1982: St. Louis took Luis Sharpe, a tackle from UCLA: A three-time Pro Bowler.
1983: Atlanta took Mike Pitts, a defensive end from Alabama: An unsung player on a dominate Eagles defensive line that included Reggie White.
1984: Cincinnati took Pete Koch, a defensive end from Maryland: Injuries derailed his career.
1985: San Francisco took Jerry Rice, a wide receiver from Mississippi Valley State: Owns every meaningful receiving record by a mile and is a sure-thing first-ballot Hall of Famer.
1986: Buffalo took Ronnie Harmon, a running back from Iowa: Never a great every-down back but a big-time player on third downs. Caught 581 passes in 12 seasons.
1987: Miami took John Bosa, a defensive end from Boston College: A big-time bust who played just three seasons. Never started a game.
1988: Miami took Eric Kumerow, a linebacker from Ohio State: A big-time bust who played just three seasons. Never started a game. Yes, I copied and pasted this, but the facts are the same.
1989: New England took Hart Lee Dykes, a receiver from Oklahoma State: His claim to fame was being a teammate with fellow 1989 first-rounder Barry Sanders. As for his promising pro career, it lasted just two seasons because of a fractured knee cap.
1990: Buffalo took James Williams, a cornerback from Fresno State: Played six seasons and intercepted 11 passes.
1991: Seattle took Dan McGwire, a quarterback from San Diego State: The brother of Mark McGwire probably should have stuck with baseball. He threw two touchdown passes in five NFL seasons, and lost his job to, ahem, Rick Mirer.
1992: The Los Angeles Raiders took Chester McGlockton, a defensive tackle from Clemson: Recorded 51 sacks in 12 NFL seasons and was a four-time Pro Bowler.
1993: Indianapolis took Sean Dawkins, a wide receiver from California: Caught 445 passes in nine seasons, with a career-best 68 catches for the Colts in 1997.
1994: Green Bay took Aaron Taylor, a tackle from Notre Dame: Started 46 games in four seasons with the Packers, and was part of the Super Bowl championship team.
1995: The New York Jets took Hugh Douglas, a defensive end from Central State in Ohio: In 10 seasons, Douglas tallied 80 sacks, reaching double figures four times, including a career 15 in 2000 with the Eagles.
1996: Minnesota took Duane Clemons, a defensive end from California: In 10 years with three teams, he tallied 49.5 sacks but was never the force the Vikings hoped for.
1997: Tampa Bay took Reidel Anthony, a wide receiver from Florida: A bust who caught 144 passes in five seasons, including only 28 his final two years.
1998: Tennessee took Kevin Dyson, a wide receiver from Utah: Had two 54-catch seasons during his six-year career. Best known for being stopped just short of the goal line during the final play of Super Bowl XXXIV.
1999: Tennessee took Jevon Kearse, a defensive end from Florida: The Freak has 66 sacks in eight seasons, including a career-high 14.5 to win rookie-of-the-year honors. A three-time Pro Bowler.
2000: San Francisco took Julian Peterson, a linebacker from Michigan State: One of the NFLs most versatile linebackers. Recorded a career-high 10 sacks last season, his first with Seattle.
2001: The New York Jets took Santana Moss, a wide receiver from Miami: One of the leagues top big-play threats, Moss has two 1,000-yard-plus seasons and has averaged 8.5 touchdowns the last four years.
2002: Cleveland took William Green, a running back from Boston College: Trouble on and off the field. Didn't play last year, and scored only nine touchdowns his first four seasons.
2003: Pittsburgh took Troy Polamalu, a safety from USC: One of the leagues most-feared defenders, known for his hitting and versatility. Hes played in the last three Pro Bowls.
2004: Philadelphia took Shawn Andrews, a guard from Arkansas: A Pro Bowl player who just signed a seven-year contract extension to keep him in Philly through 2013.
2005: Houston took Travis Johnson, a defensive tackle from Florida State: On his way to becoming a bust. Just one sack in 24 career games.
2006: Miami took Jason Allen, a safety from Tennessee: Didn't start as a rookie, and there is some concern he might not pan out.