Quarterbacks Selected In First Round In NFL Draft Since 1998

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Quarterbacks Selected In First Round In NFL Draft Since 1998 

Post#1 » by RealGM Articles » Thu Apr 27, 2023 7:05 pm

Last year, there was only one quarterback selected in the first round when the Pittsburgh Steelers took Kenny Pickett at No. 20.

This year, there could be five quarterbacks taken in the first round with Bryce Young expected to go first overall to the Carolina Panthers. Beyond Young at No. 1, C.J. Stroud of Ohio State, Will Levis of Kentucky, Anthony Richardson of Florida and Hendon Hooker of Tennessee could all be Day 1 picks.

Here are all of the first round picks at quarterback dating back to Peyton Manning in the 1998 draft class. Players listed below with a * were Pro Bowl selections at some point in their careers.

1998
Peyton Manning (No. 1, Colts)
Ryan Leaf (No. 2, Chargers)

1999
Tim Couch (No. 1 Browns)
Donovan McNabb (No. 2, Eagles)
Akili Smith (No. 3, Bengals)
Daunte Culpeppers (No. 11, Vikings)
Cade McNown (No. 12, Bears)

2000
Chad Pennington (No. 18, Jets)

2001
Michael Vick* (No. 1, Falcons)

2002
David Carr (No. 1, Texans)
Joey Harrington (No. 3, Lions)
Patrick Ramsey (No. 32, Commanders)

2003
Carson Palmer* (No. 1, Bengals)
Byron Leftwich (No. 7, Jaguars)
Kyle Boller (No. 19, Ravens)
Rex Grossman (No. 22, Bears)

2004
Eli Manning* (No. 1, Giants)
Philip Rivers* (No. 4, Chargers)
Ben Roethlisberger* (No. 11, Steelers)
J.P. Losman (No. 22, Bills)

2005
Alex Smith* (No. 1, 49ers)
Aaron Rodgers* (No. 24, Packers)
Jason Campbell (No. 25, Commanders)

2006
Vince Young* (No. 3, Titans)
Matt Leinart (No. 10, Cardinals)
Jay Cutler* (No. 11, Broncos)

2007
JaMarcus Russell (No. 1, Raiders)
Brady Quinn (No. 22, Browns)

2008
Matt Ryan* (No. 3, Falcons)
Joe Flacco (No. 18, Ravens)

2009
Matthew Stafford* (No. 1, Lions)
Mark Sanchez (No. 5, Jets)
Josh Freeman (No. 17, Buccaneers)

2010
Sam Bradford (No. 1, Rams)
Tim Tebow (No. 25, Broncos)

2011
Cam Newton* (No. 1, Panthers)
Jake Locker (No. 8, Titans)
Blaine Gabbert (No. 10, Jaguars)
Christian Ponder (No. 12, Vikings)

2012
Andrew Luck* (No. 1, Colts)
Robert Griffin III* (No. 2, Commanders)
Ryan Tannehill* (No. 8, Dolphins)
Brandon Weeden (No. 22, Browns)

2013
EJ Manuel (No. 16, Bills)

2014
Blake Bortles (No. 3, Jaguars)
Johnny Manziel (No. 22, Browns)
Teddy Bridgewater* (No. 32, Vikings)

2015
Jameis Winston* (No. 1, Buccaneers)
Marcus Mariota (No. 2, Titans)

2016
Jared Goff* (No. 1, Rams)
Carson Wentz* (No. 2, Eagles)
Paxton Lynch (No. 26, Broncos)

2017
Mitchell Trubisky* (No. 2, Bears)
Patrick Mahomes* (No. 10, Chiefs)
Deshaun Watson* (No. 12, Texans)

2018
Baker Mayfield (No. 1, Browns)
Sam Darnold (No. 3, Jets)
Josh Allen* (No. 7, Bills)
Josh Rosen (No. 10, Cardinals)
Lamar Jackson* (No. 32, Ravens)

2019
Kyler Murray* (No. 1, Cardinals)
Daniel Jones (No. 6, Giants)
Dwayne Haskins (No. 15, Commanders)

2020
Joe Burrow* (No. 1, Bengals)
Tua Tagovailoa (No. 5, Dolphins)
Justin Herbert* (No. 6, Chargers) 
Jordan Love (No. 26, Packers)

2021
Trevor Lawrence* (No. 1, Jaguars)
Zach Wilson (No. 2, Jets)
Trey Lance (No. 3, 49ers)
Justin Fields (No. 11, Bears)
Mac Jones* (No. 15, Patriots)

2022
Kenny Pickett (No. 20, Steelers)

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