The 1985 NFL Draft

April 30-May 1, 1985

Bruce Smith, DE, Virginia Tech

1985-99 Buffalo Bills
2000-03 Washington Redskins (19 playing seasons)
Has recorded 200 sacks during his career.
All-Pro: 9 years
All-Conference: 10 years
Pro Bowls: 11
Elected to Hall of Fame in 2009

The 1985 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1985 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Buffalo Bills Bruce Smith DE, Virginia Tech
2 Atlanta Falcons1 Bill Fralic T, Pittsburgh
3 Houston Oilers2 Ray Childress DE, Texas A&M
4 Minnesota Vikings3 Chris Doleman LB, Pittsburgh
5 Indianapolis Colts Duane Bickett LB, USC
6 Detroit Lions Lomas Brown T, Florida
7 Green Bay Pakcers4 Ken Ruettgers T, USC
8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ron Holmes DE, Washington
9 Philadelphia Eagles Kevin Allen T, Indiana
10 New York Jets Al Toon WR, Wisconsin
11 Houston Oilers5 Richard Johnson db, Wisconsin
12 San Diego Chargers Jim Lachey g, Ohio State
13 Cincinnati Bengals Eddie Brown WR, Miami
14 Buffalo Bills6 Derrick Burroughs db, Memphis State
15 Kansas City Chiefs Ethan Horton rb, North Carolina
16 San Francisco 49ers7 Jerry Rice WR, Mississippi Valley St.
17 Dallas Cowboys Kevin Brooks de, Michigan
18 St. Louis Cardinals Freddie Joe Nunn lb, Mississippi
19 New York Giants George Adams rb, Kentucky
20 Pittsburgh Steelers darryl Simsde, Wisconsin
21 Los Angeles Rams Jerry Gray db, texas
22 Chicago Bears William Perry dt, Clemson
23 Los Angeles Raiders Jessie Hester WR, Florida State
24 New Orleans Saints8 Alvin Toles lb, Tennessee
25 Cincinnati Bengals9 Emanuel King lb, Alabama
26 Denver Broncos Steve Sewell rb, Oklahoma
27 Miami Dolphins Lorenzo Hampton rb, Florida
28 New England Patriots10 Trevor Matich c, BYU
  • 1 - Pick acquired from the Houston Oilers
    2 - Pick acquired from the Minnesota Vikings
    3 - Pick acquired from the Atlanta Falcons
    4 - Pick acquired from the Cleveland Browns
    5 - Pick acquired from the New Orleans Saints
    6 - Pick acquired from the Green Bay Packers
    7 - Pick acquired from the New England Patriots
    8 - Pick acquired from the Washington Redskins
    9 - Pick acquired from the Seattle Seahawks
    10 - Pick acquired from the San Francisco 49ers