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NFL draft 2011 results: Pick-by-pick selections

The 2011 NFL Draft certainly didn't lack star power

NFL: Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The 2011 NFL draft didn’t lack star power. Cam Newton, Von Miller, J.J. Watt, and Julio Jones all came out of the draft that year. Eight of the first 10 players selected in 2011 morphed into Pro Bowlers, and some went on to win league MVPs.

Some of the top-notch pass rushers started their NFL careers in 2011. Along with superb edge rushers like Watt and Miller, players like Robert Quinn, Aldon Smith, Cameron Jordan, and Justin Houston were selected in this draft as well.

Offensively, Dallas had a successful draft. The Cowboys selected offensive tackle Tyron Smith in the first round and running back DeMarco Murray in the third. Smith is now the anchor of Dallas’ potent offensive line and has started 92 out of 96 possible games in his career. He’s a four-time Pro Bowler and a two-time first-team All-Pro.

Whenever then-Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo couldn't move the sticks through the air, he handed the ball off to Murray, who consistently shredded defenses in Dallas. Murray’s rare blend of speed and power, along with Dallas’ talented offensive line, was too much for opposing defenses. In four seasons with the Cowboys, he ran for 4,526 yards and 28 touchdowns. Murray also went to two Pro Bowls as a member of the Cowboys.

However, the Jacksonville Jaguars made a huge mistake by using their first-round selection on quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Gabbert never found his footing in Jacksonville. He was a turnover machine who couldn't make big plays. The Jaguars were 5-22 with Gabbert under center and ended up trading him to the San Francisco 49ers in 2014.

Overall, the 2011 draft featured a lot of soon-to-be NFL stars. Here are all the picks from that draft:

