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Tar Heels in the NFL Draft

There have been 230 Tar Heels drafted into the NFL or AFL since 1938.

YearPlayerPos.Round-Team
2017Mitch TrubiskyQB1 - Chicago Bears
2017Nazair JonesDT3 - Seattle Seahawks
2017Mack HollinsWR4 - Philadelphia Eagles
2017Ryan SwitzerWR4 - Dallas Cowboys
2017T.J. LoganRB5 - Arizona Cardinals
2017Elijah HoodRB7 - Oakland Raiders
2014Eric EbronTE1 - Detroit Lions
2014Kareem MartinDE3 - Arizona Cardinals
2014Russell BodineC4 - Cincinnati Bengals
2014Tre BostonFS4 - Carolina Panthers
2014Jabari PriceCB7 - Minnesota Vikings
2013Jonathan CooperOG1 - Arizona Cardinals
2013Sylvester WilliamsDT1 - Denver Broncos
2013Giovani BernardRB2 - Cincinnati Bengals
2013Brennan WilliamsOT3 - Houston Texans
2013Travis BondOG7 - Minnesota Vikings
2012Quinton CoplesDE1 - New York Jets
2012Zach BrownLB2 - Tennessee Titans
2011Robert QuinnDE1 - St. Louis Rams
2011Bruce CarterLB2 - Dallas Cowboys
2011Marvin AustinDT2 - New York Giants
2011Greg LittleWR2 - Cleveland Browns
2011Da'Norris SearcySS4 - Buffalo Bills
2011Johnny WhiteRB5 - Buffalo Bills
2011T.J. YatesQB5 - Houston Texans
2011Quan SturdivantMLB6 - Arizona Cardinals
2011Ryan TaylorTE7 - Green Bay Packers
2010E.J. WilsonDE4 - Seattle Seahawks
2010Cam ThomasDT5 - San Diego Chargers
2009Hakeem NicksWR1 - New York Giants
2009Richard QuinnTE2 - Denver Broncos
2009Brandon TateWR3 - New England Patriots
2009Garrett ReynoldsT5 - Atlanta Falcons
2009Brooks FosterWR5 - St. Louis Rams
2008Kentwan BalmerDT 1 - San Francisco 49ers
2008Hilee TaylorDE 7 - Carolina Panthers
2006Chase PageDT 7 - San Diego Chargers
2005Jason BrownC 4 - Baltimore Ravens
2005Gerald SensabaughS 5 - Jacksonville Jaguars
2005Madison HedgecockFB7 - St. Louis Rams
2004Dexter ReidFS 4 - New England Patriots
2004Michael WaddellCB 4 - Tennessee Titans
2004Jeb TerryOG 5 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2003Sam AikenWR 4 - Buffalo Bills
2002Julius PeppersDE 1 - Carolina Panthers
2002Ryan SimsDT 1 - Kansas City Chiefs
2002David ThorntonLB 4 - Indianapolis Colts
2002Joey EvansDE 7 - Cincinnati Bengals
2002Ronald CurryQB 7 - Oakland Raiders
2002Quincy MonkLB 7 - New York Giants
2001Alge CrumplerTE 2 - Atlanta Falcons
2001Sedrick HodgeLB 3 - New Orleans Saints
2001Brandon SpoonLB 4 - Buffalo Bills
2001Dauntae’ FingerTE 7 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2000Deon DyerFB 4 - Miami Dolphins
1999Ebenezer EkubanDE 1 - Dallas Cowboys
1999Dre’ BlyCB 2 - St. Louis Rams
1999Russell DavisDT 2 - Chicago Bears
1999Keith NewmanLB 4 - Buffalo Bills
1999Na BrownWR 4 - Philadelphia Eagles
1999Mike PringleyDE 7 - Detroit Lions
1998Greg EllisDE 1 - Dallas Cowboys
1998Vonnie HollidayDT 1 - Green Bay Packers
1998Brian SimmonsLB 1 - Cincinnati Bengals
1998Omar BrownSS 4 - Atlanta Falcons
1998Kivuusama MaysLB 4 - Minnesota Vikings
1998Robert WilliamsCB 5 - Kansas City Chiefs
1998Jonathan LintonTB 5 - Buffalo Bills
1997Rick TerryDT 2 - New York Jets
1997Freddie JonesTE 2 - San Diego Chargers
1997James HamiltonLB 3 - Jacksonville Jaguars
1997Leon JohnsonTB 4 - New York Jets
1997Andre PurvisDT 5 - Cincinnati Bengals
