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The 2005 Entire NFL Draft Review

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Running Back - Carnell "Cadillac" Williams
Tampa Bay Buccaneers first overall pick.

The 2005 draft was held April 23–24, 2005. The league also held a supplemental draft that year, which was held after the regular draft but before the regular season. The draft took place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, and was televised for the 26th consecutive year on ESPN and ESPN2. The NFL draft had been held at Madison Square Garden since 1995, but was moved to the Javits Center in 2005. The draft featured the San Francisco 49ers selecting first overall Alex Smith from the University of Utah.

Compensatory selections were distributed amongst fourteen teams, with the Philadelphia Eagles and the St. Louis Rams garnering the most with four picks each. Three of the first five picks were running backs, an NFL draft first.

The Buccaneers recieved additional 3rd and 7th round picks from the San Diego Chargers due to the Keenan McCardell trade. The additional 5th round pick from San Diego Chargers came in the Roman Oben trade. The additional 7th round pick from the NY Giants came in the Jason Whittle trade.

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POSITIIONS KEY
C Center CB Cornerback DB Defensive back DE Defensive end
DL Defensive lineman DT Defensive tackle FB Fullback FS Free safety
G Guard HB Halfback K Placekicker KR Kick returner
LB Linebacker LS Long snapper OT Offensive Tackle OL Offensive lineman
NT Nose tackle P Punter PR Punt returner QB Quarterback
RB Running back S Safety SS Strong safety TB Tailback
TE Tight end WR Wide receiver        

