7. Smith, Mike, WR, Grambling, 172
8. Richardson, Al, LB, Georgia Tech, 201
9. Keller, Glen, C, West Texas State, 228
10. Bellamy, Walt, DB, Virginia Military, 257
11. Babb, Mike, DB, Oklahoma, 284
12. Jones, Quinn, RB, Tulsa, 313

Baltimore Colts
1. Dickey, Curtis, RB, Texas A&M, 5
Hatchett, Derrick, DB, Texas [from Dal] 24
2. Donaldson, Ray, C, Georgia, 32
Foley, Tim, T, Notre Dame [from Dal] 51
3. Choice to Det
4. Butler, Raymond, WR, USC, 88
5. Choice to KC
6. Foote, Chris, C, USC, 144
7. Roberts, Wesley, DE, TCU, 170
8. Walter, Ken, T, Texas Tech [from Det] 195
Choice to Den
9. Bright, Mark, RB, Temple, 227
10. Stewart, Larry, T, Maryland, 254
11. Whitley, Eddy, TE, Kansas State, 280
12. Bielski, Randy, K, Towson State, 311
Sims, Marvin, RB, Clemson [from Den] 324

Buffalo Bil0ls
1. Choice to Sea
Ritcher, Jim, C, North Carolina State [from Sea] 16
2. Cribbs, Joe, RB, Auburn [from SF] 29
Bradley, Gene, QB, Arkansas State, 37
3. Brammer, Mark, TE, Michigan State, 67
Schmeding, John, G, Boston College [from Sea] 71
4. Parker, Ervin, LB, South Carolina State, 93
5. Pyburn, Jeff, DB, Georgia, 119
Lee, Keith, DB, Colorado State [from Was] 129
6. Choice exercised in 1979 supplemental draft (Stewart, Rod, RB, Kentucky)
7. Choice to SD
8. Krueger, Todd, QB, Northern Michigan, 202
9. Davis, Kent, DB, Southeast Missouri State, 231
10. Cater, Greg, P, Tennessee-Chattanooga, 259
11. Gordon, Joe, DT, Grambling, 286
12. Lapham, Roger, TE, Maine, 316

Chicago Bears
1. Wilson, Otis, LB, Louisville, 19
2. Suhey, Matt, RB, Penn State, 46
3. Choice to Dallas
4. Thompson, Arland, G, Baylor, 103
5. Tabor, Paul, C, Oklahoma, 130
6. Guess, Mike, DB, Ohio State, 156
7. Tolbert, Emanuel, WR, SMU, 183
8. Clark, Randy, G, Northern Illinois, 215
9. Schonert, Turk, QB, Stanford, 242
10. Stephens, Willie, DB, Texas Tech, 269
11. Judge, Chris, DB, TCU, 296
12. Fisher, Robert, TE, SMU, 323

Cincinnati Bengals
1. Muñoz, Anthony, T, USC, 3
2. Criswell, Kirby, LB, Kansas, 31
3. Horn, Rod, DT, Nebraska, 59
4. Glass, Bill, G, Baylor, 86
5. Hicks, Bryan, DB, McNeese State, 113
6. Heath, Jo Jo, DB, Pittsburgh, 141
Melontree, Andrew, LB, Baylor [from TB] 159
7. Simpkins, Ron, LB, Michigan [from SF] 167
Johnson, Gary Don, DT, Baylor, 168
8. Lyles, Mark, RB, Florida State, 196
9. Bright, Greg, DB, Morehead State, 224
10. Vitiello, Sandro, K, Massachusetts, 252
11. Alexis, Alton, WR, Tulane, 281
12. Wright, Mike, QB, Vanderbilt, 308

Cleveland Browns
1. Choice to LARm
White, Charles, RB, USC [from LARm] 27
2. Choice to Den
Crosby, Cleveland, DE, Arizona [from SD thru LARm] 54
3. Odom, Cliff, LB, Texas-Arlington, 72
4. Crews, Ron, DE, Nevada-Las Vegas, 99
McDonald, Paul, QB, USC [from LARm] 109
5. Franks, Elvis, DE, Morgan State [from GB thru LARm] 116
Choice to Oak
6. Choice to SD
7. Choice to NYG
8. Copeland, Jeff, LB, Texas Tech, 209
9. Dewalt, Roy, RB, Texas-Arlington, 236
10. Fidel, Kevin, C, San Diego State, 263
11. Sales, Roland, RB, Arkansas, 294
12. Jackson, Marcus, DT, Purdue, 321

