Detroit Lions First Round Draft Picks

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Detroit Lions First Round Draft Picks

2008—Gosder Cherilus, OT, Boston College (from Minnesota through Kansas City) 2007—Calvin Johnson, WR, Georgia Tech 2006—Ernie Sims, LB, Florida St 2005—Mike Williams, WR, Southern California 2004—Roy Williams, WR, Texas —Kevin Jones, RB, Virginia Tech 2003—Charles Rogers, WR, Michigan St 2002—Joey Harrington, QB, Oregon 2001—Jeff Backus, OT, Michigan 2000—Stocker McDougle, OT, Oklahoma 1999—Chris Claiborne, LB, Southern California Aaron Gibson, OT, Wisconsin 1998—Terry Fair, CB, Tennessee 1997—Bryant Westbrook, CB, Texas 1996—Reggie Brown, LB, Texas A&M (from Oakland) Jeff Hartings, G, Penn St 1995—Luther Elliss, DE, Utah 1994—Johnnie Morton, WR, Southern California 1993—NO PICK 1992—Robert Porcher, DL, South Carolina St 1991—Herman Moore, WR, Virginia 1990—Andre Ware, QB, Houston 1989—Barry Sanders, RB, Oklahoma St 1988—Bennie Blades, DB, Miami 1987—Reggie Rogers, DE, Washington 1986—Chuck Long, QB, Iowa 1985—Lomas Brown, T, Florida 1984—David Lewis, TE, California 1983—James Jones, FB, Florida 1982—Jimmy Williams, LB, Nebraska 1981—Mark Nichols, WR, San Jose St 1980—Billy Sims, RB, Oklahoma 1979—Keith Dorney, T, Penn St 1978—Luther Bradley, DB, Notre Dame 1977—NO PICK 1976—James Hunter, DB, Grambling (from Chicago) Lawrence Gaines, RB, Wyoming 1975—Lynn Boden, G, South Dakota St 1974—Ed O’Neil, LB, Penn St (from New Orleans) 1973—Ernest Price, DE, Texas A&I 1972—Herb Orvis, DE, Colorado 1971—Bob Bell, DT, Cincinnati 1970—Steve Owens, RB, Oklahoma 1969—Altie Taylor, RB, Utah St 1968—Greg Landry, QB, Massachusetts Earl McCulloch, FL, Southern California 1967—Mel Farr, HB, UCLA 1966—NO PICK 1965—Tom Nowatzke, FB, Indiana 1964—Pete Beathard, QB, Southern California 1963—Daryl Sanders, T, Ohio St 1962—John Hadl, QB, Kansas 1961—NO PICK 1960—John Robinson, HB, Louisiana St 1959—Nick Pietrosante, FB, Notre Dame 1958—Alex Karras, T, Iowa 1957—Bill Glass, G, Baylor 1956—Howard Cassady, B, Ohio St 1955—Dave Middleton, B, Auburn 1954—Dick Chapman, T, Rice 1953—Harley Sewell, G, Texas 1952—NO PICK 1951—NO PICK 1950—Leon Hart, E, Notre Dame Joe Watson, C, Rice

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