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Cleveland Browns Draft History

Draft History 1980-1989

1980

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1a Browns' 1st and New England's 6th choice traded to Los Angeles for Rams' 1st and 4th choices plus San Diego's 2nd and Green Bay's 5th in 1980
1b White, Charles RB USC choice acquired from Los Angeles, see 1a
2a Browns' choice traded to Denver along with San Diego's 5th-round choice (acquired from Washington for S Tony Peters) for DE Lyle Alzado
2b Crosby, Cleveland DE Arizona choice acquired from San Diego through Los Angeles, see 1a
3 Odom, Cliff LB Texas-Arlington
4a Crews, Ron DE Nevada-Las Vegas
4b McDonald, Paul QB USC choice acquired from Los Angeles, see 1a
5a Franks, Elvis DE Morgan State choice acquired from Green Bay through Los Angeles, see 1a
5b Browns' choice traded to Oakland for G George Buehler
5c San Diego's choice acquired from Washington for S Tony Peters traded to Denver as part of Lyle Alzado trade, see 2a
6a Browns' choice traded to San Diego for RB Rickey Anderson
6b New England's choice, acquired for DE Mike St. Clair, traded to Los Angeles, see 1a
7 Browns' choice traded to New York Giants for DE Jack Gregory
8 Copeland, Jeff LB Texas Tech
9 Dewalt, Roy RB Texas-Arlington
10 Fidel, Kevin C San Diego State
11 Sales, Roland RB Arkansas
12 Jackson, Marcus DT Purdue

1981

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1 Dixon, Hanford CB Southern Mississippi
2 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo along with Browns' 3rd-round choice in 1982 for G Joe DeLamielleure
3 Browns' choice traded to Denver along with Browns' 2nd- and 5th-round choices in 1980 for DE Lyle Alzado
4a Robinson, Mike DE Arizona choice acquired from Washington along with Redskins' 10th choice in 1981 and San Diego's 5th choice in 1980 for S Tony Peters
4b Browns' choice traded to San Diego for LB Don Goode
5 Cox, Steve P/K Arkansas
6 Simmons, Ron DT Florida State
7 Johnson, Eddie LB Louisville
8 Browns' choice traded to New York Jets for DE Marshall Harris
9 Schleusener, Randy G Nebraska
10a Washington's choice acquired in S Tony Peters trade, returned to Washington for Redskins' 8th-round choice in 1982
10b New England's choice, acquired for DE Ernie Price, traded to Washington along with choice 10a for Washington's 8th-round choice in 1982
10c Prater, Dean DT Oklahoma State
11 Friday, Larry S Mississippi State
12 McGill, Kevin T Oregon

1982

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1 Banks, Chip LB USC
2 Baldwin, Keith DE Texas A&M
3 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo with Browns' 2nd choice in 1981 for G Joe DeLamielleure
4 Walker, Dwight RB/WR Nicholls State (La.)
5 Baab, Mike C/G Texas
6a Browns' choice traded to Dallas for LB Bruce Huther
6b Whitwell, Mike WR Texas A&M choice acquired from Denver for LB Robert L. Jackson
7 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo for RB Terry Miller
8a Kafentzis, Mark S Hawaii
8b Heflin, Van TE Vanderbilt choice acquired from Oakland for DE Lyle Alzado
8c Jackson, Bill S North Carolina choice acquired from Washington for 10th choice in 1981
9 Baker, Milton TE West Texas State
10 Floyd, Ricky RB Southern Mississippi
11 Michuta, Steve QB Grand Valley (Mich.)
12 Nicolas, Scott LB Miami

1983

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo along with Browns' 3rd choice in 1984 and 5th choice in 1985 for LB Tom Cousineau
2 Brown, Ron WR Arizona State
3 Camp, Reggie DE California
4 Browns' choice traded to San Diego for LB Don Goode
5 Contz, Bill T Penn State
6a Stracka, Tim TE Wisconsin choice acquired from Chicago for C Gerry Sullivan
6b Puzzuoli, Dave NT Pittsburgh
7a Belk, Rocky WR Miami choice acquired from Chicago for LB Bruce Huther
7b Browns' choice traded to Philadelphia for DE Thomas Brown
8 McClearn, Mike G/T Temple
9 Browns' choice traded to San Francisco for K Matt Bahr
10 Hopkins, Thomas T Alabama A&M
11a Green, Boyce RB Carson-Newman
11b McAdoo, Howard LB Michigan State choice acquired from L.A. Raiders for Greg Pruitt
12 Farren, Paul C/T Boston University

1984

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1 Rogers, Don S UCLA
2a Rockins, Chris S Oklahoma State choice acquired from L.A. Rams for negotiating rights to WR Ron Brown
2b Davis, Bruce WR Baylor
3 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo along with Browns' 1st choice in 1983 and 5th choice in 1985 for LB Tom Cousineau
4a Bolden, Rickey TE Southern Methodist choice acquired from Denver for WR Dave Logan
4b Brennan, Brian WR Boston College
5 Piepkorn, Dave T North Dakota State
6 Nugent, Terry QB Colorado State
7 Dumont, Jim LB Rutgers
8 Browns' choice traded to N.Y. Jets for WR Bobby Jones
9a Jones, Don WR Texas A&M choice acquired from Philadelphia for LB Bill Cowher
9b Browns' choice traded to Chicago along with Browns' 10th, 11th and 12th round choices in 1984 for Bears' three picks in June, 1984 supplemental draft of players under contract to another league
10a Browns' choice traded to Chicago, see 9b
10b Byner, Ernest RB East Carolina choice acquired from L.A. Raiders for G-T Henry Sheppard
11 Browns' choice traded to Chicago, see 9b
12 Browns' choice traded to Chicago, see 9b

