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Steve Keim Cardinals Draft History

Every year, the NFL Draft is something that fans of all NFL teams look forward to. Unfortunately, some teams/general managers are better at drafting than others. Today, we’ll be taking a look at Steve Keim’s history drafting for the Arizona Cardinals.

We’ll be giving you the year of the draft, the round, pick, name, position, college, and whether or not that player is still currently in the NFL.

2013

Pick 1.7 – Jonathan Cooper, OL, North Carolina (Yes)

Pick 2.45 – Kevin Minter, LB, LSU (Yes)

Pick 3.69 – Tyrann Mathieu, DB, LSU (Yes)

Pick 4.103 – Alex Okafor, EDGE, Texas (Yes)

Pick 4.116 – Earl Watford, OL, James Madison (Yes)

Pick 5.140 – Stepfan Taylor, RB, Stanford (No)

Pick 6.174 – Ryan Swope, WR, Texas A&M (No)

Pick 6.187 – Andre Ellington, RB, Clemson (Yes)

Pick 7.219 – D.C. Jefferson, TE, Rutgers (No)

2014

Pick 1.27 – Deone Bucannon, S, Washington State (Yes)

Pick 2.52 – Troy Niklas, TE, Notre Dame (No)

Pick 3.84 – Kareem Martin, EDGE, North Carolina (Yes)

Pick 3.91 – John Brown, WR, Pittsburg State (Yes)

Pick 4.120 – Logan Thomas, QB, Virginia Tech (Yes)

Pick 5.160 – Ed Stinson, DL, Alabama (Yes)

Pick 6.196 – Walt Powell, WR, Murray State (No)

2015

Pick 1.24 – D.J. Humphries, OL, Florida (Yes)

Pick 2.58 – Markus Golden, EDGE, Missouri (Yes)

Pick 3.86 – David Johnson, RB, Northern Iowa (Yes)

Pick 4.116 – Rodney Gunter, DL, Delaware State (Yes)

Pick 5.158 – Shaquille Riddick, EDGE, West Virginia (No)

Pick 5.159 – J.J. Nelson, WR, UAB (Yes)

Pick 7.256 – Gerald Christian, TE, Louisville (Yes)

2016

Pick 1.29 – Robert Nkemdiche, DL, Ole Miss (Yes)

Pick 3.92 – Brandon Williams, CB, Texas A&M (Yes)

Pick 4.128 – Evan Boehm, OL, Missouri (Yes)

Pick 5.167 – Marqui Christian, S, Midwestern State (No)

Pick 5.170 – Cole Toner, OL, Harvard (Yes)

Pick 6.205 – Harlan Miller, DB, Southeastern Louisiana (Yes)

2017

Pick 1.13 – Haason Reddick, LB, Temple (Yes)

Pick 2.36 – Budda Baker, S, Washington (Yes)

Pick 3.98 – Chad Williams, WR, Grambling State (Yes)

Pick 4.120 – Dorian Johnson, OL, Pittsburgh (Yes)

Pick 5.157 – Will Holden, OL, Vanderbilt (Yes)

Pick 5.179 – T.J. Logan, RB, North Carolina (Yes)

Pick 6.208 – Johnathan Ford, S, Auburn (Yes)

2018

Pick 1.10 – Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA (Yes)

Pick 2.47 – Christian Kirk, WR, Texas A&M (Yes)

Pick 3.97 – Mason Cole, OL, Michigan (Yes)

Pick 4.134 – Chase Edmonds, RB, Fordham (Yes)

Pick 6.182 – Chris Campbell, CB, Penn State (Yes)

Pick 7.254 – Korey Cunningham, OL, Cincinnati (Yes)

Totals

Best Cardinals Pick: David Johnson in 2015

Worst Cardinals Pick: Robert Nkemdiche in 2016

Most Drafted Position Group: Offensive Line (9 Picks)

Least Drafted Position Group (Excluding FB and K/P): QB & S (2 Picks)

Total First Round Picks: 6

Total Second Round Picks: 5

Total Third Round Picks: 7

Total Fourth Round Picks: 7

Total Fifth Round Picks: 8

Total Sixth Round Picks: 6

Total Seventh Round Picks: 3

Still in the NFL %: 79% (33/42)