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1980 Drafted Defensive Backs

There were 32 Defensive Backs drafted in the 1980 NFL draft. The highest drafted DB was Mark Haynes drafted in round 1 out of Colorado by the New York Giants. Some of the 1980 drafted Defensive Backs were Roland James drafted in round 1 out of Tennessee by the New England Patriots, Johnnie Johnson drafted in round 1 out of Texas by the Los Angeles Rams, Don McNeal drafted in round 1 out of Alabama by the Miami Dolphins, Roynell Young drafted in round 1 out of Alcorn State by the Philadelphia Eagles, Derrick Hatchett drafted in round 1 out of Texas by the Baltimore Colts, Willie Teal drafted in round 2 out of Louisiana State by the Minnesota Vikings, Mark Lee drafted in round 2 out of Washington by the Green Bay Packers, Darrol Ray drafted in round 2 out of Oklahoma by the New York Jets and Dave Waymer drafted in round 2 out of Notre Dame by the New Orleans Saints. View all of the Defensive Backs selected in the 1980 Draft.
1980 Drafted Defensive Backs
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 8   Mark Haynes   Colorado   New York Giants
1 14   Roland James   Tennessee   New England Patriots
1 17   Johnnie Johnson   Texas   Los Angeles Rams
1 21   Don McNeal   Alabama   Miami Dolphins
1 23   Roynell Young   Alcorn State   Philadelphia Eagles
1 24   Derrick Hatchett   Texas   Baltimore Colts
2 30   Willie Teal   Louisiana State   Minnesota Vikings
2 34   Mark Lee   Washington   Green Bay Packers
2 40   Darrol Ray   Oklahoma   New York Jets
2 41   Dave Waymer   Notre Dame   New Orleans Saints
3 63   Earl Jones   Norfolk State   Atlanta Falcons
3 70   LeRoy Irvin   Kansas   Los Angeles Rams
4 84   Ricky Churchman   Texas   San Francisco 49ers
4 95   Jesse Johnson   Colorado   New York Jets
4 96   Mike Jolly   Michigan   New Orleans Saints
4 102   Larry Flowers   Texas Tech   Tampa Bay Buccaneers
4 108   Bob Gregor   Washington State   San Diego Chargers
4 110   Bill Hurley   Syracuse   Pittsburgh Steelers
5 113   Bryan Hicks   McNeese State   Cincinnati Bengals
5 118   Tony Blount   Virginia   New York Giants
5 129   Keith Lee   Colorado State   Buffalo Bills
5 131   Mike Harden   Michigan   Denver Broncos
5 137   Kenny Johnson   Mississippi State   Atlanta Falcons
6 139   Herb Williams   Southern University   San Francisco 49ers
6 141   Jo Jo Heath   Pittsburgh   Cincinnati Bengals
7 176   Kirk Collins   Baylor   Los Angeles Rams
7 179   Bud Hebert   Oklahoma   New York Giants
8 194   Kenny Hill   Yale   Oakland Raiders
8 204   Vic Minor   Louisiana-Monroe   Seattle Seahawks
8 212   Jeffrey Allen   California-Davis   Miami Dolphins
9 224   Greg Bright   Morehead State   Cincinnati Bengals
11 278   Wayne Smith   Purdue   Detroit Lions
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