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1983 Drafted Defensive Linemen

There were 29 Defensive Linemen drafted in the 1983 NFL draft. The highest drafted DL was Mike Pitts drafted in round 1 out of Alabama by the Atlanta Falcons. Some of the 1983 drafted Defensive Linemen were Gabe Rivera drafted in round 1 out of Texas Tech by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jim Jeffcoat drafted in round 1 out of Arizona State by the Dallas Cowboys, Leonard Marshall drafted in round 2 out of Louisiana State by the New York Giants, Bill Pickel drafted in round 2 out of Rutgers by the Los Angeles Raiders, Mike Charles drafted in round 2 out of Syracuse by the Miami Dolphins, George Achica drafted in round 3 out of USC by the Baltimore Colts, Reggie Camp drafted in round 3 out of California by the Cleveland Browns, Andrew Provence drafted in round 3 out of South Carolina by the Atlanta Falcons and Charles Benson drafted in round 3 out of Baylor by the Miami Dolphins. View all of the Defensive Linemen selected in the 1983 Draft.
1983 Drafted Defensive Linemen
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 16   Mike Pitts   Alabama   Atlanta Falcons
1 21   Gabe Rivera   Texas Tech   Pittsburgh Steelers
1 23   Jim Jeffcoat   Arizona State   Dallas Cowboys
2 37   Leonard Marshall   Louisiana State   New York Giants
2 54   Bill Pickel   Rutgers   Los Angeles Raiders
2 55   Mike Charles   Syracuse   Miami Dolphins
3 57   George Achica   USC   Baltimore Colts
3 68   Reggie Camp   California   Cleveland Browns
3 75   Andrew Provence   South Carolina   Atlanta Falcons
3 76   Charles Benson   Baylor   Miami Dolphins
3 77   Bryan Caldwell   Arizona State   Dallas Cowboys
3 84   Charles Mann   Nevada-Reno   Washington Redskins
4 96   Mark Duda   Maryland   St. Louis Cardinals
4 98   Gary Lewis   Oklahoma State   New Orleans Saints
4 111   Doug Reed   San Diego State   Los Angeles Rams
5 118   Smiley Creswell   Michigan State   New England Patriots
5 136   John Walker   Nebraska-Omaha   New York Jets
5 139   Jerome Foster   Ohio State   Houston Oilers
6 149   Dave Puzzuoli   Pittsburgh   Cleveland Browns
7 192   Bill Elko   Louisiana State   San Diego Chargers
8 203   Richard Dent   Tennessee State   Chicago Bears
9 236   Bob Clasby   Notre Dame   Seattle Seahawks
9 238   Hasson Arbubakrr   Texas Tech   Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10 254   Walt Bowyer   Arizona State   Denver Broncos
10 258   Thomas Strauthers   Jackson State   Philadelphia Eagles
10 260   Richard Tharpe   Louisville   Buffalo Bills
10 265   Toby Williams   Nebraska   New England Patriots
10 276   Tim Krumrie   Wisconsin   Cincinnati Bengals
12 310   Karl Mecklenburg   Minnesota   Denver Broncos
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