Yao Ming was selected first in the NBA draft by the Houston Rockets.
The Leafs first pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft was forward Alexander Steen from Sweden.
The Colts selected Dwight Freeney in the first round of the 2002 NFL draft.
By NFL rule, expansion teams are given the first selection in each round of the draft. The last expansion team in the NFL was the Houston Texans who began play in 2002. They were awarded the first selection in each round of the 2002 NFL Draft.
1st round of the 2002 NFL Draft.
Tight End Jeremy Shockey out of the University of Miami was the Giants first choice and the 14th choice overall in the 2002 NFL draft.
April, 2002.The Patriots traded Bledsoe to the Buffalo Bills for the Bills first round draft choice in the 2003 NFL draft.
Roy Williams was the 8th overall selection in the 2002 NFL draft.
The University of Texas Longhorn
Houston Texans. Carr was the Texans first round choice (and 1st overall choice) in the 2002 NFL draft and the Texans first ever draft choice.
Curtis McElhinney was a 6th round pick of the Flames in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Tayshaun Prince, who went to college in Kentucky, was born 02/28/1980.