Friday, April 21, 2006

Best Draft Bargains of the Last 20 years.

This has got to be up for some good debate, but SI named 'em, I'm just posting 'em.
The article has some good details on the players, too. Like that TO didn't start playing football til senior year of high school, or that KGB was less than 200 pounds going into college.

Steve Smith, WR, third round, Carolina, 2001
Tom Brady, QB, sixth round, New England, 2000
Terrell Davis, RB, sixth round, Denver, 1995
Hines Ward, WR, third round, Pittsburgh, 1998
Shannon Sharpe,TE, seventh round, Denver, 1990
Curtis Martin,RB, third round, New England, 1995
Tedy Bruschi, LB, third round, New England, 1996
Terrell Owens, WR, third round, San Francisco, 1996
Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, DE, fifth round, Green Bay, 2000
Jamal Anderson, RB, seventh round, Atlanta, 1994
Keenan McCardell, WR, 12th round, Washington, 1991 (12TH ROUND??!!?)
Leon Lett, DT, seventh round, Dallas, 1991
Matt Birk, C, sixth round, Minnesota, 1998
Clyde Simmons, DE, ninth round, Philadelphia, 1986
Zach Thomas, LB, fifth round, Miami, 1996
Tyrone Braxton, CB, 12th round, Denver, 1987
Rodney Harrison, S, fifth round, San Diego, 1994
Seth Joyner, LB, eighth round, Philadelphia, 1986
Thurman Thomas, RB, second round, Buffalo, 1988
Stephen Davis, RB, fourth round, Washington, 1996

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