Player Selections

Rnd. Pick # NFL Team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
1 1 San Francisco 49ers Alex Smith QB Utah MWC
1 2 Miami Dolphins Ronnie Brown RB Auburn SEC
1 3 Cleveland Browns Braylon Edwards WR Michigan Big Ten
1 4 Chicago Bears Cedric Benson RB Texas Big 12
1 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Carnell "Cadillac" Williams RB Auburn SEC
1 6 Tennessee Titans Adam "Pac-Man" Jones CB West Virginia Big East
1 7 Minnesota Vikings Troy Williamson WR South Carolina SEC from Raiders
1 8 Arizona Cardinals Antrel Rolle CB Miami (FL) ACC
1 9 Washington Redskins Carlos Rogers CB Auburn SEC
1 10 Detroit Lions Mike Williams WR USC Pac-10
1 11 Dallas Cowboys DeMarcus Ware LB Troy Sun Belt
1 12 San Diego Chargers Shawne Merriman LB Maryland ACC from NY Giants
1 13 New Orleans Saints Jammal Brown OT Oklahoma Big 12 from Texans
1 14 Carolina Panthers Thomas Davis LB Georgia SEC
1 15 Kansas City Chiefs Derrick Johnson LB Texas Big 12
1 16 Houston Texans Travis Johnson DT Florida State ACC from Saints
1 17 Cincinnati Bengals David Pollack LB Georgia SEC
1 18 Minnesota Vikings Erasmus James DE Wisconsin Big Ten
1 19 St. Louis Rams Alex Barron OT Florida State ACC
1 20 Dallas Cowboys Marcus Spears DE LSU SEC from Bill
1 21 Jacksonville Jaguars Matt Jones WR Arkansas SEC
1 22 Baltimore Ravens Mark Clayton WR Oklahoma Big 12
1 23 Oakland Raiders Fabian Washington CB Nebraska Big 12 from Seahawks
1 24 Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers QB California Pac-10
1 25 Washington Redskins Jason Campbell QB Auburn SEC from Broncos
1 26 Seattle Seahawks Chris Spencer C Ole Miss SEC from NY Jets
1 27 Atlanta Falcons Roddy White WR UAB C-USA
1 28 San Diego Chargers Luis Castillo DT Northwestern Big Ten
1 29 Indianapolis Colts Marlin Jackson CB Michigan Big Ten
1 30 Pittsburgh Steelers Heath Miller TE Virginia ACC
1 31 Philadelphia Eagles Mike Patterson DT USC Pac-10
1 32 New England Patriots Logan Mankins G Fresno State WAC
2 33 San Francisco 49ers David Baas C Michigan Big Ten
2 34 Cleveland Browns Brodney Pool S Oklahoma Big 12
2 35 Philadelphia Eagles Reggie Brown WR Georgia SEC from Dolphins
2 36 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Barrett Ruud LB Nebraska Big 12
2 37 Detroit Lions Shaun Cody DT USC Pac-10 from Titans
2 38 Oakland Raiders Stanford Routt CB Houston C-USA
2 39 Chicago Bears Mark Bradley WR Oklahoma Big 12
2 40 New Orleans Saints Josh Bullocks S Nebraska Big 12 from Redskins
2 41 Tennessee Titans Michael Roos OT Eastern Washington Big Sky from Lions
2 42 Dallas Cowboys Kevin Burnett LB Tennessee SEC
2 43 New York Giants Corey Webster CB LSU SEC
2 44 Arizona Cardinals J. J. Arrington RB California Pac-10
2 45 Seattle Seahawks Lofa Tatupu LB USC Pac-10 from Panthers
2 46 Miami Dolphins Matt Roth DE Iowa Big Ten from Chiefs
2 47 New York Jets Mike Nugent K Ohio State Big Ten from Texans
2 48 Cincinnati Bengals Odell Thurman LB Georgia SEC
2 49 Minnesota Vikings Marcus Johnson OT Ole Miss SEC
2 50 St. Louis Rams Ron Bartell CB Howard MEAC
2 51 Green Bay Packers Nick Collins S Bethune-Cookman MEAC from Saints
2 52 Jacksonville Jaguars Khalif Barnes OT Washington Pac-10
2 53 Baltimore Ravens Dan Cody DE Oklahoma Big 12
2 54 Carolina Panthers Eric Shelton RB Louisville C-USA from Seahawks
2 55 Buffalo Bills Roscoe Parrish WR Miami (FL) ACC
2 56 Denver Broncos Darrent Williams CB Oklahoma State Big 12  
2 57 New York Jets Justin Miller CB Clemson ACC
2 58 Green Bay Packers Terrence Murphy WR Texas A&M Big 12
2 59 Atlanta Falcons Jonathan Babineaux DT Iowa Big Ten
2 60 Indianapolis Colts Kelvin Hayden CB Illinois Big Ten
2 61 San Diego Chargers Vincent Jackson WR Northern Colorado Great West
2 62 Pittsburgh Steelers Bryant McFadden CB Florida State ACC
2 63 Philadelphia Eagles Matt McCoy LB San Diego State MWC
2 64 Baltimore Ravens Adam Terry OT Syracuse Big East from Patriots
3 65 San Francisco 49ers Frank Gore RB Miami (FL) ACC
