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1985 Draft

1985 NFL Draft & Order

The 1985 NFL Draft consisted of 12 rounds with a total of 336 players drafted. The top pick was Bruce Smith out of Virginia Tech drafted by the Buffalo Bills. Of the 28 players selected in the first round 15 played offense, 12 played defense and 1 played special teams. Wisconsin had the most players selected in the first round of the 1985 draft with 3. Some of the top drafted players were Randall Cunningham (drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in Round 2), Doug Flutie (drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in Round 11), Steve Bono (drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in Round 6), Herschel Walker (drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in Round 5) and Jerry Rice (drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in Round 1). View all of the players selected in the 1985 NFL Draft round by round.
1985 NFL Draft
Round 1
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
1 Bruce Smith DL Virginia Tech Buffalo Bills
2 Bill Fralic OL Pittsburgh Atlanta Falcons
3 Ray Childress DL Texas A&M Houston Oilers
4 Chris Doleman DL Pittsburgh Minnesota Vikings
5 Duane Bickett LB USC Indianapolis Colts
6 Lomas Brown OL Florida Detroit Lions
7 Ken Ruettgers OL USC Green Bay Packers
8 Ron Holmes DL Washington Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9 Kevin Allen OL Indiana Philadelphia Eagles
10 Al Toon WR Wisconsin New York Jets
11 Richard Johnson DB Wisconsin Houston Oilers
12 Jim Lachey OL Ohio State San Diego Chargers
13 Eddie Brown WR Miami (Fla.) Cincinnati Bengals
14 Derrick Burroughs DB Memphis Buffalo Bills
15 Ethan Horton RB North Carolina Kansas City Chiefs
16 Jerry Rice WR Mississippi Valley State San Francisco 49ers
17 Kevin Brooks DL Michigan Dallas Cowboys
18 Freddie Joe Nunn LB Mississippi St. Louis Cardinals
19 George Adams RB Kentucky New York Giants
20 Darryl Sims Wisconsin Pittsburgh Steelers
21 Jerry Gray DB Texas Los Angeles Rams
22 William Perry RB Clemson Chicago Bears
23 Jessie Hester WR Florida State Los Angeles Raiders
24 Alvin Toles LB Tennessee New Orleans Saints
25 Emanuel King LB Alabama Cincinnati Bengals
26 Steven Sewell RB Oklahoma Denver Broncos
27 Lorenzo Hampton RB Florida Miami Dolphins
28 Trevor Matich OL Brigham Young New England Patriots
Round 2
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
29 Mark Traynowicz OL Nebraska Buffalo Bills
30 Issiac Holt DB Alcorn State Minnesota Vikings
31 Vance Johnson WR Arizona Denver Broncos
32 Don Anderson DB Purdue Indianapolis Colts
33 Tory Nixon DB San Diego State Washington Redskins
34 Kevin Glover OL Maryland Detroit Lions
35 Greg Allen RB Florida State Cleveland Browns
36 Richard Byrd DL Southern Mississippi Houston Oilers
37 Randall Cunningham QB Nevada-Las Vegas Philadelphia Eagles
38 Daren Gilbert OL Cal State-Fullerton New Orleans Saints
39 Wayne Davis DB Indiana State San Diego Chargers
40 Lester Lyles DB Virginia New York Jets
41 Jonathan Hayes TE Iowa Kansas City Chiefs
42 Chris Burkett WR Jackson State Buffalo Bills
43 Carl Zander LB Tennessee Cincinnati Bengals
44 Jesse Penn LB Virginia Tech Dallas Cowboys
45 Mike Gann DL Notre Dame Atlanta Falcons
46 Stacy Robinson WR North Dakota State New York Giants
47 Mark Behning OL Nebraska Pittsburgh Steelers
48 Garin Veris DL Stanford New England Patriots
49 Reggie Phillips DB Southern Methodist Chicago Bears
50 Chuck Scott WR Vanderbilt Los Angeles Rams
51 Scott Bergold OL Wisconsin St. Louis Cardinals
