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All-Time Greatest Draft - Defensive Tackles
Dallas DT Bob Lilly
Dallas DT Bob Lilly
CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Apr 13, 2011


Where were some of the greatest players of all-time drafted? Check out the ranking of the 20 greatest NFL defensive tackles and where they were picked.

2011 NFL Draft 

All-Time Defensive Tackles

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2011 NFL Combine Position Analysis
- QB | RB | WR | TE
- C | OT | OG | DE
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THE 2010 NFL DRAFT


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2010 CFN Position Rankings & Analysis

- QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs
- Cs | OTs | OGs | DEs
- DTs | ILBs | OLBs
- Ss | CBs

2010 NFL Combine Quick Looks & Post-Combine Rankings

- QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs
- Cs | OTs | OGs | DEs
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- Ss | CBs

2010 NFL Combine Results
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- Cs | OTs | OGs | DEs
- DTs | ILBs | OLBs
- Ss | CBs 

2010 NFL Combine
- Offensive Winners  
- Offensive Losers 
- Defensive Winners 
- Defensive Losers

- 2011 NFL Defensive Tackle Rankings 
- All-Time Greatest Draft - Defensive Tackles

1. Bob Lilly, TCU
Year Drafted: Dallas Cowboys, 1961
Draft Position: 1st Round, 13th Pick

2. Joe Greene, North Texas State
Year Drafted: Pittsburgh Steelers, 1969
Draft Position: 1st Round, 4th Pick

3. Merlin Olsen, Utah State
Year Drafted: Los Angeles Rams, 1962
Draft Position: 1st Round, 3rd Pick

4. Randy White, Maryland
Year Drafted: Dallas Cowboys, 1975
  Draft Position: 1st Round, 2nd Pick

5. Warren Sapp, Miami
Year Drafted: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1995
Draft Position: 1st Round, 12th Pick

6. Buck Buchanan, Grambling State
Year Drafted: Kansas City Chiefs (and New York Giants), 1963
Draft Position: 1st Round, 1st Pick (AFL Draft)

7. Howie Long, Villanova
Year Drafted: Los Angeles Raiders, 1981
Draft Position: 2nd Round, 20th Pick

8. Dan Hampton, Arkansas
Year Drafted: Chicago Bears, 1979
Draft Position: 1st Round, 4th Pick

9. Alan Page, Minnesota
Year Drafted: Minnesota Vikings, 1967
Draft Position: 1st Round, 15th Pick

10. Art Donovan, Boston College
Year Drafted: New York Giants, 1947
Draft Position: 22nd Round, 9th Pick

11. Ernie Stautner, Boston College
Year Drafted: Pittsburgh Steelers, 1950
Draft Position: 2nd Round, 22nd Pick

12. John Randle, Texas A&I-Kingsville
Year Drafted: Minnesota Vikings, 1990
Draft Position: Undrafted

13. Henry Jordan, Virginia
Year Drafted: Cleveland Browns, 1957
Draft Position: 5th Round, 3rd Pick

14. Bryant Young, Notre Dame
Year Drafted: San Francisco 49ers, 1994
Draft Position: 1st Round, 7th Pick

15. Jerome Brown, Miami
Year Drafted: Philadelphia Eagles, 1987
Draft Position: 1st Round, 9th Pick

16. Arnie Weinmeister, Washington
Year Drafted: New York Yankees, 1945
Draft Position: 17th Round, 2nd Pick

17. Cortez Kennedy, Miami
Year Drafted: Seattle Seahawks, 1990
Draft Position: 1st Round, 3rd Pick

18. Leo Nomellini, Minnesota
Year Drafted: San Francisco 49ers, 1950
Draft Position: 1st Round, 11th Pick

19. Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska
Year Drafted: Detroit Lions, 2010  
Draft Position: 1st Round, 2nd Pick

20. Richard Seymour, Georgia
Year Drafted: New England Patriots, 2001  
Draft Position: 1st Round, 6th Pick

- 2011 NFL Defensive Tackle Rankings 
- All-Time Greatest Draft - Defensive Tackles