Detroit Lions Draft History

Below you find a table of draft picks by the Detroit Lions:

Detroit Lions - 2016 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
116Taylor DeckerOTOhio State
246A'Shawn RobinsonDTAlabama
395Graham GlasgowCMichigan
4111Miles KillebrewSSouthern Utah
5151Joe DahlGWashington State
5169Antwione WilliamsLBGeorgia Southern
6191Jake RudockQBMichigan
6202Anthony ZettelDTPenn State
6210Jimmy LandesLSBaylor
7236Dwayne WashingtonRBWashington


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Detroit Lions - 2015 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
128Laken TomlinsonGDuke
254Ameer AbdullahRBNebraska
380Alex CarterCBStanford
4113Gabe WrightDTAuburn
5168Michael BurtonFBRutgers
6200Quandre DiggsCBTexas
7240Corey RobinsonOTSouth Carolina


Detroit Lions - 2014 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
110Eric EbronTENorth Carolina
240Kyle Van NoyOLBBYU
376Travis SwansonCArkansas
4133Nevin LawsonCBUtah State
4136Larry WebsterDEBloomsburg
5158Caraun ReidDTPrinceton
6189T.J. JonesWRNotre Dame
7229Nate FreeseKBoston College

Detroit Lions - 2013 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
15Ezekiel AnsahDEBYU
236Darius SlayCBMississippi State
365Larry WarfordGKentucky
4132Devin TaylorDESouth Carolina
5165Sam MartinPAppalachian State
6171Corey FullerWRVirginia Tech
6199Theo RiddickRBNotre Dame
7211Michael WilliamsTEAlabama
7245Brandon HepburnILBFlorida A&M



Detroit Lions - 2012 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
123Riley ReiffOTIowa
254Ryan BroylesWROklahoma
385Dwight BentleyCBLouisiana-Lafayette
4125Ronnell LewisDE/LBOklahoma
5138Tahir WhiteheadLBTemple
5148Chris GreenwoodCBAlbion
6196Jonte GreenCBNew Mexico State
7223Travis LewisLBOklahoma

Detroit Lions - 2011 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
113Nick FairleyDTAuburn
244Titus YoungWRBoise State
257Mikel LeShoureRBIllinois
5157Douglas HogueOLBSyracuse
7209Johnny CulbreathOTSouth Carolina State

Detroit Lions - 2010 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
12Ndamukong SuhDTNebraska
130Jahvid BestRBCalifornia
366Amari SpieveyDBIowa
4128Jason FoxOTMiami (FL)
7213Willie YoungDENorth Carolina State
7255Tim TooneWRWeber State

Detroit Lions - 2009 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
11Matthew StaffordQBGeorgia
120Brandon PettigrewTEOklahoma State
233Louis DelmasSWestern Michigan
376DeAndre LevyOLBWisconsin
382Derrick WilliamsWRPenn State
4115Sammie Lee HillDTStillman
6192Aaron BrownRBTCU
7228Lydon MurthaOTNebraska
7235Zach FollettOLBCalifornia
7255Dan GronkowskiTEMaryland

Detroit Lions - 2008 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
117Gosder CherilusTBoston College
245Jordon DizonOLBColorado
364Kevin SmithRBCentral Florida
387Andre FluellenDTFlorida State
392Cliff AvrilDEPurdue
5136Kenny MooreWRWake Forest
5146Jerome FeltonFBFurman
7216Landon CohenDTOhio
7218Caleb CampbellSArmy

Detroit Lions - 2007 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
12Calvin JohnsonWRGeorgia Tech
243Drew StantonQBMichigan State
258Ikaika Alama-FrancisDEHawaii
261Gerald AlexanderFSBoise State
4105A.J. DavisCBNorth Carolina State
4117Manny RamirezGTexas Tech
5158Johnny BaldwinLBAlabama A&M
7255Ramzee RobinsonCBAlabama

Detroit Lions - 2006 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
19Ernie SimsOLBFlorida State
240Daniel BullocksSSNebraska
374Brian CalhounRBWisconsin
5141Jonathan ScottTTexas
6179Dee McCannCBWest Virginia
7217Fred MatuaGUSC
7247Anthony CannonLBTulane

Detroit Lions - 2005 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
110Mike WilliamsWRUSC
237Shaun CodyDEUSC
372Stanley WilsonDBStanford
5145Dan OrlovskyQBConnecticut
6184Bill SwancuttDEOregon State
6206Johnathan GoddardLBMarshall

Detroit Lions - 2004 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
17Roy WilliamsWRTexas
130Kevin JonesRBVirginia Tech
237Teddy LehmanOLBOklahoma
373Keith SmithCBMcNeese State
5140Alex LewisLBWisconsin
6172Kelly ButlerTPurdue

Detroit Lions - 2003 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
12Charles RogersWRMichigan State
234Boss BaileyOLBGeorgia
366Cory ReddingDETexas
499Artose PinnerRBKentucky
5137Terrence HoltDBNorth Carolina State
5144James DavisLBWest Virginia
6175David KircusWRGrand Valley State
7216Ben JohnsonTWisconsin
7220Blue AdamsCBCincinnati
7236Brandon Drumm--Colorado
7260Travis Anglin--Memphis

