These are the First Round draft averages for the past 5 drafts. Note, position is based off of the position each player was drafted to play. Example, Haloti Ngata now plays DE, but was drafted as a NT. Lawrence Timmons and Bobby Carpenter were drafted as 3-4 OLB's but have since moved inside.

14 Quarterbacks
Highest #1 (3 Times)
Most 4
Least 2
Average 2.8


17 Runningbacks
Highest #2 (2 Times)
Most 5
Least 2
Average 3.4


20 Wide Receivers
Highest #2 (Calvin Johnson '07)
Most 7
Least 0
Average 4


7 Tight Ends
Highest #6 (2 Times)
Most 2
Least 1
Average 1.4


22 Offensive Linemen
16 Tackles
4 Guards
2 Centers
Most 8
Least 3
Average 4.4




79 Defensive Players
Most 19
Least 13
Average 15.8


28 Defensive Linemen
14 DE's (3 3-4 DE's)
14 DT's (2 3-4 NT's)
Highest #1 (Mario Williams '06)
Most 6
Least 5
Average 5.6


21 Linebackers
17 OLB's (8 3-4 OLB's)
4 ILB's (1 3-4 ILB)
Highest #5 (A.J. Hawk)
Most 6
Least 3
Average 4.2


30 Defensive Backs
17 Cornerbacks
13 Safeties
Highest #5 (Sean Taylor '04)
Most 7
Least 5
Average 6


80 Offensive Players
Most 19
Least 13
Average 16



3 Matt Ryan QB Boston College Atlanta Falcons
18 Joe Flacco QB Delaware Baltimore Ravens

1 JaMarcus Russell QB Louisiana State Oakland Raiders
22 Brady Quinn QB Notre Dame Cleveland Browns

3 Vince Young QB Texas Tennessee Titans
10 Matt Leinart QB USC Arizona Cardinals
11 Jay Cutler QB Vanderbilt Denver Broncos

1 Alex Smith QB Utah San Francisco 49ers
24 Aaron Rodgers QB California Green Bay Packers
25 Jason Campbell QB Auburn Washington Redskins

1 Eli Manning QB Mississippi San Diego Chargers
4 Philip Rivers QB North Carolina State New York Giants
11 Ben Roethlisberger QB Miami (Ohio) Pittsburgh Steelers
22 J.P. Losman QB Tulane Buffalo Bills

4 Darren McFadden RB Arkansas Oakland Raiders
13 Jonathan Stewart RB Oregon Carolina Panthers
22 Felix Jones RB Arkansas Dallas Cowboys
23 Rashard Mendenhall RB Illinois Pittsburgh Steelers
24 Chris Johnson RB East Carolina Tennessee Titans

24 Steven Jackson RB Oregon State St. Louis Rams
26 Chris Perry RB Michigan Cincinnati Bengals
30 Kevin Jones RB Virginia Tech Detroit Lions

7 Adrian Peterson RB Oklahoma Minnesota Vikings
12 Marshawn Lynch RB California Buffalo Bills

2 Reggie Bush RB USC New Orleans Saints
21 Laurence Maroney RB Minnesota New England Patriots
27 DeAngelo Williams RB Memphis Carolina Panthers
30 Joseph Addai RB Louisiana State Indianapolis Colts

2 Ronnie Brown RB Auburn Miami Dolphins
4 Cedric Benson RB Texas Chicago Bears
5 Cadillac Williams RB Auburn Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2 Calvin Johnson WR Georgia Tech Detroit Lions
9 Ted Ginn Jr. WR Ohio State Miami Dolphins
23 Dwayne Bowe WR Louisiana State Kansas City Chiefs
27 Robert Meachem WR Tennessee New Orleans Saints
30 Craig Davis WR Louisiana State San Diego Chargers
32 Anthony Gonzalez WR Ohio State Indianapolis Colts

