2013 NFL Draft Results

The 2013 NFL Draft was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City between April 25th and April 27th, 2013. This was the 78th annual draft held by NFL franchises to select football players who are newly eligible to participate in the league during the coming season. The Kansas City Chiefs selected offensive lineman, Eric Fisher, with the first overall pick of the draft. He was the fourth player in this position to be selected with the first pick of the draft since the first NFL Common draft was held in 1967. Florida State would lead the way for all colleges with the most number of players taken in the draft at 11 total. The following is an overview of the 2013 NFL draft and the draft results for the first two rounds of the draft.

International Football Players Taken in the Draft

A new record was set by the NFL in 2013 with there being a total of 11 players selected that were not from the United States. This set a new high for the league and which also saw its first draft where there was not a running back selected in the opening round for the first time ever. Additionally, there were a total of nine offensive linemen chosen in the first round which tied the record for “most ever” originally set in the 1968 NFL draft.

Position Breakdown of the 2013 NFL Draft

There were a total of 254 players selected during the 2013 NFL draft. The following is the position breakdown (primary) for all of the players selected:
30 Defensive ends
29 Cornerbacks
28 Wide receivers

Stage as seen from the 2nd floor balcony.
27 Linebackers
23 Running backs
23 Safeties
19 Defensive tackles
18 Offensive tackles
18 Offensive guards
16 Tight ends
11 Quarterbacks
5 Centers
3 Fullbacks
2 Punters
2 Placekickers

2014 NFL Draft Results (First Round)

Rnd.       Pick #    NFL team                             Player   Position               College                Conference       Notes
1              1              Kansas City Chiefs            Eric Fisher            OT          Central Michigan              MAC
1              2              Jacksonville Jaguars        Luke Joeckel      OT          Texas A&M         SEC
1              3              Miami Dolphins Dion Jordan        DE           Oregon Pac-12   from Oakland
1              4              Philadelphia Eagles          Lane Johnson    OT          Oklahoma           Big 12
1              5              Detroit Lions      Ezekiel Ansah    DE           BYU        Ind.
1              6              Cleveland Browns            Barkevious Mingo            DE           LSU        SEC
1              7              Arizona Cardinals             Jonathan Cooper             G             North Carolina   ACC
1              8              St. Louis Rams   Tavon Austin      WR         West Virginia     Big 12    from Buffalo
1              9              New York Jets   Dee Milliner       CB           Alabama              SEC
1              10           Tennessee Titans             Chance Warmack             G             Alabama              SEC
1              11           San Diego Chargers         D. J. Fluker          OT          Alabama              SEC
1              12           Oakland Raiders               D. J. Hayden       CB           Houston               C-USA   from Miami
1              13           New York Jets   Sheldon Richardson        DT           Missouri               SEC         from Tampa Bay
1              14           Carolina Panthers            Star Lotulelei      DT           Utah      Pac-12
1              15           New Orleans Saints         Kenny Vaccaro S              Texas    Big 12
1              16           Buffalo Bills         E. J. Manuel        QB          Florida State       ACC        from St. Louis
1              17           Pittsburgh Steelers         Jarvis Jones        LB           Georgia                SEC
1              18           San Francisco 49ers         Eric Reid†            S              LSU        SEC         from Dallas
1              19           New York Giants              Justin Pugh         OT          Syracuse              Big East
1              20           Chicago Bears    Kyle Long†          G             Oregon Pac-12
1              21           Cincinnati Bengals            Tyler Eifert          TE           Notre Dame       Ind.
1              22           Atlanta Falcons Desmond Trufant            CB           Washington        Pac-12   from Washington via St. Louis[R1 – 7]

Art-deco statue Eve by Gwen Lux, in the lobby ...

