1997 NFL Draft - Round 5
The 1997 NFL Draft
was held on April 19-20, 1997.
A total of 240 players were chosen over 7 rounds.
The St. Louis Rams chose Offensive Tackle Orlando Pace from Ohio State as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Orlando Pace, Walter Jones, Tony Gonzalez and Jason Taylor were selected in this draft.
1997 NFL Draft Results by Team