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ChiefsOne
05-22-2006, 12:34 PM
I was reviewing my sons draft history book last night and I believe from top to bottom the 96 draft was the best. The first 5 rounds have all solid players for the Chiefs.

1 (28, 28) - Jerome Woods, Memphis
2 (28, 58) - Reggie Tongue, Oregon State
3 (7, 68) - John Browning, West Virginia
4 (3, 98) - Donnie Edwards, UCLA
5 (3, 135) - Joe Horn, Itawamba C.C.
6 (9, 176) - Dietrich Jells, Pittsburgh
6 (32, 199) - Philip Riley, Florida State
7 (2, 211) - Ben Lynch, California
7 (32, 241) - Jeff Smith, Tennessee
7 (36, 245) - Darrell Williams, Tennessee State

htismaqe
05-22-2006, 12:37 PM
If you want to talk solid, unspectacular drafts this one would be hard to beat.

However, I prefer quality over quantity and would rate the picks of Derrick Thomas and Will Shields (possibly Gonzales too), by THEMSELVES, above the 1996 draft because those 2 guys, by THEMSELVES, have had more impact than the entire 1996 draft put together...

Vegas_Dave
05-22-2006, 12:41 PM
If you want to talk solid, unspectacular drafts this one would be hard to beat.

However, I prefer quality over quantity and would rate the picks of Derrick Thomas and Will Shields (possibly Gonzales too), by THEMSELVES, above the 1996 draft because those 2 guys, by THEMSELVES, have had more impact than the entire 1996 draft put together...

Soon to add to that list... Larry Johnson...

Lets face it, this team would now be SUNK if not for the Larry Johnson pick a few years ago (that just about everyone gave a "Damnit Carl" to).

cdcox
05-22-2006, 12:41 PM
This was the Texans, but I believe this one might be a little stronger overall.

Dallas Texans
1. Buchanan, Buck, T, Grambling [from Oak] 1
Budde, Ed, T, Michigan State, 8
2. Rock, Walter, T, Maryland, 16
3. Brumm, Don, T, Purdue, 24
4. Sanders, Daryl, G, Ohio State, 32
5. Campbell, John, E, Minnesota, 40
6. Saimes, George, FB, Michigan State, 48
7. Bell, Bobby, T, Minnesota, 56
8. Sklopan, John, HB, Southern Mississippi, 64
9. Barrett, Jan, E, Fresno State, 72
10. Farrier, Curt, T, Montana State, 80
11. Infante, Lindy, HB, Florida [from Oak] 81
Wilson, Jerrel, FB, Southern Mississippi, 88
12. Choice to NYT
13. Ward, Dennis, G, Oklahoma, 104
14. Johnson, Stone, HB, Grambling [from Oak] 105
Pilot, Jim (Preacher), HB, New Mexico State, 112, F
15. Auer, Joe, HB, Georgia Tech, 120, F
16. Profit, Mel, E, UCLA, 128, F
17. Moore, Billy, QB, Arkansas, 136
18. Freeman, Bill, T, Southern Mississippi, 144
19. Starling, Bruce, DB, Florida, 152
20. Vaught, Lowell, T, Southwestern Louisiana, 160, F
21. Borghetti, Ernie, T, Pittsburgh, 168, F
22. Maczuzak, John, T, Pittsburgh, 176, F
23. Adams, Dave, G, Arkansas, 184
24. Hill, Dave, T, Auburn, 192
25. Hughes, John, G, SMU, 200, F
26. Todd, Tumley, C, Virginia, 208, F
27. Clay, Billy, E, Arkansas, 216, F
28. Scarborough, Gordon, E, East Texas State, 224, F
29. Sisk, John, HB, Miami (FL), 232, F

Rain Man
05-22-2006, 12:48 PM
I agree with htismaqe that the 96 class was solid, but I'd rather have a draft that produced one sustainable superstar than one that produced several journeymen.

And cdcox took the draft that I was going to mention. That is definitely the best draft ever. Another good one might be the one that produced Lanier and Lynch at linebacker.

ChiefsOne
05-22-2006, 12:49 PM
However, I prefer quality over quantity and would rate the picks of Derrick Thomas and Will Shields (possibly Gonzales too), by THEMSELVES, above the 1996 draft because those 2 guys, by THEMSELVES, have had more impact than the entire 1996 draft put together...


I agree on the individual players, but I am talking all rounds as a whole.

Douche Baggins
05-22-2006, 01:03 PM
1998 was the "how many busts can we select?" draft:

Victor Riley
Rashaan Sheehee
Greg Favors
Robert Williams
Derrick Ransom
Eric Warfield
Ernest Blackwell

Douche Baggins
05-22-2006, 01:06 PM
2004 could be something special if Siavii and Wilson got their acts together. I think the rest will be good players.