2011 NFL Draft Picks Rounds 1-7

Round Pick Team Player Position School
Round Pick Team Player Position School
1 1 Carolina Panthers Cam Newton QB Auburn
1 2 Denver Broncos Von Miller LB Texas A&M
1 3 Buffalo Bills Marcell Dareus DT Alabama
1 4 Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green WR Georgia
1 5 Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson DB LSU
1 6 Atlanta Falcons Julio Jones WR Alabama
1 7 San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith DE Missouri
1 8 Tennessee Titans Jake Locker QB Washington
1 9 Dallas Cowboys Tyron Smith T USC
1 10 Jacksonville Jaguars Blaine Gabbert QB Missouri
1 11 Houston Texans J.J. Watt DE Wisconsin
1 12 Minnesota Vikings Christian Ponder QB Florida St.
1 13 Detriot Lions Nick Fairley DT Auburn
1 14 St. Louis Rams Robert Quinn DE North Carolina
1 15 Miami Dolphins Mike Pouncey G Florida
1 16 Washington Ryan Kerrigan DE Purdue
1 17 New England Patriots Nate Solder T Colorado
1 18 San Diego Chargers Corey Liuget DT Illinois
1 19 New York Giants Prince Amukamara DB Nebraska
1 20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa
1 21 Cleveland Browns Phil Taylor DT Baylor
1 22 Indianapolis Colts Anthony Castonzo T Boston Col.
1 23 Philadelphia Eagles Danny Watkins G Baylor
1 24 New Orleans Saints Cameron Jordan DE California
1 25 Seattle Seahawks James Carpenter T Alabama
1 26 Kansas City Chiefs Jonathan Baldwin WR Pittsburgh
1 27 Baltimore Ravens Jimmy Smith DB Colorado
1 28 New Orleans Saints Mark Ingram RB Alabama
1 29 Chicago Bears Gabe Carimi T Wisconsin
1 30 New York Jets Muhammad Wilkerson DT Temple
1 31 Pittsburgh Steelers Cameron Heyward DE Ohio St.
1 32 Green Bay Packers Derek Sherrod T Mississippi St.
Round Pick Team Player Position School
2 33 New England Patriots Ras-I Dowling DB Virginia
2 34 Buffalo Bills Aaron Williams DB Texas
2 35 Cincinnati Bengals Andy Dalton QB TCU
2 36 San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick QB Nevada
2 37 Cleveland Browns Jabaal Sheard DE Pittsburgh
2 38 Arizona Cardinals Ryan Williams RB Virginia Tech
2 39 Tennessee Titans Akeem Ayers LB UCLA
2 40 Dallas Cowboys Bruce Carter LB North Carolina
2 41 Washington Jarvis Jenkins DT Clemson
2 42 Houston Texans Brooks Reed LB Arizona
2 43 Minnesota Vikings Kyle Rudolph TE Notre Dame
2 44 Detriot Lions Titus Young WR Boise St.
2 45 Denver Broncos Rahim Moore DB UCLA
2 46 Denver Broncos Orlando Franklin T Miami (FL)
2 47 St. Louis Rams Lance Kendricks TE Wisconsin
2 48 Oakland Raiders Stefen Wisniewski C Penn St.
2 49 Indianapolis Colts Ben Ijalana T Villanova
2 50 San Diego Chargers Marcus Gilchrist DB Clemson
2 51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Da'Quan Bowers DE Clemson
2 52 New York Giants Marvin Austin DT North Carolina
2 53 Chicago Bears Stephen Paea DT Oregon St.
2 54 Philadelphia Eagles Jaiquawn Jarrett DB Temple
2 55 Kansas City Chiefs Rodney Hudson C Florida St.
2 56 New England Patriots Shane Vereen RB California
2 57 Detriot Lions Mikel Leshoure RB Illinois
2 58 Baltimore Ravens Torrey Smith WR Maryland
2 59 Cleveland Browns Greg Little WR North Carolina
2 60 Houston Texans Brandon Harris DB Miami (FL)
2 61 San Diego Chargers Jonas Mouton LB Michigan
2 62 Miami Dolphins Daniel Thomas RB Kansas St.
2 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Marcus Gilbert T Florida
2 64 Green Bay Packers Randall Cobb WR Kentucky
Round Pick Team Player Position School
3 65 Carolina Panthers Terrell McClain DT South Florida
3 66 Cincinnati Bengals Dontay Moch LB Nevada
3 67 Denver Broncos Nate Irving LB North Carolina St.
3 68 Buffalo Bills Kelvin Sheppard LB LSU
3 69 Arizona Cardinals Rob Housler TE Florida Atlantic
3 70 Kansas City Chiefs Justin Houston LB Georgia
3 71 Dallas Cowboys DeMarco Murray RB Oklahoma
3 72 New Orleans Saints Martez Wilson LB Illinois
3 73 New England Patriots Stevan Ridley RB LSU
3 74 New England Patriots Ryan Mallett QB Arkansas
3 75 Seattle Seahawks John Moffitt G Wisconsin
3 76 Jacksonville Jaguars Will Rackley G Lehigh
3 77 Tennessee Titans Jurrell Casey DT USC
3 78 St. Louis Rams Austin Pettis WR Boise St.
3 79 Washington Leonard Hankerson WR Miami (FL)
3 80 San Francisco 49ers Chris Culliver DB South Carolina
3 81 Oakland Raiders DeMarcus Van Dyke DB Miami (FL)
3 82 San Diego Chargers Vincent Brown WR San Diego St.
3 83 New York Giants Jerrel Jernigan WR Troy
