2014 NFL Draft: 1st Round Picks
NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Houston Texans have made South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney the first pick in the NFL draft.
Considered a budding NFL star even when he was a freshman, Clowney brings size, speed and power to a Texans lineup that already has 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt.
With the #2 pick the St. Louis Rams picked Auburn OT Greg Robinson
UCF Blake Bortles got the honor of being the first QB to go in the draft, being picked by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Cleveland Browns trade away the #4 picks to the Buffalo Bills – and the Bills select Sammy Watkins from Clemson.
The Oakland Raiders take Buffalo LB Khalil Mack with the #5 pick!
Aggies OT Jake Matthews goes to the Atlanta Falcons with the #6 pick. He’s the 2nd Aggies tackle to go in the Top 6 in the last two years.
With the 7th pick in the 1st round of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select Texas A&M WR Mike Evans – another Aggie gone.
After trading with the Vikings, the Cleveland Browns select OSU CB Justin Gilbert with the 8th pick in the 1st round.
At #9 UCLA LB Anthony Barr goes to the Minnesota Vikings
The Detroit Lions select North Carolina TE Eric Ebron 10th overall – and he just got engaged today in NYC.
11th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans select Michigan tackle Taylor Lewan
At #12 the New York Giants take LSU WR Odell Beckam Jr.
Pitt DL Aaron Donald gets picked by the St. Louis Rams at #13
The Chicago Bears get help in the secondary with their selection of Virgina Tech CB Kyle Fuller with the No. 14 pick.
Pittsburgh Steelers select Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier at #15.
With the #16 pick – the Dallas Cowboys select Notre Dame guard Zack Martin
LB C.J. Mosley from Alabama is picked at #17 by the Ravens
With 18th pick Louisville safety Calvin Pryor goes to the NY Jets
With the 19th pick, the Dolphins select Ja’Wuan James, OT from Tennessee
The draft card that made OT Ja'Wuan James a Miami Dolphin.
Saints trade up to 20, snag WR Brandin Cooks from Oregon State
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, safety from Alabama, heads to Green Bay at No. 21
Cleveland makes move to No. 22, ends the wait for Johnny Manziel
Chiefs select Dee Ford, DE from Auburn, with the 23rd pick
Bengals add to secondary, selecting CB Darqueze Dennard from Michigan State at 24
CB & TCU product Jason Verrett goes to Chargers at No. 25
Eagles select DE Marcus Smith from Louisville at No. 26
Deone Bucannon, SS from Washington State, goes at No. 27 to the Arizona Cardinals
The Panthers select 6’5″ WR Kelvin Benjamin from Florida State with the 28th overall pick
New England takes DT Dominique Easley from Florida with the 29th pick
Northern Illinois SS Jimmie Ward comes off the board at 30 to the 49ers
With the 31st pick, the AFC Champion Denver Broncos select CB Bradley Roby from Ohio State
Teddy Bridgewater becomes the 3rd quarterback selected, as the Vikings trade up to select the Louisville star
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