All NFL first-round picks since 2000

Well, the curtain has fallen on another first round of the NFL Draft and Ohio State has once again walked a few players onto the stage. Both of OSU’s dynamic receivers, Garrett Wilson and Chris Olave, left the board in back-to-back picks with the No. 10 and No. 11 picks on Thursday night.

This now brings the total of first-round picks for Ohio State to 87, first in the nation, three ahead of USC who had 84 total picks in the first round all-time. The Buckeyes also lead in the most NFL draft picks since 2000, with a whopping 153, well ahead of Alabama’s 139. OSU is also right behind Alabama for the most beginners since 2000, and that’s where our eyes are set right now.

Here are all of Ohio State football’s NFL first-round picks by year since 2000.

2021 (1 selection)

An image of Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is shown after being drafted by the Chicago Bears with the 11th pick in the first round of the NFL Football Draft Thursday, April 29, 2021 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Draft details

Justin Fields, quarterback
Team | New York Jets (No. 4 overall)

2020 (3 selections)

Washington Football Team defensive end Chase Young (99) is introduced during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Arizona. The last time Baker Mayfield faced a talented defensive line looking for a quarterback anchored by the second draft pick, things didn’t go well. The San Francisco 49ers threatened and mutilated Mayfield last season. On Sunday, the Browns’ QB takes on Washington’s fierce front. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Draft details

Chase Young, Defensive End
Team | Washington Commanders (No. 2 overall)

Cornerback Jeff Okudah
Team | Detroit Lions (No. 3 overall)

Damon Arnette, cornerback
Team | Las Vegas Raiders (No. 19 overall)

2019 (2 selections)

NFL.com lists former OSU DE Nick Bosa for potential All-Rookie team

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Nick Bosa, defensive end
Team | San Francisco 49ers (No. 2 overall)

Dwayne Haskins, quarterback
Team | Washington Commanders (No. 15 overall)

2018 (2 selections)

Denzel Ward has high expectations for Browns corners this season

FILE – In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward (21) intercepts a pass intended for Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) during a game of NFL football in Cleveland. Ward is expected to miss at least a few games with a calf injury sustained in Sunday’s win over Philadelphia. Ward, who had one interception and multiple pass breakups, underwent an MRI on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin, File)

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Neighborhood Denzel, Corneback
Team | Cleveland Browns (No. 4 overall)

Billy Price, Center
Team | Cincinnati Bengals (No. 21 overall)

2017 (3 selections)

Saints' Marshon Lattimore No. 76 player in NFL Top 100 for 2020

September 29, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) in the second half against the Dallas Cowboys at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

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Marshon Lattimore, cornerback
Team | Cleveland Browns (No. 11 overall)

Malik Hooker, Security
Team | Indianapolis Colts (No. 15 overall)

Gareon Conley, defensive back
Team | Oakland Raiders (No. 24 overall)

2016 (5 selections)

Ohio State's Young and Joey Bosa are part of BTN's All-Decade Football Team

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Joey Bosa, defensive end
Team | San Diego Chargers (No. 3 overall)

Ezekiel Elliott, running back
Team | Dallas Cowboys (No. 4 overall)

Eli Apple, defensive back
Team | New York Giants (No. 10 overall)

Taylor Decker, offensive tackle
Team | Detroit Lions (No. 16 overall)

Darron Lee, linebacker
Team | New York Jets (No. 20 overall)

2015 (no first-round pick)

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No first-round picks in 2015

2014 (2 choices)

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Ryan Shazier, linebacker
Team | Pittsburgh Steelers (No. 15 overall)

Bradley Roby, cornerback
Team | Denver Broncos (No. 31 overall)

2013 (no first-round pick)

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No first-round picks in 2013

2012 (no first-round pick)

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No first-round picks in 2012

2011 (1 selection)

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Cameron Heyward, defensive lineman
Team | Pittsburgh Steelers (No. 31 overall)

2010 (no first-round pick)

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No first-round picks in 2010

2009 (two selections)

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22 November 2008; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Malcolm Jenkins (2) and running back Chris Wells (28) before the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium. Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE

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Malcolm Jenkins, defensive back
Team | New Orleans Saints (No. 14 overall)

Chris “Beanie” Wells, running back
Team | Arizona Cardinals (No. 31 overall)

2008 (a selection)

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Vernon Gholston, defensive end
Team | New Orleans Saints (No. 6 overall)

2007 (two selections)

WATCH: Former Ohio State WR Tedd Ginn, Jr. liked to ruin Michigan's day

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Draft details

Tedd Ginn, Jr, wide receiver
Team | Miami Dolphins (No. 9 overall)

Anthony Gonzalez, wide receiver
Team | Indianapolis Colts (No. 32 overall)

2006 (five selections)

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01 January 2006; Tempe, Arizona, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker (47) AJ Hawk lines up against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defense in the Fiesta Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium. Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports Copyright Rick Scuteri

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AJ Hawk, linebacker
Team | Green Bay Packers (No. 5 overall)

Donte Whitner, defensive back
Team | Buffalo Tickets (overall choice #8)

Bobby Carpenter, linebacker
Team | Dallas Cowboys (No. 18 overall)

Santonio Holmes, wide receiver
Team | Pittsburgh Steelers (No. 25 overall)

Nick Mangold, Center
Team | New York Jets (No. 29 overall)

2005 (no first-round pick)

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No first-round pick in 2005

2004 (three selections)

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Will Smith, defensive end
Team | New Orleans Saints (No. 18 overall)

Chris Gamble, defensive back
Team | Carolina Panthers (No. 28 overall)

Michael Jenkins, wide receiver
Team | Atlanta Falcons (No. 29 overall)

2003 (no first-round pick)

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No first-round picks in 2003

2002 (no first-round pick)

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No first-round pick in 2002

2001 (two selections)

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Nate Clements, cornerback
Team | Buffalo Tickets (No. 21 overall)

Ryan Pickett, defensive lineman
Team | St. Louis Rams (No. 29 overall)

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