1983 National Football League Draft

01/01/2005

April 26-27, 1983

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

Atlanta Falcons
1. Pitts, Mike, DE, Alabama, 16
2. Britt, James, DB, LSU, 43
3. Provence, Andrew, DE, South Carolina, 75
4. Harper, John, LB, Southern Illinois, 102
5. Miller, Brett, T, Iowa, 129
6. Allen, Anthony, WR, Washington, 156
7. Turk, Jeff, DB, Boise State, 183
8. Rade, John, LB, Boise State, 215
9. Choice to Bal
10. Giacomarro, Ralph, P, Penn State, 268
11. Salley, John, DB, Wyoming, 295
12. Matthews, Allama, TE, Vanderbilt, 322

Baltimore Colts
1. Elway, John, QB, Stanford, 1
2. Maxwell, Vernon, LB, Arizona State, 29
3. Achica, George, DT, USC, 57
4. Smith, Phil, WR, San Diego State, 85
5. Abramowitz, Sid, T, Tulsa, 113
6. Choice to SD
Feasel, Grant, C, Abilene Christian [from SD] 161
7. Moore, Alvin, RB, Arizona State, 169
8. Choice to Den
9. Mills, Jim, T, Hawaii, 225
Rose, Chris, T, Stanford [from Atl] 241
10. Hopkins, Ronald, DB, Murray State, 252
11. Taylor, Jim Bob, QB, Georgia Tech, 280
12. Williams, Carl, WR, Texas Southern, 308

Buffalo Bills
1. Hunter, Tony, TE, Notre Dame, 12
Kelly, Jim, QB, Miami [from Cle] 14
2. Talley, Darryl, LB, West Virginia, 39
3. Choice to NO thru StL
4. Junkin, Trey, LB, Louisiana Tech, 93
Payne, Jimmy, DE, Georgia [from Was thru NO] 112
5. Vandenboom, Matt, DB, Wisconsin, 126
6. Choice to NYG through LARm
7. Brown, Gurnest, DT, Maryland, 180
8. Durham, James, DB, Houston, 207
9. Parker, George, RB, Norfolk State, 234
10. Tharpe, Richard, DT, Louisville, 260
11. White, Larry, DE, Jackson State, 293
12. Dawkins, Julius, WR, Pittsburgh, 320

Chicago Bears
1. Covert, Jim, T, Pittsburgh, 6
Gault, Willie, WR, Tennessee [from TB] 18
2. Richardson, Mike, DB, Arizona State, 33
3. Duerson, Dave, DB, Notre Dame, 64
4. Thayer, Tom, C, Notre Dame, 91
Dunsmore, Pat, TE, Drake [from SD] 107
5. Choice to NE
6. Choice to Cle
7. Choice to Cle
8. Dent, Richard, DE, Tennessee State, 203
Bortz, Mark, DT, Iowa [from SD] 219
9. Fada, Rob, G, Pittsburgh, 230
Zavagnin, Mark, LB, Notre Dame [from Cle thru SF] 235
10. Hutchison, Anthony, RB, Texas Tech, 256
11. Worthy, Gary, RB, Wilmington, 286
12. Williams, Oliver, WR, Illinois [from SF] 313
Choice to SD

Cincinnati Bengals
1. Rimington, Dave, C, Nebraska, 25
2. Horton, Ray, DB, Washington, 53
3. Turner, Jim, DB, UCLA, 81
4. Maidlow, Steve, LB, Michigan State, 109
5. Christensen, Jeff, QB, Eastern Illinois, 137
6. DeAyala, Kiki, LB, Texas [from NO] 152
Kinnebrew, Larry, RB, Tennessee State, 165
7. Griffin, James, DB, Middle Tennessee State, 193
8. Martin, Mike, WR, Illinois, 221
9. Wilson, Stanley, RB, Oklahoma, 248
10. Krumrie, Tim, DT, Wisconsin, 276
11. Williams, Gary, WR, Ohio State, 304
12. Young, Andre, LB, Bowling Green, 332

Cleveland Browns
1. Choice to Buf
2. Brown, Ron, WR, Arizona State, 41
3. Camp, Reggie, DE, California, 68
4. Choice to SD
5. Contz, Bill, T, Penn State, 122
6. Stracka, Tim, TE, Wisconsin [from ChiB] 145
Puzzuoli, Dave, DT, Pittsburgh, 149
7. Belk, Rocky, WR, Miami [from ChiB] 176
Choice to Phi
8. McClearn, Mike, G, Temple, 209
9. Choice to ChiB thru SF
10. Hopkins, Thomas, T, Alabama A&M, 262
11. Green, Boyce, RB, Carson-Newman, 288
McAdoo, Howard, LB, Michigan State [from LARd] 305
12. Farren, Paul, T, Boston U., 316