1984 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1a Mack, Kevin RB Clemson choice acquired from Chicago for Browns' 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th round choices in 1984 NFL Draft
1b Johnson, Mike LB Virginia Tech
2a McNeil, Gerald WR Baylor choice acquired from Chicago, see 1a
2b Robison, Tommy T Texas A&M
3a West, Doug LB UCLA choice acquired from Chicago, see 1a
3b Bond, John QB Mississippi State

1985

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo along with 1st choice in 1986, 3rd in 1985, and a 6th in 1986 for Buffalo's first pick in 1985 supplemental draft
2 Allen, Greg RB Florida State
3 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo, see 1
4 Browns' choice traded to Miami for WR Duriel Harris
5 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo along with Browns' 1st in 1983 and 3rd in 1984 for LB Tom Cousineau
6 Krerowicz, Mark G Ohio State
7 Langhorne, Reggie WR Elizabeth City
8 Banks, Fred WR Liberty Baptist
9 Browns' choice traded to Philadelphia for DE Carl Hairston
10 Williams, Larry G Notre Dame
11 Tucker, Travis TE S. Connecticut State
12 Swanson, Shane WR Nebraska

1985 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT

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1 Kosar, Bernie QB Miami choice acquired from Buffalo for 1st in 1985 and 1986, 3rd in 1985 and 6th in 1986

1986

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo along with 1st choice in 1985, 3rd in 1985 and a 6th in '86 for Buffalo's first pick in 1985 supplemental draft
2 Slaughter, Webster WR San Diego State
3 Browns' choice traded to Detroit for QB Gary Danielson
4 Browns' choice traded to L.A. Rams for WR Terry Greer
5 Miller, Nick LB Arkansas
6 Browns' choice traded to Buffalo, see 1
7a Meyer, Jim T Illinois State
7b Norseth, Mike QB Kansas choice acquired from Kansas City for RB Boyce Green
8 Browns' choice traded to Philadelphia for LB Anthony Griggs
9 Taylor, Danny DB Texas (El Paso)
10 Smith, Willie TE Miami
11 Dausin, Randy G Texas A&M
12 Simmons, King CB Texas Tech

1987

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1 Junkin, Mike LB Duke choice acquired from San Diego, along with San Diego's second 1987 choice in exchange for Browns' 1987 first and second round choices and LB Chip Banks
2 Rakoczy, Gregg OT/C Miami choice acquired from San Diego, see round 1
3a Manoa, Tim FB Penn State
3b Jaeger, Jeff K Washington choice acquired from L.A. Rams in exchange for Browns' 1987 4th, 5th and 12th round picks
4 Browns' choice to L.A. Rams, see 3b
5 Browns' choice to L.A. Rams, see 3b
6 Braggs, Stephen DB Texas
7 Browns' choice to Green Bay for WR John Jefferson
8 Bullitt, Steve LB Texas A&M
9 Browns' choice to Indianapolis for QB Mike Pagel
10 Winters, Frank C Western Illinois
11 Brewton, Larry DB Temple
12 Browns' choice to L.A. Rams, see 3b

1988

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1 Charlton, Clifford LB Florida 21st overall
2 Perry, Michael Dean DL Clemson 50th
3 Waiters, Van LB Indiana 77th
4 Blaylock, Anthony CB Winston-Salem 103rd
5 Browns' choice traded to Phoenix for DE Al Baker
6 Browns' choice traded to Philadelphia along with CB D.D. Hoggard for DL Chris Pike
7 Gash, Thane S East Tennessee State 188th
8 Birden, J.J. WR Oregon 216th
9 Copeland, Danny S Eastern Kentucky 244th
10 Washington, Brian S Nebraska 272nd
11 Hawkins, Hendley WR Nebraska 300th
12 Slayden, Steve QB Duke 328th

1989

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ROUND PLAYER POSITION UNIVERSITY NOTES
1 Metcalf, Eric RB Texas 13th overall, choice acquired from Denver for Browns' 1989 1st, 2nd, 5th and 9th
2 Tillman, Lawyer WR Auburn 31st, choice acquired from Green Bay along with Green Bay's 1989 5th for Browns' 1989 3rd, 1989 5th, 1990 1st and RB Herman Fontenot
3 Browns' choice to Green Bay, see round 2
4 Stewart, Andrew DE Cincinnati 107th
5a Kramer, Kyle S Bowling Green 114th, choice acquired from Green Bay, see round 2
5b Joines, Vernon WR Maryland 116th, choice acquired from Kansas City for LB Mike Junkin
6 Wilkerson, Gary CB Penn State 160th
7 Graybill, Mike OT Boston University 187th
8 Aeilts, Rick TE S.E. Missouri State 215th
9 Browns' selection traded to Denver, see round 1
10 Buddenberg, John OT Akron 274th
11 Plocki, Dan K Maryland 301st
12 Brown, Marlon LB Memphis State 328th