List of Penn State Nittany Lions in the NFL draft

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This is a list of Penn State Nittany Lions football players in the NFL Draft.

Key[edit]

= Pro Bowler
= AFL All-Star
= Hall of Famer
B Back K Kicker T Tackle
C Center LB Linebacker FB Fullback
DB Defensive back CB Cornerback S Safety
DE Defensive end QB Quarterback WR Wide receiver
DT Defensive tackle RB Running back G Guard
E End OT Offensive tackle TE Tight end

Players[edit]

Year Round Pick Overall Team Name Position
1940 16 2 142 Steelers Leon Gajecki C
1941 9 2 72 Cardinals Tom Vargo E
1941 12 1 101 Eagles John Patrick B
1941 19 6 176 Giants Chuck Peters B
1941 20 3 183 Cardinals Frank Platt T
1942 12 8 108 Giants Len Krouse B
1942 16 3 143 Eagles Bill Smaltz B
1943 7 6 56 Giants Lou Palazzi C
1943 18 3 163 Dodgers Ken Schoonover T
1943 29 10 280 Redskins Johnny Jaffurs G
1944 10 2 89 Dodgers Aldo Cenci B
1946 4 3 28 Steelers Joe Tepsic B
1946 14 2 122 Yanks Ralph Ventresco B
1946 20 3 183 Steelers Mike Garbinski B
1946 27 3 253 Steelers Marchi Marino T
1947 14 3 118 Steelers Bill Moore T
1947 16 5 140 Eagles Jeff Durkota B
1947 26 5 240 Cardinals Larry Joe B
1947 30 4 279 Redskins Joe Colone B
1948 3 1 14 Yanks John Nolan T
1948 5 1 26 GIants Johnny Wolosky C
1948 21 7 192 Eagles Negley Norton T
1949 6 10 61 Yanks Sam Tamburo E
1949 9 1 82 Lions Chuck Drazenovich LB
1949 19 1 182 Lions Wallace Triplett RB
1949 20 3 194 Packers Larry Cooney B
1950 3 11 38 Rams Don Murray T
1950 8 8 100 Steelers Fran Rogel FB
1950 13 7 168 Steelers Negley Norton T
1950 22 3 277 Packers Chuck Beatty C
1952 17 11 204 Browns Stew Sheets T
1953 11 7 128 Eagles Bob Pollard B
1953 17 7 200 Eagles Tony Rados B
1953 18 2 207 Cardinals Joe Yukica E
1953 26 12 313 Lions Jim Dooley C
1953 28 8 333 Eagles Joe Gratson B
1954 26 3 271 Steelers Joe Pascarella T
1955 3 6 31 Giants Rosey Grier DT
1955 10 3 112 Rams Jesse Arnelle E
1955 18 2 207 Redskins Don Bailey B
1955 29 9 346 49ers Otto Kniedinger T
1956 1 9 9 Colts Lenny Moore RB
1956 14 4 161 Eagles Frank Reich C
1957 2 4 17 Browns Milt Plum QB
1957 17 1 194 Eagles Dan Radakovich C
1958 4 11 48 Colts Les Walters E
1958 10 6 115 Rams Al Jacks QB
1958 14 5 162 Redskins Jack Farls E
1959 5 2 50 Cardinals Maury Schleicher E
1960 1 4 4 Redskins Richie Lucas QB
1960 3 4 28 Redskins Andy Stynchula T
1960 5 1 49 Rams Charley Janerette T
1960 8 3 87 Redskins Earl Kohlhaas G
1961 3 2 30 Cowboys Stew Barber G
1961 7 3 87 Redskins Jim Kerr S
1961 7 6 90 Steelers Dick Hoak RB
1961 13 14 182 Eagles Don Jonas QB
1961 19 14 266 Eagles Dick Wilson C
1962 2 9 23 Colts Bill Saul LB
1962 3 1 29 Redskins Robert Mitinger LB
1962 4 4 46 49ers Chuck Sieminski T
1962 4 5 46 Cardinals Roger Kochman RB