3 66 St. Louis Rams O. J. Atogwe S Stanford Pac-10 from Dolphins
3 67 Cleveland Browns Charlie Frye QB Akron MAC
3 68 Tennessee Titans Courtney Roby WR Indiana Big Ten
3 69 Oakland Raiders Andrew Walter QB Arizona State Pac-10
3 70 Miami Dolphins Channing Crowder LB Florida SEC from Bulls
3 71 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Alex Smith TE Stanford Pac-10
3 72 Detroit Lions Stanley Wilson CB Stanford Pac-10
3 73 Houston Texans Vernand Morency RB Oklahoma State Big 12 from Cowboys
3 74 New York Giants Justin Tuck DE Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
3 75 Arizona Cardinals Eric Green CB Virginia Tech ACC
3 76 Denver Broncos Karl Paymah CB Washington State Pac-10 from Redskins
3 77 Philadelphia Eagles Ryan Moats RB Louisiana Tech WAC from Chiefs
3 78 Oakland Raiders Kirk Morrison LB San Diego State MWC from Texans
3 79 Carolina Panthers Evan Mathis G Alabama SEC
3 80 Minnesota Vikings Dustin Fox CB Ohio State Big Ten
3 81 St. Louis Rams Richie Incognito C Nebraska Big 12
3 82 New Orleans Saints Alfred Fincher LB Connecticut Big East
3 83 Cincinnati Bengals Chris Henry WR West Virginia Big East  
3 84 New England Patriots Ellis Hobbs CB Iowa State Big 12 from Ravens
3 85 Seattle Seahawks David Greene QB Georgia SEC
3 86 Buffalo Bills Kevin Everett TE Miami (FL) ACC
3 87 Jacksonville Jaguars Scott Starks CB Wisconsin Big Ten
3 88 New York Jets Sione Pouha DT Utah MWC
3 89 Carolina Panthers Atiyyah Ellison DT Missouri Big 12 from Packers
3 89 Denver Broncos selection forfeited due to salary-cap violations.
3 90 Atlanta Falcons Jordan Beck LB Cal Poly Great West
3 91 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chris Colmer OT NC State ACC from Chargers
3 92 Indianapolis Colts Vincent Burns DE Kentucky SEC
3 93 Pittsburgh Steelers Trai Essex G Northwestern Big Ten
3 94 San Francisco 49ers Adam Snyder G Oregon Pac-10 from Eagles
3 95 Arizona Cardinals Darryl Blackstock LB Virginia ACC from Patriots
3 96 Tennessee Titans Brandon Jones WR Oklahoma Big 12
3 97 Denver Broncos Domonique Foxworth CB Maryland ACC
3 98 Seattle Seahawks Leroy Hill LB Clemson ACC
3 99 Kansas City Chiefs Dustin Colquitt P Tennessee SEC
3 100 New England Patriots Nick Kaczur G Toledo MAC
3 101 Denver Broncos Maurice Clarett RB Ohio State Big Ten
4 102 Philadelphia Eagles Sean Considine S Iowa Big Ten from 49ers
4 103 Cleveland Browns Antonio Perkins CB Oklahoma Big 12
4 104 Miami Dolphins Travis Daniels CB LSU SEC
4 105 Seattle Seahawks Ray Willis OT Florida State ACC from Raiders
4 106 Chicago Bears Kyle Orton QB Purdue Big Ten
4 107 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dan Buenning G Wisconsin Big Ten
4 108 Tennessee Titans Vincent Fuller S Virginia Tech ACC
4 109 Dallas Cowboys Marion Barber III RB Minnesota Big Ten
4 110 New York Giants Brandon Jacobs RB Southern Illinois Gateway
4 111 Arizona Cardinals Elton Brown G Virginia ACC
4 112 Minnesota Vikings Ciatrick Fason RB Florida SEC from Redskins
4 113 Tennessee Titans David Stewart OT Mississippi State SEC from Lions
4 114 Houston Texans Jerome Mathis WR Hampton MEAC
4 115 Green Bay Packers Marviel Underwood S San Diego State MWC from Panthers
4 116 Kansas City Chiefs Craphonso Thorpe WR Florida State ACC
4 117 St. Louis Rams Jerome Carter S Florida State ACC
4 118 New Orleans Saints Chase Lyman WR California Pac-10
4 119 Cincinnati Bengals Eric Ghiaciuc C Central Michigan MAC
4 120 Washington Redskins Manuel White FB UCLA Pac-10 from Vikings
4 121 Carolina Panthers Stefan LeFors QB Louisville C-USA from Seahawks
4 122 Buffalo Bills Duke Preston C Illinois Big Ten
4 123 New York Jets Kerry Rhodes S Louisville C-USA from Jaguars
4 124 Baltimore Ravens Jason Brown C North Carolina ACC
4 125 Green Bay Packers Brady Poppinga LB BYU MWC
4 126 Philadelphia Eagles Todd Herremans OT Saginaw Valley State GLIAC from Broncos
4 127 Jacksonville Jaguars Alvin Pearman RB Virginia ACC from NY Jets
