1997 National Football League Draft


April 19-20, 1997

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

Arizona Cardinals
1. Knight, Tom, DB, Iowa, 9
2. Plummer, Jake, QB, Arizona State, 42
3. Choice to Phi
Howard, Ty, DB, Ohio State [from Phi] 84
4. Dishman, Chris, G, Nebraska, 106
5. Carpenter, Chad, WR, Washington State, 139
6. Brown, Rod, RB, North Carolina State, 175
McCombs, Tony, LB, Eastern Kentucky [from Phi] 188
7. Smith, Mark, DE, Auburn, 212

Atlanta Falcons
1. Choice to Sea
Booker, Michael, DB, Nebraska [from ChiB thru Sea] 11
2. Davis, Nathan, DE, Indiana, 32
Hanspard, Byron, RB, Texas Tech [from Sea] 41
3. Choice to Sea
Santiago, O.J., TE, Kent [from Sea] 70
4. Choice to Hou
Crockett, Henri, LB, Florida State [from Bal thru Sea] 100
5. Wimberly, Marcus, DB, Miami, 133
6. Choice to Hou
Collins, Calvin, C, Texas A & M [from Was] 180
7. Graziani, Tony, QB, Oregon, 204
Bayne, Chris, DB, Fresno State [from Was] 222

Baltimore Ravens
1. Bouleware, Peter, DE, Florida State, 4
2. Sharper, Jamie, LB, Virginia, 34
Herring, Kim, DB, Penn State [from Den] 58
3. Graham, Jay, RB, Tennessee, 64
4. Choice to Sea
McCloud, Tyrus, LB, Louisville [from Dal] 118
5. Mitchell, Jeff, C, Florida, 134
6. Lee, Steve, RB, Indiana, 167
Brown, Cornell, DE, Virginia Tech, 194
7. Ward, Chris, DE, Kentucky, 205
Richardson, Wally, QB, Penn State, 234
Staten, Ralph, DB, Alabama, 236
Taylor, Leland, DT, Louisville, 238

Buffalo Bills
1. Smith, Antowain, RB, Houston, 23
2. Wiley, Marcellus, DE, Columbia, 52
3. Choice to Oak
4. Nails, Jamie, OT, Florida A & M, 120
5. Woodson, Sean, DB, Jackson State, 153
6. Spriggs, Marcus, OT, Houston, 185
7. Fitzgerald, Pat, TE, Texas, 226

Carolina Panthers
1. Carruth, Rae, WR, Colorado, 27
2. Minter, Mike, DB, Nebraska, 56
3. Tatum, Kinnon, LB, Notre Dame, 87
4. Saleh, Tarek, LB, Wisconsin, 122
5. Choice to Oakland
6. Finkes, Matt, DE, Ohio State, 189
7. Mangum, Kris, TE, Mississippi, 228

Chicago Bears
1. Choice to Sea
2. Allred, John, TE, USC [from StL] 38
Choice to StL
3. Sapp, Bob, G, Washington, 69
4. Autry, Darnell, RB, Northwestern [from Sea] 105
Robinson, Marcus, WR, South Carolina, 108
5. Hiles, Van, DB, Kentucky, 141
6. Choice to StL
Swayda, Shawn, DE, Arizona State, 196
Hogans, Richard, LB, Memphis, 200
Parker, Ricky, DB, San Diego State, 201
7. Miano, Mike, DT, Southwest Missouri State, 210
Thomas, Marvin, DE, Memphis, 233

Cincinnati Bengals
1. Wilson, Reinard, LB, Florida State, 14
2. Dillon, Corey, RB, Washington, 43
3. Payne, Rod, C, Michigan, 76
4. Mack, Tremain, DB, Miami, 111
5. Purvis, Andre, DT, North Carolina, 144
6. Curtis, Canute, LB, West Virginia, 176
7. Carr, William, DT, Michigan, 217

Dallas Cowboys
1. LaFleur, David, TE, LSU [from Phi] 22
Choice to Phi
2. Choice to Det
3. Coakley, Dexter, LB, Appalachian State [from Det] 65
Scifires, Steve, T, Wyoming, 83
Wheaton, Kenny, DB, Oregon, 94
4. Anderson, Antonio, DT, Syracuse [from Det] 101
Choice to Bal
Brooks, Macey, WR, James Madison, 127
Sualua, Nicky, RB, Ohio State, 129
5. Choice to Phi
6. Vaughn, Lee, DB, Wyoming, 187
7. Stoutmire, Omar, DB, Fresno State, 224