Dallas Cowboys
1. Choice to Bal
2. Choice to Bal
3. Roe, Bill, LB, Colorado [from ChiB] 78
Jones, James Jr., RB, Mississippi State, 80
4. Petersen, Kurt, DE, Missouri, 105
5. Hogeboom, Gary, QB, Central Michigan, 133
6. Newsome, Timmy, RB, Winston-Salem State, 162
7. Brown, Lester, RB, Clemson, 189
8. Savage, Larry, LB, Michigan State, 216
9. Flowers, Jackie, WR, Florida State, 246
10. Teague, Matthew, DE, Prairie View A&M, 273
11. Padjen, Gary, LB, Arizona State, 300
12. Wells, Norm, DE, Northwestern, 330

Denver Broncos
1. Choice to SF thru NYJ
2. Jones, Rulon, DE, Utah State [from Cle] 42
Choice to NYJ
3. Carter, Larry, DB, Kentucky, 74
4. Parros, Rick, RB, Utah State, 107
5. Harden, Mike, DB, Michigan, 131
Short, Laval, DT, Colorado [from SD thru Was and Cle] 136
6. Bishop, Keith, G, Baylor, 157
7. Havekost, John, G, Nebraska, 184
8. Coleman, Don, WR, Oregon [from Bal] 197
Choice to StL
9. Bracelin, Greg, LB, California, 243
10. Seay, Virgil, WR, Troy State, 270
11. Farris, Phil, WR, North Carolina, 297
12. Choice to Bal

Detroit Lions
1. Sims, Billy, RB, Oklahoma, 1
2. Choice to Min thru SF
3. Turnure, Tom, C, Washington, 57
Friede, Mike, WR, Indiana [from Bal] 62
4. Hipple, Eric, QB, Utah State, 85
5. Streeter, Mark, DB, Arizona, 111
Ginn, Tommie, G, Arkansas [from KC] 120
6. Dieterich, Chris, T, North Carolina State, 140
7. Murray, Ed, K, Tulane, 166
8. Choice to Bal
9. Jett, DeWayne, WR, Hawaii, 222
Tuinei, Tom, DT, Hawaii [from SF thru KC] 223
10. Henderson, Henry (Donnie), DB, Utah State, 251
11. Smith, Wayne, DB, Purdue, 278
12. Williams, Ray, KR, Washington State, 307

Green Bay Packers
1. Clark, Bruce, DE, Penn State, 4
Cumby, George, LB, Oklahoma [from SD] 26
2. Lee, Mark, DB, Washington, 34
3. Kitson, Syd, G, Wake Forest, 61
4. Nixon, Fred, WR, Oklahoma, 87
5. Choice to Cle thru LARm
6. Swanke, Karl, G, Boston College, 143
7. Aydelette, Buddy, T, Alabama, 169
8. Smith, Tim, DB, Oregon State, 199
9. Saalfeld, Kelly, C, Nebraska, 226
10. White, Jafus, DB, Texas A&I, 253
11. Skiles, Ricky, LB, Louisville, 283
12. Stewart, James, DB, Memphis State, 310

Houston Oilers
1. Choice to NE
2. Fields, Angelo, T, Michigan State [from KC] 38
Skaugstad, Daryle, DT, California, 52
3. Smith, Tim, WR-P, Nebraska, 79
4. Combs, Chris, TE, New Mexico, 106
5. Corker, John, LB, Oklahoma State, 134
6. Choice to NE
7. Bradshaw, Craig, QB, Utah State [from Oak] 182
Choice to NYJ
8. Bailey, Harold, RB, Oklahoma State, 217
9. Harris, Ed, RB, Bishop, 244
10. Choice to Sea
11. Preston, Eddie, WR, Western Kentucky, 301
12. Pitts, Wiley, WR, Temple, 328

Kansas City Chiefs
1. Budde, Brad, G, USC, 11
2. Choice to Hou
3. Hadnot, James, RB, Texas Tech, 66
4. Klug, Dave, LB, Concordia, 94
5. Carson, Carlos, WR, LSU [from Bal] 114
Pensick, Dan, DT, Nebraska [from StL] 115
Choice to Det
6. Garcia, Bubba, WR, Texas-El Paso, 147
Heater, Larry, RB, Arizona [from LARm] 164
7. Choice to LARm
8. Stepney, Sam, LB, Boston U., 203
9. Donovan, Tom, WR, Penn State, 230
10. Martinovich, Rob, T, Notre Dame, 261
11. Markham, Dale, DT, North Dakota, 287
12. Brewington, Mike, LB, East Carolina, 314

