List of Penn State Nittany Lions NFL Draft Picks

    Through the years, the Penn State Nittany Lions have sent a plethora of athletes into the NFL Draft, but just how many and how illustrious are their draft picks?

    Through the years, the Penn State Nittany Lions have been no strangers to putting elite-level talent into the NFL. They had their fair share of successes as well as notable players selected, but how many Nittany Lions have been selected since the draft began?

    Penn State NFL Draft Picks by Year

    In total, Penn State has had 382 total players drafted, including Chop Robinson who was selected with the 21st pick of the 2024 NFL Draft. Robinson became the Nittany Lions’ 41st first-round pick in their illustrious history.

    The Nittany Lions have also had 21 total top-10 selections as well as five different drafts with at least 10 players hearing their names called.

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

    YearRoundPickTeamPlayerPosition
    2023232Pittsburgh SteelersJoey Porter Jr.CB
    2023261Jacksonville JaguarsBrenton StrangeTE
    2023262Houston TexansJuice ScruggsOC
    2023387San Francisco 49ersJi'Ayir BrownSAF
    20235149Green Bay PackersSean CliffordQB
    20236185Jacksonville JaguarsParker WashingtonWR
    2022116Washington CommandersJahan DotsonWR
    2022238Atlanta FalconsArnold EbiketieDE
    2022248Chicago BearsJaquan BriskerSAF
    20224120Carolina PanthersBrandon SmithLB
    20224130Baltimore RavensJordan StoutP
    20226221San Francisco 49ersTariq Castro-FieldsCB
    20227249Green Bay PackersRasheed WalkerOT
    20227256Arizona CardinalsJesse LuketaLB
    2021112Dallas CowboysMicah ParsonsLB
    2021131Baltimore RavensOdafe OwehDE
    2021255Pittsburgh SteelersPat FreiermuthTE
    20217246Washington Football TeamShaka ToneyDE
    20217247Arizona CardinalsMichal MenetOC
    20217248Indianapolis ColtsWill FriesOG
    2020238Carolina PanthersYetur Gross-MatosDE
    2020246Denver BroncosK. J. HamlerWR
    20204141Houston TexansJohn ReidCB
    20206183New York GiantsCam BrownLB
    20206193Indianapolis ColtsRobert WindsorDT
    2019253Philadelphia EaglesMiles SandersRB
    2019390Dallas CowboysConnor McGovernOG
    20194138Philadelphia EaglesShareef MillerDE
    20195146Detroit LionsAmani OruwariyeCB
    20196197Baltimore RavensTrace McSorleyQB
    20197243Los Angeles RamsNick ScottSAF
    201812New York GiantsSaquon BarkleyRB
    2018242Miami DolphinsMike GesickiTE
    20184109Washington RedskinsTroy ApkeSAF
    20184113Denver BroncosDaeSean HamiltonWR
    20185148Pittsburgh SteelersMarcus AllenSAF
    20186182Arizona CardinalsChris CampbellCB
    2017384Tampa Bay BuccaneersChris GodwinWR
    2016243Tennessee TitansAustin JohnsonDT
    2016251New York JetsChristian HackenbergQB
    2016365Cleveland BrownsCarl NassibDE
    20166202Detroit LionsAnthony ZettelDE
    20166204Miami DolphinsJordan LucasSAF
    2015234Tampa Bay BuccaneersDonovan SmithOT
    20155142Chicago BearsAdrian AmosSAF
    20155160Pittsburgh SteelersJesse JamesTE
    2014261Jacksonville JaguarsAllen RobinsonWR
    20144112Tennessee TitansDaQuan JonesDT
    20145175Baltimore RavensJohn UrschelOG
    2013387Seattle SeahawksJordan HillDT
    20134120Minnesota VikingsGerald HodgesLB
    20137213Minnesota VikingsMichael MautiLB
    2012253Cincinnati BengalsDevon StillDT
    20125149San Diego ChargersJohnnie TroutmanOG
    20125158Oakland RaidersJack CrawfordDE
    20127230Oakland RaidersNathan StuparOLB
    2011248Oakland RaidersStefen WisniewskiOC
