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1980 Drafted Defensive Linemen

There were 35 Defensive Linemen drafted in the 1980 NFL draft. The highest drafted DL was Bruce Clark drafted in round 1 out of Penn State by the Green Bay Packers. Some of the 1980 drafted Defensive Linemen were Curtis Greer drafted in round 1 out of Michigan by the St. Louis Cardinals, Doug Martin drafted in round 1 out of Washington by the Minnesota Vikings, Jacob Green drafted in round 1 out of Texas A&M by the Seattle Seahawks, Jim Stuckey drafted in round 1 out of Clemson by the San Francisco 49ers, Kirby Criswell drafted in round 2 out of Kansas by the Cincinnati Bengals, Rulon Jones drafted in round 2 out of Utah State by the Denver Broncos, Cleveland Crosby drafted in round 2 out of Arizona by the Cleveland Browns, Mat Mendenhall drafted in round 2 out of Brigham Young by the Washington Redskins and John Goodman drafted in round 2 out of Oklahoma by the Pittsburgh Steelers. View all of the Defensive Linemen selected in the 1980 Draft.
1980 Drafted Defensive Linemen
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 4   Bruce Clark   Penn State   Green Bay Packers
1 6   Curtis Greer   Michigan   St. Louis Cardinals
1 9   Doug Martin   Washington   Minnesota Vikings
1 10   Jacob Green   Texas A&M   Seattle Seahawks
1 20   Jim Stuckey   Clemson   San Francisco 49ers
2 31   Kirby Criswell   Kansas   Cincinnati Bengals
2 42   Rulon Jones   Utah State   Denver Broncos
2 54   Cleveland Crosby   Arizona   Cleveland Browns
2 55   Mat Mendenhall   Brigham Young   Washington Redskins
2 56   John Goodman   Oklahoma   Pittsburgh Steelers
3 59   Rod Horn   Nebraska   Cincinnati Bengals
3 64   Myron Lapka   USC   New York Giants
3 73   Steve McMichael   Texas   New England Patriots
3 75   Bill Barnett   Nebraska   Miami Dolphins
3 82   Phil Murphy   South Carolina State   Los Angeles Rams
4 97   Terry Dion   Oregon   Seattle Seahawks
4 99   Ron Crews   Nevada-Las Vegas   Cleveland Browns
5 112   Ken Times   Southern University   San Francisco 49ers
5 116   Elvis Franks   Morgan State   Cleveland Browns
5 124   Doug McDougald   Virginia Tech   New England Patriots
6 142   Bill Acker   Texas   St. Louis Cardinals
6 148   Ray Yakavonis   East Stroudsburg   Minnesota Vikings
6 149   George Visger   Colorado   New York Jets
7 168   Gary Johnson   Baylor   Cincinnati Bengals
7 170   Wes Roberts   Texas Christian   Baltimore Colts
7 181   Chris Linnin   Washington   New York Giants
9 223   Tom Tuinei   Hawaii   Detroit Lions
9 225   Stafford Mays   Washington   St. Louis Cardinals
10 255   Rush Brown   Ball State   St. Louis Cardinals
10 264   Walter Carter   Florida State   Oakland Raiders
10 273   Matthew Teague   Prairie View A&M   Dallas Cowboys
11 287   Dale Markham   North Dakota   Kansas City Chiefs
11 302   Thomas Brown   Baylor   Philadelphia Eagles
12 321   Marcus Jackson   Purdue   Cleveland Browns
12 330   Norm Wells   Northwestern   Dallas Cowboys
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