Nate Odomes and Joe Cribbs were both drafted 29th overall by the Buffalo Bills.
The 2016 NFL draft is 29 days away. Who have the Buffalo Bills drafted at pick 29?
Buffalo has drafted four players at pick 29. Here’s a look at the former Bills draft picks.
Nate Odomes, DB, Wisconsin (1987)
Odomes played seven seasons with the Bills and was an instant starter with Buffalo. In his career, Odomes played in 108 games with 107 starts. Odomes recorded 360 tackles, 26 interceptions, three defensive touchdowns, nine forced fumbles, eight fumble recoveries, and three sacks.
The defensive back appeared on all four Bills Super Bowl teams and was named to back-to-back Pro Bowl teams in 1992 and 1993. He set a career-high in interceptions in 1993 with nine.
In 1994, Odomes left the Bills for a four-year, $8.4 million deal with the Seattle Seahawks. Bad luck caused Odomes to never play a down in Seattle. Before the 1994 season, Odomes injured his knee in a charity basketball game and had to undergo surgery. The following season, Odomes suffered another knee injury and once again missed an entire year. He was released in August of 1996.
Odomes was signed by the Falcons in 1996 and appeared in seven games, making four starts. He recorded 23 tackles that season. It was his final season in the NFL.
Odomes was named to Buffalo’s 50th Anniversary Team in 2009.
Mark Traynowicz, G, Nebraska (1985)
The offensive guard appeared in 45 games with the Bills in three-plus seasons with the Bills. He never recorded a start in Buffalo.
In 1988, Buffalo traded Traynowicz to the Eagles in 1988 but he was released in August. He returned to the Bills for four games and then spent a little more than one season with the Phoenix Cardinals.
Joe Cribbs, RB, Auburn (1980)
Cribbs spent five seasons with the Bills and rushed for 4,445 yards in Buffalo. With the Bills, Cribbs averaged 4.1 yards per carry. Cribbs also added another 1,783 yards on 180 receptions and had 36 total touchdowns with the Bills. The running back is fourth all-time in rushing yards with the Bills.
Cribbs led the NFL in rushing yards per game in 1982 and made three Pro Bowl appearances with the Bills.
Cribbs also played with the Birmingham Stallions in the USFL after a contract dispute with the Bills. After his USFL career ended, Cribbs played with the San Francisco 49ers for two seasons and split time in 1988 with the Colts and Dolphins.
Jan White, TE, Ohio State (1971)
White made 27 starts with the Bills in two seasons. He caught 25 passes for 278 yards and two touchdowns in his career.
White works as a Court Administrator in the Greene County juvenile court system according to his Linkedin page.