NFL Draft - Players from Tennessee State

The following is a list of players that attended Tennessee State who were drafted in the NFL Draft from 1960-present.

Year Rnd Pick Team Player Pos
1961 NFL 8 103 PIT George Balthazar OT
1961 AFL 16 -- BOS George Balthazar OT
1964 NFL 18 240 PHI Izzy Lang RB
1965 NFL 8 112 BAL Rosey Davis DE
1965 AFL 12 -- HOU Bob Reed OG
1965 NFL 16 217 WAS Bob Reed OG
1966 NFL 4 59 DET Willie Walker WR
1966 NFL 6 92 CHI Frank McRae DT
1966 AFL 7 -- OAK Frank McRae DT
1966 NFL 7 103 DET Johnnie Robinson DB
1966 AFL 8 -- KC Fletcher Smith DB
1966 AFL 9 -- BUF James Carter DE
1966 NFL 12 185 BAL Jim Carer OG
1967 NFL 3 65 SF Bill Tucker RB
1967 NFL 4 87 MIN Al Coleman DB
1967 NFL 6 156 KC Noland Smith WR
1967 NFL 10 252 LA Leon Moore DB
1967 NFL 10 260 DAL Eugene Bowen RB
1967 NFL 12 315 NO John Robinson WR
1967 NFL 13 318 BUF Howard Finley DB
1968 NFL 1 3 ATL Claude Humphrey DE
1968 NFL 1 25 OAK Eldridge Dickey WR
1968 NFL 4 108 GB John Robinson WR
1968 NFL 6 141 SF Lee Johnson WR
1968 NFL 8 216 BAL Tommy Davis DT
1969 NFL 1 23 KC Jim Marsalis DB
1969 NFL 3 65 HOU Elbert Drungo OT
1969 NFL 5 129 BAL King Dunlap DT
1969 NFL 8 186 PIT Joe Cooper WR
1969 NFL 11 284 OAK Harold Rice DE
1969 NFL 12 295 WAS Bob Shannon DB
1969 NFL 12 313 ATL Harry Carpenter OG
1970 NFL 2 36 CLE Joe Jones DE
1970 NFL 5 117 NYG Claude Brumfield OG
1970 NFL 16 393 MIA Charlie Williams OG
1971 NFL 1 15 CIN Vern Holland OT
1971 NFL 4 100 DET Larry Woods DT
1971 NFL 6 143 SD Jacob Mayes RB
1971 NFL 7 168 GB Dave Davis WR
1971 NFL 8 197 CIN Fred Herring DB
1971 NFL 10 238 OAK Bill West DB
1971 NFL 11 264 PHI Sonny Davis RB
1971 NFL 11 273 SD Don Pinson DB
1971 NFL 17 435 LA Joe Sweet WR
1972 NFL 2 45 CLE Cliff Brooks DB
1972 NFL 11 268 NYJ Robert Stevenson LB
1972 NFL 11 273 PIT Joe Gilliam QB
1973 NFL 2 38 NYJ Robert Woods OT
1973 NFL 4 84 SD Jim Thaxton TE
1973 NFL 4 85 BAL Ollie Smith WR
1973 NFL 5 113 DEN Charles McTorry DB
1973 NFL 7 159 PHI Will Wynn DE
1973 NFL 12 305 SF Larry Pettus OT
1973 NFL 13 318 SD Alfred Reese RB
1973 NFL 17 442 MIA Charlie Wade WR
1974 NFL 1 1 DAL Too Tall Jones DE
1974 NFL 1 4 CHI Waymond Bryant LB
1974 NFL 2 29 MIN John Holland WR
1974 NFL 2 33 STL Greg Kindle OT
1974 NFL 2 42 DEN Carl Wafer DE
1974 NFL 13 331 BUF Ed Gatewood LB
1975 NFL 4 85 SF Cleveland Elam DT
1975 NFL 7 173 DAL Mike Hegman LB
1975 NFL 9 218 SF James Johnson DB
1975 NFL 14 339 MIA James Lewis DB
1976 NFL 2 49 MIA Loaird McCreary TE
1976 NFL 3 64 SD Larry Dorsey WR
1976 NFL 4 98 MIA Mel Mitchell OG
1976 NFL 7 200 MIA John Owens DE
1976 NFL 14 385 PHI Melvin Shy DB
1977 NFL 4 102 CLE Oliver Davis DB
1977 NFL 5 122 GB Nate Simpson RB
1977 NFL 6 145 PHI Kevin Russell DB
1977 NFL 6 151 SD Larry Barnes RB
1977 NFL 11 282 BUF Nate Jackson RB
1978 NFL 2 29 KC Sylvester Hicks DE
1978 NFL 2 46 LA Stan Johnson DT
1978 NFL 4 85 KC Danny Johnson LB
1978 NFL 4 102 NE Dwight Wheeler C
1978 NFL 4 107 DET Homer Elias OG
1978 NFL 5 112 KC Jerrold McRae WR
1978 NFL 6 152 ATL Rod Parker WR
1979 NFL 10 261 CLE John Smith WR
1979 NFL 11 276 SF Billy McBride DB
1979 NFL 11 301 LA Jesse Deramus DT
1981 NFL 12 322 SF Joe Adams QB
1982 NFL 5 121 HOU Malcolm Taylor DE
1982 NFL 9 233 MIN Bryan Howard DB
1982 NFL 12 309 WAS Don Laster OT
1983 NFL 3 80 NE Steve Moore OT
1983 NFL 6 159 MIN Mike Jones WR
1983 NFL 6 165 CIN Larry Kinnebrew RB
1983 NFL 8 203 CHI Richard Dent DE
1983 NFL 10 266 MIN Walter Tate C
1984 NFL 5 120 IND Golden Tate WR
1985 NFL 11 289 PHI Herman Hunter RB
1987 NFL 3 75 NYJ Onzy Elam LB
1987 NFL 8 205 PIT Charles Buchanan DE
1988 NFL 11 279 TB Frank Pillow WR
1990 NFL 3 56 NYJ Tony Stargell DB
1990 NFL 3 73 CLE Anthony Pleasant DE
1990 NFL 11 289 SF Anthony Shelton DB
1990 NFL 11 300 PHI Tyrone Watson WR
1992 NFL 6 145 DET Larry Tharpe OT
1992 NFL 10 276 NO Marcus Dowdell WR
1993 NFL 7 187 HOU Patrick Robinson WR
1994 NFL 4 123 DEN Randy Fuller DB
1995 NFL 5 150 ARI Cedric Davis DB
1996 NFL 7 227 JAX Clarence Jones WR
1996 NFL 7 245 KC Darrell Williams DB
2000 NFL 4 100 ATL Michael Thompson OT
2000 NFL 4 121 BUF Avion Black WR
2008 NFL 1 16 ARI Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie DB
2009 NFL 7 212 KC Javarris Williams RB
2014 NFL 5 143 TB Kadeem Edwards OG
2014 NFL 7 250 STL Demetrius Rhaney C
2015 NFL 5 176 BAL Robert Myers OG
2015 NFL 7 218 OAK Anthony Morris OT