1996Marcus JonesDT 1 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1996Sean BoydDB 5 - Minnesota Vikings
1995William HendersonFB 3 - Green Bay Packers
1995Jimmy HitchcockDB 3 - New England Patriots
1995Mike MortonLB 4 - Los Angeles Raiders
1995Eddie MasonLB 6 - New York Jets
1995Oscar SturgisDE 7 - Dallas Cowboys
1994Bucky BrooksWR 2 - Buffalo Bills
1994Austin RobbinsDE 4 - Los Angeles Raiders
1994Bracey WalkerDB 4 - Kansas City Chiefs
1994Sean CrockerDB 4 - Buffalo Bills
1993Thomas SmithDB 1 - Buffalo Bills
1993Natrone MeansRB 2 - San Diego Chargers
1993Rondell JonesDB 3 - Denver Broncos
1993Tommy ThigpenLB 5 - New York Giants
1992Brian BollingerOT 3 - San Francisco 49ers
1992Dwight HollierLB 4 - Miami Dolphins
1992Roy BarkerDT 4 - Minnesota Vikings
1992Deems MayTE 7 - San Diego Chargers
1992Eric BlountWR 8 - Phoenix Cardinals
1991Kevin DonnalleyOT 3 - Houston Oilers
1990Torin DornDB 4 - Los Angeles Raiders
1990Cecil GrayDT 9 - Philadelphia Eagles
1989Derrick FennerRB 10 - Seattle Seahawks
1989Darrell HamiltonOT 3 - Denver Broncos
1989Antonio GossLB 12 - San Francisco 49ers
1988Tim GoadNT 4 - New England Patriots
1988Carlton BaileyNT 9 - Buffalo Bills
1988Reuben DavisDT 9 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1987Harris BartonOT 1 - San Francisco 49ers
1986Larry GriffinDB 8 - Houston Oilers
1986Tommy BarnhardtP 9 - New Orleans Saints
1986Carl CarrLB 10 - New York Jets
1986Arnold FranklinTE 11 - Miami Dolphins
1985Ethan HortonRB 1 - Kansas City
1985Brian JohnsonC 3 - New York Giants
1985Greg NaronOG 4 - Philadelphia Eagles
1985Micah MoonLB 9 - Atlanta Falcons
1984Brian BladosOT 1 - Cincinnati Bengals
1984Tyrone AnthonyRB 3 - New Orleans Saints
1984Mark SmithWR 7 - Washington Redskins
1984Aaron JacksonLB 10 - Cincinnati Bengals
1983Dave DrechslerOG 2 - Green Bay Packers
1983Mike WilcherLB 2 - Los Angeles Rams
1983Kelvin BryantRB 7 - Washington Redskins
1982Calvin DanielsLB 2 - Kansas City Chiefs
1982Darrell NicholsonLB 6 - New York Giants
1982Bill JacksonDB 8 - Cleveland Browns
1981Lawrence TaylorLB 1 - New York Giants
1981Donnell ThompsonDT 1 - Baltimore Colts
1981Rick DonnalleyOL 3 - Pittsburgh Steelers
1981Amos LawrenceRB 4 - San Diego Chargers
1981Harry StanbackDT 6 - Atlanta Falcons
1981Ron WootenOG 6 - New England Patriots
1980Buddy CurryLB 2 - Atlanta Falcons
1980Doug PaschalRB 5 - Minnesota Vikings
1980Phil FarrisWR 11 - Denver Broncos
1979Bob HukillG 5 - Dallas Cowboys
1979Dave SimmonsLB 6 - Green Bay Packers
1979Mike SalzanoG 6 - Dallas Cowboys
1978Dee HardisonDE 2 - Buffalo Bills
1978Brooks WilliamsTE 8 - New Orleans Saints
1978Walker LeeWR 8 - Washington Redskins
1977Mike VoightRB 3 - Cincinnati Bengals
1977Mark GriffinT 8 - Detroit Lions
1977Mark CantrellC 9 - Dallas Cowboys
1977Tom BurkettT 10 - Cleveland Browns
1975Ken HuffG1 - Baltimore Colts
1975Charles WaddellTE 5 - San Diego Chargers
1975Chris KupecQB 15 - Buffalo Bills
1974Robert PrattG 3 - Baltimore Colts
1974Sammy JohnsonRB 4 - San Francisco 49ers
1974Phil LammDB 14 - Buffalo Bills
1973Bob ThorntonG 14 - Dallas Cowboys
1972Lewis JolleyRB 3 - Houston Oilers
1972John BuntingLB 10 - Philadelphia Eagles
1971Don McCauleyRB 1 - Baltimore Colts
1971Tony BlanchardTE 12 - Cleveland Browns
