Which NFL draft class had the most Hall of Famers?

Webster and the ’74 draft class helped the Steelers win four Super Bowls. Here you go, the only team that has ever chosen more than two Hall of Famers in the same draft – and Pittsburgh chose four for good measure.

When was Donnie Shell draft?

1974Pittsburgh Steelers
1970South Carolina State Bulldogs football
Donnie Shell/Dates joined
In this draft, he was not one of the 65 DBs to get the call. He went to Steelers’ 1974 camp undrafted. He was still with them the day after Christmas in 1987, facing the Browns and Bernie Kosar. It was the end of a ride that landed him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Centennial Class of 2020.

What year was Lynn Swann draft?

1971USC Trojans football
Lynn Swann/Dates joined

Who did the Pittsburgh Steelers draft in 1974?

Lynn Swann
During the 1974 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers would draft WR Lynn Swann in Round 1, LB Jack Lambert in Round 2, WR John Stallworth in Round 4, and C Mike Webster in Round 5. All four would later be inducted into the Pro-Football Hall of Fame.

What was the greatest NFL draft class of all time?

10 Greatest Draft Classes in NFL History

  • 1996.
  • 2004.
  • 2001. Hall of Famers: 2 (LaDainian Tomlinson, Steve Hutchinson)
  • 1993. Hall of Famers: 5 (Willie Roaf, Jerome Bettis, Michael Strahan, Will Shields, John Lynch)
  • 1989. Hall of Famers: 5 (Troy Aikman, Barry Sanders, Derrick Thomas, Deion Sanders, Steve Atwater)

Is Donnie Shell in the NFL Hall of Fame?

Shell was a member of the Steelers famed Steel Curtain defense in the 1970s. He started 11 straight years for the Steelers and was selected to the Steelers All-Time Team, the College Football Hall of Fame, the Pro Football Hall of Fame (Class of 2020), and to the NFL Silver Anniversary Super Bowl Team.

How old is Isaac Bruce?

48 years (November 10, 1972)
Isaac Bruce/Age
Bruce still carries a special place in his heart for the city and the fans who were part of a journey that continues this weekend in Canton, Ohio with his enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Bruce, 48, is part of the Hall of Fame class of 2020.

How high could Lynn Swann jump?

24′ 10″
As a youth, Swann was raised in neighboring Foster City and attended Junípero Serra High School, where in addition to playing football, he was a track star, leaping 24′ 10″ in the long jump.

Who has the best NFL draft?

Considering the makeup of every roster and the factors surrounding each pick, Gennaro Filice and Dan Parr rank the 2021 draft classes, 1-32.

  • Chicago Bears. Grade: A | Total picks: 7.
  • Los Angeles Chargers.
  • New York Jets.
  • Cleveland Browns.
  • Detroit Lions.
  • Miami Dolphins.
  • San Francisco 49ers.
  • Philadelphia Eagles.

Where did the NFL Draft take place in 1974?

The 1974 National Football League draft took place at the Americana Hotel in New York City, New York, on January 29–30, 1974. Each of the 26 NFL teams were granted 17 selections for a total of 442 picks.

Who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1974?

Many experts consider the 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers to have had the best draft in NFL history as they selected four players later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame ( Lynn Swann, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth, and Mike Webster ).

Who was the NFL receiving leader in 1974?

Receiving Leader: Cliff Branch, 1092 Yds More league info 1974 NFL Season Player Stats Standard Passing Rushing Receiving Scrimmage Stats Defense Kicking & Punting Kick & Punt Returns Scoring Fantasy Player Fantasy Ranks Defensive Stats Weeks Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 14

Who was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1974?

AP Defensive Player of the Year: Joe Greene Passing Leader: Ken Anderson, 2667 Yds Rushing Leader: Otis Armstrong, 1407 Yds Receiving Leader: Cliff Branch, 1092 Yds More league info 1974 NFL Season Player Stats Standard Passing