3 84 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mason Foster LB Washington
3 85 Baltimore Ravens Jah Reid T Central Florida
3 86 Kansas City Chiefs Allen Bailey DE Miami (FL)
3 87 Indianapolis Colts Drake Nevis DT LSU
3 88 New Orleans Saints Johnny Patrick DB Louisville
3 89 San Diego Chargers Shareece Wright DB USC
3 90 Philadelphia Eagles Curtis Marsh DB Utah St.
3 91 Atlanta Falcons Akeem Dent LB Georgia
3 92 Oakland Raiders Joe Barksdale T LSU
3 93 Chicago Bears Chris Conte DB California
3 94 New York Jets Kenrick Ellis DT Hampton
3 95 Pittsburgh Steelers Curtis Brown DB Texas
3 96 Green Bay Packers Alex Green RB Hawaii
3 97 Carolina Panthers Sione Fua DT Stanford
Round Pick Team Player Position School
4 98 Carolina Panthers Brandon Hogan DB West Virginia
4 99 Seattle Seahawks K.J. Wright LB Mississippi St.
4 100 Buffalo Bills Da'Norris Searcy DB North Carolina
4 101 Cincinnati Bengals Clint Boling G Georgia
4 102 Cleveland Browns Jordan Cameron TE USC
4 103 Arizona Cardinals Sam Acho DE Texas
4 104 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Luke Stocker TE Tennessee
4 105 Washington Roy Helu RB Nebraska
4 106 Minnesota Vikings Christian Ballard DT Iowa
4 107 Seattle Seahawks Kris Durham WR Georgia
4 108 Denver Broncos Quinton Carter DB Oklahoma
4 109 Tennessee Titans Colin McCarthy LB Miami (FL)
4 110 Dallas Cowboys David Arkin G Missouri State
4 111 Miami Dolphins Clyde Gates WR Abilene Christian
4 112 St. Louis Rams Greg Salas WR Hawaii
4 113 Oakland Raiders Chimdi Chekwa DB Ohio St.
4 114 Jacksonville Jaguars Cecil Shorts WR Mount Union
4 115 San Francisco 49ers Kendall Hunter RB Oklahoma St.
4 116 Philadelphia Eagles Casey Matthews LB Oregon
4 117 New York Giants James Brewer T Indiana
4 118 Kansas City Chiefs Jalil Brown DB Colorado
4 119 Indianapolis Colts Delone Carter RB Syracuse
4 120 Philadelphia Eagles Alex Henery K Nebraska
4 121 Jacksonville Jaguars Chris Prosinski DB Wyoming
4 122 Buffalo Bills Chris Hairston T Clemson
4 123 Baltimore Ravens Tandon Doss WR Indiana
4 124 Cleveland Browns Owen Marecic RB Stanford
4 125 Oakland Raiders Taiwan Jones RB East. Washington
4 126 New York Jets Bilal Powell RB Louisville
4 127 Houston Texans Roc Carmichael DB Virginia Tech
4 128 Pittsburgh Steelers Cortez Allen DB The Citadel
4 129 Denver Broncos Julius Thomas TE Portland St.
4 130 Tennessee Titans Jamie Harper RB Clemson
4 131 Green Bay Packers Davon House DB New Mexico St.
Round Pick Team Player Position School
5 132 Carolina Panthers Kealoha Pilares WR Hawaii
5 133 Buffalo Bills Johnny White RB North Carolina
5 134 Cincinnati Bengals Robert Sands DB West Virginia
5 135 Kansas City Chiefs Ricky Stanzi QB Iowa
5 136 Arizona Cardinals Anthony Sherman RB Connecticut
5 137 Cleveland Browns Buster Skrine DB Tenn-Chattanooga
5 138 New England Patriots Marcus Cannon T TCU
5 139 Minnesota Vikings Brandon Burton DB Southern Utah
5 140 Kansas City Chiefs Gabe Miller LB Oregon St.
5 141 Green Bay Packers D.J. Williams TE Arkansas
5 142 Tennessee Titans Karl Klug DT Iowa
5 143 Dallas Cowboys Josh Thomas DB Buffalo
5 144 Houston Texans Shiloh Keo DB Idaho
5 145 Atlanta Falcons Jacquizz Rodgers RB Oregon St.
5 146 Washington DeJon Gomes DB Nebraska
5 147 Jacksonville Jaguars Rod Issac DB Middle Tenn. St.
5 148 Oakland Raiders Denarius Moore WR Tennessee
5 149 Philadelphia Eagles Dion Lewis RB Pittsburgh
5 150 Cleveland Browns Jason Pinkston T Pittsburgh
5 151 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ahmad Black DB Florida
5 152 Houston Texans T.J. Yates QB North Carolina
5 153 New York Jets Jeremy Kerley WR TCU
5 154 Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman DB Stanford
5 155 Washington Niles Paul WR Nebraska
5 156 Seattle Seahawks Mark LeGree DB Appalachian St.
5 157 Detriot Lions Doug Hogue LB Syracuse
5 158 St. Louis Rams Jermale Hines DB Ohio St.
5 159 New England Patriots Lee Smith TE Tennessee
5 160 Chicago Bears Nathan Enderle QB Idaho
5 161 Philadelphia Eagles Julian Vandervelde G Iowa
5 162 Pittsburgh Steelers Chris Carter LB Fresno St.
5 163 San Francisco 49ers Daniel Kilgore G Appalachian St.
5 164 Baltimore Ravens Chykie Brown DB Texas
5 165 Baltimore Ravens Pernell McPhee DE Mississippi St.
Round Pick Team Player Position School
6 166 Carolina Panthers Lawrence Wilson LB Central Connecticut St.
6 167 Cincinnati Bengals Ryan Whalen WR Stanford
6 168 Minnesota Vikings Demarcus Love OL Arkansas