Dallas Cowboys
1. Jeffcoat, Jim, DE, Arizona State, 23
2. Walter, Mike, DE, Oregon, 50
3. Caldwell, Bryan, DE, Arizona State, 77
4. Faulkner, Chris, TE, Florida, 108
5. McSwain, Chuck, RB, Clemson, 135
6. Collier, Reggie, QB, Southern Mississippi, 162
7. Schultz, Chris, T, Arizona, 189
8. Ricks, Lawrence, RB, Michigan, 220
9. Gross, Al, DB, Arizona, 246
10. Moran, Eric, T, Washington, 273
11. Taylor, Dan, T, Idaho State, 300
12. Bouier, Lorenzo, RB, Maine, 331

Denver Broncos
1. Hinton, Chris, G, Northwestern, 4
2. Cooper, Mark, T, Miami, 31
3. Sampson, Clint, WR, San Diego State, 60
4. Choice to LARm thru SF
5. Harris, George, LB, Houston, 116
Baldwin, Bruce, DB, Harding [from NO] 125
6. Heflin, Victor, DB, Delaware State, 143
7. Dupree, Myron, DB, North Carolina Central, 172
8. Kubiak, Gary, QB, Texas A&M [from Bal] 197
Choice to Pit
9. Hawkins, Brian, DB, San Jose State, 228
10. Bowyer, Walt, DE, Arizona State, 254
11. Bailey, Don, C, Miami, 283
12. Mecklenburg, Karl, DT, Minnesota, 310

Detroit Lions
1. Jones, James, RB, Florida, 13
2. Strenger, Rich, T, Michigan, 40
3. Cofer, Mike, DE, Tennessee, 67
4. Curley, August, LB, USC, 94
5. Johnson, Demetrious, DB, Missouri [from LARm] 115
Mott, Steve, C, Alabama, 121
6. Brown, Todd, WR, Nebraska, 154
7. Black, Mike, P, Arizona State, 181
8. Stapleton, Bill, DB, Washington, 208
9. Choice used in 1982 supplemental draft (Robinson, Kevin, DB, North Carolina A&T)
10. Laube, Dave, G, Penn State, 261
11. Tate, Ben, RB, North Carolina Central, 287
12. Lane, Jim, C, Idaho State, 321

Green Bay Packers
1. Lewis, Tim, DB, Pittsburgh [from NO] 11
Choice to San Diego
2. Drechsler, Dave, G, North Carolina, 48
3. Choice to Miami through Houston
4. Miller, Mike, WR, Tennessee, 104
5. Thomas, Bryan, RB, Pittsburgh, 132
6. Sams, Ron, G, Pittsburgh, 160
7. Clark, Jessie, RB, Arkansas, 188
8. Briscoe, Carlton, DB, McNeese State, 216
9. Ham, Robin, C, West Texas State, 243
10. Williams, Byron, WR, Texas-Arlington [from Hou] 253
Thomas, Jimmy, DB, Indiana, 271
11. Scribner, Bucky, P, Kansas, 299
12. Harvey, John, DT, USC, 327

Houston Oilers
1. Choice to LARm
Matthews, Bruce, T, USC [from Sea] 9
2. Salem, Harvey, T, California, 30
Bostic, Keith, DB, Michigan [from Sea] 42
3. Joiner, Tim, LB, LSU, 58
Dressel, Chris, TE, Stanford [from Sea] 69
Brown, Steve, DB, Oregon [from Mia] 83
4. Hill, Greg, DB, Oklahoma State, 86
McCloskey, Mike, TE, Penn State [from LARm] 88
5. Moriarty, Larry, RB, Notre Dame, 114
Foster, Jerome, DT, Ohio State [from Mia] 139
6. Haworth, Steve, DB, Oklahoma, 142
7. Walls, Herkie, WR, Texas, 170
8. Thompson, Robert, LB, Michigan, 198
9. Potter, Kevin, DB, Missouri, 226
10. Choice to GB
11. Choice to NYG
12. Choice to NYG