25 Santonio Holmes WR Ohio State Pittsburgh Steelers

3 Braylon Edwards WR Michigan Cleveland Browns
7 Troy Williamson WR South Carolina Minnesota Vikings
10 Mike Williams WR USC Detroit Lions
21 Matt Jones WR Arkansas Jacksonville Jaguars
22 Mark Clayton WR Oklahoma Baltimore Ravens
27 Roddy White WR Alabama-Birmingham Atlanta Falcons

3 Larry Fitzgerald WR Pittsburgh Arizona Cardinals
7 Roy Williams WR Texas Detroit Lions
9 Reggie Williams WR Washington Jacksonville Jaguars
13 Lee Evans WR Wisconsin Buffalo Bills
15 Michael Clayton WR Louisiana State Tampa Bay Buccaneers
29 Michael Jenkins WR Ohio State Atlanta Falcons
31 Rashaun Woods WR Oklahoma State San Francisco 49ers

30 Dustin Keller TE Purdue New York Jets

31 Greg Olsen TE Miami (Fla.) Chicago Bears

6 Vernon Davis TE Maryland San Francisco 49ers
28 Marcedes Lewis TE UCLA Jacksonville Jaguars

30 Heath Miller TE Virginia Pittsburgh Steelers

6 Kellen Winslow TE Miami (Fla.) Cleveland Browns
32 Benjamin Watson TE Georgia New England Patriots

1 Jake Long T Michigan Miami Dolphins
12 Ryan Clady T Boise State Denver Broncos
14 Chris Williams OT Vanderbilt Chicago Bears
15 Branden Albert G Virginia Kansas City Chiefs
17 Gosder Cherilus T Boston College Detroit Lions
19 Jeff Otah T Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Steelers
21 Sam Baker T USC Atlanta Falcons
26 Duane Brown T Virginia Tech Houston Texans

3 Joe Thomas OT Wisconsin Cleveland Browns
5 Levi Brown OT Penn State Arizona Cardinals
28 Joe Staley OT Central Michigan San Francisco 49ers
29 Ben Grubbs G Auburn Baltimore Ravens

4 D'Brickashaw Ferguson T Virginia New York Jets
23 Davin Joseph G Oklahoma Tampa Bay Buccaneers
29 Nick Mangold C Ohio State New York Jets

13 Jammal Brown T Oklahoma New Orleans Saints
19 Alex Barron T Florida State St. Louis Rams
26 Chris Spencer C Mississippi Seattle Seahawks
32 Logan Mankins G Fresno State New England Patriots

2 Robert Gallery T Iowa Oakland Raiders
16 Shawn Andrews T Arkansas Philadelphia Eagles
19 Vernon Carey T Miami (Fla.) Miami Dolphins


2 Chris Long DE Virginia St. Louis Rams
5 Glenn Dorsey DT Louisiana State Kansas City Chiefs
7 Sedrick Ellis DT USC New Orleans Saints
8 Derrick Harvey DE Florida Jacksonville Jaguars
28 Lawrence Jackson DE USC Seattle Seahawks
29 Kentwan Balmer DE North Carolina San Francisco 49ers

4 Gaines Adams DE Clemson Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8 Jamaal Anderson DE Arkansas Atlanta Falcons
10 Amobi Okoye DT Louisville Houston Texans
13 Adam Carriker DE Nebraska St. Louis Rams
16 Justin Harrell DT Tennessee Green Bay Packers
17 Jarvis Moss DE Florida Denver Broncos

1 Mario Williams DE North Carolina State Houston Texans
12 Haloti Ngata DT Oregon Baltimore Ravens
14 Brodrick Bunkley DT Florida State Philadelphia Eagles
20 Tamba Hali DE Penn State Kansas City Chiefs
26 John McCargo DT North Carolina State Buffalo Bills
32 Mathias Kiwanuka DE Boston College New York Giants

