The 1980 NFL Draft

April 29-30, 1980

Billy Sims, RB, Oklahoma

1980-84 Detroit Lions (five playing seasons)
Rushing: 5,106 yards, 42 TDs
Receiving: 2,072 yards, 186 receptions, 5 TDs
All-Pro: 1 year
All-Conference: 2 years
Pro Bowls: 3

The 1980 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1980 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Detroit Lions Billy Sims rb, Oklahoma
2 New York Jets1 Johnny "Lam" Jones wr, Texas
3 Cincinnati Bengals Anthony Muñoz t, USC
4 Green Bay Packers Bruce Clark de, Penn State
5 Baltimore Colts Curtis Dickey rB, Texas A&M
6 St. Louis Cardinals Curtis Greer de, Michigan
7 Atlanta Falcons Junior Miller Te, Nebraska
8 New York Giants Mark Haynes db, Colorado
9 Minnesota Vikings Doug Martin dT, Washington
10 Seattle Seahawks2 Jacob Green de, Texas
11 Kansas City Chiefs Brad Budde g, USC
12 New Orleans Saints Stan Brock t, Colorado
13 San Francisco 49ers3 Earl Cooper rb, Rice
14 New England Patriots Roland James db, Tennessee
15 Oakland Raiders Marc Wilson qb, BYU
16 Buffalo Bills4 Jim Ritcher c, North Carolina State
17 Los Angeles Rams5 Johnnie Johnson db, Texas
18 Washington Redskins Art Monk wr, Syracuse
19 Chicago Bears Otis Wilson lb, Louisville
20 San Francisco 49ers6 Jim Stuckey dt, Clemson
21 Miami Dolphins Don McNeal db, Alabama
22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ray Snell g, Wisconsin
23 Philadelphia Eagles Boynell Young db, Alcorn State
24 Baltimore Colts7 Derrick Hatchett db, Texas
25 New England Patriots8 Vagas Ferguson rb, Notre Dame
26 Green Bay Packers9 George Cumby lb, Oklahoma
27 Cleveland Browns10 Charles White rb, USC
28 Pittsburgh Steelers Mark Malone qb, Arizona State
  • 1 - Pick acquired from the San Francisco 49ers
    2 - Pick acquired from the Buffalo Bills
    3 - Pick acquired from the New York Jets
    4 - Pick acquired from the Seattle Seahawks
    5 - Pick acquired from the Cleveland Browns
    6 - Pick acquired from the Denver Broncos
    7 - Pick acquired from the Dallas Cowboys
    8 - Pick acquired from the Houston Oilers
    9 - Pick acquired from the San Diego Chargers
    10 - Pick acquired from the Los Angeles Rams