1981 NFL Draft - Round 5
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.
1981 NFL Draft Results by Team