Denver Broncos
1. Pryce, Trevor, DT, Clemson, 28
2. Choice to Bal
3. Neil, Dan, C, Texas [from StL thru NYJ] 67
Choice to NYJ
4. Gilliard, Corey, DB, Ball State, 124
5. Choice to StL
6. Choice to NYJ
7. Choice to NYJ

Detroit Lions
1. Westbrook, Bryant, DB, Texas, 5
2. Roque, Juan, G, Arizona State, 35
Abrams, Kevin, DB, Syracuse [from Dal] 54
3. Choice to Dal
4. Choice to Dal
Russell, Matt, LB, Colorado
5. Chryplewicz, Pete, TE, Notre Dame, 135
Ashman, Duane, DE, Virginia, 161
6. Ramirez, Tony, OT, Northern Colorado, 168
7. Battle, Terry, RB, Arizona State, 206
Harris, Marcus, WR, Wyoming, 232
Jordan, Richard, LB, Mississippi Southern, 239

Green Bay Packers
1. Verba, Ross, T, Iowa, 30
2. Sharper, Darren, DB, William & Mary, 60
3. Conway, Brett, PK, Penn State, 90
4. Smith, Jermaine, DT, Georgia, 126
5. Hicks, Anthony, LB, Arkansas, 160
6. Choice to Oak
7. Miller, Chris, WR, Southern California [from Oak] 213
Sowell, Jerald, RB, Tulane, 231
McAda, Ron, QB, Army, 240

Houston Oilers
1. Choice to KC
Holmes, Kenny, DE, Miami [from KC] 18
2. Kent, Joey, WR, Tennessee, 46
3. Walker, Denard, DB, LSU, 75
Sanderson, Scott, T, Washington State [from KC] 81
4. Mason, Derrick, WR, Michigan State [from Atl] 98
Lyons, Pratt, DE, Troy State [from Oak thru NO] 107
Choice to KC
5. Choice to Was
McCullough, George, DB, Baylor, 143
6. Choice to StL
Stallings, Dennis, LB, Illinois [from KC] 181
7. Williams, Armon, DB, Arizona, 216

Indianapolis Colts
1. Glenn, Tarik, T, California, 19
2. Meadows, Adam, T, Georgia, 48
3. Choice to SF
Berry, Bert, LB, Notre Dame [from SF] 86
4. Montgomery, Delmonico, DB, Houston, 117
5. Jacquet, Nate, WR, San Diego State, 150
Powell, Carl, DE, Louisville [from SF] 156
6. Von Der Ahe, Scott, LB, Arizona State, 182
7. Thompson, Clarence, DB, Knoxville, 219

Jacksonville Jaguars
1. Wynn, Renaldo, DT, Notre Dame, 21
2. Logan, Mike, DB, West Virginia, 50
3. Hamilton, James, LB, North Carolina, 79
4. Payne, Seth, DT, Cornell, 114
5. Jones, Damon, TE, Southern Illinois, 147
6. Shelton, Daimon, RB, Cal State-Sacramento, 184
7. Hesse, Jon, LB, Nebraska, 221

Kansas City Chiefs
1. Gonzalez, Tony, TE, California [from Hou] 13
Choice to Hou
2. Lockett, Kevin, WR, Kansas State, 47
3. Choice to Hou
4. Barnes, Pat, QB, California [from Hou] 110
Choice to Hou
5. Choice to Mia
Henley, June, RB, Kansas, 163
6. Choice to Hou
Byrd, Isaac, WR, Kansas, 195
7. Parks, Nathan, OT, Stanford [from Mia] 214
Choice to Pit