    20116177Washington RedskinsEvan RoysterRB
    2010128Miami DolphinsJared OdrickDT
    2010255Dallas CowboysSean LeeLB
    2010391San Francisco 49ersNaVorro BowmanLB
    20105154Green Bay PackersAndrew QuarlessTE
    20107214Minnesota VikingsMickey Shuler Jr.TE
    20107254St. Louis RamsJosh HullLB
    2009111Buffalo BillsAaron MaybinLB
    2009382Detroit LionsDerrick WilliamsWR
    2009391Seattle SeahawksDeon ButlerWR
    20094123New England PatriotsRich OhrnbergerOG
    20097226Pittsburgh SteelersA. Q. ShipleyOC
    2008374Carolina PanthersDan ConnorLB
    20084101St. Louis RamsJustin KingCB
    200715Arizona CardinalsLevi BrownOT
    2007234Buffalo BillsPaul PoslusznyLB
    2007381New York GiantsJay AlfordDT
    2007390Philadelphia EaglesTony HuntRB
    20075164Carolina PanthersTim ShawLB
    2006120Kansas City ChiefsTamba HaliDE
    20064100San Francisco 49ersMichael RobinsonRB
    20064102Tennessee TitansCalvin LowrySAF
    20064122Tampa Bay BuccaneersAlan ZemaitisCB
    20066200Chicago BearsTyler ReedOG
    20067209Cincinnati BengalsEthan KilmerSAF
    2004392Tennessee TitansRich GardnerCB
    20046194Pittsburgh SteelersMatt KranchickTE
    20047229Indianapolis ColtsDavid KimballK
    20047241Tennessee TitansSean McHughTE
    2003112St. Louis RamsJimmy KennedyDT
    2003114Chicago BearsMichael HaynesDE
    2003117Arizona CardinalsBryant JohnsonWR
    2003127Kansas City ChiefsLarry JohnsonRB
    2003255Atlanta FalconsBryan ScottSAF
    2003257San Francisco 49ersAnthony AdamsDT
    20024107Kansas City ChiefsOmar EasyFB
    20026196New Orleans SaintsJohn GilmoreTE
    2001371Green Bay PackersBhawoh JueSAF
    2001379New York JetsKareem McKenzieOT
    2001394Jacksonville JaguarsJames BoydSAF
    20015147Philadelphia EaglesTony StewartTE
    200011Cleveland BrownsCourtney BrownDE
    200012Washington RedskinsLaVar ArringtonLB
    2000391Indianapolis ColtsDavid MacklinCB
    20004105New York GiantsBrandon ShortLB
    19995138Indianapolis ColtsBrad ScioliDE
    19995140Seattle SeahawksFloyd WedderburnOG
    199815Chicago BearsCurtis EnisRB
    1998255New York GiantsJoe JureviciusWR
    19985151San Francisco 49ersPhil OstrowskiOG
    1997258Baltimore RavensKim HerringSAF
    1997390Green Bay PackersBrett ConwayK
    19977234Baltimore RavensWally RichardsonQB
    1996123Detroit LionsJeff HartingsOG
    1996130Washington RedskinsAndre JohnsonOT
    1996252Chicago BearsBobby EngramWR
    1996374Houston OilersTerry KillensLB
    1996392Pittsburgh SteelersJon WitmanFB
    19964115Indianapolis ColtsBrian MilneRB
    19966191Indianapolis ColtsKeith ConlinOT
    19966198San Francisco 49ersStephen PittsRB
    19966208Green Bay PackersMarco RiveraOG
    19967218Houston OilersMike ArchieRB
    199511Cincinnati BengalsKi-Jana CarterRB
    199515Carolina PanthersKerry CollinsQB
    199519New York JetsKyle BradyTE
    19955146Denver BroncosPhil Yeboah-KodieLB
    19956187Indianapolis ColtsBrian GelzheiserLB
    1994394New York JetsLou BenfattiDT
    19945134Minnesota VikingsShelly HammondsDB
    19946180Pittsburgh SteelersEric RavottiLB
    19947217Los Angeles RaidersRob HolmbergLB
    1993125Miami DolphinsO.J. McDuffieWR
    1993239Los Angeles RamsTroy DraytonTE
    1993251New England PatriotsTodd RucciOG
    1993357Minnesota VikingsJohn GerakOG
    19935128Washington RedskinsGreg HuntingtonOC
    19936144New York JetsRichie AndersonFB
    19936153Cleveland BrownsRich McKenzieLB
    19938213Dallas CowboysReggie GivensCB
    1992234Green Bay PackersMark D'OnofrioLB
