NFL Draft 2010: Round 1

A look at Thursday's first round of the draft:

Pick Team Player Pos. College Notes
1. St. Louis Sam Bradford
[Sam Bradford]
QB Oklahoma The 6-foot-4 Bradford seems to have demonstrated that last season's shoulder injury is healed. He went with the top pick as expected. Video
2. Detroit Ndamukong Suh
[Ndamukong Suh]
DT Nebraska The 6-312, 307-pound Suh might be the best player available in the draft and he was simply too good to pass up here.
3. Tampa Bay Gerald McCoy
[Gerald McCoy]
DT Oklahoma The two standout DTs are taken early as are two Oklahoma Sooners.
4. Redskins Trent Williams
[Trent Williams]
OT Oklahoma The Redskins pass over Russell Okung to take Williams at left tackle. Some observers thought he was a better fit for the Redskins than Okung, although Okung is the higher-rated prospect by most. Video
5. Kansas City Eric Berry
[Eric Berry]
Safety Tennessee A 5-foot-11 safety who's worthy of a top-five selection. Safeties usually donít go in the top five picks, but Berry did. Video
6. Seattle Russell Okung
[Russell Okung]
OT Oklahoma State After slipping past the Redskins and the Chiefs, the Seahawks picked the tackle. Video
7. Cleveland Joe Haden
[Joe Haden
CB Florida The Browns weren't able to move up to get Bradford, so instead they took the Friendly High product who didn't allow a TD catch in 40 college starts.
8. Oakland Rolando McClain
Rolando McClain
LB Alabama McClain is a sure tackler and is considered solid in pass coverage as well.
9. Buffalo C.J. Spiller
[C.J. Spiller]
RB Clemson He might not be an every-down running back in the NFL but he has big-play ability both on offense and special teams.
10. Jacksonville Tyson Alualu
Tyson Alualu
DT California It was a surprise that the Honolulu native went this early in the draft. Alualu is 6-3, 295 pounds.
11. San Francisco
(From Chicago via Denver)
Anthony Davis
[Anthony Davis]
Tackle Rutgers Denver traded the pick to the 49ers before the pick and San Francisco took the 6-foot-5 Davis, who might be a right tackle rather than a left tackle in the NFL.
12. San Diego
(From Miami)
Ryan Mathews
[Ryan Matthews]
RB Fresno State An 1,800-yard rusher last season who is regarded as the top runner available by several teams.
13. Philadelphia
(From S.F. via Denver)
Brandon Graham
Brandon Graham
DE Michigan Could be an outside linebacker or a defensive end. Either way, he can get to the QB.
14. Seattle
(From Denver)
Earl Thomas
Earl Thomas
S Texas He doesn't turn 21 until next month, but he was the second safety to be taken in the upper half of the first round. He also could play CB.
15. N.Y. Giants Jason Pierre-Paul
Jason Pierre-Paul
DE South Florida The 6-foot-4 junior college product played only one season at South Florida but has attention-grabbing ability.
16. Tennessee Derrick Morgan
Derrick Morgan
DE Georgia Tech It was expected that he'd go in the upper half of the first round after a 1212-sack season.
17. San Francisco
(From Carolina)
Mike Iupati
Mike Iupati
Guard Idaho A 6-foot-5, 331 pound gaurd from American Somoa. One of the draft's top interior offensive linemen.
18. Pittsburgh Maurkice Pouncey
Maurkice Pouncey
Center Florida Some say he's the Gators' best NFL prospect this year. Pouncey is 6-412, 304 pounds.
19. Atlanta Sean Weatherspoon
Sean Weatherspoon
LB Missouri Listed at 6-1, 239 pounds, Weatherspoon was credited with more than 110 tackles in each of the last three seasons.
20. Houston Kareem Jackson
Kareem Jackson
CB Alabama Played a prep-school season at Fork Union Military Academy before heading to Alabama.Listed at 5-1012, 196 pounds.
21. Cincinnati Jermaine Gresham
Jermaine Gresham
TE Oklahoma Listed at 6-6, 258 pounds. Didn't play last season because of a knee injury but still is regarded as the top TE available.
22. Denver
(From New England)
Demaryius Thomas
Demaryius Thomas
WR Georgia Tech The Broncos get their replacement for departed Brandon Marshall. Thomas's speed isn't dazzling but he plays like a big receiver (6-2, 229).
23. Green Bay Bryan Bulaga
Bryan Bulaga
T Iowa Like Anthony Davis, could play left or right tackle. Opinion seems divided on where he fits best. Video
24. Dallas
(From Philadelphia via Denver via N.E.)
Dez Bryant
Dez Bryant
WR Oklahoma State He missed most of his final season after lying to NCAA investigators about his relationship with former NFL standout Deion Sanders.
25. Denver
(From Baltimore)
Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow
QB Florida Tebow was the second quarterback taken. His reworked throwing motion made him the most scrutinized player in the entire draft.
26. Arizona Dan Williams
Dan Williams
DT Tennessee Williams was the fourth DT off the board, following No. 2 Suh, No. 3 McCoy and surprise No. 10 Alualu.
27. New England
(From Dallas)
Devin McCourty
Devin McCourty
CB Rutgers The New Jersey native will head north to play for New England.
28. Miami
Jared Odrick
Jared Odrick
DT Penn State The Dolphins get the 6-foot-5 Odrick near the end of the first round after they traded away the No. 12 pick.
29. N.Y. Jets Kyle Wilson
Kyle Wilson
CB Boise State A standout kick returner as well, was the fourth cornerback taken.
30. Detroit
(From Minnesota)
Jahvid Best
Jahvid Best
RB California Best had his final season at Cal was ended by a concussion suffered on a scary fall during a TD leap.
31. Indianapolis Jerry Hughes
Jerry Hughes
LB TCU Totaled 2612 sacks over the last two seasons.
32. New Orleans Patrick Robinson
Patrick Robinson
CB Florida State Robinson went to the same high school (Gulliver Prep) as Sean Taylor.

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