1962 5 4 60 Rams Jim Smith T
1962 12 12 166 Giants Al Gursky RB
1962 14 13 195 Eagles Jim Schawb E
1963 1 14 14 Packers Dave Robinson LB
1963 4 4 46 49ers Hatch Rosdahl DT
1963 6 9 79 Rams Terry Monaghan T
1963 8 5 103 Colts Dave Hayes B
1963 10 4 130 Eagles Pete Liske QB
1963 17 9 233 Browns Dick Anderson E
1964 3 10 38 Steelers Ralph Baker LB
1964 13 12 180 Giants John Delbert T
1964 14 4 186 Redskins Tom Urbank B
1965 3 8 36 Colts Glenn Ressler G
1966 8 6 116 Cowboys Don Kunit RB
1966 8 15 125 Colts Jack White QB
1966 20 1 291 Falcons Bob Riggle DB
1967 2 27 53 Saints Dave Rowe DT
1967 10 20 257 Patriots John Runnels LB
1967 16 22 415 Bills Mike Irwin RB
1968 2 14 41 GIants Rich Buzin OT
1968 2 16 43 Chargers Bill Lenkaitis C
1968 5 8 119 Bills Mike McBath DE
1969 1 7 7 49ers Ted Kwalick TE
1969 2 12 38 Packers Rich Moore DT
1969 4 4 82 Steelers Bob Campbell RB
1969 7 18 174 Dolphins John Kulka G
1969 15 3 367 Eagles Leon Angevine WR
1970 1 7 7 Bengals Mike Reid DT
1970 3 6 58 Cardinals Charlie Pittman RB
1970 3 20 72 Jets Dennis Onkotz LB
1970 4 17 95 Colts Steve Smear DT
1970 4 20 98 Jets John Ebersole LB
1970 7 23 179 Cowboys Don Abbey LB
1970 8 17 199 Redskins Paul Johnson DB
1970 12 17 303 Redskins James Kates LB
1971 2 8 34 Steelers Jack Ham LB
1971 3 21 73 Raiders Warren Koegel C
1971 11 22 282 Dolphins Vic Surma T
1971 16 23 413 Vikings Greg Edmonds WR
1972 1 13 13 Steelers Franco Harris FB
1972 2 22 48 Colts Lydell Mitchell RB
1972 4 15 93 Cowboys Chuck Zapiec LB
1972 5 13 117 Bears Bob Parsons TE
1973 3 19 71 Lions Jim Laslavic LB
1973 5 12 116 Jets Bruce Bannon LB
1973 6 6 136 Bills John Skorupan LB
1973 14 10 348 Broncos John Hufnagel QB
1973 15 17 381 Giants Carl Schaukowitch G
1974 1 8 8 Lions Ed O'Neil LB
1974 1 11 11 Rams John Cappelletti RB
1974 2 1 27 Bills Doug Allen LB
1974 2 15 41 Chiefs Charlie Getty OT
1974 2 17 43 Chargers Mark Markovich C
1974 5 2 106 Bills Gary Hayman WR
1974 6 6 136 Dolphins Randy Crowder DE
1974 9 9 217 Saints Phil LaPorta T
1974 10 22 256 Bengals Chuck Herd TE
1974 12 8 294 49ers Tom Hull LB
1975 2 5 31 Bears Mike Hartenstine DE
1975 4 3 81 Falcons John Nessel G
1975 4 24 102 Bills Tom Donchez RB
1975 6 12 142 Bengals Tom Shuman QB
1975 7 14 170 Bengals Chris Devlin LB
1975 8 16 198 Eagles Jeff Bleamer T
1975 9 15 223 49ers Dan Natale TE
1975 10 22 256 Dolphins Joe Jackson TE
1975 12 26 312 Steelers Greg Murphy DE
1975 17 5 421 Browns Dave Graf LB
1976 2 23 51 Bengals Chris Bahr K
1976 3 7 67 Jets Greg Buttle LB
1976 3 10 70 Steelers Ron Coder DT
1976 4 27 119 Cowboys Tom Rafferty G
1977 2 10 38 Oilers George Reihner G
1977 3 22 78 Cardinals Kurt Allerman LB
1977 5 2 114 Lions Ron Crosby LB
1977 8 24 219 Patriots Brad Benson G
1978 3 5 61 Jets Mickey Shuler TE
