Davis went on to appear in two more Pro Bowls for his efforts in Dallas. Starting in 1976, Mr. Beyond that, the draft produced the 2014 rushing leader (DeMarco Murray) and sack leader (Justin Houston).

Seven of the first eight selections went on to become Pro Bowl players. LSU's Tyler Shelvin, one of the top interior D-line prospects in college football, is opting out of the 2020 season and intends to enter the 2021 NFL Draft. The Big Ten announced on Wednesday that the conference will begin its football season on the weekend of Oct. 23-24. 2003: Wide receiver Andre Johnson (first round), safety Troy Polamalu (first round) and tight end Jason Witten (third round) might each be elected for enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The 2003 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League (NFL) teams selected amateur college football players. Eight of the first nine, 9 of the first 11 and 12 of the first 16 picks have all been Pro Bowl picks. Drafted From: Virginia Tech. Behind Wayne and Smith are an abundance of players with hall-of-very-good distinction. 67th annual meeting of National Football League franchises to select newly eligible players.

Blaine Gabbert (No. ", Atlanta traded this pick to Tampa Bay for QB, Chicago had traded this pick and a seventh-round selection in 2000 (232nd overall) to Miami for P, Denver Broncos traded their seventh-round selections (No. The first player selected in the draft was quarterback Michael Vick from Virginia Tech, who was selected by the Atlanta Falcons after they acquired the first pick in a trade with the San Diego Chargers. Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. McAllister came in the league as a backup, seeing limited time on the field. In all, the 1996 draft class has earned the most combined Pro Bowls over the past 25 years with 115 total Pro Bowl selections. Reggie Wayne came into the league and started off a little slow, having under 850 yards his first three seasons, which isn't terrible when you're playing beside Marvin Harrison. Louis). © 2020 NFL Enterprises LLC. McAllister's Original Pick: 1st Round, 23rd Overall by New Orleans Saints. Reggie Wayne and Steve Smith will generate spirited debate among voters when it comes time for Hall of Fame consideration.

His first year with the Cowboys in 2007, he was named to his very first Pro Bowl and All-Pro rosters.

1998:Peyton Manning went No. » Number of players who made at least one Pro Bowl: 33 Irrelevant: Tevita Ofahengaue, TE Arizona Cardinals: Most selections (12) Buffalo Bills Seattle Seahawks: Fewest selections (5) Washington …

"Jacoby Jones, drafted by the Houston Texans, made a profound impact with his second NFL team, making twoseminal plays in the Baltimore Ravens' run to glory in Super Bowl XLVII. Bosch's Original Pick: 2nd Round, 34th Overall by Arizona Cardinals.

[1] The draft took place April 20–21, 2002 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. » Pro Football Hall of Famers:Jonathan Ogden 10 to the Jacksonville Jaguars) has been jettisoned by his original team and is seemingly relegated to backup status for the rest of his career. Reggie Wayne and Steve Smith will generate spirited debate among voters when it comes time for Hall of Fame consideration.

Although the Carolina Panthers finished with a 1–15 record which would normally have given them the first pick in each round, the Houston Texans were given the first pick because they were an expansion team. Super Bowl Champion: New England Patriots, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year: Anthony Thomas, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: Kendrell Bell, AP Defensive Player of the Year: Michael Strahan. > 2001 NFL Draft. 5 selection. The World's Most Entertaining Car Website, Ranking The 5 Longest (& 5 Shortest) Money In The Bank Matches By Length, Every Survivor Series PPV From The 2000s, Ranked, 10 Wildest Backstage Stories About The Survivor Series, WCW: 5 Makeshift Teams That Were Actually Good (& 5 That Didn’t Work), Ranking Every Survivor Series Match Involving The Four Horsewomen, 10 Years Survivor Series' Main Event Was Better Than WrestleMania's, 10 Best Marvel & DC Cosplays By WWE Superstars, The 10 Most Overpushed WWE Superstars Each Year In The 2010s, 10 Wrestlers Who Only Worked For ECW (& No Other Major Wrestling Promotion), 10 Best WCW World Heavyweight Champions in History, 5 WCW Legends Who Would Have Been Great In AEW (& 5 Who Would Have Flopped), 5 Underrated Pay-Per-Views Of The 2000s (& 5 That Are Terrible), The Undertaker's 5 Best & 5 Worst Survivor Series Matches Ever, 10 Wrestlers Who Don't Get Along With Eric Bischoff (& Why), 5 Female Wrestlers Who Were Better As A Heel Champion (& 5 Who Were Better As A Face), 8 Funniest Backstage Pranks In WWE, Ranked, 5 Ways The Four Horsemen Has Aged Poorly (& 5 Ways They're Timeless), 5 Ways AEW & WWE Are Run The Same Way (& 5 How They're Different), 5 Wrestlers Who Use The Superkick To Success (& 5 Who Fail With It).

