1981 NFL Draft - Round 9

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
9
223
Seattle Seahawks
Jim Stone, RB
Notre Dame
9
225
New York Jets
Admiral Dewey Larry, DB
Nevada-Las Vegas
9
228
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mike Ford, QB
Southern Methodist
9
230
Cincinnati Bengals
Samoa Samoa, RB
Washington State
9
232
Chicago Bears
Frank Ditta, OG
Baylor
9
233
Baltimore Colts
Tim Gooch, DE
Kentucky
9
234
Denver Broncos
Rusty Olsen, DE
Washington
9
235
Miami Dolphins
John Noonan, WR
Nebraska
9
236
Seattle Seahawks
Jim Whatley, WR
Washington State
9
237
Kansas City Chiefs
Tony Vereen, DB
Southeastern Louisiana
9
238
Detroit Lions
Hugh Jernigan, DB
Arkansas
9
242
Los Angeles Rams
Ron Seawell, LB
Portland State
9
244
Cleveland Browns
Randy Schleusener, OG
Nebraska
9
245
Atlanta Falcons
Calvin Fance, RB
Rice
9
248
Oakland Raiders
Curt Mohl, OT
UCLA

1981 NFL Draft Results by Team

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