1981 NFL Draft - Round 6

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
6
151
Denver Broncos
Alvin Lewis, RB
Colorado State
6
153
Kansas City Chiefs
Dock Luckie, DT
Florida
6
155
Detroit Lions
Sam Johnson, DB
Maryland
6
158
Los Angeles Rams
William Daniels, DT
Alabama State
6
160
Cleveland Browns
Ron Simmons, OG
Florida State
6
163
Dallas Cowboys
Vince Skillings, DB
Ohio State
6
165
New York Giants
Edward O'Neal, RB
Tuskegee

1981 NFL Draft Results by Team