4 128 Atlanta Falcons Chauncey Davis DE Florida State ACC
4 129 Indianapolis Colts Dylan Gandy G Texas Tech Big 12
4 130 San Diego Chargers Darren Sproles RB Kansas State Big 12
4 131 Pittsburgh Steelers Fred Gibson WR Georgia SEC
4 132 Dallas Cowboys Chris Canty DE Virginia ACC from Eagles
4 133 New England Patriots James Sanders S Fresno State WAC
4 134 St. Louis Rams Claude Terrell G New Mexico MWC
4 135 Indianapolis Colts Matt Giordano S California Pac-10
4 136 Tennessee Titans Roydell Williams WR Tulane C-USA
5 137 San Francisco 49ers Ronald Fields DT Mississippi State SEC
5 138 Kansas City Chiefs Boomer Grigsby LB Illinois State Gateway from Dolphins
5 139 Cleveland Browns David McMillan DE Kansas Big 12
5 140 Chicago Bears Airese Currie WR Clemson ACC
5 141 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Donte Nicholson S Oklahoma Big 12
5 142 Tennessee Titans Damien Nash RB Missouri Big 12  
5 143 Green Bay Packers Junius Coston C North Carolina A&T MEAC from Raiders
5 144 St. Louis Rams Jerome Collins TE Notre Dame Ind. (I-A) from NY Giants
5 145 Detroit Lions Dan Orlovsky QB Connecticut Big East from Cardinals
5 146 Philadelphia Eagles Trent Cole DE Cincinnati C-USA from edskins
5 147 Kansas City Chiefs Alphonso Hodge CB Miami (OH) MAC from Lions
5 148 Indianapolis Colts Jonathan Welsh DE Wisconsin Big Ten from Cowboys
5 149 Carolina Panthers Adam Seward LB UNLV MWC
5 150 Tennessee Titans Daniel Loper OT Texas Tech Big 12 from Chiefs
5 151 Houston Texans Drew Hodgdon C Arizona State Pac-10
5 152 New Orleans Saints Adrian McPherson QB Florida State ACC
5 153 Cincinnati Bengals Adam Kieft OT Central Michigan MAC
5 154 Washington Redskins Robert McCune LB Louisville C-USA from Vikings
5 155 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Larry Brackins WR Pearl River CC MACJC from Rams
5 156 Buffalo Bills Eric King CB Wake Forest ACC
5 157 Jacksonville Jaguars Gerald Sensabaugh S North Carolina ACC
5 158 Baltimore Ravens Justin Green FB Montana Big Sky
5 159 Seattle Seahawks Jeb Huckeba DE Arkansas SEC
5 160 Atlanta Falcons Michael Boley LB Southern Miss C-USA from Broncos
5 161 New York Jets Andre Maddox S NC State ACC
5 162 Miami Dolphins Anthony Alabi OT TCU C-USA from Packers
5 163 Atlanta Falcons Frank Omiyale OT Tennessee Tech OVC
5 164 San Diego Chargers Wesley Britt OT Alabama SEC
5 165 Indianapolis Colts Robert Hunt C North Dakota State Great West
5 166 Pittsburgh Steelers Rian Wallace LB Temple Big East
5 167 Green Bay Packers Mike Hawkins CB Oklahoma Big 12 from Eagles
5 168 Arizona Cardinals Lance Mitchell LB Oklahoma Big 12 from Patriots
5 169 Carolina Panthers Geoff Hangartner C Texas A&M Big 12
5 170 New England Patriots Ryan Claridge LB UNLV MWC
5 171 Carolina Panthers Ben Emanuel S UCLA Pac-10
5 172 Philadelphia Eagles Scott Young OT BYU MWC
5 173 Indianapolis Colts Tyjuan Hagler LB Cincinnati C-USA
5 174 San Francisco 49ers Rasheed Marshall WR West Virginia Big East
6 175 Oakland Raiders Anttaj Hawthorne DT Wisconsin Big Ten from 49ers
6 176 Cleveland Browns Nick Speegle LB New Mexico MWC
6 177 San Diego Chargers Wes Sims OT Oklahoma Big 12 from Dolphins
6 178 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Anthony Bryant DT Alabama SEC
6 179 Tennessee Titans Bo Scaife TE Texas Big 12
6 180 Green Bay Packers Michael Montgomery DE Texas A&M Big 12 from Raiders
6 181 Chicago Bears Chris Harris S Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt
6 182 New York Jets Cedric Houston RB Tennessee SEC from Cardinals
6 183 Washington Redskins Jared Newberry LB Stanford Pac-10
6 184 Detroit Lions Bill Swancutt DE Oregon State Pac-10
6 185 Jacksonville Jaguars Chad Owens WR Hawaiʻi WAC
6 186 New York Giants Eric Moore DE Florida State ACC
6 187 Kansas City Chiefs Will Svitek G Stanford Pac-10
6 188 Houston Texans C. C. Brown S Louisiana–Lafayette Sun Belt
6 189 Carolina Panthers Jovan Haye DE Vanderbilt SEC
6 190 Cincinnati Bengals Tab Perry WR UCLA Pac-10
6 191 Minnesota Vikings C. J. Mosley DT Missouri Big 12