Miami Dolphins
1. Green, Yatil, WR, Miami, 15
2. Madison, Sam, DB, Louisville, 44
3. Taylor, Jason, DE, Akron, 73
Rodgers, Derrick, LB, Arizona State, 92
Ward, Ronnie, LB, Kansas, 93
Smith, Brent, T, Mississippi State, 96
4. Choice to StL
Daniels, Jerome, OT, Northeastern [from Pit thru StL] 121
5. Choice to NYJ
Tanner, Barron, DT, Oklahoma [from KC] 149
Lopez, Nicholas, DE, Texas Southern [from Car thru Oak] 157
6. Fiala, John, LB, Washington [from NO thru Oak] 166
Manning, Brian, WR, Stanford [from StL] 170
Crawford, Mike, LB, Nevada [from ChiB thru StL] 173
Perry, Ed, TE, James Madison, 177
7. Ismaeli, Hudhaifa, DB, Northwestern [from NO thru Oak] 203
Choice to KC

Minnesota Vikings
1. Rudd, Dwayne, LB, Alabama, 20
2. Gray, Torrian, DB, Virginia Tech, 49
3. Colinet, Stalin, DE, Boston College, 78
4. Banks, Antonio, DB, Virginia Tech, 113
5. Williams, Tony, DT, Memphis, 151
6. Tate, Robert, WR, Cincinnati, 183
7. Ulmer, Artie, LB, Valdosta State, 220
Hatchette, Matthew, WR, Langston, 235

New England Patriots
1. Canty, Chris, DB, Kansas State, 29
2. Mitchell, Brandon, DT, Texas A & M, 59
3. Shaw, Sedrick, RB, Iowa [from NYJ] 61
Carter, Chris, DB, Texas, 89
4. Denson, Damon, OG, Michigan [from NYJ] 97
Ellis, Ed, OT, Buffalo, 125
5. Crawford, Vernon, LB, Florida State, 159
6. Gaiter, Tony, WR, Miami, 192
7. Rehberg, Scott, OT, Central Michigan, 230

New Orleans Saints
1. Choice to Oak
Naeole, Chris, G, Colorado [from Oak] 10
2. Kelly, Rob, DB, Ohio State, 33
Tomich, Jared, DE, Nebraska [from Oak] 39
3. Davis, Troy, RB, Iowa State, 62
4. Wuerffel, Danny, QB, Florida, 99
Poole, Keith, WR, Arizona State [from KC thru Hou] 116
5. Choice to Was
6. Savoie, Nicky, TE, LSU [from Atl thru Hou] 165
Choice to Oak
7. Choice to Oak

New York Giants
1. Hilliard, Ike, WR, Florida, 7
2. Barber, Tiki, RB, Virginia, 36
3. Phillips, Ryan, LB, Idaho, 68
Maynard, Brad, P, Ball State, 95
4. Monty, Pete, LB, Wisconsin, 103
5. Garnes, Sam, DB, Cincinnati, 136
6. Cherry, Mike, QB, Murray State, 171
7. Keneley, Matt, DT, USC, 208

New York Jets
1. Choice to StL
Farrior, James, LB, Virginia [from TB] 8
2. Terry, Rick, DT, North Carolina, 31
3. Choice to NE
Ward, Dedric, WR, Northern Iowa [from Den] 88
4. Choice to NE
Day, Terry, DE, Mississippi State [from StL] 102
Johnson, Leon, RB, North Carolina [from TB] 104
5. Burns, Lamont, OG, East Carolina, 131
Austin, Raymond, DB, Tennessee [from Mia] 145
6. Scharf, Tim, LB, Northwestern, 164
Clements, Chuck, QB, Houston [from Den] 191
7. Rosga, Steve, DB, Colorado, 202
Ferguson, Jason, DT, Georgia [from Den] 229

Oakland Raiders
1. Russell, Darrell, DT, USC [from NO] 2
Choice to NO
2. Choice to NO
3. Treu, Adam, G, Nebraska, 72
Kohn, Tim, T, Iowa State [from Buf] 85
4. Choice to NO
Levitt, Chad, RB, Cornell [from SF thru Mia] 123
5. Choice to Atl
6. Branch, Calvin, RB, Colorado State, 172
Jackson, Grady, DE, Knoxville [from GB] 193
7. Choice to GB

