Facts About NFL Draft

The 2000 draft marked the only time in history that three quarterbacks taken in the sixth round started a game in the NFL! (Photo Credit: M. David Leeds/Getty Images)
The 2000 draft marked the only time in history that three quarterbacks taken in the sixth round started a game in the NFL! (Photo Credit: M. David Leeds/Getty Images)
In Brett Favre fell to No. 33 overall, taken after first-rounders Dan McGwire and Todd Marinovich. (Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
In Brett Favre fell to No. 33 overall, taken after first-rounders Dan McGwire and Todd Marinovich. (Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
The year was 1992 and the Indiana Colts became the first team since 1958 to hold the first two overall picks in the draft. (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
The year was 1992 and the Indiana Colts became the first team since 1958 to hold the first two overall picks in the draft. (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
In 1978, Doug Williams was drafted by the Bucs. (Photo Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
In 1978, Doug Williams was drafted by the Bucs. (Photo Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
It’s true! The 1993 NFL draft was the only draft in league history to contain eight rounds! (Photo Credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
It’s true! The 1993 NFL draft was the only draft in league history to contain eight rounds! (Photo Credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
For the 2013 NFL Draft, The Houston Texans have pick # 27! Go Texans! (Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
For the 2013 NFL Draft, The Houston Texans have pick # 27! Go Texans! (Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Although in 1988 the Cincinnati Bengals selected Ickey Woods, his rookie stardom, was cut short due to injuries. (Photo Credit: Mike Powell/Getty Images)
Although in 1988 the Cincinnati Bengals selected Ickey Woods, his rookie stardom, was cut short due to injuries. (Photo Credit: Mike Powell/Getty Images)
Football players who have been out of high school for at least three years are eligible for the NFL draft. (Photo Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)
Football players who have been out of high school for at least three years are eligible for the NFL draft. (Photo Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)
In 1998, future war hero Pat Tillman was selected with the 226th overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals. He died in Afghanistan. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
In 1998, future war hero Pat Tillman was selected with the 226th overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals. He died in Afghanistan. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
Back in 1999, the New Orleans Saints traded the rest of their entire draft to the Redskins to take Ricky Williams fifth overall. (Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)
Back in 1999, the New Orleans Saints traded the rest of their entire draft to the Redskins to take Ricky Williams fifth overall. (Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)
Did you know that the National Football League Draft, is officially called the NFL Player Selection Meeting? (Photo Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)
Did you know that the National Football League Draft, is officially called the NFL Player Selection Meeting? (Photo Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)
Back in 1995, the expansion Jaguars made Tony Boselli their first draft pick, taking him second overall. (Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Back in 1995, the expansion Jaguars made Tony Boselli their first draft pick, taking him second overall. (Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Six University of Miami, Florida players went in the first round back in 2004.  It was a record number for any school! (Photo Credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Six University of Miami, Florida players went in the first round back in 2004. It was a record number for any school! (Photo Credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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