List of Kentucky Wildcats NFL Draft Picks

    The Kentucky Wildcats have had their fair share of success at both top levels of football but how many Kentucky Draft picks have there been in the NFL Draft?

    The Kentucky Wildcats have been around for a long time, but they haven’t quite been as successful at putting next-level talent into the NFL as say their basketball team has the NBA Draft. However, recent success has brought forth meaningful change to the program and put next-level talent into the NFL in droves.

    Kentucky Draft Picks By Year

    Kentucky has placed 210 players in the NFL Draft, headlined by 16 first-round picks. Since 2019, the Wildcats have seen 20 players drafted including first-round selections LB Jamin Davis and EDGE Josh Allen.

    Still, the 1951 NFL Draft marks the most Wildcats selected in one draft, with nine overall picks before the AFL-NFL merger. Here are the full results of the Kentucky Wildcats in the NFL Draft.

    Note: This table is best viewed in landscape mode on your mobile device and can be sorted by year, pick, round, or position.

    YearRoundPickTeamPlayerPosition
    2023233Tennessee TitansWill LevisQB
    20236193Washington CommandersChris Rodriguez Jr.RB
    20237232Green Bay PackersCarrington ValentineCB
    2022243New York GiantsWan'Dale RobinsonWR
    2022246Detroit LionsJosh PaschalDE
    2022365Jacksonville JaguarsLuke FortnerOC
    20225145Kansas City ChiefsDarian KinnardOT
    2021119Washington Football TeamJamin DavisLB
    2021244Dallas CowboysKelvin JosephCB
    20216192Dallas CowboysQuinton BohannaDT
    20216200New York JetsBrandin EcholsCB
    20216206New Orleans SaintsLandon YoungOT
    20217232Carolina PanthersPhil HoskinsDT
    2020380Las Vegas RaidersLynn BowdenRB
    20204121Detroit LionsLogan StenbergOG
    201917Jacksonville JaguarsJosh AllenOLB
    2019254Houston TexansLonnie Johnson Jr.CB
    2019399Tampa Bay BuccaneersMike EdwardsSAF
    20194122Pittsburgh SteelersBenny SnellRB
    20197232New York GiantsGeorge Asafo-AdjeiOT
    20166190Los Angeles RamsJosh ForrestLB
    2015122Pittsburgh SteelersBud DupreeLB
    20154122Baltimore RavensZa'Darius SmithLB
    20145151Tennessee TitansAvery WilliamsonLB
    2013365Detroit LionsLarry WarfordOG
    20126181Seattle SeahawksWinston GuySAF
    20126188Denver BroncosDanny TrevathanLB
    2011264Green Bay PackersRandall CobbWR
    2010383Atlanta FalconsCorey PetersDT
    20104105Philadelphia EaglesTrevard LindleyCB
    20105139New York JetsJohn ConnerFB
    20096207New England PatriotsMyron PryorDT
    2009supplementalsupplementalWashington RedskinsJeremy JarmonDE
    20084127Indianapolis ColtsJacob TammeTE
    20084128St. Louis RamsKeenan BurtonWR
    20086198New York GiantsAndre' WoodsonQB
    20087224Buffalo BillsStevie JohnsonWR
    2005392Indianapolis ColtsVincent BurnsDE
    20047244Baltimore RavensDerek AbneyWR
    200314New York JetsDewayne RobertsonDT
    2003499Detroit LionsArtose PinnerRB
    2002398Arizona CardinalsDennis JohnsonDE
    2001369Minnesota VikingsEric KellyCB
    20017233Jacksonville JaguarsMarlon McCreeSAF
    20017236Atlanta FalconsQuentin McCordWR
    20005157Tampa Bay BuccaneersJames WhalenTE
    199911Cleveland BrownsTim CouchQB
    1999498Cincinnati BengalsCraig YeastWR
    19987234San Diego ChargersKio SanfordWR
    19975141Chicago BearsVan HilesCB
    19977205Baltimore RavensChris WardDE
    1996375Minnesota VikingsMoe WilliamsRB
    19967221Tampa Bay BuccaneersReggie RuskCB