52 Jim Bowman DB Central Michigan New England Patriots
53 Owen Gill RB Iowa Seattle Seahawks
54 Simon Fletcher LB Houston Denver Broncos
55 Jeffery Dale DB Louisiana State San Diego Chargers
56 Ben Thomas DL Auburn New England Patriots
Round 3
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
57 Frank Reich QB Maryland Buffalo Bills
58 Tyrone Davis DB Clemson New York Giants
59 Kirk Lowdermilk OL Ohio State Minnesota Vikings
60 Tim Meamber LB Washington Minnesota Vikings
61 Anthony Young DB Temple Indianapolis Colts
62 James Johnson LB San Diego State Detroit Lions
63 Hal Garner LB Utah State Buffalo Bills
64 Ervin Randle LB Baylor Tampa Bay Buccaneers
65 George Little DL Iowa Miami Dolphins
66 Tim Long OL Memphis Minnesota Vikings
67 Donnie Elder DB Memphis New York Jets
68 Jack Del Rio LB USC New Orleans Saints
69 John Hendy DB Long Beach State San Diego Chargers
70 Sean Thomas DB Texas Christian Cincinnati Bengals
71 Rich Moran OL San Diego State Green Bay Packers
72 Lance Smith OL Louisiana State St. Louis Cardinals
73 Brian Johnston OL North Carolina New York Giants
74 Liffort Hobley DB Louisiana State Pittsburgh Steelers
75 Ricky Moore RB Alabama San Francisco 49ers
76 Crawford Ker OL Florida Dallas Cowboys
77 Dale Hatcher P Clemson Los Angeles Rams
78 James Maness WR Texas Christian Chicago Bears
79 Tim Moffett WR Mississippi Los Angeles Raiders
80 Stefon Adams DB East Carolina Los Angeles Raiders
81 Danny Greene WR Washington Seattle Seahawks
82 Mike Kelley OL Notre Dame Houston Oilers
83 Alex Moyer LB Northwestern Miami Dolphins
84 Audray McMillian DB Houston New England Patriots
Round 4
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
85 Buster Rhymes WR Oklahoma Minnesota Vikings
86 Andre Reed WR Kutztown Buffalo Bills
87 Tom Briehl LB Stanford Houston Oilers
88 Willie Broughton DL Miami (Fla.) Indianapolis Colts
89 Emile Harry WR Stanford Atlanta Falcons
90 Kevin Hancock LB Baylor Detroit Lions
91 Mike Smith DB Texas-El Paso Miami Dolphins
92 Mike Heaven Illinois Tampa Bay Buccaneers
93 Greg Naron North Carolina Philadelphia Eagles
94 Doug Allen Arizona State New York Jets
95 Billy Allen Florida State New Orleans Saints
96 Ralf Mojsiejenko P Michigan State San Diego Chargers
97 Anthony Tuggle DB Nicholls State Cincinnati Bengals
98 Walter Stanley WR Mesa State Green Bay Packers
99 Bob Olderman OL Virginia Kansas City Chiefs
100 Mark Bavaro TE Notre Dame New York Giants
101 Dan Turk OL Wisconsin Pittsburgh Steelers
102 Tom Toth OL Western Michigan New England Patriots
103 Robert Lavette RB Georgia Tech Dallas Cowboys
104 Ron Wolfley RB West Virginia St. Louis Cardinals
105 Kevin Butler K Georgia Chicago Bears
106 Kyle Morrell DB Brigham Young Minnesota Vikings
107 Jamie Kimmel LB Syracuse Los Angeles Raiders
108 Gerard Phelan Boston College New England Patriots
109 Tony Davis Missouri Seattle Seahawks
110 Keli McGregor TE Colorado State Denver Broncos
111 Jeff Dellenbach OL Wisconsin Miami Dolphins
112 Dale Hellestrae OL Southern Methodist Buffalo Bills
Round 5
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
113 Kevin Greene DL Auburn Los Angeles Rams
114 Herschel Walker RB Georgia Dallas Cowboys
115 Mark MacDonald OL Boston College Minnesota Vikings
116 K.D. Dunn TE Clemson St. Louis Cardinals
117 Roger Caron OL Harvard Indianapolis Colts
118 Joe McIntosh RB North Carolina State Detroit Lions
119 Matt Darwin OL Texas A&M Dallas Cowboys
120 Troy Benson LB Pittsburgh New York Jets
121 Dwayne Jiles LB Texas Tech Philadelphia Eagles
122 Raphel Cherry DB Hawaii Washington Redskins
