1983 NFL Draft - Round 10

The 1983 NFL Draft was held on April 26-27, 1983. A total of 335 players were chosen over 12 rounds. The Baltimore Colts chose Quarterback John Elway from Stanford as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers John Elway, Eric Dickerson, Bruce Matthews, Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Darrell Green and Richard Dent were selected in this draft.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
10
252
Baltimore Colts
Ronald Hopkins, DB
Murray State
10
255
Minnesota Vikings
Melvin Brown, DB
Mississippi
10
259
San Francisco 49ers
Jeff Merrell, DT
Nebraska
10
261
Detroit Lions
Dave Laube, OG
Penn State
10
263
Seattle Seahawks
Pete Speros, C
Penn State
10
264
New England Patriots
James Williams, TE
Wyoming
10
266
Minnesota Vikings
Walter Tate, C
Tennessee State
10
270
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Darius Durham, WR
San Diego State
10
271
Green Bay Packers
Jimmy Thomas, DB
Indiana
10
275
Pittsburgh Steelers
Roosevelt Straughter, DB
Louisiana-Monroe
10
278
Miami Dolphins
Anthony Reed, RB
South Carolina State
10
279
Washington Redskins
Geff Gandy, LB
Baylor

1983 NFL Draft Results by Team