| NFL Draft No. 1 Selections |
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Saturday, April 23, 2005; 11:03 p.m. EDT
The first choice in the annual selection of college players by professional football with player, team, position and college:
2005: Alex Smith, San Francisco, QB, Utah.
2004: Eli Manning, San Diego, QB, Mississippi.
2003: Carson Palmer, Cincinnati, QB, Southern California.
2002: David Carr, Houston, QB, Fresno State.
2001: Michael Vick, Atlanta, QB, Virginia Tech.
2000: Courtney Brown, Cleveland, DE, Penn State.
1999: Tim Couch, Cleveland, QB, Kentucky.
1998: Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, QB, Tennessee.
1997: Orlando Pace, St. Louis Rams, T, Ohio State.
1996: Keyshawn Johnson, New York Jets, WR, Southern California.
1995: Ki-Jana Carter, Cincinnati, RB, Penn State.
1994: Dan Wilkinson, Cincinnati, DE, Ohio State.
1993: Drew Bledsoe, New England, QB, Washington State.
1992: Steve Emtman, Indianapolis, DE, Washington.
1991: Russell Maryland, Dallas, DL, Miami.
1990: Jeff George, Indianapolis, QB, Illinois.
1989: Troy Aikman, Dallas, QB, UCLA.
1988: Aundray Bruce, Atlanta, LB, Auburn.
1987: Vinny Testaverde, Tampa Bay, QB, Miami.
1986: Bo Jackson, Tampa Bay, RB, Auburn.
1985: Bruce Smith, Buffalo, DT, Virginia Tech.
1984: Irving Fryar, New England, WR, Nebraska.
1983: John Elway, Baltimore, QB, Stanford.
1982: Kenneth Sims, New England, DT, Texas.
1981: George Rogers, New Orleans, RB, South Carolina.
1980: Billy Sims, Detroit, RB, Oklahoma.
1979: Tom Cousineau, Buffalo, LB, Ohio State.
1978: Earl Campbell, Houston, RB, Texas.
1977: Ricky Bell, Tampa Bay, RB, Southern California.
1976: Lee Roy Selmon, Tampa Bay, DE, Oklahoma.
1975: Steve Bartkowski, Atlanta, QB, California.
1974: Ed Jones, Dallas, DE, Tennessee State.
1973: John Matuszak, Houston, DE, Tampa.
1972: Walt Patulski, Buffalo, DE, Notre Dame.
1971: Jim Plunkett, New England, QB, Stanford.
1970: Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, QB, Louisiana Tech.
1969: O.J. Simpson, Buffalo (AFL), RB, Southern California.
1968: Ron Yary, Minnesota, T, Southern Cal.
1967: Bubba Smith, Baltimore, DT, Michigan State.
1966: Tommy Nobis, Atlanta, LB, Texas.
1966: Jim Grabowski, Miami (AFL), RB, Illinois.
1965: Tucker Frederickson, N.Y. Giants, RB, Auburn.
1965: Lawrence Elkins, Houston (AFL), WR, Baylor.
1964: Dave Parks, San Francisco, WR, Texas Tech.
1964: Jack Concannon, Boston (AFL), QB, Boston College.
1963: Terry Baker, Los Angeles, QB, Oregon State.
1963: Buck Buchanan, Kansas City (AFL), DT, Grambling.
1962: Ernie Davis, Washington, RB, Syracuse.
1962: Roman Gabriel, Oakland (AFL), QB, N. Carolina St.
1961: Tommy Mason, Minnesota, RB, Tulane.
1961: Ken Rice, Buffalo (AFL), G, Auburn.
1960: Billy Cannon, Los Angeles, RB, LSU.
1959: Randy Duncan, Green Bay, QB, Iowa.
1958: King Hill, Chicago Cardinals, QB, Rice.
1957: Paul Hornung, Green Bay, HB, Notre Dame.
1956: Gary Glick, Pittsburgh, DB, Colorado A&M.
1955: George Shaw, Baltimore, QB, Oregon.
1954: Bobby Garrett, Cleveland, QB, Stanford.
1953: Harry Babcock, San Francisco, WR, Georgia.
1952: Bill Wade, Los Angeles, QB, Vanderbilt.
1951: Kyle Rote, New York Giants, HB, SMU.
1950: Leon Hart, Detroit, WR, Notre Dame.
1949: Chuck Bednarik, Philadelphia, C, Pennsylvania.
1948: Harry Gilmer, Washington, QB, Alabama.
1947: Bob Fenimore, Chicago Bears, HB, Oklahoma A&M.
1946: Frank Dancewicz, Boston, QB, Notre Dame.
1945: Charley Trippi, Chicago Cardinals, HB, Georgia.
1944: Angelo Bertelli, Boston, QB, Notre Dame.
1943: Frank Sinkwich, Detroit, HB, Georgia.
1942: Bill Dudley, Pittsburgh, HB, Virginia.
1941: Tom Harmon, Chicago Bears, HB, Michigan.
1940: George Cafego, Chicago Cardinals, HB, Tennessee.
1939: Ki Aldrich, Chicago Cardinals, C, TCU.
1938: Corbett Davis, Cleveland, FB, Indiana.
1937: Sam Francis, Philadelphia, FB, Nebraska.
1936: Jay Berwanger, Philadelphia, HB, Chicago.
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