Kansas City Chiefs
1. Blackledge, Todd, QB, Penn State, 7
2. Lutz, Dave, T, Georgia Tech, 34
3. Lewis, Albert, DB, Grambling, 61
4. Wetzel, Ron, TE, Arizona State, 92
5. Arnold, Jim, P, Vanderbilt, 119
6. Gardner, Ellis, T, Georgia Tech, 146
7. Thomas, Ken, RB, San Jose State, 173
Posey, Daryl, RB, Mississippi College [from NO] 179
8. Eatman, lrv, T, UCLA, 204
9. Lingner, Adam, C, Illinois, 231
10. Shumate, Mark, DT, Wisconsin, 257
11. Jackson, DeWayne, DE, South Carolina State, 284
12. Jones, Ken, T, Tennessee, 315

Los Angeles Raiders
1. Mosebar, Don, T, USC, 26
2. Pickel, Bill, DT, Rutgers, 54
3. Caldwell, Tony, LB, Washington, 82
4. Townsend, Greg, DE, TCU, 110
5. Williams, Dokie, WR, UCLA, 138
6. Choice to Washington
7. McCall, Jeff, RB, Clemson, 194
8. Dotterer, Mike, RB, Stanford, 222
9. Jordan, Kent, TE, St. Mary's (CA), 249
10. Fernandez, Mervyn, WR, San Jose State, 277
11. Choice to Cle
12. Lindquist, Scott, QB, Northern Arizona, 333

Los Angeles Rams
1. Dickerson, Eric, RB, SMU [from Hou] 2
Choice to Sea thru Hou
2. Ellard, Henry, WR, Fresno State, 32
Wilcher, Mike, LB, North Carolina [from SF] 36
3. Choice to SF
4. Nelson, Chuck, K, Washington [from Den thru SF] 87
Choice to Hou
Newsome, Vince, DB, Washington [from NYG] 97
Reed, Doug, DT, San Diego State [from Mia] 111
5. Choice to Det
Grant, Otis, WR, Michigan State [from SD] 134
6. Kowalski, Gary, T, Boston College, 144
7. Simmons, Jeff, WR, USC, 171
8. West, Troy, DB, USC, 200
9. Belcher, Jack, C, Boston College, 227
10. Choice to Min
11. Triplett, Danny, LB, Clemson, 282
12. Casper, Clete, QB, Washington State, 311

Miami Dolphins
1. Marino, Dan, QB, Pittsburgh, 27
2. Charles, Mike, DT, Syracuse, 55
3. Benson, Charles, DE, Baylor [from GB thru Hou] 76
Choice to Hou
4. Choice to LARm
5. Choice to Hou
6. Roby, Reggie, P, Iowa, 167
7. Woetzel, Keith, LB, Rutgers, 195
8. Clayton, Mark, WR, Louisville, 223
9. Brown, Mark, LB, Purdue, 250
10. Reed, Anthony, RB, South Carolina State, 278
11. Lukens, Joe, G, Ohio State, 306
12. Carter, Anthony, WR, Michigan, 334

Minnesota Vikings
1. Browner, Joey, DB, USC, 19
2. Choice to Phi
3. Ashley, Walker Lee, LB, Penn State, 73
4. Rush, Mark, RB, Miami, 100
5. Stewart, Mark, LB, Washington, 127
6. Jones, Mike, WR, Tennessee State, 159
7. Lee, Carl, DB, Marshall, 186
8. Brown, Norris, TE, Georgia, 213
9. Achter, Rod, WR, Toledo, 239
10. Brown, Melvin, DB, Mississippi [from LARm] 255
Tate, Walter, C, Tennessee State, 266
11. Butcher, Brian, G, Clemson, 298
12. Turner, Maurice, RB, Utah State, 325

New England Patriots
1. Eason, Tony, QB, Illinois, 15
2. Wilson, Darryal, WR, Tennessee, 47
3. Starring, Steven, WR, McNeese State, 74
Moore, Steve, G, Tennessee State [from SD] 80
4. Rembert, Johnny, LB, Clemson, 101
5. Creswell, Smiley, DE, Michigan State [from ChiB] 118
Lewis, Darryl, TE, Texas-Arlington, 128
6. Bass, Mike, K, Illinois, 155
7. James, Craig, RB, SMU, 187
8. Lippett, Ronnie, DB, Miami, 214
9. Williams, Ricky, RB, Langston [from NO] 233
Keel, Mark, TE, Arizona, 240
10. Williams, James, TE, Wyoming [from NYG] 264
Williams, Toby, DE, Nebraska [from NO] 265
Ramsey, Tom, QB, UCLA, 267
11. Parker, Steve, WR, Abilene Christian [from NO] 292
Eason, Calvin, DB, Houston, 294
12. Kelly, Waddell, RB, Arkansas State [from NO] 319
Ekern, Andy, T, Missouri, 326