16 Travis Johnson DT Florida State Houston Texans
18 Erasmus James DE Wisconsin Minnesota Vikings
20 Marcus Spears DE Louisiana State Dallas Cowboys
28 Luis Castillo DE Northwestern San Diego Chargers
31 Mike Patterson DT USC Philadelphia Eagles

14 Tommie Harris DT Oklahoma Chicago Bears
18 Will Smith DE Ohio State New Orleans Saints
20 Kenechi Udeze DE USC Minnesota Vikings
21 Vince Wilfork NT Miami (Fla.) New England Patriots
23 Marcus Tubbs DT Texas Seattle Seahawks

6 Vernon Gholston DE Ohio State New York Jets
9 Keith Rivers OLB USC Cincinnati Bengals
10 Jerod Mayo OLB Tennessee New England Patriots

11 Patrick Willis ILB Mississippi San Francisco 49ers
15 Lawrence Timmons LB Florida State Pittsburgh Steelers
25 Jon Beason MLB Miami (Fla.) Carolina Panthers
26 Anthony Spencer OLB Purdue Dallas Cowboys

5 A.J. Hawk OLB Ohio State Green Bay Packers
9 Ernie Sims OLB Florida State Detroit Lions
13 Kamerion Wimbley OLB Florida State Cleveland Browns
17 Chad Greenway LB Iowa Minnesota Vikings
18 Bobby Carpenter LB Ohio State Dallas Cowboys
22 Manny Lawson OLB North Carolina State San Francisco 49ers

11 DeMarcus Ware OLB Troy State Dallas Cowboys
12 Shawne Merriman OLB Maryland San Diego Chargers
14 Thomas Davis DB Georgia Carolina Panthers
15 Derrick Johnson OLB Texas Kansas City Chiefs
17 David Pollack LB Georgia Cincinnati Bengals

12 Jonathan Vilma MLB Miami (Fla.) New York Jets
17 D.J. Williams OLB Miami (Fla.) Denver Broncos
27 Jason Babin OLB Western Michigan Houston Texans

11 Leodis McKelvin CB Troy State Buffalo Bills
16 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie CB Tennessee State Arizona Cardinals
20 Aqib Talib CB Kansas Tampa Bay Buccaneers
25 Mike Jenkins CB South Florida Dallas Cowboys
27 Antoine Cason CB Arizona San Diego Chargers
31 Kenny Phillips FS Miami (Fla.) New York Giants

6 LaRon Landry SS Louisiana State Washington Redskins
14 Darrelle Revis CB Pittsburgh New York Jets
18 Leon Hall CB Michigan Cincinnati Bengals
19 Michael Griffin FS Texas Tennessee Titans
20 Aaron Ross CB Texas New York Giants
21 Reggie Nelson FS Florida Jacksonville Jaguars
24 Brandon Meriweather DB Miami (Fla.) New England Patriots

7 Michael Huff SS Texas Oakland Raiders
8 Donte Whitner SS Ohio State Buffalo Bills
15 Tye Hill CB Clemson St. Louis Rams
16 Jason Allen DB Tennessee Miami Dolphins
19 Antonio Cromartie CB Florida State San Diego Chargers
24 Johnathan Joseph CB South Carolina Cincinnati Bengals
31 Kelly Jennings CB Miami (Fla.) Seattle Seahawks

6 Pacman Jones CB West Virginia Tennessee Titans
8 Antrel Rolle DB Miami (Fla.) Arizona Cardinals
9 Carlos Rogers DB Auburn Washington Redskins
23 Fabian Washington CB Nebraska Oakland Raiders
29 Marlin Jackson DB Michigan Indianapolis Colts

5 Sean Taylor FS Miami (Fla.) Washington Redskins
8 DeAngelo Hall CB Virginia Tech Atlanta Falcons
10 Dunta Robinson CB South Carolina Houston Texans
25 Ahmad Carroll CB Arkansas Green Bay Packers
28 Chris Gamble CB Ohio State Carolina Panthers