17 Research Notes for NFL Draft Seattle Seahawks and related
2009.09.13  Sanchez and Ryan Join Exclusive Group
Rookie Head Coach-Rookie QB Debuts in Season Openers - Since Merger (1970)
Team Head Coach QB
'09 Jets<< Rex Ryan Mark Sanchez
'09 Lions Jim Schwartz Matthew Stafford
'08 Falcons<< Mike Smith Matt Ryan
'08 Ravens<< John Harbaugh Joe Flacco
'89 Cowboys Jimmy Johnson Troy Aikman
'82 Colts Frank Kush Mike Pagel
'76 Seahawks Jack Patera Jim Zorn
'73 Colts Howard Schnellenberger Bert Jones
>>Won game
2009.04.25  Ole Miss Gets 2 for First Time
Ole Miss 1st Round Picks - Since 2000
Year Player Pos Team
2009 Peria Jerry DT Falcons
2009 Michael Oher OT Ravens
2007 Patrick Willis LB 49ers
2005 Chris Spencer C Seahawks
2004 Eli Manning QB Chargers
2001 Deuce McAllister RB Saints
>>1st time Ole Miss has ever had 2 first round picks in the same draft
2009.04.25  Ohio State First-Round CB in Last 15 Years
Ohio State Cornerbacks Selected in 1st Round - Last 15 Years
Year Player Team
2009 Malcolm Jenkins Saints
2004 Chris Gamble Panthers
2001 Nate Clements Bills
2000 Ahmed Plummer 49ers
1999 Antoine Winfield Bills
1997 Shawn Springs Seahawks
2009.04.25  Orakpo Rare First-Round Texas DL
Texas Defensive Linemen Selected in 1st Round - Common Draft Era
Year Player Pos Team
2009 Brian Orakpo DE Redskins
2004 Marcus Tubbs DT Seahawks
2001 Casey Hampton DT Steelers
1982 Kenneth Sims DT Patriots
2009.04.25  Smith First From 'Bama Since 2000
University of Alabama T Andre Smith is the first Alabama player(s) selected in the first round since T Chris Samuels (3rd overall by Redskins) and RB Shaun Alexander (19th overall by Seahawks) in 2000.
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