New Orleans Saints
1. Choice to GB
2. Korte, Steve, G, Arkansas, 38
3. Tice, John, TE, Maryland, 65
Austin, Cliff, RB, Clemson [from Buf thru StL] 66
4. Lewis, Gary, NT, Oklahoma State, 98
5. Choice to Den
6. Choice to Cin
7. Choice to KC
8. Greenwood, David, DB, Wisconsin, 206
9. Choice to NE
10. Choice to NE
11. Choice to NE
12. Choice to NE

New York Giants
1. Kinard, Terry, DB, Clemson, 10
2. Marshall, Leonard, DT, LSU, 37
3. Williams, Jamie, TE, Nebraska [from SF thru LARm] 63
Nelson, Karl, T, Iowa State, 70
4. Choice to LARm
5. Scott, Malcolm, TE, LSU, 124
6. Patterson, Darrell, LB, TCU, 151
Belcher, Kevin, G, Texas-El Paso [from Buf thru LARm] 153
7. Williams, Perry, DB, North Carolina State, 178
8. Headen, Andy, LB, Clemson, 205
9. Haji-Sheikh, Ali, K, Michigan, 237
10. Choice to NE
11. Jenkins, Lee, DB, Tennessee [from Hou] 281
Pierson, Clenzie, DT, Rice, 291
12. Jones, Robbie, LB, Alabama [from Hou] 309
Magwood, Frank, WR, Clemson, 318
Tuggle, John, RB, California [from Was] 335

New York Jets
1. O'Brien, Ken, QB, Cal-Davis, 24
2. Hector, Johnny, RB, Texas A&M, 51
3. Townsell, Jo-Jo, WR, UCLA, 78
4. Howell, Wes, TE, California, 105
5. Walker, John, DT, Nebraska-Omaha, 136
6. White, Vincent, RB, Stanford, 163
7. Newbold, Darrin, LB, Southwest Missouri State, 190
8. Mullen, Davlin, DB, Western Kentucky, 217
9. Humphery, Bobby, WR, New Mexico State, 247
10. Fike, Dan, T, Florida, 274
11. Harmon, Mike, WR, Mississippi, 301
12. Crum, Stu, K, Tulsa, 328

Philadelphia Eagles
1. Haddix, Michael, RB, Mississippi State, 8
2. Hopkins, Wes, DB, SMU, 35
Schulz, Jody, LB, East Carolina [from Min] 46
3. Young, Glen, WR, Mississippi State, 62
4. Williams, Michael, RB, Mississippi College, 89
5. Darby, Byron, DT, USC, 120
6. Oatis, Victor, WR, Northwestern State (LA), 147
7. Edgar, Anthony, RB, Hawaii, 174
Schultheis, Jon, G, Princeton [from Cle] 182
8. Kraynak, Rich, LB, Pittsburgh, 201
9. Pelzer, Rich, T, Rhode Island, 232
10. Strauthers, Thomas, DE, Jackson State, 258
11. Sebahar, Steve, C, Washington State, 285
12. Mangrum, David, QB, Baylor, 312

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Rivera, Gabriel, DT, Texas Tech, 21
2. Capers, Wayne, WR, Kansas, 52
3. Seabaugh, Todd, LB, San Diego State, 79
4. Metcalf, Bo Scott, DB, Baylor, 106
5. Skansi, Paul, WR, Washington, 133
Garrity, Gregg, WR, Penn State [from Was] 140
6. Williams, Eric, DB, North Carolina State, 164
7. Kirchner, Mark, G, Baylor, 191
8. Odom, Henry, RB, South Carolina State [from Den] 199
Dunaway, Craig, TE, Michigan, 218
9. Wingle, Blake, G, UCLA, 244
10. Straughter, Roosevelt, DB, Northeast Louisiana, 275
11. Raugh, Mark, TE, West Virginia, 302
12. Wiley, Roger, RB, Sam Houston State, 330