    1992246Phoenix CardinalsTony SaccaQB
    1992374Washington RedskinsPaul SieverOG
    1992383Buffalo BillsKeith GoganiousLB
    19928203Pittsburgh SteelersDarren PerrySAF
    19928205New England PatriotsSam GashFB
    19928209Miami DolphinsAndre PowellLB
    19928223Buffalo BillsLeonard HumphriesCB
    199211308Washington RedskinsTerry SmithWR
    1991374Seattle SeahawksDavid DanielsWR
    19916158Pittsburgh SteelersLeroy ThompsonRB
    19918214Houston OilersGary BrownRB
    199110263Indianapolis ColtsFrank GiannettiDE
    199110264Dallas CowboysSean LoveOG
    199112319Indianapolis ColtsRob LudekeOC
    199012New York JetsBlair ThomasRB
    1990246Washington RedskinsAndre CollinsLB
    19907180Kansas City ChiefsDave SzottOG
    19908196New York JetsRoger DuffyOC
    1989229Dallas CowboysSteve WisniewskiOG
    19894100New England PatriotsMichael TimpsonWR
    19896155Indianapolis ColtsQuintus McDonaldLB
    19896160Cleveland BrownsGary WilkersonDB
    19899244Houston OilersBob MroskoTE
    198911282Detroit LionsKeith KarpinskiLB
    1988358Detroit LionsRay RoundtreeWR
    19888199Los Angeles RaidersMike AlexanderWR
    198810250Atlanta FalconsStan ClaytonOG
    198811289Buffalo BillsPete CurkendallNT
    198718Buffalo BillsShane ConlanLB
    1987114Minnesota VikingsD. J. DozierRB
    1987380Cleveland BrownsTim ManoaFB
    1987381Los Angeles RaidersSteve SmithFB
    1987485Tampa Bay BuccaneersDon GrahamLB
    19875126St. Louis CardinalsJohn BrunoP
    19875132Miami DolphinsChris ConlinOT
    19876141Pittsburgh SteelersTim JohnsonDT
    19876162San Francisco 49ersBob WhiteLB
    19878222Denver BroncosDan MorganOG
    19879247Indianapolis ColtsBob OntkoLB
    198710268New York JetsSid LewisDB
    198711286Detroit LionsBrian SiverlingTE
    19864105New York JetsRogers AlexanderLB
    19867168Buffalo BillsBob WilliamsTE
    19869235San Diego ChargersMike ZordichDB
    19856146Detroit LionsStan ShortOG
    19857192Los Angeles RaidersNick HadenOC
    19859246Los Angeles RaidersChris SydnorDB
    198512328New England PatriotsTony MumfordRB
    198414Philadelphia EaglesKenny JacksonWR
    1984234Kansas City ChiefsScott RadecicLB
    1984370New England PatriotsJonathan WilliamsRB
    1984490Kansas City ChiefsMark RobinsonSAF
    19844112Tampa Bay BuccaneersRon HellerOT
    19847176New York JetsHarry HamiltonDB
    19848197Houston OilersKevin BaughWR
    19849242Los Angeles RamsGeorge ReynoldsP
    198313Seattle SeahawksCurt WarnerRB
    198317Kansas City ChiefsTodd BlackledgeQB
    1983373Minnesota VikingsWalker Lee AshleyLB
    1983488Houston OilersMike McCloskeyTE
    19835122Cleveland BrownsBill ContzOT
    19835140Pittsburgh SteelersGregg GarrityWR
    198310261Detroit LionsDave LaubeOG
    198310263Seattle SeahawksPete SperosOG
    198310268Atlanta FalconsRalph GiacomarroP
    198218Houston OilersMike Munchak‡†OG
    1982117Tampa Bay BuccaneersSean FarrellOG
    1982228Baltimore ColtsLeo WisniewskiNT
    1982237Los Angeles RaidersJim RomanoOC
    1982378Philadelphia EaglesVyto KabTE
    1982380Miami DolphinsPaul LankfordCB
    19825126Green Bay PackersMike MeadeRB
    19826152Green Bay PackersChet ParlavecchioLB
    19829234Houston OilersMatt BradleyDB
    198210263Los Angeles RaidersRich D'AmicoLB
    1981128Buffalo BillsBooker MooreRB
    1981358Seattle SeahawksBill DuganOG
    19816147San Francisco 49ersPete KuglerDT
    19816148Washington RedskinsLarry KubinLB
    19817186Seattle SeahawksBrad ScovillTE
    19818214New Orleans SaintsGene GladysLB
