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Past NFL No. 1 selections

By United Press International   |   April 20, 2002 at 12:30 PM   |   Comments

NFL No. 1 draft picks

2002 -- David Carr, qb, Fresno St., by Houston Texans

2001 -- Michael Vick, qb, Virginia Tech, by Atlanta

2000 -- Courtney Brown, de, Penn State, by Cleveland

1999 -- Tim Couch, qb, Kentucky, by Cleveland

1998 -- Peyton Manning, qb, Tennessee, by Indianapolis

1997 -- Orlando Pace, t, Ohio State, by St. Louis

1996 -- Keyshawn Johnson, wr, USC, by New York Jets

1995 -- Ki-Jana Carter, rb, Penn State, by Cincinnati

1994 -- Dan Wilkinson, dt, Ohio State, by Cincinnati

1993 -- Drew Bledsoe, qb, Washington State, by New England

1992 -- Steve Emtman, dl, Washington, by Indianapolis

1991 -- Russell Maryland, dt, Miami, by Dallas

1990 -- Jeff George, qb, Illinois, by Indianapolis

1989 -- Troy Aikman, qb, UCLA, by Dallas

1988 -- Aundray Bruce, lb, Auburn, by Atlanta

1987 -- Vinny Testaverde, qb, Miami, by Tampa Bay

1986 -- Bo Jackson, rb, Auburn, by Tampa Bay

1985 -- Bruce Smith, de, Virginia Tech, by Buffalo

1984 -- Irving Fryar, wr, Nebraska, by New England

1983 -- John Elway, qb, Stanford, by Baltimore

1982 -- Kenneth Sims, de, Texas, by New England

1981 -- George Rogers, rb, South Carolina, by New Orleans

1980 -- Billy Sims, rb, Oklahoma, by Detroit

1979 -- Tom Cousineau, lb, Ohio State, by Buffalo

1978 -- Earl Campbell, rb, Texas, by Houston Oilers

1977 -- Ricky Bell, rb, USC, by Tampa Bay

1976 -- Lee Roy Selmon, de, Oklahoma, by Tampa Bay

1975 -- Steve Bartkowski, qb, California, by Atlanta

1974 -- Ed Jones, de, Tennessee St., by Dallas

1973 -- John Matuszak, de, Tampa, by Houston Oilers

1972 -- Walt Patulski, de, Notre Dame, by Buffalo

1971 -- Jim Plunkett, qb, Stanford, by New England

1970 -- Terry Bradshaw, qb, Louisiana Tech, by Pittsburgh

1969 -- O.J. Simpson, rb, USC, by Buffalo

1968 -- Ron Yary, t, USC, by Minnesota

1967 -- Bubba Smith, de, Michigan State, by Baltimore

1966 -- Tommy Nobis, lb, Texas, by Atlanta (NFL); Jim Grabowski, rb, Illinois, by Miami (AFL)

1965 -- Tucker Frederickson, rb, Auburn, by New York Giants (NFL); Lawrence Elkins, wr, Baylor, by Houston (AFL)

1964 -- Dave Parks, wr, Texas Tech, by San Francisco (NFL); Jack Concannon, qb, Boston College, by Boston (AFL)

1963 -- Terry Baker, qb, Oregon State, by Los Angeles (NFL); Buck Buchanan, dt, Grambling, by Kansas City (AFC)

1962 -- Ernie Davis, rb, Syracuse, by Washington (NFL); Roman Gabriel, qb, North Carolina State, by Oakland (AFL)

1961 -- Tommy Mason, rb, Tulane, by Minnesota (NFL); Ken Rice, g, Auburn, by Buffalo (AFL)

1960 -- Billy Cannon, rb, Louisiana State, by Los Angeles (NFL); (AFL had no formal first pick)

1959 -- Randy Duncan, qb, Iowa, by Green Bay

1958 -- King Hill, qb, Rice, by Chicago Cardinals

1957 -- Paul Hornung, rb, Notre Dame, by Green Bay

1956 -- Gary Glick, db, Colorado A&M, by Pittsburgh

1955 -- George Shaw, qb, Oregon, by Baltimore

1954 -- Bobby Garrett, qb, Stanford, by Cleveland

1953 -- Harry Babcock, e, Georgia, by San Francisco

1952 -- Bill Wade, qb, Vanderbilt, by Los Angeles

1951 -- Kyle Rote, hb, Southern Methodist, by New York Giants

1950 -- Leon Hart, e, Notre Dame, by Detroit

1949 -- Chuck Bednarik, c, Pennsylvania, by Philadelphia

1948 -- Harry Gilmer, qb, Alabama, by Washington

1947 -- Bob Fenimore, hb, Oklahoma A&M, by Chicago Bears

1946 -- Frank Dancewicz, qb, Notre Dame, by Boston

1945 -- Charley Trippi, hb, Georgia, by Chicago Cardinals

1944 -- Angelo Bertelli, qb, Notre Dame, by Boston

1943 -- Frank Sinkwich, hb, Georgia, by Detroit

1942 -- Bill Dudley, hb, Virginia, by Pittsburgh

1941 -- Tom Harmon, hb, Michigan, by Chicago Bears

1940 -- George Cafego, hb, Tennessee, by Chicago Cardinals

1939 -- Ki Aldrich, c, Texas Christian, by Chicago Cardinals

1938 -- Corbett Davis, fb, Indiana, by Cleveland

1937 -- Sam Francis, fb, Nebraska, by Philadelphia

1936 -- Jay Berwanger, hb, Chicago, by Philadelphia

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