1981 NFL Draft - Round 8

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
8
194
New England Patriots
Ken Naber, P
Stanford
8
195
New York Jets
Lloyd Jones, WR
Brigham Young
8
197
New York Giants
John Powers, OG
Michigan
8
199
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Denver Johnson, OT
Tulsa
8
200
Green Bay Packers
Larry Werts, LB
Jackson State
8
203
San Francisco 49ers
Garry White, RB
Minnesota
8
204
Baltimore Colts
Ken Sitton, DB
Oklahoma
8
205
Chicago Bears
Scott Zettek, DT
Notre Dame
8
206
Kansas City Chiefs
David Dorn, WR
Rutgers
8
213
New York Jets
J.C. Watts, DB
Oklahoma
8
214
New Orleans Saints
Gene Gladys, LB
Penn State
8
215
New Orleans Saints
Kevin Evans, DB
Arkansas
8
218
Dallas Cowboys
Paul Piurowski, LB
Florida State
8
219
Atlanta Falcons
Cliff Toney, DB
Auburn

1981 NFL Draft Results by Team

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