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Sooners in the NFL Draft

Note: There are some discrepancies among various draft sources that will be researched in the future.

Players Picked | Total Picks by Year | Total Picks by Round

Players Picked ▪ 1980

Year Round Pick Player (9) Team Pos
1980 1 1 Billy Sims Detroit RB
1980 1 26 George Cumby Green Bay LB
1980 2 40 Darrol Ray New York Giants DB
1980 2 56 John Goodman Pittsburgh DE
1980 4 87 Freddie Nixon Green Bay WR
1980 5 130 Paul Tabor Chicago Bears C
1980 7 179 Bud Hebert New York Giants DB
1980 9 235 Barry Burget New England LB
1980 11 284 Mike Babb Atlanta DB


  • SUP = Supplemental Draft.
  • The draft has consisted of seven rounds from 1994-present.
  • It is assumed that Thomas 'Eddy' Davis in 1944 is 'Eddie' Davis.
  • Michael Hawkins left OU after the 2002 season. After playing in the Arena Football League, he was drafted by Green Bay in the fifth round (167th overall) of the 2005 draft.
  • Dorial Green-Beckham transferred to OU in 2014, but did not play that season due to the transfer rule at that time. After the season he declared for the 2015 NFL Draft. He was drafted by Tennessee in the second round (40th overall).