Bills 2010 draft primer

Here is a rundown of the basics you'll need to know for the 2010 NFL draft as it pertains to the Bills along with some tidbits of Bills draft history as well. Special thanks to the Bills media relations department.

What:The 75th Annunal NFL Draft
When:Thursday, April 22nd – Saturday April 23rd
Where:Radio City Music Hall, New York City
Schedule:Round 1 on April 22nd beginning at 7:30 pm
Rounds 2 and 3 on April 23rd beginning at 6:30 pm
Round 4-7 on April 24th beginning at 10 am
Format:Each team has 10 minutes to make its selection in Round 1, seven minutes in Round 2 and five minutes in each round thereafter.
Bills Draft OrderRound 1 – 9th (9th overall)
Round 2 – 9th (41st overall)
Round 3 – 8th (72nd overall)
Round 4 – 9th (107th overall)
Round 5 – 9th (140th overall)
Round 6 – 9th (178th overall)
Round 6 – 23rd (192nd overall)*
Round 7 – 2nd (209th overall)*
Round 7 – 9th (216th overall)
* The Bills second pick in the sixth round is from Philadelphia as part of the Jason Peters trade. Buffalo's first pick in the seventh round comes from Detroit as part of the Ko Simpson trade.

The Last 10 Ninth Overall Picks2009 - DT B.J. Raji - Boston College - Green Bay Packers
2008 - LB Keith Rivers - USC - Cincinnati Bengals
2007 - WR Ted Ginn Jr. - Ohio State - Miami Dolphins
2006 - LB Ernie Sims - Florida State - Detroit Lions
2005 - CB Carlos Rogers - Auburn - Washington Redskins
2004 - WR Reggie Williams - Washington - Jacksonville Jaguars
2003 - DT Kevin Williams - Oklahoma St. - Minnesota Vikings
2002 - DT John Henderson - Tennessee - Jacksonville Jaguars
2001 - WR Koren Robinson - N.C. State - Seattle Seahawks
2000 - LB Brian Urlacher - New Mexico - Chicago Bears

Previous selections by the Bills in current draft slots9th overall pick:1 - WR Haven Moses, San Diego State (1968)
41st overall pick: 2 - WR James Hardy, Indiana (2008), WR Eric Henderson, San Jose State (1984)
72nd overall pick: 1 – DE/LB Chris Ellis, Virginia (2008)
107th overall pick: 1 – OT Don Green, Purdue (1971)
140th overall pick: 0
178th overall pick: 3 – LB Keith Ellison, Oregon State (2006), S Tony Driver, Notre Dame (2001), DE Mark Pike, Georgia Tech (1986)
192nd overall pick: 2 – WR Kevin Knox, Florida State (1994), QB James Harris, Grambling (1969)
209th overall pick: 2 – S Stacy Rayfield, TX-Arlington (1984), LB Steve Vogel, Boise State (1972)
216th overall pick: 1 – OT Terrance Pennington, New Mexico (2006)

Bills first round picks by positionPos. -- No. --- Last player at position
DB - 11 picks - Leodis McKelvin, 2008
RB - 10 picks - Marshawn Lynch, 2007
OT - 6 picks - Mike Williams, 2002
WR - 6 picks - Lee Evans 2004
DE - 5 picks - Aaron Maybin, 2009
DT - 3 picks - John McCargo, 2006
LB - 3 picks - Shane Conlan, 1987
G - 3 picks - Eric Wood, 2009
C - 2 picks - Jim Ritcher, 1980
QB - 2 picks - J.P. Losman, 2004
TE - 2 picks - Tony Hunter, 1983

Bills second round picks by positionPos. -- No. -- Last player at position
WR - 9 picks - James Hardy, 2008
DE - 8 picks - Chris Kelsay, 2003
LB - 8 picks - Paul Posluszny, 2007
RB - 7 picks - Travis Henry, 2001
DB - 6 picks - Jairus Byrd, 2009
DT - 6 picks - James Patton, 1992
QB - 4 picks - Todd Collins, 1995
G - 4 picks - Andy Levitre, 2009
OT - 2 picks - Joe Devlin, Ken Jones, 1976
TE - 2 picks - Lonnie Johnson, 1994

Most popular schools from which the Bills have drafted1. Penn State (20)
2. Notre Dame (19)
3. Ohio State (17)
4. Michigan (15), North Carolina (15)

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