    1995243Tampa Bay BuccaneersMelvin JohnsonSAF
    19946172Arizona CardinalsTerry SamuelsTE
    19947207San Diego ChargersZane BeehnLB
    19947222New England PatriotsMarty MooreLB
    1993385Seattle SeahawksDean WellsLB
    1993497Chicago BearsTodd PerryOG
    19936158Houston OilersChuck BradleyOT
    19938202Cincinnati BengalsDoug PelfreyK
    199110261New York JetsAl BakerRB
    199112323Pittsburgh SteelersJeff BradyLB
    1990355Atlanta FalconsOliver BarnettDE
    19907171Tampa Bay BuccaneersDonnie GardnerDE
    19907184Houston OilersAndy MurrayRB
    19897174Pittsburgh SteelersD. J. JohnsonDB
    19897182Indianapolis ColtsIvy Joe HunterRB
    19898222Cincinnati BengalsChris ChenaultLB
    19899233Washington RedskinsCharles DarringtonTE
    1988244Pittsburgh SteelersDermontti Dawson‡†OC
    19885128Pittsburgh SteelersJerry ReeseDE
    19888205Dallas CowboysMark HiggsRB
    198812311Los Angeles RaidersGreg KunkelOG
    19875130Cincinnati BengalsMarc LoganRB
    19875137Tampa Bay BuccaneersTony MayesDB
    198712327New York JetsBill RansdellQB
    19868221Chicago BearsMaurice DouglassDB
    198610253New Orleans SaintsJon DumbauldDE
    1985119New York GiantsGeorge AdamsRB
    19855136Pittsburgh SteelersCam JacobsLB
    198510268Pittsburgh SteelersOliver WhiteTE
    198511291San Diego ChargersJeff SmithDT
    19846141Houston OilersJohn GrimsleyLB
    198211287Houston OilersJim CampbellTE
    19819233Baltimore ColtsTim GoochDT
    1980374Denver BroncosLarry CarterDB
    19806150New Orleans SaintsLester BoydLB
    19807180New England PatriotsTom KearnsOG
    1979370Cleveland BrownsJames RameyDE
    1979493New Orleans SaintsJim KovachLB
    19795123New York JetsKelly KirchbaumLB
    19797181Minnesota VikingsBob WinkelDT
    19798209Oakland RaidersRobert HawkinsRB
    197910256New York GiantsDan FowlerOG
    197912317Minnesota VikingsDavid StephensLB
    1979supplementalsupplementalBuffalo BillsRod StewartRB
    197812Kansas City ChiefsArt StillDE
    19785136Oakland RaidersDerrick RamseyTE
    19789244Chicago BearsMike MartinLB
    197810255Buffalo BillsWill GrantOC
    197810275Baltimore ColtsDallas OwensDB
    197811282Buffalo BillsJerry BlantonLB
    197716Atlanta FalconsWarren BryantOT
    1977126Baltimore ColtsRandy BurkeWR
    1976236Atlanta FalconsSonny CollinsRB
    19765151Dallas CowboysWally PesuitOT
    197616439Philadelphia EaglesSteve CampassiRB
    1975234Kansas City ChiefsElmore StephensTE
    19755126Los Angeles RamsRick NuzumOC
    197513323Philadelphia EaglesTom EhlersLB
    1974489Philadelphia EaglesFrank LeMasterLB
    197414346New England PatriotsCecil BowensRB
    197416396Baltimore ColtsDave MargavageOT
    197416410Cincinnati BengalsDarryl BishopDB
    19739213St. Louis CardinalsKen KingLB
    197311270Baltimore ColtsDan NealOC
    1972499New Orleans SaintsJoe FederspielLB
    19727163Green Bay PackersBill BushongDT
    19716131Boston PatriotsDavid HardtTE
    197113330New York GiantsDave RollerDT
    197115372Pittsburgh SteelersRay MakinOG
    197116414San Francisco 49ersDave PurcellDT
    197010252Baltimore ColtsDick PalmerLB
    197017436New York JetsDick BeardRB
    19694103Atlanta FalconsDickie LyonsDB
    196911262Atlanta FalconsJeff Van NoteLB
    196811283Detroit LionsDwight LittleOG
    19677163Miami DolphinsLarry SeipleRB
    196711285Dallas CowboysPat RileyWR
    1966115Baltimore ColtsSam BallOT
    1966226San Francisco 49ersBob WindsorTE
    1966229Cleveland BrownsRick NortonQB