    198111289Kansas City ChiefsFrank CaseDE
    198014Green Bay PackersBruce ClarkDE
    1980243Oakland RaidersMatt MillenLB
    1980246Chicago BearsMatt SuheyRB
    1980250Los Angeles RamsIrv PankeyOT
    1980369New York JetsLance MehlLB
    19806154Los Angeles RamsMike GumanRB
    19809230Kansas City ChiefsTom DonovanWR
    1979110Detroit LionsKeith DorneyOT
    1979496New York JetsEric CunninghamOG
    19795126Philadelphia EaglesScott FitzkeeWR
    19795133Tampa Bay BuccaneersChuck FusinaQB
    19796145New York GiantsBob TorreyRB
    19796165Pittsburgh SteelersMatt BahrK
    19797182Washington RedskinsRich MilotLB
    19798196Philadelphia EaglesChuck CorrealOC
    197910265San Diego ChargersTony PetruccioDT
    1978361New York JetsMickey ShulerTE
    1978381Miami DolphinsJimmy CefaloWR
    19785113New York JetsRandy SidlerLB
    19786155Cincinnati BengalsSteve GeiseRB
    19789227New York JetsNeil HuttonDB
    197810267Cincinnati BengalsTom DePasoLB
    197811303Los Angeles RamsRon HostetlerLB
    1977238Houston OilersGeorge ReihnerOG
    1977378St. Louis CardinalsKurt AllermanLB
    19775114Detroit LionsRon CrosbyLB
    19778219New England PatriotsBrad BensonOG
    1976251Cincinnati BengalsChris BahrK
    1976367New York JetsGreg ButtleLB
    1976370Pittsburgh SteelersRon CoderDT
    19764119Dallas CowboysTom RaffertyOG
    1975231Chicago BearsMike HartenstineDE
    1975481Atlanta FalconsJohn NesselOG
    19754102Buffalo BillsTom DonchezRB
    19756142Cincinnati BengalsTom ShumanQB
    19757170Cincinnati BengalsChris DevlinLB
    19758198Philadelphia EaglesJeff BleamerOT
    19759223San Francisco 49ersDan NataleTE
    197510256Miami DolphinsJoe JacksonTE
    197512312Pittsburgh SteelersGreg MurphyDE
    197517421Cleveland BrownsDave GrafLB
    197418Detroit LionsEd O'NeilLB
    1974111Los Angeles RamsJohn CappellettiRB
    1974227Buffalo BillsDoug AllenLB
    1974241Kansas City ChiefsCharlie GettyOT
    1974243San Diego ChargersMark MarkovichOC
    19745106Buffalo BillsGary HaymanWR
    19746136Miami DolphinsRandy CrowderDE
    19749217New Orleans SaintsPhil LaPortaOT
    197410256Cincinnati BengalsChuck HerdTE
    197412294San Francisco 49ersTom HullLB
    1973371Detroit LionsJim LaslavicLB
    19735116New York JetsBruce BannonLB
    19736136Buffalo BillsJohn SkorupanLB
    197314348Denver BroncosJohn HufnagelQB
    197315381New York GiantsCarl SchaukowitchOG
    1972113Pittsburgh SteelersFranco Harris‡†FB
    1972248Baltimore ColtsLydell MitchellRB
    1972493Dallas CowboysChuck ZapiecLB
    19725117Chicago BearsBob ParsonsTE
    1971234Pittsburgh SteelersJack Ham‡†LB
    1971373Oakland RaidersWarren KoegelOC
    197111282Miami DolphinsVic SurmaOT
    197116413Minnesota VikingsGreg EdmondsWR
    197017Cincinnati BengalsMike ReidDT
    1970358St. Louis CardinalsCharlie PittmanRB
    1970372New York JetsDennis OnkotzLB
    1970495Baltimore ColtsSteve SmearDT
    1970498New York JetsJohn EbersoleLB
    19707179Dallas CowboysDon AbbeyLB
    19708200Washington RedskinsPaul JohnsonDB
    197012303Washington RedskinsJames KatesLB
    196917San Francisco 49ersTed KwalickTE
    1969238Green Bay PackersDave BradleyOT
    1969482Pittsburgh SteelersBob CampbellRB
    19697174Miami DolphinsJohn KulkaOG
    196915367Philadelphia EaglesLeon AngevineWR
    1968241New York GiantsRich BuzinOT
    1968243San Diego ChargersBill LenkaitisOC
    19685119Buffalo BillsMike McBathDE
    1967253New Orleans SaintsDave RoweOT
    196710257Boston PatriotsJohn RunnelsLB
    196716415Buffalo BillsMike IrwinRB
