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1980 Drafted Linebackers

There were 29 Linebackers drafted in the 1980 NFL draft. The highest drafted LB was Otis Wilson drafted in round 1 out of Louisville by the Chicago Bears. Some of the 1980 drafted Linebackers were George Cumby drafted in round 1 out of Oklahoma by the Green Bay Packers, Bob Kohrs drafted in round 2 out of Arizona State by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Buddy Curry drafted in round 2 out of North Carolina by the Atlanta Falcons, Keena Turner drafted in round 2 out of Purdue by the San Francisco 49ers, Matt Millen drafted in round 2 out of Penn State by the Oakland Raiders, Larry McGrew drafted in round 2 out of USC by the New England Patriots, Lance Mehl drafted in round 3 out of Penn State by the New York Jets, Cliff Odom drafted in round 3 out of Texas-Arlington by the Cleveland Browns and Scot Brantley drafted in round 3 out of Florida by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. View all of the Linebackers selected in the 1980 Draft.
1980 Drafted Linebackers
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 19   Otis Wilson   Louisville   Chicago Bears
1 26   George Cumby   Oklahoma   Green Bay Packers
2 35   Bob Kohrs   Arizona State   Pittsburgh Steelers
2 36   Buddy Curry   North Carolina   Atlanta Falcons
2 39   Keena Turner   Purdue   San Francisco 49ers
2 43   Matt Millen   Penn State   Oakland Raiders
2 45   Larry McGrew   USC   New England Patriots
3 69   Lance Mehl   Penn State   New York Jets
3 72   Cliff Odom   Texas-Arlington   Cleveland Browns
3 76   Scot Brantley   Florida   Tampa Bay Buccaneers
3 77   Craig Puki   Tennessee   San Francisco 49ers
3 78   Bill Roe   Colorado   Dallas Cowboys
3 81   Charles Baker   New Mexico   St. Louis Cardinals
4 91   Jim Laughlin   Ohio State   Atlanta Falcons
4 92   Dennis Johnson   USC   Minnesota Vikings
4 93   Ervin Parker   South Carolina State   Buffalo Bills
4 94   Dave Klug   Concordia (Minn.)   Kansas City Chiefs
5 134   John Corker   Oklahoma State   Houston Oilers
6 159   Andrew Melontree   Baylor   Cincinnati Bengals
7 167   Ron Simpkins   Michigan   Cincinnati Bengals
7 171   Ben Apuna   Arizona State   St. Louis Cardinals
7 174   Henry Johnson   Georgia Tech   Minnesota Vikings
8 201   Al Richardson   Georgia Tech   Atlanta Falcons
8 206   Chuck Evans   Stanford   New Orleans Saints
8 210   Bobby Leopold   Notre Dame   San Francisco 49ers
8 218   Mike Curcio   Temple   Philadelphia Eagles
9 243   Greg Bracelin   California   Denver Broncos
10 267   Andy Hawkins   Texas A&M - Kingsville   Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11 300   Gary Padjen   Arizona State   Dallas Cowboys
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