6 192 St. Louis Rams Dante Ridgeway WR Ball State MAC
6 193 New Orleans Saints Jason Jefferson DT Wisconsin Big Ten
6 194 Jacksonville Jaguars Pat Thomas LB NC State ACC
6 195 Green Bay Packers Craig Bragg WR UCLA Pac-10 from Ravens
6 196 Seattle Seahawks Tony Jackson TE Iowa Big Ten
6 197 Buffalo Bills Justin Geisinger G Vanderbilt SEC
6 198 New York Jets Joel Dreessen TE Colorado State MWC
6 199 Kansas City Chiefs Khari Long DE Baylor Big 12 from Packers
6 200 Denver Broncos Chris Myers G Miami (FL) ACC
6 201 Atlanta Falcons DeAndra' Cobb RB Michigan State Big Ten
6 202 Indianapolis Colts Dave Rayner K Michigan State Big Ten
6 203 Cleveland Browns Andrew Hoffman DT Virginia ACC from BUCS
6 204 Pittsburgh Steelers Chris Kemoeatu G Utah MWC
6 205 San Francisco 49ers Derrick Johnson CB Washington Pac-10 from Eagles
6 206 Detroit Lions Johnathan Goddard LB Marshall MAC from Patriots
6 207 Carolina Panthers Joe Berger G Michigan Tech GLIAC
6 208 Dallas Cowboys Justin Beriault S Ball State MAC
6 209 Dallas Cowboys Rob Petitti OT Pittsburgh Big East
6 210 St. Louis Rams Reggie Hodges P Ball State MAC
6 211 Philadelphia Eagles Calvin Armstrong OT Washington State Pac-10
6 212 Oakland Raiders Ryan Riddle DE California Pac-10
6 213 Baltimore Ravens Derek Anderson QB Oregon State Pac-10
6 214 Oakland Raiders Pete McMahon OT Iowa Big Ten
7 215 San Francisco 49ers Daven Holly CB Cincinnati C-USA
7 216 Miami Dolphins Kevin Vickerson DT Michigan State Big Ten
7 217 Cleveland Browns Jon Dunn OT Virginia Tech ACC
7 218 Tennessee Titans Reynaldo Hill CB Florida SEC
7 219 Minnesota Vikings Adrian Ward CB UTEP WAC from Raiders
7 220 Chicago Bears Rod Wilson LB South Carolina SEC
7 221 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rick Razzano FB Ole Miss SEC
7 222 Washington Redskins Nehemiah Broughton FB The Citadel SoCon
7 223 San Francisco 49ers Marcus Maxwell WR Oregon Pac-10 from Lions
7 224 Dallas Cowboys Jay Ratliff DT Auburn SEC
7 225 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Paris Warren WR Utah MWC from NY Giants
7 226 Arizona Cardinals LeRon McCoy WR Indiana (PA) PSAC
7 227 Houston Texans Kenneth Pettway LB Grambling State SWAC
7 228 Pittsburgh Steelers Shaun Nua DE BYU MWC from Panthers
7 229 Kansas City Chiefs James Kilian QB Tulsa WAC
7 230 New England Patriots Matt Cassel QB USC Pac-10 from Vikings
7 231 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hamza Abdullah S Washington State Pac-10 from Rams
7 232 New Orleans Saints Jimmy Verdon DE Arizona State Pac-10
7 233 Cincinnati Bengals Jonathan Fanene DE Utah MWC
7 234 Baltimore Ravens Mike Smith LB Texas Tech Big 12
7 235 Seattle Seahawks Cornelius Wortham LB Alabama SEC
7 236 Buffalo Bills Lionel Gates RB Louisville C-USA
7 237 Jacksonville Jaguars Chris Roberson CB Eastern Michigan MAC
7 238 Kansas City Chiefs Jeremy Parquet OT Southern Miss C-USA from Packers
7 239 Denver Broncos Paul Ernster K Northern Arizona Big Sky
7 240 New York Jets Harry Williams WR Tuskegee SIAC
7 241 Atlanta Falcons Darrell Shropshire DT South Carolina SEC
7 242 San Diego Chargers Scott Mruczkowski C Bowling Green MAC
7 243 Indianapolis Colts Anthony Davis RB Wisconsin Big Ten
7 244 Pittsburgh Steelers Noah Herron RB Northwestern Big Ten
7 245 Green Bay Packers Kurt Campbell S Albany NEC from Eagles
7 246 Green Bay Packers Will Whitticker G Michigan State Big Ten from Patriots
7 247 Philadelphia Eagles Keyonta Marshall DT Grand Valley State GLIAC
7 248 San Francisco 49ers Patrick Estes TE Virginia ACC
7 249 San Francisco 49ers Billy Bajema TE Oklahoma State Big 12
7 250 St. Louis Rams Ryan Fitzpatrick QB Harvard Ivy
7 251 St. Louis Rams Madison Hedgecock FB North Carolina ACC
7 252 Philadelphia Eagles David Bergeron LB Stanford Pac-10
7 253 Tampa Bay Buccaneers J. R. Russell WR Louisville C-USA
7 254 Seattle Seahawks Doug Nienhuis OT Oregon State Pac-10
7 255 New England Patriots Andy Stokes TE William Penn MSFA

