16 Research Notes for NFL Draft St. Louis Rams and related
2009.12.13  Null Bad in Debut
FROM THE ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: Keith Null threw five interceptions in his NFL debut, as the Rams suffered a 477 loss to the Titans. Only one other player in NFL history was picked off at least five times in his debut. Tom O'Malley of the Packers threw six INTs in his only appearance in the NFL  a 457 loss to the Lions in Green Bay's 1950 season opener.
2009.04.25  Houston's Good Run
With Sebastian Vollmer's selection by the Patriots, the University of Houston has had a player selected in the first two rounds in each of the last three drafts (2008 - WR Donnie Avery, Rams; 2007 QB Kevin Kolb, Eagles).
2009.04.25  Maybin Latest From Penn State
Penn State Defensive Players Selected in 1st Round - Since 2000
Year Player Pos Team
2009 Aaron Maybin DE Bills
2006 Tamba Hali DE Chiefs
2003 Jimmy Kennedy DT Rams
2003 Michael Haynes DE Bears
2000 Courtney Brown DE Browns
2000 LaVar Arrington>> LB Redskins
>>only one selected to Pro Bowl
2009.04.25  2009 Looking Like 1985
This is the first time 3 offensive lineman have been selected in Top 8 picks since 1985.
No. Team Player Pos. School
2. Atlanta Bill Fralic T Pittsburgh
6. Detroit Lomas Brown T Florida
7. Green Bay Ken Ruettgers T Southern Cal
2009.04.25  Rams Good When Picking in Top 5
St. Louis Rams - When Drafting in Top Five
Year Pick Player Pos College Pro Bowls
2009 2 Jason Smith OT Baylor --
2008 2 Chris Long DE Virginia 0
1997 1 Orlando Pace OT Ohio State 7
1992 2 Sean Gilbert DT Pittsburgh 1
1991 5 Todd Lyght CB Notre Dame 1
1983 2 Eric Dickerson RB SMU 6
1966 2 Tom Mack OG Michigan 11
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