Detroit Lions - 2002 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
13Joey HarringtonQBOregon
235Kalimba EdwardsDESouth Carolina
368Andre' GoodmanDBSouth Carolina
4134John TaylorDEMontana State
5138John OwensTENotre Dame
6175Chris CashCBUSC
7214Luke StaleyRBBYU
7252Matt MurphyTEMaryland
7259Victor RogersGColorado

Detroit Lions - 2001 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
118Jeff BackusTMichigan
250Dominic RaiolaCNebraska
261Shaun RogersNTTexas
5148Scotty AndersonWRGrambling State
5149Mike McMahonQBRutgers
6173Jason GlennLBTexas A&M

Detroit Lions - 2000 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
120Stockar McDougleTOklahoma
250Barrett GreenLBWest Virginia
381Reuben DroughnsRBOregon
5145Todd FranzDBTulsa
6181Quinton Reese--Auburn
7253Alfonso BooneDECentral State (OH)

Detroit Lions - 1999 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
19Chris ClaiborneOLBUSC
127Aaron GibsonTWisconsin
370Jared DeVriesDEIowa
4103Sedrick IrvinRBMichigan State
5137Tyree TaltonDBNorthern Iowa
6177Clint KriewaldtLBWisconsin - Stevens Point
7215Mike PringleyDENorth Carolina

Detroit Lions - 1998 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
120Terry FairCBTennessee
250Germane CrowellWRVirginia
260Charlie BatchQBEastern Michigan
6185Jamaal Alexander--Southern Mississippi
7207Chris LiwienskiTIndiana

Detroit Lions - 1997 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
15Bryant WestbrookCBTexas
235Juan RoqueTArizona State
254Kevin AbramsCBSyracuse
4130Matt RussellLBColorado
5135Pete ChryplewiczTENotre Dame
5161Duane Ashman--Virginia
6168Tony RamirezTNorthern Colorado
7206Terry BattleRBArizona State
7232Marcus Harris--Wyoming
7239Richard JordanLBMissouri Southern State

Detroit Lions - 1996 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
117Reggie BrownOLBTexas A&M
123Jeff HartingsGPenn State
376Ryan StewartDBGeorgia Tech
4129Brad FordDBAlabama
5158Kerwin WaldroupDECentral State (OH)

Detroit Lions - 1995 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
120Luther EllissDEUtah
370David SloanTENew Mexico
5141Stephen BoydLBBoston College
5156Kez McCorveyWRFlorida State
5163Ronald Cherry--McNeese State
6186Kevin HickmanTENavy
6192Cory SchlesingerRBNebraska
7228Hessley HempsteadGKansas

Detroit Lions - 1994 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
121Johnnie MortonWRUSC
257Van MaloneDBTexas
393Shane BonhamDTTennessee
4124Vaughn Bryant--Stanford
5154Tony SempleGMemphis
6183Jocelyn BorgellaDBCincinnati
7215Tom BeerLBWayne State (MI)

Detroit Lions - 1993 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
233Ryan McNeilCBMiami (FL)
362Antonio LondonLBAlabama
368Mike ComptonCWest Virginia
6147Greg JeffriesCBVirginia
7174Ty HallockTEMichigan State
8201Kevin MiniefieldCBArizona State

Detroit Lions - 1992 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
126Robert PorcherDESouth Carolina State
253Tracy ScrogginsOLBTulsa
256Jason HansonKWashington State
381Thomas McLemoreTESouthern University
6145Larry TharpeTTennessee State
8221Willie ClayDBGeorgia Tech
11306Ed TillisonFBNorthwest Missouri State

Detroit Lions - 1991 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
110Herman MooreWRVirginia
358Reggie BarrettWRUTEP
491Kevin ScottCBStanford
5118Scott ConoverGPurdue
6151Richie Andrews--Florida State
7178Franklin Thomas--Grambling State
8205Cedric JacksonRBTCU
9231Darryl MilburnDEGrambling State
11285Slip Watkins--LSU
12318Zeno Alexander--Arizona

Detroit Lions - 1990 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
17Andre WareQBHouston
235Dan OwensDEUSC
362Marc SpindlerDEPittsburgh
490Rob Hinckley--Stanford
4105Chris OldhamDBOregon
5118Jeff CampbellWRColorado
6147Maurice HenryLBKansas State
7174Tracy HayworthLBTennessee
8194Willie GreenWRMississippi
8203Roman FortinTSan Diego State
9229Jack LinnTWest Virginia
10258Bill Miller--Illinois State
11285Reginald Warnsley--Southern Mississippi
12313Robert ClaiborneWRSan Diego State

Detroit Lions - 1989 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
13Barry SandersRBOklahoma State
230John FordWRVirginia
359Mike UtleyGWashington State
486Ray CrockettDBBaylor
5115Lawrence PeteDTNebraska
6141Rodney PeeteQBUSC
7170Jerry WoodsDBNorthern Michigan
8197Chris Parker--West Virginia
9226Derek MacCready--Ohio State
10253Jason PhillipsWRHouston
11282Keith KarpinskiLBPenn State
12309James CribbsDEMemphis

