1981 NFL Draft - Round 10

The 1981 NFL Draft was held on April 28-29, 1981. A total of 332 players were chosen over 12 rounds. The New Orleans Saints chose Running Back George Rogers from South Carolina as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Lawrence Taylor, Kenny Easley, Ronnie Lott, Mike Singletary, Howie Long, Rickey Jackson and Russ Grimm were selected in this draft.

The NFL also held the 1981 NFL Supplemental Draft prior to the start of the 1981 NFL season.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
10
250
New York Giants
Mike Barker, DT
Grambling
10
252
Seattle Seahawks
Ken Dawson, RB
Savannah State
10
253
St. Louis Cardinals
James Mallard, WR
Alabama
10
254
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Ken McCune, DE
Texas
10
255
Green Bay Packers
Nickie Hall, QB
Tulane
10
256
Baltimore Colts
Greg Gerken, LB
Northern Arizona
10
257
Washington Redskins
Phil Kessel, QB
Northern Michigan
10
258
Cincinnati Bengals
Hubert Simpson, RB
Tennessee
10
260
Chicago Bears
Tim Clifford, QB
Indiana
10
263
St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Joiner, WR
Miami
10
264
Detroit Lions
Andy Cannavino, LB
Michigan
10
268
San Diego Chargers
Robert Parham, RB
Grambling
10
270
Houston Oilers
Larry Jones, RB
Colorado State
10
273
Dallas Cowboys
Pat Graham, DT
California
10
274
Atlanta Falcons
Robert Murphy, DB
Ohio State

1981 NFL Draft Results by Team

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