Los Angeles Rams
1. Johnson, Johnnie, DB, Texas [from Cle] 17
Choice to Cle
2. Pankey, lrv, T, Penn State [from Was] 50
Choice to Was
3. Thomas, Jewerl, RB, San Jose State [from SF] 58
Irvin, LeRoy, DB, Kansas [from Oak] 70
Murphy, Phil, DT, South Carolina State, 82
4. Choice to Cle
5. Choice to Atl thru Was
6. Guman, Mike, RB, Penn State [from NE thru Cle] 154
Choice to KC
7. Collins, Kirk, DB, Baylor [from KC] 176
Ellis, Gerry, RB, Missouri, 192
8. Pettigrew, Tom, T, Eastern Illinois, 220
9. Farmer, George, WR, Southern, 248
10. Gruber, Bob, T, Pittsburgh, 276
11. Greer, Terry, WR, Alabama State, 304
12. Scanlon, Kevin, QB, Arkansas, 332

Miami Dolphins
1. McNeal, Don, DB, Alabama, 21
2. Stephenson, Dwight, C, Alabama, 48
3. Barnett, Bill, DE, Nebraska, 75
4. Bailey, Elmer, WR, Minnesota, 100
5. Choice to Sea thru Was
6. Byrd, Eugene, WR, Michigan State, 158
7. Rose, Joe, TE, California, 185
8. Allen, Jeff, DB, Cal-Davis, 212
Woodley, David, QB, LSU [from Was] 214
9. Goodspeed, Mark, T, Nebraska, 239
10. Lantz, Doug, C, Miami (OH), 271
Long, Ben, LB, South Dakota [from Phi] 272
11. Driscoll, Phil, DE, Mankato State [from SF] 279
Choice to Phi
12. Stone, Chuck, G, North Carolina State, 325

Minnesota Vikings
1. Martin, Doug, DT, Washington, 9
2. Teal, Willie, DB, LSU [from Det thru SF] 30
Choice to SF
3. Choice to SF
Boyd, Brent, C, UCLA [from NO] 68
4. Johnson, Dennis, LB, USC, 92
5. Paschal, Doug, RB, North Carolina, 121
Jones, Paul, RB, California [from NO] 122
6. Yakavonis, Ray, DE, East Stroudsburg, 148
7. Johnson, Henry, LB, Georgia Tech, 174
8. Choice to Seattle
9. Mosley, Dennis, RB, Iowa, 232
10. Brown, Kenny, WR, Nebraska, 258
11. Harrell, Sam, RB, East Carolina, 288
12. Lane, Thomas, DB, Florida A&M, 315

New England Patriots
1. James, Roland, DB, Tennessee, 14
Ferguson, Vagas, RB, Notre Dame [from Hou] 25
2. McGrew, Larry, LB, USC, 45
3. McMichael, Steve, DT, Texas, 73
4. Choice to SF thru LARm
5. McDougald, Doug, DE-DT, Virginia Tech, 124
6. Choice to LARm thru Cle
Brown, Preston, WR, Vanderbilt [from Hou] 160
7. Kearns, Tom, G, Kentucky, 180
8. House, Mike, TE, Pacific, 208
9. Burget, Barry, LB, Oklahoma, 235
10. Daniel, Tom, C, Georgia Tech, 266
11. Hubach, Mike, P, Kansas, 293
12. Jordan, Jimmy, QB, Florida State, 320

New Orleans Saints
1. Brock, Stan, T, Colorado, 12
2. Waymer, Dave, DB, Notre Dame, 41
3. Choice to Min
4. Jolly, Mike, DB, Michigan, 96
5. Choice to Min
6. Boyd, Lester, LB, Kentucky, 150
7. Morucci, Mike, RB, Bloomsburg, 177
8. Evans, Chuck, LB, Stanford, 206
9. Mordica, Frank, RB, Vanderbilt, 233
10. Webb, Tanya, DE, Michigan State, 262
11. Woodard, George, RB, Texas A&M, 289
12. Lewis, Kiser, LB, Florida A&M, 318