St. Louis Cardinals
1. Smith, Leonard, DB, McNeese State, 17
2. Mack, Cedric, DB, Baylor, 44
3. Dardar, Ramsey, DT, LSU, 71
4. Duda, Mark, DT, Maryland [from Sea] 96
Washington, Lionel, DB, Tulane, 103
5. Bird, Steve, WR, Eastern Kentucky, 130
6. Schmitt, George, DB, Delaware, 157
7. Scott, Carlos, C, Texas-El Paso, 184
8. Harris, Bob, DB, Auburn, 211
9. Brown, Otis, RB, Jackson State, 242
10. Lucas, Tim, LB, California, 269
11. Williams, Aaron, WR, Washington, 296
12. Lane, James, LB, Alabama State, 323

San Diego Chargers
1. Smith, Billy Ray Jr., LB, Arkansas [from SF] 5
Anderson, Gary, WR-RB, Arkansas [from GB] 20
Byrd, Gill, DB, San Jose State, 22
2. Choice to SF
3. Choice to NE
4. Walters, Danny, DB, Arkansas [from Cle] 95
Choice to ChiB
5. Choice to LARm
6. Johnson, Trumaine, WR, Grambling [from Bal] 141
Choice to Bal
7. Elko, Bill, DT, LSU, 192
8. Jackson, Earnest, RB, Texas A&M [from SF] 202
Choice to ChiB
9. Green, Mike, LB, Oklahoma State, 245
10. Mathison, Bruce, QB, Nebraska, 272
11. Kearse, Tim, WR, San Jose State, 303
Spencer, Tim, RB, Ohio State [from Was] 307
12. Blaylock, Billy, DB, Tennessee Tech [from ChiB] 314
Ehin, Chuck, DT, BYU, 329

San Francisco 49ers
1. Choice to SD
2. Choice to LARm
Craig, Roger, RB, Nebraska [from SD] 49
3. Montgomery, Blanchard, LB, UCLA [from LARm] 59
Choice to NYG thru LARm
4. Holmoe, Tom, DB, BYU, 90
5. Ellison, Riki, LB, USC, 117
6. Choice to TB
7. Moten, Gary, LB, SMU, 175
8. Choice to SD
9. Mularkey, Mike, TE, Florida, 229
10. Merrell, Jeff, DT, Nebraska, 259
11. Sapolu, Jesse, G, Hawaii, 289
12. Choice to ChiB

Seattle Seahawks
1. Warner, Curt, RB, Penn State [from LARm thru Hou] 3
Choice to Hou
2. Choice to Hou
3. Choice to Hou
4. Choice to StL
5. Castor, Chris, WR, Duke, 123
6. Gipson, Reginald, RB, Alabama A&M, 150
7. Merriman, Sam, LB, Idaho, 177
8. Hernandez, Matt, T, Purdue, 210
9. Clasby, Bob, T, Notre Dame, 236
10. Speros, Pete, G, Penn State, 263
11. Mayberry, Bob, G, Clemson, 290
12. Dow, Don, T, Washington, 317

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1. Choice to ChiB
2. Grimes, Randy, C, Baylor, 45
3. Castille, Jeremiah, DB, Alabama, 72
4. Thomas, Kelly, T, USC, 99
5. Chickillo, Tony, DT, Miami, 131
6. Branton, Gene, WR, Texas Southern [from SF] 148
Kaplan, Ken, T, New Hampshire, 158
7. Ledbetter, Weldon, RB, Oklahoma, 185
8. Samuelson, John, LB, Azusa Pacific, 212
9. Arbubakrr, Hasson, DT, Texas Tech, 238
10. Durham, Darius, WR, San Diego State, 270
11. Witte, Mark, TE, North Texas State, 297
12. Higgenbotham, John, DT, Northeastern Oklahoma, 324

Washington Redskins
1. Green, Darrell, DB, Texas A&I, 28
2. Williams, Richard, RB, Memphis State, 56
3. Mann, Charles, DE, Nevada-Reno, 84
4. Choice to Buf thru NO
5. Choice to Pit
6. Winckler, Bob, T, Wisconsin [from LARd] 166
Laufenberg, Babe, QB, Indiana, 168
7. Bryant, Kelvin, RB, North Carolina, 196
8. Hallstrom, Todd, T, Minnesota, 224
9. Gilbert, Marcus, RB, TCU, 251
10. Gandy, Geff, LB, Baylor, 279
11. Choice to SD
12. Choice to NYG



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