123 Mark Napolitan Michigan State Seattle Seahawks
124 Brian Luft USC New York Jets
125 Brian Noble LB Arizona State Green Bay Packers
126 Bruce King RB Purdue Kansas City Chiefs
127 Tony Degrate DL Texas Cincinnati Bengals
128 Arnold Brown DB North Carolina Central Seattle Seahawks
129 Lee Davis DB Mississippi Cincinnati Bengals
130 Jimmy Teal WR Texas A&M Buffalo Bills
131 Louis Wong Brigham Young St. Louis Cardinals
132 Tracy Henderson Iowa State New York Giants
133 Frank Bush LB North Carolina State Houston Oilers
134 Tony Smith San Jose State New York Jets
135 Dan Reeder RB Delaware Los Angeles Raiders
136 Cam Jacobs LB Kentucky Pittsburgh Steelers
137 Johnnie Jones Tennessee Seattle Seahawks
138 Lee Johnson P Brigham Young Houston Oilers
139 Billy Hinson OL Florida Denver Broncos
140 Bruce Collie OL Texas-Arlington San Francisco 49ers
Round 6
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
141 Mike Hamby DL Utah State Buffalo Bills
142 Steve Bono QB UCLA Minnesota Vikings
143 Rusty Hilger QB Oklahoma State Los Angeles Raiders
144 Kurt Ploeger DL Gustavus Adolphus Dallas Cowboys
145 George Shorthose WR Missouri Miami Dolphins
146 Stan Short Penn State Detroit Lions
147 Mark Krerowicz OL Ohio State Cleveland Browns
148 Eric Stokes OL Northeastern Cincinnati Bengals
149 John Bostic DB Bethune-Cookman Kansas City Chiefs
150 Terry Lewis DB Michigan State San Diego Chargers
151 Jeff Deaton Stanford New York Jets
152 Reggie Pleasant DB Clemson Atlanta Falcons
153 Joe Krakoski LB Washington Houston Oilers
154 Keith Lester TE Murray State Cincinnati Bengals
155 Mark Lewis TE Texas A&M Green Bay Packers
156 Ken Reeves OL Texas A&M Philadelphia Eagles
157 Matt Moran OL Stanford Dallas Cowboys
158 Jay Novacek TE Wyoming St. Louis Cardinals
159 Jack Oliver OL Memphis New York Giants
160 Gregg Carr LB Auburn Pittsburgh Steelers
161 Mike Young WR UCLA Los Angeles Rams
162 Damone Johnson TE Cal Poly-S.L.O. Los Angeles Rams
163 Danzell Lee TE Lamar Washington Redskins
164 Tim Newton DL Florida Minnesota Vikings
165 Mark Pembrook Fullerton Coll. CA (J.C.) New York Giants
166 Rich Miano DB Hawaii New York Jets
167 Ron Davenport RB Louisville Miami Dolphins
168 Scott Barry California-Davis San Francisco 49ers
Round 7
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
169 Ron Pitts DB UCLA Buffalo Bills
170 Mike Akiu WR Hawaii Houston Oilers
171 Eric Wilson LB Maryland Green Bay Packers
172 Kim Locklin New Mexico State Cincinnati Bengals
173 James Harbour WR Mississippi Indianapolis Colts
174 Tony Staten Angelo State Detroit Lions
175 Reggie Langhorne WR Elizabeth City State Cleveland Browns
176 Mike Prior DB Illinois State Tampa Bay Buccaneers
177 Jamie Harris Oklahoma State Washington Redskins
178 Karl Powe WR Alabama State Dallas Cowboys
179 Eric Martin WR Louisiana State New Orleans Saints
180 Vince Thomson Missouri Western State Kansas City Chiefs
181 Joe Walter OL Texas Tech Cincinnati Bengals
182 Gary Ellerson RB Wisconsin Green Bay Packers
183 Dave Heffernan OL Miami (Fla.) Kansas City Chiefs
184 Jim Herrmann Brigham Young Dallas Cowboys
185 Lionel Vital RB Nicholls State Washington Redskins
186 Kevin Belcher OL Wisconsin Los Angeles Raiders
187 Alan Andrews Rutgers Pittsburgh Steelers
188 Mark Pattison WR Washington Los Angeles Raiders
189 Danny Bradley RB Oklahoma Los Angeles Rams
190 Charles Bennett DL Louisiana-Lafayette Chicago Bears
191 Bret Clark DB Nebraska Los Angeles Raiders
192 Nick Haden OL Penn State Los Angeles Raiders
193 Ron Mattes OL Virginia Seattle Seahawks
194 Dallas Cameron Miami (Fla.) Denver Broncos