Junior Siavii
Kris Wilson
Keyaron Fox
Samie Parker
Jared Allen
Jeris McIntyre
Kevin Sampson.

cdcox
05-22-2006, 01:07 PM
This 1975 draft is a great collection of never weres and choices traded to other teams. Talk about pissing away draft picks!

Kansas City Chiefs
1. Choice to Hou
2. Stephens, Elmore, TE, Kentucky, 34
3. Walker, Cornelius, DT, Rice, 59
4. Choice to Den
5. Choice to LARm
6. LaGrand, Morris, RB, Tampa, 137
Wasick, Dave, LB, San Jose State [from SF] 139
7. Choice to Hou
8. Choice to Pit
Hoffman, Wayne, TE, Okla. [from SD thru Was] 189
9. Choice to Cle
10. Choice to Den
11. Hegland, Dale, G, Minnesota, 268
12. Rackley, James, RB, Florida A&M, 293
13. Snider, John, LB, Stanford, 318
14. Moshier, Gene, G, Vanderbilt, 346
15. Choice to Pit
16. Peterson, Mark, DE, Illinois, 396
17. Bulino, Mike, DB, Pittsburgh, 424

Douche Baggins
05-22-2006, 01:07 PM
The 1988 draft produced the coolest-named Chief of all time:

9th round - WR Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'Oof

cmh6476
05-22-2006, 01:31 PM
2003

buddha
05-22-2006, 01:46 PM
1982 and 1985 had to be the worst.

It's tough to compare the old drafts with all of those rounds, with the current model. However, 1988 and 2003 are probably the best in the "modern era".

When you review all of those old drafts you can't help but be struck by how badly the Chiefs have consistently drafted.

KChiefs1
05-22-2006, 02:15 PM
1967

Jim Lynch & Willie Lanier in the 2nd round wasn't bad....:clap:

KChiefs1
05-22-2006, 02:17 PM
1969

1. Jim Marsalis
2. Ed Podolak
3. Morris Stroud
4. Jack Rudnay

KChiefs1
05-22-2006, 02:22 PM
1984

1. Bill Maas
1. John Alt
7. Kevin Ross

penchief
05-22-2006, 04:22 PM
1984

1. Bill Maas
1. John Alt
7. Kevin Ross

I like that one. Wasn't there another starter from that class?

Clint in Wichita
05-22-2006, 04:27 PM
What year was the Chiefs best draft?


I dunno. Who is smartest retard of all time?

Logical
05-22-2006, 05:08 PM
This was the Texans, but I believe this one might be a little stronger overall.

Dallas Texans
1. Buchanan, Buck, T, Grambling [from Oak] 1
Budde, Ed, T, Michigan State, 8
2. Rock, Walter, T, Maryland, 16
3. Brumm, Don, T, Purdue, 24
4. Sanders, Daryl, G, Ohio State, 32
5. Campbell, John, E, Minnesota, 40
6. Saimes, George, FB, Michigan State, 48
7. Bell, Bobby, T, Minnesota, 56
8. Sklopan, John, HB, Southern Mississippi, 64
9. Barrett, Jan, E, Fresno State, 72
10. Farrier, Curt, T, Montana State, 80
11. Infante, Lindy, HB, Florida [from Oak] 81
Wilson, Jerrel, FB, Southern Mississippi, 88
12. Choice to NYT
13. Ward, Dennis, G, Oklahoma, 104
14. Johnson, Stone, HB, Grambling [from Oak] 105
Pilot, Jim (Preacher), HB, New Mexico State, 112, F
15. Auer, Joe, HB, Georgia Tech, 120, F
16. Profit, Mel, E, UCLA, 128, F
17. Moore, Billy, QB, Arkansas, 136
18. Freeman, Bill, T, Southern Mississippi, 144
19. Starling, Bruce, DB, Florida, 152
20. Vaught, Lowell, T, Southwestern Louisiana, 160, F
21. Borghetti, Ernie, T, Pittsburgh, 168, F
22. Maczuzak, John, T, Pittsburgh, 176, F
23. Adams, Dave, G, Arkansas, 184
24. Hill, Dave, T, Auburn, 192
25. Hughes, John, G, SMU, 200, F
26. Todd, Tumley, C, Virginia, 208, F
27. Clay, Billy, E, Arkansas, 216, F
28. Scarborough, Gordon, E, East Texas State, 224, F
29. Sisk, John, HB, Miami (FL), 232, F

Yeah I think that one definitely wins 5 Chiefs HOFers and 2 Canton HOFer

buddha
05-22-2006, 05:33 PM
It was sure a lot easy to be smart back when there were 29 rounds, eh?

penchief
05-22-2006, 07:39 PM
I like that one. Wasn't there another starter from that class?

Scott Radecic, LB, from Penn State started for a time, I believe.

penchief
05-22-2006, 07:40 PM
Scott Radecic, LB, from Penn State started for a time, I believe.

Thanks.