Notable Undrafted Players

Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Atlanta Falcons Michael Koenen P Western Washington GNAC
Buffalo Bills Jim Leonhard S Wisconsin Big Ten
Carolina Panthers Lorenzo Alexander LB California Pac-10
Chicago Bears Rashied Davis WR San Jose State WAC
Cleveland Browns Josh Cribbs KR Kent State MAC
Cleveland Browns Lance Moore WR Toledo MAC
Dallas Cowboys Jon Condo LS Maryland ACC
Denver Broncos Brandon Browner CB Oregon State Pac-10
Denver Broncos Erik Pears OT Colorado State MWC
Miami Dolphins John Denney LS BYU MWC
Miami Dolphins Abram Elam S Kent State MAC
Minnesota Vikings Heath Farwell LB San Diego State MWC
New England Patriots Robbie Gould K Penn State Big Ten
New Orleans Saints L.P. Ladouceur LS California Pac-10
New York Giants Chase Blackburn LB Akron MAC
New York Giants James Butler S Georgia Tech ACC
New York Giants Ryan Grant RB Notre Dame Ind. (I-A)
New York Giants Cameron Wake LB Penn State Big Ten
Oakland Raiders Chris Carr KR Boise State WAC
Pittsburgh Steelers John Kuhn FB Shippensburg PSAC
Pittsburgh Steelers Shaun Suisham K Bowling Green MAC
Pittsburgh Steelers Greg Warren LS North Carolina ACC
Pittsburgh Steelers Nate Washington WR Tiffin Ind. (Div. II)
Seattle Seahawks Chris Kluwe P UCLA Pac-10
Seattle Seahawks Leonard Weaver FB Carson-Newman SAC
Washington Redskins Nick Novak K Maryland ACC

Hall of Famers

  • No player selected in this draft has yet been inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame. (If we've missed someone please advise)
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