New York Giants
1. Haynes, Mark, DB, Colorado, 8
2. Choice to Pit
3. Lapka, Myron, DT, USC, 64
4. Pittman, Danny, WR, Wyoming, 90
5. Blount, Tony, DB, Virginia, 118
6. Brunner, Scott, QB, Delaware, 145
7. Choice to Oak
Hebert, Bud, DB, Oklahoma [from Sea] 179
Linnin, Chris, DE, Washington [from Cle] 181
8. Harris, Ken, RB, Alabama, 200
9. Wonsley, Otis, RB, Alcorn State, 229
10. Sanford, Joe, T, Washington, 256
11. Bernish, Steve, DE, South Carolina, 285
12. Lansford, Mike, K, Washington, 312

New York Jets
1. Jones, Johnny (Lam), WR, Texas [from SF] 2
Choice to SF
2. Ray, Darrol, DB, Oklahoma, 40
Clayton, Ralph, WR-RB, Michigan [from Den] 47
3. Mehl, Lance, LB, Penn State, 69
4. Johnson, Jesse, DB, Colorado, 95
5. Zidd, Jim, LB, Kansas, 123
6. Visger, George, DE-DT, Colorado, 149
Schremp, Tom, DE-DT, Wisconsin [from Oak] 152
7. Batton, Bob, RB, Nevada-Las Vegas, 178
Leverett, Bennie, RB, Bethune-Cookman [from Hou] 190
8. Dziama, Jeff, LB, Boston College, 205
9. Peters, Joe, DT, Arizona State, 234
10. Bingham, Guy, C, Montana, 260
11. Zachery, James, LB, Texas A&M, 290
12. Dumars, David, DB, Northeast Louisiana, 317

Oakland Raiders
1. Wilson, Marc, QB, BYU, 15
2. Millen, Matt, LB, Penn State, 43
3. Choice to LARm
4. Choice forfeited
5. Lewis, Kenny, LB, Virginia Tech [from Cle] 125
Adams, John, LB, LSU, 126
Bowens, William, LB, North Alabama [from TB] 128
6. Choice to NYJ
7. Barnwell, Malcolm, WR, Virginia Union [from NYG] 173
Choice to Hou
8. Hill, Kenny, DB, Yale [from SF] 194
Choice to SF
9. Choice to SF
10. Carter, Walter, DT, Florida State, 264
11. Massey, Mike, LB, Arkansas, 291
12. Muhammad, Calvin, WR, Texas Southern, 322

Philadelphia Eagles
1. Young, Roynell, DB, Alcorn State, 23
2. Harrington, Perry, RB, Jackson State, 53
3. Choice forfeited
4. Choice to Atl
5. Rivers, Nate, WR, South Carolina State, 135
6. Murtha, Greg, T, Minnesota, 161
7. Ward, Terrell, DB, San Diego State, 188
8. Curcio, Mike, LB, Temple, 218
9. Harris, Bob, T, Bowling Green, 245
10. Choice to Mia
11. Jukes, Lee, WR, North Carolina State [from Mia] 298
Brown, Thomas, DE, Baylor, 302
12. Fields, Howard, DB, Baylor, 329

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Malone, Mark, QB, Arizona State, 28
2. Kohrs, Bob, LB, Arizona State [from NYG] 35
Goodman, John, DE, Oklahoma, 56
3. Sydnor, Ray, TE, Wisconsin, 83
4. Hurley, Bill, QB, Syracuse, 110
5. Wolfley, Craig, G, Syracuse, 138
6. Ilkin, Tunch, C, Indiana State, 165
7. Johnson, Nate, WR, Hillsdale, 193
8. Walton, Ted, DB, Connecticut, 221
9. McCall, Ron, WR, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 249
10. Wilson, Woodrow, DB, North Carolina State [from SF] 250
Fritz, Ken, G, Ohio State, 277
11. Pollard, Frank, RB, Baylor, 305
12. Vaclavik, Charles, DB, Texas [from SF] 306
McGriff, Tyrone, G, Florida A&M, 333

