1981 NFL Draft - Round 12

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
12
306
Seattle Seahawks
Jeff Bednarek, DT
Pacific
12
307
New York Giants
Mike Maher, TE
Western Illinois
12
308
New York Jets
Mike Moeller, OT
Drake
12
309
St. Louis Cardinals
Joe Adams, OG
Nebraska
12
312
Cincinnati Bengals
Mark O'Connell, QB
Ball State
12
313
San Francisco 49ers
Major Ogilvie, RB
Alabama
12
316
Chicago Bears
Bob Shupryt, LB
New Mexico
12
317
Denver Broncos
John Hankerd, LB
Notre Dame
12
318
Miami Dolphins
John Alford, DT
South Carolina State
12
321
Denver Broncos
Mandel Robinson, RB
Wyoming
12
322
San Francisco 49ers
Joe Adams, QB
Tennessee State
12
325
Cleveland Browns
Kevin McGill, OT
Oregon
12
326
Buffalo Bills
Keith Clark, LB
Memphis
12
327
San Diego Chargers
Stacy Charles, WR
Bethune-Cookman
12
329
Dallas Cowboys
Nate Lundy, WR
Indiana
12
330
Atlanta Falcons
Mark McCants, DB
Temple
12
332
Oakland Raiders
Phil Nelson, TE
Delaware

1981 NFL Draft Results by Team

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