1978 3 25 81 Dolphins Jimmy Cefalo WR
1978 5 3 113 Jets Randy Sidler DT
1978 6 17 155 Bengals Steve Geise RB
1978 9 5 227 Jets Neil Hutton DB
1978 10 17 267 Bengals Tom DePaso LB
1978 11 25 303 Rams Ron Hostetler LB
1979 1 10 10 Lions Keith Dorney OT
1979 4 14 96 Jets Eric Cunningham G
1979 5 16 126 Eagles Scott Fitzkee WR
1979 6 8 145 Giants Bob Torrey RB
1979 6 28 165 Steelers Matt Bahr K
1979 7 17 182 Redskins Rich Milot LB
1979 8 4 196 Eagles Chuck Correal C
1979 10 17 265 Chargers Tony Petruccio DT
1980 1 4 4 Packers Bruce Clark DE
1980 2 15 43 Raiders Matt Millen LB
1980 2 18 46 Bears Matt Suhey FB
1980 2 22 50 Rams Irv Pankey OT
1980 3 13 69 Jets Lance Mehl LB
1980 6 16 154 Rams Mike Guman RB
1980 9 9 230 Chiefs Tom Donovan WR
1981 1 28 28 Bills Booker Moore RB
1981 3 2 58 Seahawks Bill Dugan G
1981 6 9 147 49ers Pete Kugler DT
1981 6 10 148 Redskins Larry Kubin LB
1981 7 20 186 Seahawks Brad Scovill TE
1981 8 21 214 Saints Gene Gladys LB
1981 11 13 289 Chiefs Frank Case DE
1982 1 8 8 Oilers Mike Munchak G
1982 1 17 17 Buccaneers Sean Farrell G
1982 2 1 28 Colts Leo Wisniewski DT
1982 2 10 37 Raiders Jim Romano C
1982 3 23 78 Eagles Vyto Kab TE
1982 3 25 80 Dolphins Paul Lankford CB
1982 5 15 126 Packers Mike Meade RB
1982 6 13 152 Packers Chet Parlavecchio LB
1982 9 11 234 Oilers Matt Bradley LB
1982 10 12 263 Raiders Rich D'Amico LB
1983 1 3 3 Seahawks Curt Warner RB
1983 1 7 7 Chiefs Todd Blackledge QB
1983 3 17 73 Vikings Walker Lee Ashley LB
1983 4 4 88 Oilers Mike McCloskey TE
1983 5 10 122 Browns Bill Contz OT
1983 5 28 140 Steelers Gregg Garrity WR
1983 10 10 261 Lions Dave Laube G
1983 10 12 263 Seahawks Pete Speros G
1983 10 17 268 Falcons Ralph Giacomarro P
1984 1 4 4 Jets Kenny Jackson WR
1984 2 6 34 Chiefs Scott Radecic LB
1984 3 14 70 Patriots Jonathan Williams RB
1984 4 6 90 Chiefs Mark Robinson S
1984 4 28 112 Buccaneers Ron Heller OT
1984 7 8 176 Jets Harry Hamilton S
1984 8 1 197 Oilers Kevin Baugh WR
1984 9 18 242 Rams George Reynolds P
1985 6 6 146 Lions Stan Short G
1985 7 24 192 Raiders Nick Haden C
1985 9 22 246 Raiders Chris Sydnor DB
1985 12 20 328 Patriots Tony Mumford RB
1986 4 23 105 Jets Rogers Alexander LB
1986 7 2 168 Bills Bob Williams TE
1986 9 14 235 Chargers Mike Zordich S
1987 1 8 8 Bills Shane Conlan LB
1987 1 14 14 Vikings D. J. Dozier RB
1987 3 24 80 Browns Tim Manoa FB
1987 3 25 81 Raiders Steve Smith FB
1987 4 1 85 Buccaneers Don Graham LB
1987 5 14 126 Cardinals John Bruno P
1987 5 20 132 Dolphins Chris Conlin OT
1987 6 1 141 Steelers Tim Johnson DT
1987 6 22 162 49ers Bob White LB
1987 8 27 222 Broncos Dan Morgan G
1987 9 24 247 Colts Bob Ontko LB
1987 10 17 268 Jets Sid Lewis DB
1987 11 7 286 Lions Brian Siverling TE
1988 3 3 58 Lions Ray Roundtree WR
