1987 NFL Draft

The 1987 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held April 28–29, 1987, at the Marriot Marquis in New York City, New York.[1][2] The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.

1987 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)April 28–29, 1987
LocationNew York Marriott Marquis
in New York City, NY
Network(s)ESPN
Overview
335 total selections in 12 rounds
LeagueNFL
First selectionVinny Testaverde, QB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mr. IrrelevantNorman Jefferson, CB
Green Bay Packers
Most selections (20)Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Fewest selections (8)Cleveland Browns
Hall of Famers
 1986
1988 

With the first overall pick of the draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected quarterback Vinny Testaverde.


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