    19668116Dallas CowboysDon KunitRB
    19668125Baltimore ColtsJack WhiteQB
    196620291Atlanta FalconsBob RiggleDB
    1965336Baltimore ColtsGlenn ResslerOC
    1964338Pittsburgh SteelersRalph BakerLB
    196413180New York GiantsJohn DelbertOT
    196414186Washington RedskinsTom UrbankBack
    1963114Green Bay PackersDave RobinsonLB
    1963446San Francisco 49ersHarrison RosdahlOG
    1963679Los Angeles RamsTerry MonaghanOT
    19638103Baltimore ColtsDave HayesBack
    196310130Philadelphia EaglesPeter LiskeQB
    196317233Cleveland BrownsDick AndersonEnd
    1962223Baltimore ColtsBill SaulLB
    1962329Washington RedskinsBob MitingerEnd
    1962446San Francisco 49ersChuck SieminskiOT
    1962447St. Louis CardinalsRoger KochmanRB
    1962560Los Angeles RamsJim SmithOT
    196212166New York GiantsAl GurskyRB
    196214195Philadelphia EaglesJim SchwabEnd
    1961330Dallas CowboysStew BarberOG
    1961787Washington RedskinsJim KerrBack
    1961790Pittsburgh SteelersDick HoakBack
    196113182Philadelphia EaglesDon JonasQB
    196119266Philadelphia EaglesDick WilsonOC
    196014Washington RedskinsRichie LucasQB
    1960328Washington RedskinsAndy StynchulaOT
    1960549Los Angeles RamsCharlie JaneretteOT
    1960887Washington RedskinsEarl KohlhaasOG
    1959550Chicago CardinalsMaury SchleicherEnd
    1958448Baltimore ColtsLes WaltersEnd
    195810115Los Angeles RamsAl JacksQB
    195814162Washington RedskinsJack FarlsEnd
    1957217Cleveland BrownsMilt PlumQB
    195717194Philadelphia EaglesDan RadakovichOC
    195619Baltimore ColtsLenny Moore‡†HB
    195614161Philadelphia EaglesFrank ReichOC
    1955331New York GiantsRosey GrierDT
    195510112Los Angeles RamsJesse ArnelleEnd
    195518207Washington RedskinsDon BaileyBack
    195529346San Francisco 49ersOtto KniedingerOT
    195423271Pittsburgh SteelersJoe PascarellaOT
    195311128Philadelphia EaglesBob PollardBack
    195317200Philadelphia EaglesTony RadosBack
    195318207Chicago CardinalsJoe YukicaEnd
    195326313Detroit LionsJim DooleyOC
    195328333Philadelphia EaglesJoe GratsonBack
    195217204Cleveland BrownsStew SheetsOT
    1950338Los Angeles RamsDon MurrayOT
    19508100Pittsburgh SteelersFran RogelBack
    195013164Pittsburgh SteelersNegley NortonOT
    195022277Green Bay PackersChuck BeattyOC
    1949661New York BulldogsSam TamburoEnd
    1949982Detroit LionsChuck DrazenovichBack
    194919182Detroit LionsWallace TriplettBack
    194920194Green Bay PackersLarry CooneyBack
    1948314Boston YanksJohn NolanOT
    1948526New York GiantsJohnny WoloskyOC
    194821192Philadelphia EaglesNegley NortonOT
    1947753Los Angeles RamsBill SmythDE
    194716140Philadelphia EaglesJeff DurkotaFB
    194726240Chicago CardinalsLarry JoeBack
    194730279Washington RedskinsJoe ColoneBack
    1946428Pittsburgh SteelersJoe TepsicBack
    194614122Boston YanksRalph VentrescoBack
    194620183Pittsburgh SteelersMike GarbinskiBack
    194627253Pittsburgh SteelersMarchi MarinoOT
    19441089Brooklyn TigersAldo CenciBack
    1943756New York GiantsLou PalazziOC
    194318163Brooklyn DodgersKen SchoonoverOT
    194329280Washington RedskinsJohnny JaffursOG
    194212108New York GiantsLen KrouseBack
    194216143Philadelphia EaglesBill SmaltzBack
    1941972Chicago CardinalsTom VargoEnd
    194112101Philadelphia EaglesJohn PatrickBack
    194119176New York GiantsChuck PetersBack
    194120183Chicago CardinalsFrank PlattOT
    194016142Pittsburgh SteelersLeon GajeckiOC

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