1988 8 6 199 Raiders Mike Alexander WR
1988 10 1 250 Falcons Stan Clayton G
1988 11 12 289 Bills Pete Curkendall DT
1989 2 1 29 Cowboys Steve Wisniewski G
1989 4 16 100 Patriots Michael Timpson WR
1989 6 16 155 Colts Quintus McDonald LB
1989 9 21 244 Oilers Bob Mrosko TE
1989 11 3 282 Lions Keith Karpinski LB
1990 1 2 2 Jets Blair Thomas RB
1990 2 21 46 Redskins Andre Collins LB
1990 7 15 180 Chiefs Dave Szott G
1990 8 3 196 Jets Roger Duffy C
1991 3 19 74 Seahawks David Daniels WR
1991 6 19 158 Steelers Leroy Thompson RB
1991 8 19 214 Oilers Gary Brown RB
1991 10 13 263 Colts Frank Giannetti DE
1991 10 14 264 Cowboys Sean Love G
1991 12 13 319 Colts Rob Luedeke C
1992 2 6 34 Packers Mark D'Onofrio LB
1992 2 18 46 Cardinals Tony Sacca QB
1992 3 18 74 Redskins Paul Siever OT
1992 3 27 83 Bills Keith Goganious LB
1992 8 7 203 Steelers Darren Perry S
1992 8 9 205 Patriots Sam Gash FB
1992 8 13 209 Dolphins Andre Powell LB
1992 8 27 223 Bills Leonard Humphries CB
1992 11 28 308 Redskins Terry Smith WR
1993 1 25 25 Dolphins O. J. McDuffie WR
1993 2 10 39 Rams Troy Drayton TE
1993 2 22 51 Patriots Todd Rucci OT
1993 3 1 57 Vikings John Gerak G
1993 5 16 128 Redskins Greg Huntington C
1993 6 4 144 Jets Richie Anderson FB
1993 6 13 153 Browns Rich McKenzie LB
1993 8 17 213 Cowboys Reggie Givens CB
1994 3 29 94 Jets Lou Benfatti DT
1994 5 3 134 Vikings Shelly Hammonds DB
1994 6 19 180 Steelers Eric Ravotti LB
1994 7 23 217 Raiders Rob Holmberg LB
1995 1 1 1 Bengals Ki-Jana Carter RB
1995 1 5 5 Panthers Kerry Collins QB
1995 1 9 9 Jets Kyle Brady TE
1995 5 12 146 Broncos Phil Yeboah-Kodie LB
1995 6 16 187 Colts Brian Gelheizer LB
1996 1 23 23 Lions Jeff Hartings G
1996 1 30 30 Redskins Andre Johnson OT
1996 2 22 52 Bears Bobby Engram WR
1996 3 13 74 Oilers Terry Killens LB
1996 3 31 92 Steelers Jon Witman FB
1996 4 20 115 Colts Brian Milne FB
1996 6 24 191 Colts Keith Conlin OT
1996 6 31 198 49ers Stephen Pitts RB
1996 6 41 208 Packers Marco Rivera G
1996 7 9 218 Oilers Mike Archie RB
1997 2 28 58 Ravens Kim Herring S
1997 3 30 90 Packers Brett Conway K
1997 7 33 234 Ravens Wally Richardson QB
1998 1 5 5 Bears Curtis Enis RB
1998 2 25 55 Gians Joe Jurevicius WR
1998 5 28 151 49ers Phil Ostrowski G
1999 5 5 138 Colts Brad Scioli DE
1999 5 7 140 Seahawks Floyd Wedderburn G
2000 1 1 1 Browns Courtney Brown DE
2000 1 2 2 Redskins LaVar Arrington LB
2000 3 29 91 Colts David Macklin CB
2000 4 11 105 Giants Brandon Short LB
2001 3 9 71 Packers Bhawoh Jue S
2001 3 17 79 Jets Kareem McKenzie OT
2001 3 32 94 Jaguars James Boyd S
2001 5 16 147 Eagles Tony Stewart TE
2002 4 9 107 Chiefs Omar Easy FB
2002 6 24 196 Saints John Gilmore TE
2003 1 12 12 Rams Jimmy Kennedy DT
2003 1 14 14 Bears Michael Haynes DE
