Ohio State's Draft History: 2010s and First-Round Picks

Remy's picture
May 8, 2014 at 6:12p
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Since 1936, 347 Buckeyes have been selected in the draft. 69 of the players were first-round draft picks. Information in this article came from The 2013 Ohio State Football Team Guide.

NFL Draft

 

This article will focus on the Buckeyes who were selected in the NFL Draft between 2010 and 2013 along with all of the Ohio State first-round draft picks.

 

 

Cliff Clavin's Trivia Corner

Cliff in the Lead

 

What NFL team has selected the most Buckeyes since 2010?

 

What year did a school record six Buckeyes get drafted in the first-round?

 

In 1962, Bob Ferguson was drafted in the first-round in both the NFL and AFL drafts. Can you name the teams that drafted him?

 

Buckeyes Drafted in the 2010s

Ohio State's NFL Draft presence has been a little slow in the 2010s. Cameron Heyward was the last Buckeye to be selected in the first-round. That was 2011. Hopefully that drought will end tonight. Below you will find the 15 Buckeyes drafted in the past four years.

Cameron Heyward

2010 4th Thaddeus Gibson (DE) ...... Pittsburgh Steelers
2010 7th Doug Worthington (DL) ...... Pittsburgh Steelers
2010 7th Kurt Coleman (DB) ............Philadelphia Eagles
2010 7th Austin Spitler (LB) .....................Miami Dolphins

2011 1st Cameron Heyward (DE) ..... Pittsburgh Steelers
2011 4th Chimdi Chekwa (DB)...............Oakland Raiders
2011 5th Jermale Hines (DB) ...................St. Louis Rams
2011 6th Brian Rolle (LB) .................Philadelphia Eagles
2011 6th Ross Homan (LB) .................Minnesota Vikings

2012 2nd Mike Adams (OL) .............. Pittsburgh Steelers
2012 3rd DeVier Posey (WR) .................Houston Texans
2012 6th Dan Herron (RB)..................Cincinnati Bengals
2012 6th Nate Ebner (DB) .............New England Patriots

2013 2nd Johnathan Hankins (DL) ................N.Y. Giants
2013 7th Reid Fragel (OT) .................Cincinnati Bengals

 

Buckeyes Drafted in the First-Round

Ted Ginn Jr.

2011 Cameron Heyward (DE).............Pittsburgh Steelers
2009 Malcolm Jenkins (CB) .............New Orleans Saints
2009 Chris Wells (RB) .........................Arizona Cardinals
2008 Vernon Gholston (DE) ......................New York Jets
2007 Ted Ginn Jr. (WR) ...........................Miami Dolphins
2007 Anthony Gonzalez (WR) ..............Indianapolis Colts
2006 A.J. Hawk (LB) .........................Green Bay Packers
2006 Donte Whitner (S) ............................... Buffalo Bills
2006 Bobby Carpenter (LB) ...................Dallas Cowboys
2006 Santonio Holmes (WR) .............Pittsburgh Steelers
2006 Nick Mangold (C) .............................New York Jets
2004 Will Smith (DT) ........................New Orleans Saints
2004 Chris Gamble (DB)..................... Carolina Panthers
2004 Michael Jenkins (WR) ....................Atlanta Falcons
2001 Nate Clements (CB) ............................ Buffalo Bills
2001 Ryan Pickett (DT)............................St. Louis Rams
2000 Ahmed Plummer (CB) .............San Francisco 49ers

1999 David Boston (SE) ......................Arizona Cardinals
1999 Antoine Winfield (CB) .......................... Buffalo Bills
1999 Andy Katzenmoyer (LB).........New England Patriots

Orlando Pace

1997 *Orlando Pace (OT) ........................St. Louis Rams
1997 Shawn Springs (CB) ...................Seattle Seahawks
1996 Terry Glenn (WR) .................New England Patriots
1996 Rickey Dudley (TE) ......................Oakland Raiders
1996 Eddie George (RB) ..........................Houston Oilers
1995 Joey Galloway (WR) ..................Seattle Seahawks
1995 Korey Stringer (T) ......................Minnesota Vikings
1995 Craig Powell (LB)........................Cleveland Browns
1994 *Dan Wilkinson (DL) ..................Cincinnati Bengals
1993 Robert Smith (RB) ......................Minnesota Vikings
1992 Alonzo Spellman (DT) ......................Chicago Bears
1991 Vinnie Clark (CB) .....................Green Bay Packers

1988 Eric Kumerow (DE) .........................Miami Dolphins
1986 Keith Byars (RB) ..................... Philadelphia Eagles
1985 Jim Lachey (T) ........................San Diego Chargers
1984 William Roberts (T) .......................New York Giants
1982 Art Schlichter (QB) ..........................Baltimore Colts

 

 

Tim Fox

1979*Tom Cousineau (LB) .......................... Buffalo Bills
1978 Chris Ward (T) ..................................New York Jets
1977 Bob Brudzinski (LB) ...................Los Angeles Rams
1976 Tim Fox (DB) ........................New England Patriots
1976 Archie Griffin (RB) .....................Cincinnati Bengals
1975 Neal Colzie (DB) ...........................Oakland Raiders
1975 Doug France (T) ........................Los Angeles Rams
1975 Kurt Schumacher (G) ..............New Orleans Saints
1974 Rick Middleton (LB)..................New Orleans Saints
1974 Randy Gradishar (LB) ...................Denver Broncos
1974 John Hicks (G) ..............................New York Giants
1971 Tim Anderson (CB) .................San Francisco 49ers
1971 John Brockington (RB) .............Green Bay Packers
1971 Leo Hayden (RB)........................Minnesota Vikings
1971 Jack Tatum (DB) ...........................Oakland Raiders

1969 Dave Foley (T) .................................New York Jets
1969 Rufus Mayes (T) ..............................Chicago Bears
1965 Jim Davidson (T) ................................. Buffalo Bills
1964 Matt Snell (FB) ........................New York Jets (AFL)

Bob Ferguson

1963 Daryl Sanders (T) ...............................Detroit Lions
1963 Bob Vogel (T) ..................................Baltimore Colts
1962 Bob Ferguson (FB) ...................Pittsburgh Steelers
1962 Bob Ferguson (FB) .......San Diego Chargers (AFL)
1961 Tom Matte (HB) ...............................Baltimore Colts
1960 Birtho Arnold (OL) ............................... Buffalo Bills
1960 James Houston (E) ............................. Buffalo Bills
1960 Bob White (FB) ................................Houston Oilers

1959 Don Clark (B) ...................................Chicago Bears
1959 Dan James (C)........................San Francisco 49ers
1957 Jim Parker (T) .................................Baltimore Colts
1956 Howard Cassady (B)............................Detroit Lions
1950 Fred Morrison (B) ............................Chicago Bears

1938 James McDonald (HB) ........... Philadelphia Eagles

Previous Draft History Articles:
Sunday- 1930s and 1940s
Monday- 1950s and 1960s
Tuesday- 1970s and 1980s
Wednesday- 1990s and 2000s 
Today- 2010s and First Round Picks

Cliff Clavin's Trivia Corner

Cliff Losing

What NFL team has selected the most Buckeyes since 2010?

Answer: Pittsburgh Steelers (4)

What year did a school record six Buckeyes get drafted in the first-round?

Answer: 2006

In 1962, Bob Ferguson was drafted in the first-round in both the NFL and AFL drafts. Can you name the teams that drafted him?

Answer: Steelers and Chargers

Comments

Unky Buck's picture

As always, well done, Remy.

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+1 HS
Remy's picture

Thanks Unky Buck.

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