Notable Giants First-Round Picks

Check out the biggest first-round draft selections in the history of the New York Giants.

1 Kyle Rote

1951, 1st Overall Selection – HB/WR, Southern Methodist

2 Frank Gifford

1952, 11th Overall Selection – HB/WR, USC

3 Carl Banks

1974, 3rd Overall Selection – LB, Michigan St.

4 Phil Simms

1979, 7th Overall Selection – QB, Morehead St.

5 Lawrence Taylor

1981, 2nd Overall Selection – LB, North Carolina

6 Mark Ingram

1987, 27th Overall Selection – WR, Michigan St.

7 Rodney Hampton

1990, 24th Overall Selection – RB, Georgia

8 Ike Hillard

1997, 7th Overall Selection – WR, Florida

9 Jeremy Shockey

2002, 14th Overall Selection – TE, Miami

10 Eli Manning

2004, 1st Overall Selection – QB, Ole Miss

11 Hakeem Nicks

2009, 29th Overall Selection – WR, North Carolina

12 Jason Pierre-Paul

2010, 15th Overall Selection – DE, South Florida

13 Justin Pugh

2013, 19th Overall Selection – OL, Syracuse

14 Odell Beckham Jr.

2014, 12th Overall Selection – WR, LSU

15 Ereck Flowers

2015, 9th Overall Selection – OL, Miami

16 Eli Apple

2016, 10th Overall Selection – CB, Ohio St.