6 169 Buffalo Bills Chris White LB Mississippi St.
6 170 Minnesota Vikings Mistral Raymond DB South Florida
6 171 Arizona Cardinals Quan Sturdivant LB North Carolina
6 172 Minnesota Vikings Brandon Fusco C Slippery Rock
6 173 Seattle Seahawks Byron Maxwell DB Clemson
6 174 Miami Dolphins Charles Clay TE Tulsa
6 175 Tennessee Titans Byron Stingily T Louisville
6 176 Dallas Cowboys Dwayne Harris WR East Carolina
6 177 Washington Evan Royster RB Penn St.
6 178 Washington Aldrick Robinson WR SMU
6 179 Green Bay Packers Caleb Schlauderaff G Southern Utah
6 180 Baltimore Ravens Tyrod Taylor QB Virginia Tech
6 181 Oakland Raiders Richard Gordon TE Miami (FL)
6 182 San Francisco 49ers Ronald Johnson WR USC
6 183 San Diego Chargers Jordan Todman RB Connecticut
6 184 Arizona Cardinals David Carter DT UCLA
6 185 New York Giants Greg Jones LB Michigan St.
6 186 Green Bay Packers D.J. Smith LB Appalachian St.
6 187 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Allen Bradford RB USC
6 188 Indianapolis Colts Chris Rucker DB Michigan St.
6 189 Denver Broncos Mike Mohamed LB California
6 190 San Francisco 49ers Colin Jones DB TCU
6 191 Philadelphia Eagles Jason Kelce C Cincinnati
6 192 Atlanta Falcons Matthew Bosher K Miami (FL)
6 193 Philadelphia Eagles Brian Rolle LB Ohio St.
6 194 New England Patriots Markell Carter LB Central Arkansas
6 195 Chicago Bears J.T. Thomas LB West Virginia
6 196 Pittsburgh Steelers Keith Williams G Nebraska
6 197 Green Bay Packers Ricky Elmore DL Arizona
6 198 New York Giants Tyler Sash DB Iowa
6 199 Kansas City Chiefs Jerrell Powe DT Mississippi
6 200 Minnesota Vikings Ross Homan LB Ohio St.
6 201 San Diego Chargers Stephen Schilling G Michigan
6 202 New York Giants Jacquian Williams LB South Florida
6 203 Carolina Panthers Zachary Williams OL Washington St.
Round Pick Team Player Position School
7 204 Denver Broncos Virgil Green TE Nevada
7 205 Seattle Seahawks Lazarius Levingston DL LSU
7 206 Buffalo Bills Justin Rogers DB Richmond
7 207 Cincinnati Bengals Korey Lindsey DB Southern Illinois
7 208 New York Jets Greg McElroy QB Alabama
7 209 Detriot Lions Johnny Culbreath OL South Carolina St.
7 210 Atlanta Falcons Andrew Jackson OL Fresno St.
7 211 San Francisco 49ers Bruce Miller DE Central Florida
7 212 Tennessee Titans Zach Clayton DT Auburn
7 213 Washington Brandyn Thompson DB Boise St.
7 214 Houston Texans Derek Newton T Arkansas St.
7 215 Minnesota Vikings D'Aundre Reed DE Arizona
7 216 St. Louis Rams Mikail Baker DB Baylor
7 217 Washington Maurice Hurt G Florida
7 218 Green Bay Packers Ryan Taylor TE North Carolina
7 219 New England Patriots Malcolm Williams DB TCU
7 220 Dallas Cowboys Shaun Chapas RB Georgia
7 221 New York Giants Da'Rel Scott RB Maryland
7 222 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Anthony Gaitor DB Florida International
7 223 Kansas City Chiefs Shane Bannon RB Yale
7 224 Washington Markus White DE Florida St.
7 225 Baltimore Ravens Anthony Allen RB Georgia Tech
7 226 New Orleans Saints Greg Romeus DL Pittsburgh
7 227 New York Jets Scotty McKnight WR Colorado
7 228 St. Louis Rams Jabara Williams LB S.F. Austin
7 229 St. Louis Rams Jonathan Nelson DB Oklahoma
7 230 Atlanta Falcons Cliff Matthews DE South Carolina
7 231 Miami Dolphins Frank Kearse DT Alabama A&M
7 232 Pittsburgh Steelers Baron Batch RB Texas Tech
7 233 Green Bay Packers Lawrence Guy DT Arizona St.
7 234 San Diego Chargers Andrew Gachkar LB Missouri
7 235 Miami Dolphins Jimmy Wilson DB Montana
7 236 Minnesota Vikings Stephen Burton WR Long Beach CC
7 237 Philadelphia Eagles Greg Lloyd LB Connecticut
7 238 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Daniel Hardy TE Idaho
7 239 San Francisco 49ers Michael Person G Montana St.
7 240 Philadelphia Eagles Stanley Havili RB USC
7 241 Oakland Raiders David Ausberry WR USC
7 242 Seattle Seahawks Malcolm Smith LB USC
7 243 New Orleans Saints Nate Bussey LB Illinois
7 244 Carolina Panthers Lee Ziemba T Auburn
7 245 Buffalo Bills Michael Jasper DT
7 246 Cincinnati Bengals Jay Finley RB Baylor
7 247 Denver Broncos Jeremy Beal DL Oklahoma
7 248 Cleveland Browns Eric Hagg DB Nebraska
7 249 Arizona Cardinals DeMarco Sampson WR San Diego St.
7 250 San Francisco 49ers Curtis Holcomb DB Florida A&M
7 251 Tennessee Titans Tommie Campbell DB Pittsburgh
7 252 Dallas Cowboys Bill Nagy G Wisconsin
7 253 Washington Chris Neild DT West Virginia
7 254 Houston Texans Cheta Ozougwu DE Rice