The first pick in the 1984 NBA Draft was Akeem Olajuwon by the Houston Rockets and the second pick was Sam Bowie by the Portland Trail Blazers.
He was the first overall pick in the 1984 draft
First pick overall in the 1984 Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Their first pick was expansion draft in which they chose Tony Boselli, their very first NFL regular draft pick was David Carr.
Jordan was the 3rd overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft behind Hakeem Olajuwon (#1 - Houston) and Sam Bowie (#2 - Portland).
The Houston Rockets who selected Hakeem Olajuwon.
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Hakeem ''The Dream'' Olajuwon
Hakeem Olajuwon was drafted by the Houston Rockets. Olajuwon played college ball at the University of Houston.
Hakeem Olajuwon was the first pick by the Houston Rockets, and following him was Sam Bowie, who was picked by Portland Trail Blazers at number two.
1978 Earl Campbell RB Texas Houston Oilers
1973 John Matuszak DE Tampa Houston Oilers
in the 1984 NBA draft in the first round and 3rd pick overall
2002 David Carr QB Fresno State Houston Texans
The Houston Texans have reportedly traded their first round pick to the Detroit Lions for two first round picks and a second round pick
Reggie White was a first round draft choice of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1984 but was not the first player chosen in that draft. That distinction went to Irving Fryar who was selected by the New England Patriots. Actually Reggie White was selected in 1984 out of the USFL in the Supplemental draft. Irving Fryar was chosen in the regular draft. White was the 4th pick after Steve Young, Mike Rozier and Gary Zimmerman.
The Eagles did not have a first round choice in the 2007 NFL draft. Their first choice was in the 2nd round, the 36th overall pick, and they selected quarterback Kevin Kolb out of the University of Houston.
Michael Jordan entered the NBA in 1984, being the 3rd overall pick in the 1984 draft by the Chicago Bulls.
The Patriots had the overall #1 pick in the 1984 NFL draft and selected wide receiver Irving Fryar out of Nebraska.
O.J. Simpson was the 1969 first pick in the draft
Michael Jordan was the 3rd pick of the 1984 NBA draft, selected after Hakeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie. Leon Wood was the 10th overall selection, taken by the Philadelphia 76ers.
The first pick of the 1998 NFL draft
Yes, he was the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft
The 1st NFL Draft pick from Michigan State was Guard Sid Wagner. He was the 8th pick in the first round of the 1933 draft by the Detroit Lions.