The 1974 NFL Draft

Held January 29-30, 1974

Ed "Too Tall" Jones, DE, Tennessee State

1974-1989 Dallas Cowboys (16 playing seasons)
Played in 224 career games
Recorded 57.5 official sacks
All-Pro: 2 years
All Conference: 2 years
Pro Bowls: 3

The 1974 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1974 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Dallas Cowboys1 Ed Jones DE, Tennessee St.
2 San Diego Chargers Bo Matthews rb, Colorado
3 New York Giants John Hicks g, Ohio State
4 Chicago Bears Waymond Bryant LB, Tennessee St.
5 Baltimore Colts John Dutton de, Nebraska
6 New York Jets Carl Barzilauskas dT, Indiana
7 St. Louis Cardinals J.V. Cain Te, Colorado
8 Detroit Lions3 Ed O'Neil lb, Penn State
9 San Francisco 49ers4 Wilbur Jackson rb, Alabama
10 San Francisco 49ers Bill Sandifer dt, UCLA
11 Los Angeles Rams5 John Cappellitti rb, Penn State
12 Green Bay Packers Barty Smith rb, Richmond
13 New Orleans Saints6 Rick Middleton lb, Ohio State
14 Denver Broncos Randy Gradishar lb, Ohio State
15 San Diego Chargers7 Don Goode lb, Kansas
16 Kansas City Chiefs Woody Green Rb, Arizona State
17 Minnesota Vikings2 Fred McNeill lb, UCLA
18 Buffalo Bills Reuben Grant te, Oklahoma State
19 Oakland Raiders Henry Lawrence t, Florida A&M
20 Chicago Bears8 Dave Gallagher DE-DT, Michigan
21 Pittsburgh Steelers Lynn Swann wr, USC
22 Dallas Cowboys Charley Young rb, North Carolina St.
23 Cincinnati Bengals Bill Kollar Dt, Montana State
24 Baltimore Colts9 Roger Carr wr, Louisiana Tech
25 Minnesota Vikings Steve Riley t, USC
26 Miami Dolphins Don Reese DE, Jackson State
  • 1 - Acquired from Houston Oilers
    2 - Acquired from Atlanta Falcons
    3 - Acquired from New Orleans Saints
    4 - Acquired from New England Patriots
    5 - Acquired from Philadelphia Eagles
    6 - Acquired from Detroit Lions
    7 - Acquired from Cleveland Browns
    8 - Acquired from Washington thru L.A. Rams
    9 - Acquired from Los Angeles Rams