195 Fuad Reveiz K Tennessee Miami Dolphins
196 Mark Fellows LB Montana State San Diego Chargers
Round 8
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
197 Jacque Robinson RB Washington Buffalo Bills
198 Nikita Blair Texas-El Paso Minnesota Vikings
199 Chuck Thomas OL Oklahoma Houston Oilers
200 Ricky Nichols WR East Carolina Indianapolis Colts
201 Ashley Lee Virginia Tech Atlanta Falcons
202 Scott Caldwell RB Texas-Arlington Detroit Lions
203 Fred Banks WR Liberty Cleveland Browns
204 Phil Freeman WR Arizona Tampa Bay Buccaneers
205 Tom Polley LB Nevada-Las Vegas Philadelphia Eagles
206 Joe Kohlbrand LB Miami (Fla.) New Orleans Saints
207 Curtis Adams RB Central Michigan San Diego Chargers
208 Matt Monger LB Oklahoma State New York Jets
209 Ken Stills DB Wisconsin Green Bay Packers
210 Ira Hillary WR South Carolina Kansas City Chiefs
211 Dave Strobel Iowa Cincinnati Bengals
212 Rob Monaco OL Vanderbilt St. Louis Cardinals
213 Lee Rouson RB Colorado New York Giants
214 Harry Newsome P Wake Forest Pittsburgh Steelers
215 Ronnie Washington LB Louisiana-Monroe Atlanta Falcons
216 Leon Gonzalez WR Bethune-Cookman Dallas Cowboys
217 Steve Buxton Indiana State Chicago Bears
218 Marlon McIntyre Pittsburgh Los Angeles Rams
219 Barry Wilburn DB Mississippi Washington Redskins
220 Leonard Wingate DL South Carolina State Los Angeles Raiders
221 Judious Lewis Arkansas State Seattle Seahawks
222 Eric Riley Florida State Denver Broncos
223 Dan Sharp TE Texas Christian Miami Dolphins
224 Milford Hodge DL Washington State New England Patriots
Round 9
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
225 Glenn Jones Norfolk State Buffalo Bills
226 Steve Tasker WR Northwestern Houston Oilers
227 Jaime Covington RB Syracuse Minnesota Vikings
228 Micah Moon North Carolina Atlanta Falcons
229 Mark Boyer RB USC Indianapolis Colts
230 June James LB Texas Detroit Lions
231 Dave Toub Texas-El Paso Philadelphia Eagles
232 Steve Calabria Colgate Tampa Bay Buccaneers
233 Joe Drake DL Arizona Philadelphia Eagles
234 Paul Berner U. of Pacific San Diego Chargers
235 Mike Waters RB San Diego State New York Jets
236 Earl Johnson DB South Carolina New Orleans Saints
237 Mike Armentrout Missouri State Kansas City Chiefs
238 Keith Cruise Northwestern Cincinnati Bengals
239 Morris Johnson Alabama A&M Green Bay Packers
240 Frank Wright South Carolina New York Giants
241 Fred Small LB Washington Pittsburgh Steelers
242 Andre Harris Minnesota Pittsburgh Steelers
243 Scott Strasburger Nebraska Dallas Cowboys
244 Scott Williams RB Georgia St. Louis Cardinals
245 Gary Swanson Cal Poly-S.L.O. Los Angeles Rams
246 Chris Sydnor Penn State Los Angeles Raiders
247 Mitch Geier OL Troy State Washington Redskins
248 Bob Otto DL Idaho State Seattle Seahawks
249 Daryl Smith DB North Alabama Denver Broncos
250 Thomas Sanders RB Texas A&M Chicago Bears
251 Adam Hinds Oklahoma State Miami Dolphins
252 Dan Remsberg OL Abilene Christian San Diego Chargers
Round 10
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
253 Chris Babyar Illinois Buffalo Bills
254 Juan Johnson Langston Minnesota Vikings
255 Mike Golic DL Notre Dame Houston Oilers
256 Andre Pinesett Cal State-Fullerton Indianapolis Colts
257 Brent Martin Stanford Atlanta Falcons
258 Clayton Beauford WR Auburn Detroit Lions
259 Larry Williams OL Notre Dame Cleveland Browns
260 Donald Igwebuike K Clemson Tampa Bay Buccaneers
261 Mark Kelso DB William & Mary Philadelphia Eagles
262 Kerry Glenn DB Minnesota New York Jets
263 Terry Orr TE Texas Washington Redskins
264 David King DB Auburn San Diego Chargers
