Boom or Bust: NFL Draft's Last 30 Years of No. 1 Picks

Caleb M.Analyst IFebruary 19, 2010

Boom or Bust: NFL Draft's Last 30 Years of No. 1 Picks

0 of 31

1979—Tom Cousineau, LB, Buffalo Bills

1 of 31

1980—Billy Sims, RB, Detroit Lions

2 of 31

1981—George Rogers, RB, New Orleans Saints

3 of 31

1982—Kenneth Sims, DE, New England Patriots

4 of 31

1983—John Elway, QB, Denver Broncos

5 of 31

1984—Irving Fryar, WR, New England Patriots

6 of 31

1985—Bruce Smith, DE, Buffalo Bills

7 of 31

1986—Bo Jackson, RB, Los Angeles Raiders

8 of 31

1987—Vinny Testaverde, QB, Tampa Bay Buccs

9 of 31

1988—Aundray Bruce, LB, Atlanta Falcons

10 of 31

1989—Troy Aikman, QB, Dallas Cowboys

11 of 31

1990—Jeff George, QB, Indianapolis Colts

12 of 31

1991—Russell Maryland, DT, Dallas Cowboys

13 of 31

1992—Steve Emtman, DT, Indianapolis Colts

14 of 31

1993—Drew Bledsoe, QB, New England Patriots

15 of 31

1994—Dan Wilkinson, DT, Cincinnati Bengals

16 of 31

1995—Ki-Jana Carter, RB, Cincinnati Bengals

17 of 31

1996—Keyshawn Johnson, WR, New York Jets

18 of 31

1997—Orlando Pace, LT, St. Louis Rams

19 of 31

1998—Peyton Manning, QB, Indianapolis Colts

20 of 31

1999—Tim Couch, QB, Cleveland Browns

21 of 31

2000—Courtney Brown, DE, Cleveland Browns

22 of 31

2001—Michael Vick, QB, Atlanta Falcons

23 of 31

2002—David Carr, QB, Houston Texans

24 of 31

2003—Carson Palmer, QB, Cincinnati Bengals

25 of 31

2004—Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants

26 of 31

2005—Alex Smith, QB, San Francisco 49ers

27 of 31

2006—Mario Williams, DE, Houston Texans

28 of 31

2007—JaMarcus Russell, QB, Oakland Raiders

29 of 31

2008—Jake Long, OT, Miami Dolphins

30 of 31

2009—Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions

31 of 31