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New York Jets Drafted Running Backs

The New York Jets have selected 46 Running Backs in their team history (50 drafts). The Jets have drafted 5 Running Backs in the first round. The highest drafted RB was Blair Thomas drafted in round 1 (#2 Overall) in 1990 out of Penn State. Some of the top drafted Jets Running Backs were John Riggins drafted in round 1 in 1971 out of Kansas, Freeman McNeil drafted in round 1 in 1981 out of UCLA, Shonn Greene drafted in round 3 in 2009 out of Iowa, Adrian Murrell drafted in round 5 in 1993 out of West Virginia and Johnny Hector drafted in round 2 in 1983 out of Texas A&M. View all of the New York Jets drafted Running Backs throughout their history.
New York Jets Drafted Running Backs
Year Round Selection Player College
2013 7 215   Tommy Bohanon   Wake Forest
2012 6 202   Terrance Ganaway   Baylor
2011 4 126   Bilal Powell   Louisville
2010 4 112   Joe McKnight   Southern Cal
2010 5 139   John Conner   Kentucky
2009 3 65   Shonn Greene   Iowa
2006 4 117   Leon Washington   Florida State
2005 6 182   Cedric Houston   Tennessee
2004 7 235   Derrick Ward   Ottawa (Kans.)
2003 3 85   B.J. Askew   Michigan
2001 2 49   LaMont Jordan   Maryland
1998 5 146   Blake Spence   Oregon
1998 6 183   Dustin Johnson   Brigham Young
1997 4 104   Leon Johnson   North Carolina
1994 6 173   Fred Lester   Alabama A&M
1993 5 120   Adrian Murrell   West Virginia
1993 6 144   Richie Anderson   Penn State
1990 1 2   Blair Thomas   Penn State
1989 8 209   A.B. Brown   West Virginia
1987 1 21   Roger Vick   Texas A&M
1987 8 196   Eddie Hunter   Virginia Tech
1986 9 245   Nuu Faaola   Hawaii
1985 9 235   Mike Waters   San Diego State
1984 6 149   Tony Paige   Virginia Tech
1983 2 51   Johnny Hector   Texas A&M
1982 3 79   Dwayne Crutchfield   Iowa State
1982 9 247   Rocky Klever   Montana
1981 1 3   Freeman McNeil   UCLA
1981 2 30   Marion Barber   Minnesota
1980 2 47   Ralph Clayton   Michigan
1980 7 178   Bobby Batton   Nevada-Las Vegas
1978 7 170   Jim Earley   Michigan State
1977 4 90   Scott Dierking   Purdue
1977 7 168   Charlie White   Bethune-Cookman
1977 7 195   Kevin Long   South Carolina
1976 8 214   Louie Giammona   Utah State
1975 2 37   Anthony Davis   USC
1974 9 214   Bob Burns   Georgia
1974 16 395   Jazz Jackson   Western Kentucky
1972 3 66   Gary Hammond   Southern Methodist
1972 12 299   Hank Bjorklund   Princeton
1971 1 6   John Riggins   Kansas
1971 16 396   Steve Harkey   Georgia Tech
1970 5 108   Cliff McClain   South Carolina State
1969 16 416   George Nock   Morgan State
1968 1 17   Lee White   Weber State
 
 
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