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Past No. 1 picks in NFL draft

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The following is a list of the No. 1 overall NFL draft picks from the past 10 years, not including 2014.

In the past 10 years, 70% of the draft picks were quarterbacks, 20% tackles and one pick was a defensive end.

One pick (Stafford) was drafted out of Georgia, while 40% of the picks came from the SEC conference.

Year Player Position NFL Team College
2013 Eric Fisher Tackle Kansas City CMU
2012 Andrew Luck Quarterback Indianapolis Stanford
2011 Cam Newton Quarterback Carolina Auburn
2010 Sam Bradford Quarterback St. Louis Oklahoma
2009 Matthew Stafford Quarterback Detroit Georgia
2008 Jake Long Tackle Miami Michigan
2007 JaMarcus Russell Quarterback Oakland LSU
2006 Mario Williams Defensive End Houston North Carolina St.
2005 Alex Smith Quarterback San Francisco Utah
2004 Eli Manning Quarterback San Diego Ole Miss



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