265 Bernard King Syracuse Cincinnati Bengals
266 Ronnie Burgess DB Wake Forest Green Bay Packers
267 Jeff Smith RB Nebraska Kansas City Chiefs
268 Oliver White Kentucky Pittsburgh Steelers
269 Buddy Funck New Mexico Denver Broncos
270 Joe Jones TE Virginia Tech Dallas Cowboys
271 Dennis Williams Furman St. Louis Cardinals
272 Gregg Dubroc Louisiana State New York Giants
273 Pat Coryatt Baylor Chicago Bears
274 Duval Love OL UCLA Los Angeles Rams
275 Reggie McKenzie LB Tennessee Los Angeles Raiders
276 Albert Myres Tulsa Los Angeles Raiders
277 John Conner Arizona Seattle Seahawks
278 Ron Anderson Southern Methodist Denver Broncos
279 Mike Pendleton Indiana Miami Dolphins
280 James Bowers Memphis Seattle Seahawks
Round 11
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
281 Willie Drewrey WR West Virginia Houston Oilers
282 James Seawright South Carolina Buffalo Bills
283 Tim Williams North Carolina A&T Minnesota Vikings
284 John Ayres Illinois Atlanta Falcons
285 Doug Flutie QB Boston College Los Angeles Rams
286 Kevin Harris Georgia Detroit Lions
287 Travis Tucker TE Southern Connecticut State Cleveland Browns
288 Punkin Williams Memphis Tampa Bay Buccaneers
289 Herman Hunter RB Tennessee State Philadelphia Eagles
290 Raleigh McKenzie OL Tennessee Washington Redskins
291 Jeff Smith Kentucky San Diego Chargers
292 Brad White Texas Tech New York Jets
293 Chris Jackson Southern Methodist Kansas City Chiefs
294 Joe Shield QB Trinity (Conn.) Green Bay Packers
295 Paul Lewis Boston U. New England Patriots
296 Harold Stanfield Mississippi College Cincinnati Bengals
297 Neal Dellocono UCLA Dallas Cowboys
298 Ricky Anderson Vanderbilt St. Louis Cardinals
299 Al Young Virginia Tech New York Giants
300 Terry Matichak Missouri Pittsburgh Steelers
301 Kevin Brown Northwestern Los Angeles Rams
302 Jim Morrissey LB Michigan State Chicago Bears
303 Steve Strachan RB Boston College Los Angeles Raiders
304 Garry Kimble DB Sam Houston State Washington Redskins
305 Louis Cooper LB Western Carolina Seattle Seahawks
306 Gary Rolle Florida Denver Broncos
307 Mike Jones Tulane Miami Dolphins
308 David Wood Arizona San Francisco 49ers
Round 12
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
309 Dean Hamel DL Tulsa Washington Redskins
310 Byron Jones Tulsa Minnesota Vikings
311 Mark Vonder Haar Minnesota Houston Oilers
312 Dave Burnette OL Arkansas Indianapolis Colts
313 Ken Whisenhunt TE Georgia Tech Atlanta Falcons
314 Mike Weaver Georgia Detroit Lions
315 Shane Swanson WR Nebraska Cleveland Browns
316 Jim Rockford DB Oklahoma Tampa Bay Buccaneers
317 Todd Russell Boston College Philadelphia Eagles
318 Tony Simmons Tennessee San Diego Chargers
319 Bill Wallace Pittsburgh New York Jets
320 Treg Songy DB Tulane New Orleans Saints
321 Harper LeBel OL Colorado State Kansas City Chiefs
322 Louis Garza New Mexico State Cincinnati Bengals
323 Jim Meyer Arizona State Green Bay Packers
324 Karl Jordan Vanderbilt Dallas Cowboys
325 Lonnie Young DB Michigan State St. Louis Cardinals
326 Herb Welch DB UCLA New York Giants
327 Jeff Sanchez Georgia Pittsburgh Steelers
328 Tony Mumford RB Penn State New England Patriots
329 Bret Pearson Wisconsin San Diego Chargers
330 James Melka LB Wisconsin Tampa Bay Buccaneers
331 Bryant Winn LB Houston Washington Redskins
332 Raymond Polk Oklahoma State Los Angeles Raiders
333 Paul Woodside K West Virginia Buffalo Bills
334 Dan Lynch Washington State Denver Broncos
335 Ray Noble California Miami Dolphins
336 Donald Chumley Georgia San Francisco 49ers

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