1969Mike RicheyT 4 - Buffalo Bills
1968Jeff BeaverQB 15 - Baltimore Colts
1967Bo WoodLB 6 - New Orleans
1967Danny TalbottQB 17 - San Francisco 49ers
1966Bill DarnallB 6 - Miami Dolphins
1965Ken WillardFB 1 - San Francisco 49ers
1965Chris HanburgerC 18 - Washington Redskins
1964Bob LaceyE 6 - Minnesota Vikings
1964Ed KeslerFB 16 - Pittsburgh Steelers
1963Joe CraverLB 12 - New York Titans
1962Jim LeCompteG 7 - Buffalo Bills
1962Bob ElliottFB 31 - Oakland Raiders
1961Rip HawkinsLB 2 - Minnesota Vikings
1961Harry ClementB 11 - Pittsburgh Steelers
1961Bob ElliottFB 14 - St. Louis Cardinals
1961Rip HawkinsC 2 - Boston Patriots
1961Milam WallHB 11 - Buffalo Bills
1960Jack CummingsQB 4 - Philadelphia Eagles
1960Don StallingsT 5 - Washington Redskins
1960Earl ButlerT 12 - Pittsburgh Steelers
1959Ron KoesC 3 - Detroit Lions
1959Al GoldsteinE 10 - Los Angeles Rams
1959Emil DeCantissB 10 - Chicago Cardinals
1959John SchroederE 15 - Chicago Cardinals
1959Don ReddingT 16 - Chicago Bears
1959Fred SwearingenG 21 - New York Giants
1959Rabe WaltonB 30 - Chicago Cardinals
1958Phil BlazerT 8 - Detroit Lions
1958Buddy PayneE 8 - Washington Redskins
1958Leo RussavageT 10 - Cleveland Browns
1957Eddie SuttonB 3 - Washington Redskins
1957Don KlochakB 12 - Los Angeles Rams
1957Jack StillwellE 20 - Cleveland Browns
1956Bill KomanG 8 - Baltimore Colts
1956Stew PellT 11 - San Francisco 49ers
1956Kenny KellerB 11 - Philadelphia Eagles
1955Larry ParkerB 11 - Washington Redskins
1954Ken YarboroughE 27 - Washington Redskins
1953Tom HigginsT 6 - Chicago Cardinals
1953Bud WallaceB 16 - Philadelphia Eagles
1951Irv HoldashC 7 - Cleveland Browns
1951Roscoe HansenE 29 - Philadelphia Eagles
1950Art WeinerE 2 - New York Bulldogs
1950Charlie JusticeB 16 - Washington Redskins
1950Ken PowellE 18 - Pittsburgh Steelers
1949Len SzafarynT 3 - Washington Redskins
1949Bob KennedyB 8 - Washington Redskins
1949Mike RubishE 8 - Boston Yanks
1949Bob MittenG 19 - Chicago Bears
1949Joe RomanoT 20 - Detroit Lions
1949Bob CoxE 23 - Chicago Cardinals
1949Stan MarczykT 25 - Chicago Bears
1948Bill SmithT 2 - Chicago Cardinals
1948Jim CampB 6 - Chicago Cardinals
1947Ernie WilliamsonT 8 - Washington Redskins
1947Jack FitchB 10 - Pittsburgh Steelers
1947Walt PupaB 16 - Chicago Bears
1947Baxter JarrellT 26 - Green Bay Packers
1946Hosea RodgersB 3 - New York Giants
1946Ted HazelwoodT 16 - Chicago Bears
1946Howard WeldonG 28 - Chicago Bears
1946Bill VorisB 30 - New York Giants
1945Chan HighsmithC 15 - Boston Yanks
1945Ralph StrayhornG 18 - Chicago Cardinals
1944Hugh CoxB 16 - Green Bay Packers
1944Ray JordanB 24 - Green Bay Packers
1943Tank MarshallG 19 - New York Giants
1942Carl SuntheimerC 18 - Chicago Cardinals
1941Paul SeverinE 10 - Pittsburgh Steelers
1941Jim LaLanneB 12 - Chicago Bears
1941Gates KimballT 16 - Chicago Cardinals
1940George StirnweissB 2 - Chicago Cardinals
1940Charley SlagleB 17 - Washington Redskins
1939Steve MaronicT 3 - Detriot Lions
1939George WatsonB 12 - New York Giants
1939Jack KraynickB 12 - Philadelphia Eagles
1938Andy BershakE 3 - Detroit Lions
1938Tom BurnetteB 6 - Pittsburgh Pirates
1938Henry BartosG 10 - Washington Redskins

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