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Number 1 Draft Picks in the NFL Hall of Fame

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How many Number 1 draft picks are in the NFL Hall of Fame?

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16 # 1 draft picks are enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. They are:

  1. Troy Aikman (1989)
  2. Bruce Smith (1985)
  3. Steve Young (1984 Supplemental Draft)
  4. John Elway (1983)
  5. Earl Campbell (1978)
  6. Lee Roy Selmon (1976)
  7. Terry Bradshaw (1970)
  8. O.J. Simpson (1969)
  9. Ron Yary (1968)
  10. Joe Namath (1965 AFL)
  11. Bob Brown (1964 AFL, #2 in NFL Draft)
  12. Buck Buchanan (1963)
  13. Paul Hornung (1957)
  14. Chuck Bednarik (1949)
  15. Charley Trippi (1945)
  16. Bill Dudley (1942)

First Person Drafted from the Defunct USFL

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In 1984, the NFL held a supplemental draft of players from the now defunct USFL. Who was the first pick of that draft?

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In the 1984 supplemental draft Tampa Bay selected Steve Young from BYU first. He was formally with the USFL’s Los Angeles Express.

First #1 Drafted QB to Win Super Bowl

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Which NFL quarterback was the first #1 draftee to win a Super Bowl?

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Joe Namath (“Broadway Joe” or “Joe Willie”) was drafted #1 out of Alabama in 1965 in the AFL draft. He lead the New York Jets to their first and only Super Bowl victory in 1969 (over the Baltimore Colts ) to become the first quarterback in NFL history to be a #1 draftee to win a Super Bowl.

Colleges with the Most Players Drafted into the NFL

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Through 2013, which of these colleges has had the most players drafted into the NFL: Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, or USC?

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The schools with the most players drafted into the NFL are:

  1. USC: 484
  2. Notre Dame: 477
  3. Ohio State: 407
  4. Oklahoma: 363
  5. Nebraska: 347