2003 1 17 17 Cardinals Bryant Johnson WR
2003 1 27 27 Chiefs Larry Johnson RB
2003 2 23 55 Falcons Bryan Scott S
2003 2 25 57 49ers Anthony Adams DT
2004 3 29 92 Titans Rich Gardner CB
2004 6 29 194 Steelers Matt Kranchick TE
2004 7 28 229 Colts David Kimball K
2004 7 40 241 Titans Sean McHugh TE
2006 1 20 20 Chiefs Tamba Hali LB
2006 4 3 100 49ers Michael Robinson FB
2006 4 5 102 Titans Calvin Lowry S
2006 4 25 122 Buccaneers Alan Zemaitis CB
2006 6 31 200 Bears Tyler Reed G
2006 7 1 209 Bengals Ethan Kilmer S
2007 1 5 5 Cardinals Levi Brown OT
2007 2 2 34 Bills Paul Posluszny LB
2007 3 18 81 Giants Jay Alford DT
2007 3 27 90 Eagles Tony Hunt RB
2007 5 27 164 Panthers Tim Shaw LB
2008 3 11 74 Panthers Dan Connor LB
2008 4 2 101 Rams Justin King CB
2009 1 11 11 Bills Aaron Maybin DE
2009 3 18 82 Lions Derrick Williams WR
2009 3 27 91 Seahawks Deon Butler WR
2009 4 23 123 Patriots Rich Ohrnberger G
2009 7 17 223 Steelers A. Q. Shipley C
2010 1 28 28 Dolphins Jared Odrick DE
2010 2 23 55 Cowboys Sean Lee LB
2010 3 27 91 49ers NaVorro Bowman LB
2010 5 23 154 Packers Andrew Quarless TE
2010 7 7 214 Vikings Mickey Shuler, Jr. TE
2010 7 27 254 Rams Josh Hull LB
2011 2 16 48 Raiders Stefen Wisniewski C
2011 6 12 177 Redskins Evan Royster RB
2012 2 21 53 Bengals Devon Still DT
2012 5 14 149 Chargers Johnnie Troutman G
2012 5 23 158 Raiders Jack Crawford DT
2012 7 23 230 Raiders Nate Stupar LB
2013 3 25 87 Seahawks Jordan Hill DT
2013 4 23 120 Vikings Gerald Hodges LB
2013 7 7 213 Vikings Michael Mauti LB
2014 2 29 61 Jaguars Allen Robinson WR
2014 4 12 112 Titans DaQuan Jones DT
2014 5 35 175 Ravens John Urschel G
2015 2 2 34 Buccaneers Donovan Smith OT
2015 5 6 142 Bears Adrian Amos S
2015 5 24 160 Steelers Jesse James TE
2016 2 12 43 Titans Austin Johnson DT
2016 2 20 51 Jets Christian Hackenberg QB
2016 3 2 65 Browns Carl Nassib DE
2016 6 27 202 Lions Anthony Zettel DT
2016 6 29 204 Dolphins Jordan Lucas S
2017 3 20 84 Buccaneers Chris Godwin WR
2018 1 2 2 Giants Saquon Barkley RB
2018 2 10 42 Dolphins Mike Gesicki TE

Notable undrafted players[edit]

Note: No drafts held before 1936

Debut year Player name Position Debut NFL/AFL team Notes
1962 Hall, GalenGalen Hall QB Washington Redskins
1968 Sherman, TomTom Sherman QB Boston Patriots
1972 Crist, ChuckChuck Crist DB New York Giants
1976 Rosecrans, JimJim Rosecrans LB New York Jets
1977 Mauti, RichRich Mauti WR New Orleans Saints
1980 LaPointe, RonRon LaPointe TE Baltimore Colts
1987 Cobbs, DuffyDuffy Cobbs DB New England Patriots
1987 Franco, BrianBrian Franco K Cleveland Browns
1987 Frerotte, MitchMitch Frerotte G Buffalo Bills
1987 Isom, RayRay Isom DB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1987 Manca, MassimoMassimo Manca K Cincinnati Bengals