1              23           Minnesota Vikings           Sharrif Floyd       DT           Florida  SEC
1              24           Indianapolis Colts             Björn Werner    DE           Florida State       ACC
1              25           Minnesota Vikings           Xavier Rhodes   CB           Florida State       ACC        from Seattle
1              26           Green Bay Packers          Datone Jones    DE           UCLA     Pac-12
1              27           Houston Texans               DeAndre Hopkins            WR         Clemson              ACC
1              28           Denver Broncos                Sylvester Williams            DT           North Carolina   ACC
1              29           Minnesota Vikings           Cordarrelle Patterson    WR         Tennessee          SEC         from New England
1              30           St. Louis Rams   Alec Ogletree    LB           Georgia                SEC         from Atlanta
1              31           Dallas Cowboys Travis Frederick                C             Wisconsin            Big Ten from San Francisco
1              32           Baltimore Ravens             Matt Elam           S              Florida  SEC

2014 NFL Draft Results (Second Round)

Rnd.       Pick #    NFL team                             Player   Position               College                Conference       Notes
2              33           Jacksonville Jaguars        Johnathan Cyprien          S              FIU         Sun Belt
2              34           Tennessee Titans             Justin Hunter     WR         Tennessee          SEC         from Kansas City via San Francisco
2              35           Philadelphia Eagles          Zach Ertz              TE           Stanford              Pac-12
2              36           Detroit Lions      Darius Slay          CB           Mississippi State               SEC
2              37           Cincinnati Bengals            Giovani Bernard               RB           North Carolina   ACC        from Oakland
2              38           San Diego Chargers         Manti Te’o          LB           Notre Dame       Ind.        from Arizona[R2 – 3]
2              –             Cleveland Browns            selection forfeited after selecting wide receiver Josh Gordon in the 2012 Supplemental Draft.[Forfeited picks 1]
2              39           New York Jets   Geno Smith        QB          West Virginia     Big 12
2              40           San Francisco 49ers         Tank Carradine DE           Florida State       ACC        from Tennessee
2              41           Buffalo Bills         Robert Woods   WR         USC        Pac-12
2              42           Oakland Raiders               Menelik Watson               OT          Florida State       ACC        from Miami
2              43           Tampa Bay Buccaneers  Johnthan Banks                CB           Mississippi State               SEC
2              44           Carolina Panthers            Kawann Short    DT           Purdue Big Ten
2              –             New Orleans Saints         selection forfeited as part of the punishment for the team’s bounty scandal [Forfeited picks 2]
2              45           Arizona Cardinals             Kevin Minter      LB           LSU        SEC         from San Diego
2              46           Buffalo Bills         Kiko Alonso        LB           Oregon Pac-12   from St. Louis
2              47           Dallas Cowboys Gavin Escobar    TE           San Diego State                MWC
2              48           Pittsburgh Steelers         Le’Veon Bell       RB           Michigan State  Big Ten
2              49           New York Giants              Johnathan Hankins          DT           Ohio State           Big Ten
2              50           Chicago Bears    Jonathan Bostic                LB           Florida  SEC
2              51           Washington Redskins     David Amerson                 CB           N.C. State            ACC
2              52           New England Patriots     Jamie Collins      LB           Southern Miss   C-USA   from Minnesota
2              53           Cincinnati Bengals            Margus Hunt      DE           SMU      C-USA
2              54           Miami Dolphins Jamar Taylor       CB           Boise State         MWC     from Indianapolis
2              55           San Francisco 49ers         Vance McDonald              TE           Rice        C-USA   from Green Bay
2              56           Baltimore Ravens             Arthur Brown    LB           Kansas State      Big 12    from Seattle
2              57           Houston Texans               D.J. Swearinger                 S              South Carolina   SEC
2              58           Denver Broncos                Montee Ball       RB           Wisconsin            Big Ten
2              59           New England Patriots     Aaron Dobson   WR         Marshall               C-USA
2              60           Atlanta Falcons Robert Alford    CB           Southeastern Louisiana Southland
2              61           Green Bay Packers          Eddie Lacy†        RB           Alabama              SEC         from San Francisco
2              62           Seattle Seahawks            Christine Michael             RB           Texas A&M         SEC         from Baltimore