1974 NFL Draft

The 1974 NFL Draft was held on January 29-30, 1974. A total of 442 players were chosen over 17 rounds. The Dallas Cowboys chose Defensive End Too Tall Jones from Tennessee State as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Lynn Swann, Dave Casper, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth and Mike Webster were selected in this draft.

The NFL also held the 1974 NFL Supplemental Draft prior to the start of the 1974 NFL season.

Rnd Pick Team Player Position College
1 1 DAL Too Tall Jones DE Tennessee State
1 2 SD Bo Matthews RB Colorado
1 3 NYG John Hicks OG Ohio State
1 4 CHI Waymond Bryant LB Tennessee State
1 5 BAL John Dutton DT Nebraska
1 6 NYJ Carl Barzilauskas DT Indiana
1 7 STL J.V. Cain TE Colorado
1 8 DET Ed O'Neil LB Penn State
1 9 SF Wilbur Jackson RB Alabama
1 10 SF Bill Sandifer DT UCLA
1 11 LA John Cappelletti RB Penn State
1 12 GB Barty Smith RB Richmond
1 13 NO Rick Middleton LB Ohio State
1 14 DEN Randy Gradishar LB Ohio State
1 15 SD Don Goode LB Kansas
1 16 KC Woody Green RB Arizona State
1 17 MIN Fred McNeill LB UCLA
1 18 BUF Reuben Gant TE Oklahoma State
1 19 OAK Henry Lawrence OT Florida A&M
1 20 CHI Dave Gallagher DE Michigan
1 21 PIT Lynn Swann WR Southern California
1 22 DAL Charley Young RB North Carolina State
1 23 CIN Bill Kollar DT Montana State
1 24 BAL Roger Carr WR Louisiana Tech
1 25 MIN Steve Riley OT Southern California
1 26 MIA Don Reese DE Jackson State

1974 NFL Draft Results by Team

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