    1966347Baltimore ColtsRick KestnerWR
    1966572Minnesota VikingsDoug DavisOT
    1964224St. Louis CardinalsHerschel TurnerOG
    196319Cleveland BrownsTom HutchinsonWR
    1962112St. Louis CardinalsIrv GoodeOG
    19629124Philadelphia EaglesBob ButlerOT
    196218241Minnesota VikingsJunior HawthorneOT
    196112163Detroit LionsTom RodgersBack
    196117237Cleveland BrownsCalvin BirdBack
    196011129Chicago BearsGlenn ShawRB
    195922254Philadelphia EaglesJim BowieOT
    195814Los Angeles RamsLou MichaelsDT
    195829349Detroit LionsHenry HerzogBack
    1957669Washington RedskinsJ. T. FrankenbergerOT
    195717200San Francisco 49ersDave KuhnOC
    195611129New York GiantsDick MoloneyBack
    195615180Los Angeles RamsDick ShattoBack
    195617204Los Angeles RamsJack BulterOT
    195621251Washington RedskinsHoward SchnellenbergerEnd
    195625293Chicago CardinalsBill WheelerOT
    195625295Baltimore ColtsBrad MillsBack
    195511129Philadelphia EaglesBob HardyBack
    195418Washington RedskinsSteve MeilingerEnd
    195417197Baltimore ColtsTommy AdkinsOC
    1953336Los Angeles RamsBob FryOT
    1953337Cleveland BrownsGene DonaldsonOG
    195311125Chicago BearsRalph CharneyBack
    195323269Pittsburgh SteelersRay CorrellOG
    195329344Philadelphia EaglesRalph PaoloneBack
    195214Green Bay PackersBabe ParilliQB
    1952671New York GiantsJim MacKenzieOT
    195213149Philadelphia EaglesEd HamiltonBack
    195217205Los Angeles RamsJohn GriggsOC
    195226313Los Angeles RamsFrank FullerOT
    195228326New York YanksDoug MoseleyOC
    195115Green Bay PackersBob GainOT
    1951329Washington RedskinsWalt YowarskyOT
    1951332Philadelphia EaglesAl BrunoEnd
    195111130Philadelphia EaglesBob PopeOT
    195114163Chicago CardinalsBill LeskovarBack
    195115176Pittsburgh SteelersClay WebbBack
    195115179New York YanksBill WanamakerOG
    195118210Washington RedskinsDom FucciBack
    195128331Chicago CardinalsDick MartinBack
    1950445Washington RedskinsHarry UlinskiOC
    1950565Cleveland BrownsDon PhelpsBack
    1950679Philadelphia EaglesLloyd McDermottOT
    195018231San Francisco 49ersRalph GenitoBack
    195020251Green Bay PackersJim HoweBack
    195025321Chicago CardinalsLee TrumanBack
    195029368Green Bay PackersBen ZarankaEnd
    1949769Chicago BearsWallace JonesEnd
    194911106New York GiantsDick HensleyEnd
    194912119Chicago BearsGeorge BlandaQB
    1948751Green Bay PackersJay RhodemyreOC
    1947318Chicago CardinalsErmal AllenQB
    194727251Philadelphia EaglesPhil CutchinBack
    194626244Chicago BearsJess TunstillBack
    1945978Chicago CardinalsGene MeeksBack
    194516163New York GiantsJim LittleOT
    194520202Cleveland RamsBill GriffinOT
    194413127Washington RedskinsCharley WalkerOC
    194426273Cleveland RamsCharley KuhnBack
    194426274Boston YanksBill PortwoodEnd
    1943535Cleveland RamsClyde JohnsonOT
    194313119Chicago BearsClark WoodOT
    19421090Chicago BearsNoah "Moon" MullinsBack
    19411199Chicago BearsJim HardinEnd
    194115133Pittsburgh SteelersJohn EibnerOT
    194118165Detroit LionsCharlie IshmaelBack
    194121192Green Bay PackersJoe BaileyOC
    194012107Chicago BearsBill McCubbinEnd
    194020185Cleveland RamsLuke LindonOT
    1939862Chicago CardinalsSherm HinkebeinOC
    1937542Brooklyn DodgersBert JohnsonOT
    1937874New York GiantsGene MeyersBack
    19371095Pittsburgh PiratesStan NeversOT

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