2009 Draft





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Steelers Day One 2009 Draft Recap

If ever there was a great year to pick last in every round, this was the year. The 2009 draft class is very thin on blue chip prospects. Sure there will be some great players that contribute for many years and perhaps a future Hall of Famer or two, but…


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Steelers Trade 2nd Round Pick To Broncos

The Steelers traded out of round two during the 2009 NFL draft, the Steelers traded the 64th pick overall to the Denver Broncos. The Broncos used the pick to draft North Carolina tight end Richard Quinn. The Steelers received the Broncos two 3rd round picks, which is the 15th and…


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Steelers Ziggy Hood First Round Pick Interview

[phpbay]Ziggy Hood, 3, “”, “”[/phpbay] Here is the media interview of Steelers first round draft pick Evander “Ziggy” Hood after being selected 32nd overall in the 2009 NFL draft. http://static.steelers.com/MediaContent/2009/04/25/16/Ziggy_104869.WMA Evander “Ziggy” Hood: Should it be Evander, or Ziggy? Whatever you prefer. How did you feel when you saw your…


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Steelers Draft DT Evander Hood With First Pick

The Steelers drafted Missouri defensive tackle Evander “Ziggy” Hood with their first pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. The pick was the 32nd selection overall. Height and weight: 6-foot-3, 300 pounds Position: Defensive tackle Hometown: Amarillo, Texas (Palo Duro HS) Senior year: 62 tackles (31 solo), 5 sacks, 7 tackles…


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2009 First Round Mock Draft

Always a few surprises and mine goes against the grain, but here his my first round mock draft. 1. LIONS: QB Matthew Stafford, Georgia 2. RAMS: OT Jason Smith, Baylor 3. CHIEFS: OLB Aaron Curry, Wake Forest 4. SEAHAWKS: DT B.J. Raji, Boston College 5. BROWNS: DE Brian Orakpo, Texas…


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Steelers Draft Day Hat

Buy the 2009 Steelers Draft Day Hat Now! These will likely sell out quickly. Click Here For The Steelers Draft Day Hat


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The Player I Most Want To See The Steelers Draft

North Carolina tight end Richard Quinn does not look like much on paper as he caught just 12 passes for 124 yards and a pair of touchdowns during his career at UNC, but do not let the stats fool you. Quinn has shown he has good hands at the combine…


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Draft Day Trades Likely For The Steelers

The Steelers currently have 9 draft picks for this weekends 2009 NFL draft, but do not be surprised if they come out of the draft with only 6 or 7 players. The likelihood of the Steelers trading away a few picks to move up in the early or middle rounds…


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A Few Ohio State Buckeyes Could Be Future Steelers

The buzz around the Steelers draft complex has been heavy this spring with talk about some Ohio State Buckeye draft prospects. The Steelers were front and center for the Buckeye pro day and the Steelers have been successful at robbing the state of Ohio of NFL caliber players over the…


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Steelers First Round Draft Picks By Position Since 1970

Below is the list by position of the first round draft picks the Steelers have made since 1970. Judging by history and current needs of the Steelers, it is a pretty safe assumption that the 2009 first round pick will be a cornerback, offensive lineman or wide receiver. 7 Defensive…


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Steelers Bring In Final Three Draft Prospects On Friday

The Steelers brought in their final three draft prospects for visits on Friday in preparation for next weekend\’s draft. The Friday visitors were: cornerback Ellis Lankster of West Virginia, cornerback Mike Mickens of Cincinnati and wide receiver Louis Murphy of Florida. The Steelers have now reached the limit of 30…