Quarterbacks went 1-2 with mixed results, as Drew Bledsoe helped lead the New England Patriots to Super Bowl XXXI, but Rick Mirer fell well short of the next Joe Montana-type hype with the Seattle Seahawks. The Jaguars went from the 20th ranked overall defense to 6th , mostly due to the addition of Stroud. » First-rounders who made at least one Pro Bowl: 15. ", San Diego traded this selection to Philadelphia for a 4th round pick in 2000. in Journalism in 2013. This earned him the 2006 NFL MVP Award. Updated: Mar 11, 2019 06:01 pm (ET) Draft date: April 21st, 2001 @ 2:00 AM - April 22nd, 2001, in New York, NY. During his rookie season, he did not start in one single game. Vick, meanwhile, was arguably the game's most exciting player before a suspension in 2007 derailed his career. View the 2001 Miami Dolphins draft results.

However, the quarterback class left more to be desired.

This is amazing when you consider that selecting receivers that high in the draft is an absolute crapshoot. » Pro Football Hall of Famers: None

1 to the Indianapolis Colts and Ryan Leaf went No. McAllister did not disappoint, rushing for over 1,000 yards 4 of the next 5 seasons.

Our Customizable Draft Finder lets you slice and dice the draft in more ways than you can imagine. Chase Goodbread examines the potential 2021 NFL Draft impact. The Jets take Vanden Bosch in 2001, and he would have been on the other side of John Abraham, along with James Farrior, Marvin Jones, and Shaun Ellis. Do you have a blog? Brees is definitely a 1st ballot Hall of Famer. Irrelevant was first awarded to the player who was selected last overall. The performances during these seasons earned him 2 trips to the Pro Bowl.

Irrelevant, was Tevita Ofahengaue of Brigham Young University, who was chosen by the Arizona Cardinals.

1. 1 selection, agreeing to a trade with the Atlanta Falcons for their No. No teams elected to claim any players in the supplemental draft that year. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. Although this draft occurred just four years ago, it is on the fast track toward becoming one of the best ever. The draft, which is officially referred to as the "NFL Player Selection Meeting," was held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on April 21–22, 2001.[1][2][3]. The draft was broadcast on ESPN both days and eventually moved to ESPN2. Brees led the Chargers to a 12-4 record and completed 65.5% of his passes for 3,159 yards, 27 touchdowns, 7 interceptions and a passer rating of  104.8. Vick could not only throw like a quarterback, but he could run like a back. Although they fell short in the end, losing 27-23, it was a great season and Wilson played a huge role. Crumpler's original Pick: 2nd Round, 35th Overall. This led to the Patriots going all the way to the Super Bowl. North Dakota State signal-caller Trey Lance, one of the top talents in college football, has announced he intends to enter the 2021 NFL Draft. For each player selected in the Supplemental Draft, the team forfeits its pick in that round in the draft of the following season.

For his next seven seasons, Tomlinson did not slow down as he rushed for over 1,000 yards in all but his last season with the Chargers. More league info. Crumpler was named to four Pro Bowls, all with the Falcons, and was even selected as a First Team All-Pro player in 2003. The following season they put more faith in him, starting him 13 games, which gave him a increase in receptions and receiving yards.

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After his time with the Cardinals, Bosch would make his way over to the Titans in Tennessee where he began to shine. » On the road to Canton:Ben Roethlisberger 8 to the Tennessee Titans) has already retired. At the top of the second round, the Chargers were fortunate enough to have Drew Brees fall to pick No. The Falcons took Virginia Tech QB Michael Vick to begin the 246-player draft.

» Complete draft class In the 2003 season, the Cardinals overall defense ranked 26th. Wide receiver Wes Welker, who went on to become one of Tom Brady's favorite targets during a healthy run in New England, where he led the NFL in receptions three times. Randy Moss fell to No. 1995: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers built the core of their defense by using their two first-round selections on Warren Sapp and Derrick Brooks, making it two years in a row a team selected two future Hall of Famers in the first round (see Ravens in 1996 above). Johnson's Original Pick: 2nd Round, 36th Overall. 4 overall by the Oakland Raiders. NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. ", Indianapolis Colts traded their first-round selection (22nd overall, used to select Will Allen) to the New York Giants for their first-round selection (30th overall, used to select Reggie Wayne), their third-round selection (91st overall, used to select Cory Bird) and their sixth-round selection (193rd overall, used to select Jason Doering) selections. 2004 NFL Draft. There were 31 compensatory selections distributed among 16 teams during rounds three through seven, with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills receiving 4 picks each. Richard Sherman is among the league's finest shutdown cornerbacks. Tomlinson turned into the NFL's premier running back for the next decade -- he broke Paul Hornung's 46-year-old single-season scoring record in 2006. ", New England Patriots gave up their fourth-round pick (101st overall) and a seventh round pick (206th overall) to the Jets as part of the Belichick deal. The first round featured sixteen players who would eventually be elected to at least one Pro Bowl. Vick's Original Pick: 1st Round, 1st Overall by Atlanta Falcons. Players that would arguably become (and in some cases still are) the best at their respective positions were all selected in the top half of the first round -- Calvin Johnson at No.