St. Louis Cardinals
1. Greer, Curtis, DE, Michigan, 6
2. Marsh, Doug, TE, Michigan, 33
3. Sinnott, John, T, Brown, 60
Baker, Charlie, LB, New Mexico [from SD] 81
4. Lisch, Rusty, QB, Notre Dame, 89
5. Choice to KC
6. Acker, Bill, DT, Texas, 142
7. Apuna, Ben, LB, Arizona State, 171
8. Branch, Dupree, DB, Colorado State, 198
Hudson, Grant, DT, Virginia [from Den] 211
9. Mays, Stafford, DE, Washington, 225
10. Brown, Rush, DT, Ball State, 255
11. Brown, Delrick, DB, Houston, 282
12. Gray, Tyrone, WR, Washington State, 309

San Diego Chargers
1. Choice to GB
2. Choice to Cle thru LARm
3. Choice to StL
4. Luther, Ed, QB, San Jose State [from TB] 101
Gregor, Bob, DB, Washington State, 108
5. Choice to Den thru Was and Cle
6. Harrington, LaRue, RB, Norfolk State [from Cle] 151
Hamilton, Wayne, LB, Alabama, 163
7. Loewen, Chuck, G, South Dakota State [from Buf] 175
Dodds, Stuart, P, Montana State, 191
8. Sirmones, Curtis, RB, North Alabama, 219
9. Whitman, Steve, RB, Alabama, 247
10. Choice to TB
11. Singleton, John, DE, Texas-El Paso, 303
12. Price, Harry, WR, McNeese State, 331

San Francisco 49ers
1. Choice to NYJ
Cooper, Earl, RB, Rice [from NYJ] 13
Stuckey, Jim, DT, Clemson [from Den thru NYJ] 20
2. Choice to Buf
Turner, Keena, LB, Purdue [from Min] 39
3. Choice to LARm
Miller, Jim, P, Mississippi [from Min] 65
Puki, Craig, LB, Tennessee [from Was thru LARm] 77
4. Churchman, Ricky, DB, Texas, 84
Hodge, David, LB, Houston [from NE thru LARm] 98
5. Times, Kenneth, DT, Southern, 112
6. Williams, Herb, DB, Southern, 139
7. Choice to Cin
8. Choice to Oak
Leopold, Bobby, LB, Notre Dame [from Oakland] 210
9. Choice to Det thru KC
Hartwig, Dan, QB, California Lutheran [from Oak] 237
10. Choice to Pit
11. Choice to Mia
12. Choice to Pit

Seattle Seahawks
1. Green, Jacob, DE, Texas A&M [from Buf] 10
Choice to Buf
2. Hines, Andre, T, Stanford, 44
3. Choice to Buf
4. Dion, Terry, DE, Oregon, 97
5. Steele, Joe, RB, Washington, 127
Jacobs, Daniel, DE, Winston-Salem State [from Mia thru Was] 132
6. McNeal, Mark, DE, Idaho, 153
7. Choice to NYG
8. Minor, Vic, DB, Northeast Louisiana [from Min] 204
Cosgrove, Jack, C, Pacific, 207
9. Swift, Jim, T, Iowa, 238
10. Essink, Ron, T, Grand Valley State, 265
Reaves, Billy, WR, Morris Brown [from Hou] 274
11. Ena, Tali, RB, Washington State, 292
12. Gilbert, Presnell, DB, U.S. International, 319

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1. Snell, Ray, G, Wisconsin, 22
2. House, Kevin, WR, Southern Illinois, 49
3. Brantley, Scot, LB, Florida, 76
4. Choice to San Diego
Flowers, Larry, DB, Texas Tech [from Was] 102
5. Choice to Oak
6. Choice to Cin
7. Leonard, Jim, C, Santa Clara, 186
8. Goodard, Derrick, DB, Drake, 213
9. Carter, Gerald, WR, Texas A&M, 240
10. Hawkins, Andy, LB, Texas A&I, 267
Davis, Brett, RB, Nevada-Las Vegas [from SD] 275
11. Jones, Terry, DE, Central State (OK), 299
12. Coleman, Gene, DB, Miami, 326

Washington Redskins
1. Monk, Art, WR, Syracuse, 18
2. Choice to LARm
Mendenhall, Mat, DE, BYU [from LARm] 55
3. Choice to SF thru LARm
4. Choice to TB
5. Choice to Buf
6. Bell, Farley, LB, Cincinnati, 155
7. Jones, Melvin, G, Houston, 187
8. Choice to Mia
9. McCullough, Lawrence, WR, Illinois, 241
10. Walker, Lewis, RB, Utah, 268
11. Matocha, Mike, DE, Texas-Arlington, 295
12. Emmett, Marcene, DB, North Alabama, 327



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