Philadelphia Eagles
1. Choice to Dal
Harris, Jon, DE, Virginia [from Dal] 25
2. Choice to SF
Darling, James, LB, Washington State [from SF] 57
3. Staley, Duce, RB, South Carolina [from Ariz] 71
Choice to Ariz
4. Robinson, Damien, DB, Iowa, 119
5. Kalu, Ndukwe, DE, Rice, 152
Broughton, Luther, TE, Furman [from Dal] 155
6. Choice to Ariz
Wyatt, Antwuan, WR, Bethune-Cookman [from SF] 190
Jasper, Edward, DT, Texas A & M, 198
7. Detmer, Koy, QB, Colorado [from StL thru NYJ] 207
Capers, Byron, DB, Florida State, 225
Brown, Deauntae, DB, Central State (OH) [from SF] 227

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Scott, Chad, DB, Maryland, 24
2. Blackwell, Will, WR, San Diego State, 53
3. Wiggins, Paul, OT, Oregon, 82
Vrabel, Mike, DE, Ohio State, 91
4. Choice to StL
5. Jones, George, RB, San Diego State, 154
6. Porter, Daryl, DB, Boston College, 186
Manuel, Rod, DE, Oklahoma, 199
7. Adams, Michael, WR, Texas 223

St. Louis Rams
1. Pace, Orlando, T. Ohio State [from NYJ] 1
2. Choice to TB
McCleon, Dexter, DB, Clemson [from ChiB] 40
3. Choice to NYJ
4. Choice to NYJ
Tucker, Ryan, C, TCU [from Mia] 112
5. Choice to SD
Allen, Taje, DB, Texas [from Den] 158
6. Choice to Mia
Kazadi, Muadianvita, LB, Tulsa [from Hou] 179
7. Choice to NYJ
White, Cedric, DE, North Carolina A & T [from SD] 215

San Diego Chargers
1. Choice to TB
2. Jones, Freddie, TE, North Carolina, 45
3. Hamilton, Michael, LB, North Carolina A & T, 74
4. Roundtree, Raleigh, OT, South Carolina State, 109
5. Bynum, Kenny, RB, South Carolina State [from StL] 138
Bradford, Paul, DB, Portland State, 146
6. Palmer, Daniel, C, Air Force, 178
7. James, Toran, LB, North Carolina A & T [from KC thru Pit] 218
Corbin, Tony, QB, Cal State-Sacramento, 237

San Francisco 49ers
1. Druckenmiller, Jim, QB, Virginia Tech, 26
2. Edwards, Marc, FB, Notre Dame [from Phi] 55
3. Clark, Greg, TE, Stanford [from Ind] 77
Choice to Ind
4. Choice to Mia
5. Choice to Ind
6. Choice to Phi
7. Choice to Phi

Seattle Seahawks
1. Springs, Shawn, CB, Ohio State [from Atl] 3
Jones, Walter, T, Florida State [from StL thru NYJ and TB] 6
Choice to TB
2. Choice to Atl
3. Choice to Atl
4. Choice to ChiB
5. Stokes, Eric, DB, Nebraska, 142
6. Mili, Itula, TE, Brigham Young, 174
7. Jones, Carlos, DB, Miami, 211

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1. Choice to NYJ
Dunn, Warrick, RB, Florida State [from Sea] 12
Anthony, Reidel, WR, Florida [from SD] 16
2. Wunsch, Jerry, T, Wisconsin. 37
3. Middleton, Frank, G, Arizona [from Atl thru Sea] 62
Barber, Ronde, DB, Virginia, 66
4. Choice to NYJ
Singleton, Alshermond, LB, Temple, 128
5. Hape, Patrick, TE, Alabama, 137
6. Harris, Al, DB, Texas A & M-Kingsville, 169
Carter, Nigea, WR, Michigan State, 197
7. DeGrate, Anthony, DT, Stephen F. Austin, 209

Washington Redskins
1. Lang, Kenard, DE, Miami, 17
2. Jones, Greg, LB, Colorado, 51
3. Smith, Derek, LB, Arizona, State, 80
4. Connell, Albert, WR, Texas A & M, 115
5. Williams, Jamel, DB, Nebraska [from Hou] 132
Thibodeaux, Keith, DB, Northwestern State [from Oak thru Atl] 140
Russell, Twan, LB, Miami, 148
Badger, Brad, OG, Stanford, 162
6. Choice to Atl
7. Choice to Atl



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