Detroit Lions - 1988 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
13Bennie BladesDBMiami (FL)
229Chris SpielmanLBOhio State
232Pat CarterTEFlorida State
358Ray RoundtreeWRPenn State
485William WhiteDBOhio State
5111Eric AndolsekGLSU
6142Carl PainterRBHampton
7169Jeff James--Stanford
8196Gary HaddDTMinnesota
9223Kip CorringtonDBTexas A&M
10254Paco CraigWRUCLA
11281Danny McCoin--Cincinnati

Detroit Lions - 1987 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
17Reggie RogersDEWashington
363Jerry BallNTSMU
492Garland RiversDBMichigan
6148Danny LockettLBArizona
7175Dan SaleaumuaNTArizona State
8203Dennis GibsonLBIowa State
9230Rick CalhounRBCal State - Fullerton
10259Ray BrownWRSouth Carolina
11286Brian Silverling--Penn State
12315Gary LeeWRGeorgia Tech

Detroit Lions - 1986 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
112Chuck LongQBIowa
229Garry JamesRBLSU
369Joe MilinichikGNorth Carolina State
492Devon MitchellDBIowa
5119Oscar SmithRBNicholls State
8205Allyn Griffin--Wyoming
9231Lyle PickensDBColorado
10258Tracy Johnson--Morningside
11290Leland Melvin--Richmond
12317Allan Durden--Arizona

Detroit Lions - 1985 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
16Lomas BrownTFlorida
234Kevin GloverCMaryland
362James JohnsonLBSan Diego State
490Kevin HancockLBBaylor
518Joe McIntoshRBNorth Carolina State
6146Stan Short--Penn State
7174Tony Staten--Angelo State
8202Scott CaldwellRBTexas-Arlington
9230June JamesLBTexas
10258Clayton BeaufordWRAuburn
11286Kevin Harris--Georgia
12314Mike Weaver--Georgia

Detroit Lions - 1984 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
120David LewisTECalifornia
247Pete MandleyWRNorthern Arizona
362Eric WilliamsDTWashington State
374Ernest Anderson--Oklahoma State
375Steve BaackNTOregon
4106Dave D'AddioRBMaryland
6160John WitkowskiQBColumbia
7178Jimmie CarterLBNew Mexico
7187Renwick Atkins--Kansas
8214David JonesCTexas
9246Rich Hollins--West Virginia
10259William FrizzellDBNorth Carolina Central
10273James  Thaxton--Louisiana Tech
11300Mike SaxonPSan Diego State
12327Glenn Streno--Tennessee
George JamisonLBCincinnati
Al WilliamsWRNevada-Reno
Doug HollieDESMU

Detroit Lions - 1983 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
113James JonesRBFlorida
240Rich StrengerTMichigan
367Mike CoferLBTennessee
494August CurleyLBUSC
5115Demetrious JohnsonDBMissouri
5121Steve MottCAlabama
6154Todd Brown--Nebraska
7181Mike BlackPArizona State
8208Bill Stapleton--Washington
10261Dave Laube--Penn State
11287Ben Tate--North Carolina Central
12321Jim Lane--Idaho State

Detroit Lions - 1982 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
115Jimmy WilliamsLBNebraska
242Bobby WatkinsDBTexas State
369Steve DoigLBNew Hampshire
496Bruce McNortonDBGeorgetown (KY)
5127William GrahamDBTexas
6154Mike MachurekQBIdaho State
7175Phil Bates--Nebraska
7187Victor Simmons--Oregon State
8208Martin MossDEUCLA
9231Dan WagonerDBKansas
10266Roosevelt BarnesLBPurdue
11292Edward LeeWRSouth Carolina State
12319Ricky PorterRBSlippery Rock
12326Rob RubickTEGrand Valley State
Kevin Robinson--North Carolina A&T

Detroit Lions - 1981 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
116Mark NicholsWRSan Jose State
246Curtis GreenDEAlabama State
372Don GrecoGWestern Illinois
499Tracy PorterWRLSU
5129Larry LeeGUCLA
6155Sam Johnson--Maryland
7182Lee Spivey--SMU
8211Bob NiziolekTEColorado
9238Hugh Jernigan--Arkansas
9240David MartinDBVillanova
10264Andy Cannavino--Michigan
11294Willie Jackson--Mississippi State

Detroit Lions - 1980 Draft Results

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
11Billy SimsRBOklahoma
357Tom TurnureCWashington
362Mike FriedeWRIndiana
485Eric HippleQBUtah State
5111Mark Streeter--Arizona
5120Tommie GinnGArkansas
6140Chris DieterichTNorth Carolina State
7166Eddie MurrayKTulane
9222DeWayne Jett--Hawaii
9223Tom TuineiDTHawaii
10251Henry Henderson--Utah State
11278Wayne SmithDBPurdue
12307Ray WilliamsRBWashington State