1987 Opfar, DaveDave Opfar DT Pittsburgh Steelers
1987 Radecic, KeithKeith Radecic C St. Louis Cardinals
1987 Saar, BradBrad Saar LB Indianapolis Colts
1993 Flythe, MarkMark Flythe DE New York Giants
1994 Burger, ToddTodd Burger G Chicago Bears
1994 Jackson, TyokaTyoka Jackson DT Miami Dolphins
1994 O'Neal, BrianBrian O'Neal RB Philadelphia Eagles
1994 Truitt, GregGreg Truitt LS Cincinnati Bengals
1996 Forbes, MarlonMarlon Forbes S Chicago Bears
1996 Greeley, BuckyBucky Greeley C Carolina Panthers
1996 Scott, FreddieFreddie Scott WR Atlanta Falcons
1997 Noble, BrandonBrandon Noble DT San Francisco 49ers
1998 Nelson, JimJim Nelson LB Green Bay Packers
2000 Thompson, KevinKevin Thompson QB Cleveland Browns
2001 Kurpeikis, JustinJustin Kurpeikis LB Pittsburgh Steelers
2001 Watson, KennyKenny Watson RB Washington Redskins
2002 Branch, BruceBruce Branch DB Washington Redskins
2002 Drummond, EddieEddie Drummond WR Detroit Lions
2002 Jones, BobBob Jones DE New York Giants
2002 McCoo, EricEric McCoo RB Chicago Bears
2003 Mayer, ShawnShawn Mayer DB New England Patriots
2005 Bronson, JohnJohn Bronson TE Arizona Cardinals
2005 Gould, RobbieRobbie Gould K Chicago Bears Pro Bowl (2006)
2005 Wake, CameronCameron Wake DE New York Giants Pro Bowl (2012), (2013), (2014)
2006 Paxson, ScottScott Paxson DT Pittsburgh Steelers
2006 Phillips, AnwarAnwar Phillips DB New Orleans Saints
2006 Smolko, IsaacIsaac Smolko TE Pittsburgh Steelers
2007 Johnson, EdwardEdward Johnson DT Indianapolis Colts
2007 Kapinos, JeremyJeremy Kapinos P New York Jets
2009 Norwood, JordanJordan Norwood WR Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Champion (Super Bowl 50)
2010 Landolt, DennisDennis Landolt T New York Giants
2011 Brackett, BrettBrett Brackett TE Miami Dolphins
2011 Ogbu, OllieOllie Ogbu DT Indianapolis Colts
2012 Green, StephfonStephfon Green RB Detroit Lions
2012 Lynn, D'AntonD'Anton Lynn CB New York Jets
2012 Moye, DerekDerek Moye WR Pittsburgh Steelers
2012 Powell, ChazChaz Powell S Green Bay Packers
2012 Szczerba, AndrewAndrew Szczerba TE Atlanta Falcons
2013 McGloin, MattMatt McGloin QB Oakland Raiders
2013 Stankiewitch, MattMatt Stankiewitch C New England Patriots
2014 Carson, GlennGlenn Carson LB Arizona Cardinals
2014 Gilliam, GarryGarry Gilliam T Seattle Seahawks
2015 Bars, BradBrad Bars DE New York Giants
2015 Hull, MikeMike Hull LB Miami Dolphins
2016 Carter, KyleKyle Carter TE Minnesota Vikings
2016 Travis, RossRoss Travis TE Kansas City Chiefs
2016 Williams, TrevorTrevor Williams CB San Diego Chargers
2017 Bell, BrandonBrandon Bell LB Cincinnati Bengals
2017 Golden, MalikMalik Golden S San Francisco 49ers
2017 Sickels, GarrettGarrett Sickels DT Indianapolis Colts

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